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Application Insights Available for Visual Studio Offline Use

The add-in checks a Windows Store app's performance and health.

Windows Embedded Compact Integration with Visual Studio 2013 Announced

The update is supposed to be out this spring.

Guthrie Reportedly Tapped to Run Cloud and Enterprise

Former head of the .NET platform is promoted in the wake of Satya Nadella's ascension to CEO.

First CTP of Visual Studio 2013, Update 2 Is Released

The update comes close on the heels of Update 1, which came out just over two weeks ago.

Satya Nadella to Replace Steve Ballmer as Microsoft CEO

The new head has a strong engineering background, with 22 years at Microsoft.

Microsoft Releases New Event Tracing Packages

The update, available through NuGet, supports older versions of the .NET Framework.

Microsoft Gives Away Some Windows Azure Secrets

The first release is an open source Chassis Manager software specification, which outlines power supply and fan details.

Microsoft Streamlines Windows Store App Certification, Management

Version 5.0 of the app certification requirements is also out.

Windows Azure Storage Prices Cut

The cuts will be in the areas of block blob storage and disk/page blob storage pricing, and are scheduled to take effect on March 13.

Microsoft Has a Healthy 2nd Quarter

Office revenue down, but Windows Phone profits pick up.

Windows 8 Update Possible in March

Rumors also suggest Windows 8's successor may come next year.

New 'Sprint' of Visual Studio Online Adds Functionality

The Visual Studio Online site is also experiencing growing pains.

Big Data on Windows Gets Boost with Hortonworks Update

Microsoft dropped offering its own version of Hadoop for on-premises deployments.

Visual Studio 2013 Update 1 Now Available

Update 2 is not far behind, either.

Microsoft Goes to China for Open Source Collaboration

China, meanwhile, continues to develop its own China Operating System (COS).

Android and Java are Still Highly Exploited

Cisco security report finds that 76 percent of corporations studied are still running the vulnerable and unsupported Java 6.

Build Conference 2014 Sold Out

"Windows 9" preview is expected to be the highlight of the show.

New Visual Studio Tool Allows Easier Snippet Creation

The free extension currently works only with Visual Studio 2013.

Windows 9 Rumored to be Coming in April 2015

Windows 9 bits aren't scheduled to be released at this year's Build event, however.

Microsoft Opens Build 2014 Registration

Information expected on the next version of Windows, rumored to be called "Windows 9".

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