Redmond proves, yet again, that it is stuck in the 20th century. Alas, Mr. Gates, the day of placating developers with tools is over.
Microsoft introduces the YouthSpark philanthropy program, in which it's investing half a billion dollars over three years.
Microsoft's Windows Store -- the built-in app store for Windows 8 and Windows RT -- is fully open to developers as of today.
Aiming to recruit more students to programming and to its set of tools, Microsoft plans to give away full versions of its Visual Studio and Expression development tools.
One of them is for students only, and not many students will even know what to do with it--but, still, who can say no to over a thousand dollars' worth of free software?
Company launches program to attract Web developers, but it's going to need more than a low initial price tag to beat open source in Web development.
John Cioffi joins the show to explain the difference between fiber optic cable and copper cable. Find out what you should know and why you should care.