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Microsoft's Fluent Design System, announced at Build

Windows 10: Triumphs and tragedies from Microsoft Build

Microsoft presented its latest Windows 10 strategy to developers at its Build event in Seattle last week. Microsoft states that Windows 10 is now installed on more than 500 million devices, halfway towards the goal of 1 billion by 2018 that it set itself at Build 2015. In July 2016 the company acknowledged that its target was …
Tim Anderson, 18 May 2017
Satya Nadella

Microsoft is on the edge: Windows, Office? Naah. Let's talk about cloud, AI

Build At the Build 2017 developer conference today, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella marked a Windows milestone – 500 million monthly active users – and proceeded to say very little about Windows or Office. Instead he, along with Scott Guthrie, EVP of the Microsoft Cloud and Enterprise Group, and Harry Shum, EVP of Microsoft's Artificial …
Thomas Claburn, 10 May 2017
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Microsoft announces Windows 10 Anniversary Update coming this summer

BUILD2016 Microsoft has announced an "anniversary update" to Windows 10, set for release this summer. The first release appeared in July 2015. Windows boss Terry Myerson, presenting the update at Microsoft's Build event in San Francisco, said that it is not only for PCs and tablets, but also for phones, Xbox, HoloLens (for which …
Tim Anderson, 30 Mar 2016
Windows 10 Build 10162

Another day, ANOTHER Windows 10 build for us Insiders

Microsoft's "Windows Insider" fast track is living up to its name, with build 10162 released yesterday, making it three builds in four days since 10158 appeared on 29 June. One difference this time round is that you can download the ISO image in one of 22 languages. The download page is headed "April update" at the time of …
Tim Anderson, 3 Jul 2015
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What Microsoft means by mobile first, cloud first: Build Android, iOS apps with Azure cloud

Build 2014 Microsoft has blurred the division between the desktop systems programmers use to develop software and remotely provisioned compute and storage gear so much that you have to squint to detect a difference. In a wide-ranging presentation at its Build 2014 conference in San Francisco on Thursday, multiple executives showed tools …
Jack Clark, 3 Apr 2014
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In three hours, Microsoft gave the Windows-verse everything it needed

Analysis In a three-hour session at Build 2014, Microsoft pulled itself further clear of the wreckage created by the company's ex-Windows 8 chief Steve Sinofsky. Most keynotes ramble at least a little bit, but the sheer deluge of updates at Microsoft's annual developer conference yesterday seemed to leave the audience battered and …

Red Hat: Let OpenShift cloud compile your Java apps

Red Hat doesn't just want to run your apps on its OpenShift cloud. It wants you to code, compile, tweak, and repeat the process on its cloud until you get the applications just right and get rid of that workstation or heavy laptop you lug around. OpenShift is the platform-as-a-service cloud that Red Hat announced back in May …
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Microsoft demos creepy car stalking system

BUILD Windows Phone 7.5 and Azure are letting one Microsoft director stalk his kids while they’re on the road. His Windows smartphone app allows a third party to track a car fitted with a Viper SmartStart GPS system and monitor its speed, location, engine revs and battery – or lock and shut down a vehicle if it’s stolen. Jeff …
Iain Thomson, 15 Sep 2011
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Ballmer reprises 'developers, developers, developers' chant

BUILD Steve Ballmer has told developers that if they want the biggest market for their software, the only choice is Microsoft. In a surprise appearance at Microsoft's BUILD conference in Anaheim, California on Wednesday, Ballmer said that when Windows 8 goes live, there will be 500 million machines capable of running the new OS, and …
Iain Thomson, 14 Sep 2011
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Hands on with the Windows 8 fondleslab

BUILD Developers attending Microsoft's BUILD conference will go home with a brand new Windows 8 tablet from Samsung. And it's not half bad. The fondleslab is rather curiously named the Samsung Windows 8 Developer Preview PC – no mention of the word tablet – and it's unlikely to see the light of day as a commercial product. But it …
Iain Thomson, 14 Sep 2011
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Microsoft touts Windows 8 fondleslabness

BUILD Steven Sinofsky has touted Windows 8 as one Microsoft's most significant redesigns since the arrival of Windows 95 more than 15 years ago. On Tuesday, in Anaheim, California, Sinofsky used the opening keynote of the Microsoft's BUILD developer conference to show off the current Windows 8 build, the forthcoming Windows Store, …
Iain Thomson, 13 Sep 2011
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MS, Samsung to show Windows 8 tablet at Build

Samsung and Microsoft will show off a Windows 8 tablet next week. So says the Korea Economic Daily - by way of Agence France-Presse - which reported today that an industry mole said Samsung and Microsoft will demo the Windows 8 tablet at next week's Build developers' conference. While Samsung's current tablets run Android, it …
Hard Reg, 8 Sep 2011

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