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Report: 40 Percent of Mobile App Dev Projects Will Use Cloud Back Ends by 2016

The growing use of cloud back-end services for mobile apps is creating a new security risk in the mobile development space.

Windows Azure Upgrades Make Remote Debugging of Apps Easier

The improvements involved the "Virtual Network" and "Virtual Machines" components of Windows Azure, affecting the access of virtual networks, either from behind a corporate firewall or remotely.

Infragistics Releases New Windows 8 UI/UX Tools Package

Other tools target iOS, Android, Silverlight and WPF.

Office 365 Update Schedule Accelerated

Things won't happen as quickly for on-premises versions of Office.

Microsoft: Windows 8 Form Factors Will Diversify

CFO says that the public can expect to see more touch-enabled Windows devices being released at "more attractive price points" in the coming months.

Latest Financial News Is Positive for Microsoft

Microsoft's overall revenue was $20.5 billion for the quarter, an 18% increase year-over-year.

Xamarin Announces New UI Testing Product

Xamarin announces Xamarin Test Cloud, an automated, cross-platform UI testing service.

Report: 7-Inch Surface Possibly Coming This Year

Microsoft hopes to compete more directly with tablets like the iPad Mini and Kindle Fire.

Microsoft Touts Cloud Integration With Core Products

The company operates more than 200 unique cloud-scale services.

Kendo UI Adds PHP, JSP and Windows 8 Support

The framework is built on top of jQuery.

Windows 8 Development Kit for Mac Sells Out in a Half-Hour

The USB stick contained a copy of Windows 8 and Parallels Desktop 8, for a small donation to charity.

Update for Python Tools for Visual Studio Released

Microsoft releases Python Tools for Visual Studio 2.0 alpha.

Google's Android Head Steps Down

Andy Rubin, although leaving his current position, is still staying with the company.

Five-Year Forecast Shows Windows Tablets Lagging in Market

Windows 8 tablets are expected to perform much better than their Windows RT counterparts.

Microsoft Slashes Windows 8 Cost to OEMs

Windows 8 adoption rates have fallen even below Windows Vista.

Microsoft Fined by EU for Not Offering Browser Alternatives

Microsoft says it was an oversight that resulted in a deleted browser choice screen for more than a year.

Build Apps for Office with the New Microsoft Tool Suite

Microsoft recently released Office Developer Tools for Visual Studio 2012, a downloadable suite for creating apps for Office and SharePoint.

Internet Explorer 10 Comes to Windows 7

The release lags IE 10 for Windows 8 by many months.

Are Cyber Attacks on the Rise?

Microsoft becomes the latest victim of a spate of intrusions.

Xamarin 2.0 Extends Visual Studio Support for Mobile Platforms

A new IDE, Xamarin Studio, is also part of the release.

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