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Adios, Windows Azure. Hello, Microsoft Azure

Microsoft will rebrand its cloud platform from 'Windows Azure' to 'Microsoft Azure' as part of the company's push to emphasize its cross-platform services prowess.

By March 24, 2014

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Microsoft sees new Azure tool as a proactive trouble-shooter

Microsoft envisions a future where systems can predict malfunctions in devices and buildings before they occur. First step: a cloud-based machine-learning tool that goes into public beta in July.

By June 16, 2014

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Microsoft trims Azure prices to match Amazon's latest cuts

Microsoft is cutting prices for a number of its Azure services to meet -- and in some cases, beat -- Amazon's latest reductions.

By March 31, 2014

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Could Windows go open source? A top Microsoft engineer says 'definitely possible'

"It's a new Microsoft," engineer and Technical Fellow Mark Russinovich tells attendees at an open-source conference. Still, an open-source Windows shouldn't be expected anytime soon.

By April 3, 2015

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Microsoft gets hardware foothold as Surface, Lumia sales jump

In its latest financial snapshot, the software giant is demonstrating that its hardware business is not just a sideshow after all.

By January 26, 2015

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Microsoft cooks up 'Arcadia' to stream apps, games

Arcadia, which is being built on Microsoft's Azure cloud, would replace the discontinued "Rio" game-streaming technology.

By December 16, 2014

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Microsoft casts wider net to narrow Windows app gap

Looking beyond traditional software makers, Microsoft will make a dedicated push to recruit students, startups and "developers not currently supporting our platforms."

By December 30, 2014

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Mozilla courts influential coders with special-purpose Firefox

Firefox got its first boost when Web programmers flocked to it a decade ago. Now Mozilla is trying that strategy afresh with a coder-focused version of the browser.

By November 3, 2014

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Microsoft CEO ​Nadella: Company has no pay gap between men, women

Microsoft chief Satya Nadella pushes new services from the world's largest software maker. But his controversial comments on women in tech earlier this month remain a focus of attention.

By October 20, 2014

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Google acquires Firebase to help apps span Android, iOS, Web

Google will continue to offer Firebase's cloud-based synchronization service. It's a new step to making Google's tech foundation more compelling to programmers.

By October 21, 2014