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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.

Guthrie: MSDN Subscribers Leaving Thousands in Azure Credits on the Table

Scott Guthrie encouraged developers at the Visual Studio Live! conference this morning to take advantage of their Windows Azure credits through their Microsoft Developer Network subscriptions.

Visual Studio App Installer Updated

Many devs still miss the Microsoft-built installer included with Visual Studio 2010 and earlier versions.

Windows Azure Updates Include AutoScale

Other additions include SQL Server AlwaysOn failover.

Report: Microsoft Working on Second-Generation Surface

The Nvidia CEO let slip the information that it's working with Microsoft on an update to the Surface RT.

TypeScript Gets Faster, Adds Language Support with Update

The latest version fixes a compiler slowdown caused by the last version.

Windows Phone Sees Market Uptick

Year-over-year, Windows Phone device sales increased by 3.3 million.

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