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The Visual Studio Magazine 2013 Reader's Choice Awards Are Out

More than 400 products were voted on, to find the best.

Visual Studio 2012.4 Release Candidate Available

It's the last upgrade before Visual Studio 2013 hits the streets.

Microsoft's New 64-Bit Compiler Speeds Up .NET Program Starts

The JIT compiler will also be the new codebase for future compilers across platforms.

Windows Azure Now Supports Oracle Virtual Machines

There are plenty of limitations, though, including no support for Oracle Database clustering.

Microsoft Announces Visual Studio 2013 Pricing

A special upgrade price for Visual Studio 2013 Professional saves $200 over regular upgrade price.

New Microsoft Tool Monitors .NET App Performance

New Monitoring Agent uses IntelliTrace capabilities.

Microsoft Collaborates on Cloud-Based Browser Testing Tool

BrowserSwarm tests all major JavaScript frameworks for errors.

Gartner: Big Data Deployments Going Slow

A serious shortage of workers in big data is predicted for the future as well.

Updated: Cloud-Based iOS and Android Tool Gets Visual Studio Extension

Telerik's Icenium compiles HTML/JavaScript/CSS programs into their iOS and Android counterparts.

New Surface Tablets Unveiled by Microsoft

Pricing starts at $449, goes as high as $899.

Team Foundation Server 2013 Power Tools Released

Best Practices Analyzer, command-line tool among new functionality.

Windows 8.1 Pricing Detailed

The new OS will not come bundled with Windows Media Player.

Next Release Candidate of Visual Studio 2012, Update 4 Available

The update appears to be bug fixes only.

Study: 85 Percent of Windows Developers Are Asked to Go Mobile

Although there's a strong move in the direction of mobile, almost no one is giving up traditional desktop development.

Visual Studio 2013 RC Now Available

It will RTM the same day Windows 8.1 hits general availability.

Microsoft Reverses Course, Allows Devs Early Access to Windows 8.1

TechNet subscribers will also get early access.

Microsoft Pays More than $7 Billion for Nokia

Speculation has already started that Nokia CEO Stephen Elop may be in line to succeed outgoing CEO Steve Ballmer.

Microsoft Declines to Make Windows 8.1 RTM Bits Available Early to Developers

The decision infuriates many developers, who won't be able to upgrade apps before GA.

Windows 8.1 Update Goes RTM

The product is scheduled for an official release Oct. 17

Microsoft CEO Announces Retirement

No successor has been named, and no front-runners have appeared yet.

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