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Microsoft's new tools help devs manage cloud deployments on the go

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The focus is initially on industrial applications, and Nadella demonstrated how this approach allows faster responses to things like malfunctioning equipment at Sweden's Sandvik Coromant, a maker of metal-cutting tools. For those that don't think that Microsoft is gunning for Oracle , well the Redmond company also launched a migration service that allows developers to take third-party and SQL Server databases to the Azure SQL Database - with Big Red being one of those third-party vendors. Read More »

Windows 10 update helps ID best photos, videos

Microsoft officials said they'll also be making available later today to Insiders the newly unveiled Story Remix application that the company showed off at Build earlier today. The feature was removed from Windows 10 but will essentially be bought back in Windows 10 File Explorer when browsing OneDrive. This Cortana-based feature will work across Windows, iOS, and Android. Read More »

Meet the next Windows 10

The tool, called Story Remix, will be part of a " Fall Creators Update" to roll out later this year to 500 million personal computers, smartphones and tablets powered by Windows 10. The company is also expanding its exploration of a new technological frontier that allows people to mix the real world with three-dimensional projections of life-like images. Read More »

Microsoft Announces Xamarin Live Player Preview

Hopefully Microsoft cooks up a solution to this problem at some time in the future. If you're an iOS developer, then Microsoft's Xamarin already allowed you to develop your iOS applications in C# with the help of tools like Xamarin.iOS for Visual Studio . Read More »

Microsoft announces huge updates, new products and more

It knows its place, and, based on the work it's doing with Surface computers and Windows 10, looks quite comfortable with it. Called Xamarin Live Player , the app allows developers to link their iOS or Android phones with Visual Studio on Windows or Mac and then test the.NET mobile applications they're building in a matter of seconds. Read More »

You can now develop and test apps with a Windows PC

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Spotify is also on its way to the Windows Store. Windows Insiders will know for sure as soon as they download the latest update. Microsoft announced the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update on day 2 of the Build 2017 developer conference in Seattle. Read More »

Penguins close out Capitals

Last year, they took the Tampa Bay Lightning to seven games, and took home their first conference title since 2009 in that series. Edmonton took an early lead when young Anaheim defenseman Shea Theodore curiously tried to carry the puck out from behind the Ducks' net and right in front of Gibson. Read More »

Windows Movie Maker gets a new upgrade to Windows Story Remix

When you try to open a file that isn't stored on your PC, Windows will download it and open it for you. Finally, Microsoft is continuing to embrace Linux developers and toolchains on Windows. According to TechCrunch, the Windows Store version of iTunes will include full iPhone synchronization support and essentially the same user experience offered by the current Windows version of iTunes . Read More »

New S. Korea President to Defuse Tensions

During Thursday's call, Xi reaffirmed China's opposition to the THAAD deployment, Moon's office said. President Moon Jae-in discussed the growing threat from North Korea in phone conversations with his U.S., Chinese and Japanese counterparts as he moved swiftly to fill a diplomatic void following months of political turmoil. Read More »

LA Reid out at Epic Records

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Epic released a A Tribe Called Quest's final album in 2016, and have scored chart-topping albums from Future, DJ Khaled, Travi$ Scott in the past year. While the show, which ran for three seasons, yielded the uber-successful group Fifth Hamony, Reid's CEO duties were hampered by his TV obligations, he would later confess. Read More »

How The PlayStation VR Aim Controller Was Created

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Co-op multiplayer: Join forces with a friend in co-op campaign mode or multiplayer Horde mode for up to four players. Unprecedented VR realism: When powered by an Intel® Core™ i7 processor or equivalent, Arizona Sunshine brings unprecedented realism to VR gaming with zombie mutilation, destructible environments, and an overall cinematic and immersive experience. Read More »

Windows 10 gets more goodies with the Fall Creators Update

NEW YORK-Microsoft previewed the next version of Windows 10 on day two of its Build developer conference in Seattle . We will keep you posted when we learn of the exact release date. These are the main highlights of this new update . Such moves are crucial if Microsoft wants Windows 10 S to catch on. It's also worth mentioning that the company also released Build 15213 for Mobile users for those of you who still have a Windows Phone. Read More »

