A movie by Microsoft?

The questions and raised eyebrows were all around when we received the invitation from public relations firm High Road Communications for the first Canadian screening of a movie produced by Microsoft Corp. The

Published on: March 6th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

400 students compete at Microsoft’s Imagine Cup

More than 400 students from over 70 countries competed last week at the Imagine Cup competition sponsored by Microsoft Corp. in New York.The annual contest brings together young technologists from around the globe

Published on: July 19th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Windows Azure gets in-depth user analysis, marks first anniversary

With Microsoft celebrating the first birthday of Windows Azure, few people are as well equipped to discuss the cloud platform's strengths and limitations as Joannes Vermorel.Vermorel, the founder and CEO of a software

Published on: February 2nd, 2011 Jon Brodkin

Microsoft promises one-year warning before cutting online services

Microsoft will give cloud customers a minimum of 12 months' notice before discontinuing online services, or making any "disruptive" changes or upgrades, in an effort to standardize the support life cycle for cloud-based

Published on: January 28th, 2011 Jon Brodkin

Cloud Computing Isn’t All Azure Skies

Details about the offering remain scant at this point -- the SDKs and developer programs are "by invitation only" -- but what I've heard so far sounds promising. I'm particularly interested in Live

Published on: December 23rd, 2008 Neil McAllister

It’s time to reconsider cloud-based security

With support for three of the major pillars of application development and deployment -- Oracle 11g, Microsoft SQL, and open source MySQL - under its belt, Amazon.com appears to be anticipating a major

Published on: October 31st, 2008 Ephraim Schwartz

Microsoft shares key details about Windows 7, Azure

Microsoft revealed a significant shift in its strategy Monday, introducing two new and drastically different Windows products at its annual Professional Developers Conference in Los Angeles. First, there is Microsoft's cloud-based Windows system, Azure, which

Published on: October 29th, 2008 JR Raphael