Microsoft announces the new “Microsoft Teams” competing with Slack

Rajesh Jha, EVP of the Microsoft Office Product Group, announces the new “Microsoft Teams” this morning. Microsoft Teams is a chat-based workspace in Office 365.  Microsoft Teams is an entirely new experience that brings together people, conversations, content, and the tools teams need to collaborate and achieve more together. Microsoft Teams is a digital translation[…]


Upcoming Data Platform Conferences from August to October

From Microsoft, Oracle, to IBM, Amazon, from SQL to NoSQL, here is a complete list of major data platform conferences from August to October. NoSQL Now! San Jose, CA. August 18-20, 2015. The fifth annual NoSQL Now! Conference is the largest vendor-neutral forum focused on NoSQL (Not Only SQL) technologies. Topics include Scale-Out Architectures, NoSQL[…]

Microsoft Earn

Microsoft Launches “Earn (beta)” – Enroll and You’ll Get 5% to 10% Rebates when Shopping and Dining

After you enroll into “Microsoft Earn” for free, you will earn lucrative rebates when you go shopping and dining. Receive 5% to 10% in Earn Credits when you use your enrolled cards at any of these participating merchants (Arizona, Massachusetts, and Washington only). Receive 7% in Earn Credits when you use your enrolled cards at[…]


Microsoft announces Visual Studio 2015 final release date: July 20th

S. Somasegar, CVP of Microsoft Developer Division, made an important announcement in his blog: Visual Studio 2015, Team Foundation Server 2015, and .NET Framework 4.6 will be released on July 20th, 9 days before the Windows 10 release (July 29th). Visual Studio 2015 is a big release.  It is opening up to developers targeting new[…]


History of Microsoft Vision Statement

The latest vision statement of Microsoft is: To do this, building the best-in-class productivity services and platforms for the mobile-first, cloud-first world is at the heart of Microsoft strategy, with three interconnected and bold ambitions: Reinvent productivity and business processes Build the intelligent cloud platform Create more personal computing   In 2013, Steve Ballmer had[…]


Windows 10 Gets a Date – To be released on July 29!

Everybody finally knows the release date of Windows 10.  It will be July 29th! Today Terry Myerson, Microsoft’s Executive Vice President of Operating Systems, not only announced the final release date , but also the new features included in Windows 10. [youtube:]   It’s time to check out all the new Windows 10 features with[…]