US intel chiefs are reviewing use of Kaspersky software

National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers told a Senate committee that he was personally involved in monitoring the Kaspersky issue. And having a lot of research in Russian Federation helps us seeing a lot of new threats in Russian Federation first on the market. Read More »

Apple Watch can detect abnormal heart rhythm with incredible accuracy

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The study was conducted on 6158 participants while using Cardiogram app of Apple Watch. Most of the participants in the UCSF Health eHeart study had normal EKG readings. According to the study authors, the result is important because atrial fibrillation causes a quarter of all strokes, but about two-thirds of those types of heart failures are preventable with relatively affordable drugs. Read More »

Another issue is now plaguing the Samsung Galaxy S8

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As part of the press release used to announce the financial results for the first quarter of 2017, Samsung Electronics has all but confirmed that the next iteration of its flagship phablet Galaxy Note series, Galaxy Note8, will be launched during the second-half of this year. Read More »

Microsoft Hits 500-Million-Device Milestone for Windows 10

Microsoft is unveiling the new Windows offerings during day two of Build, its annual conference for developers who create applications and services that run on top of Microsoft's technologies. In total, there are now 29 new dev tools from Microsoft Cognitive Services, which include gesture recognition, video indexing, search queries, live translation, search tools and more. Read More »

Beware! Google Docs phishing attack has already affected 1 million accounts

The malicious link looked remarkably real and trustworthy as the email that delivered it appeared to come from someone users already know - and the payload manipulated Google's real login system. The permissions even though camouflaged under genuine looking permissions, give the hackers access to the droves of personal data stored on Google accounts. Read More »

New Sonic Mania Flying Battery Zone Gameplay Video Released

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The game is certainly shaping up really well, with all of the footage we've seen from the game so far looking very promising. Sonic Mania is being developed by Sega of America, along with programmers Christian Whitehead and Simon Thomley, and PagodaWest's Jared Kasl, Tom Fry, and Tee Lopes. Read More »

Ubuntu, SUSE Linux, and Fedora are all coming to the Windows Store

Microsoft's new controller will work without requiring the placement of motion sensors in a room to trace a user's movements. UWP is short for Universal Windows Platform, which is an architecture that enables apps to run on Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile no matter what kind of hardware is running underneath. Read More »

Microsoft renovates Windows 10 at Build 2017

A Timeline feature will let you visualize the files, apps and websites you've previously engaged in, so that you can easily return to those experiences. Users hold a controller in each hand to manipulate objects and navigate interfaces that are visible through a headset. With the upcoming Fall entry, Microsoft hopes to build on its vision for Windows, notably to empower the creator in all of us. Read More »

Windows 10 is now running on 500 million devices, Microsoft says

The next major upgrade for Windows 10 is called the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, and it will be available as a free upgrade to all existing Windows 10 users. Bash on Ubuntu for Windows is now available in the Windows Store, and Microsoft is working with SUSE Linux and Fedora Linux to bring other Linux offerings to the Windows Store. Read More »

Windows wants to help you 'remix' your life

Apple didn't release any apps for the Windows Store in the past, so this is the first app from the hardware giant to be available in the Windows Store. From what we can tell, this app is aimed at everyday people and not professional video editors. It will launch with the Fall Creators update. It will be built into the Fall Creators Update . Read More »

Microsoft designs new Windows 10 update

With the next major Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, the Redmond giant is adding support for another two of the most popular Linux distributions to the operating system. The controllers have a trigger, a grab button, a thumbstick, a small touchpad and optical tracking. Unveiled by Microsoft at BUILD today, Fluent Design will eventually come to all Windows apps. Read More »

Microsoft Unveils Newest Windows 10 Update

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However, some of the new features should deliver productivity enhancements for more traditional PC users. The news comes 14 years after " hell froze over " and Apple CEO Steve Jobs announced that iTunes was finally coming to Windows. Due to wide interest from the community, developers in the US and Canada can pre-order an Acer ($299 USD) or HP ($329 USD) Windows Mixed Reality Headset Developer Edition starting today from the Microsoft Store for delivery later this summer. Read More »