Microsoft reveals details of upcoming SQL Server 2016 release

Microsoft reveals details of upcoming SQL Server 2016 release
By Sean Dudley | 08 March 2016

SQL Server to also be brought to Linux to expand offering to more customers

Microsoft to restructure its phone hardware business

Microsoft to restructure its phone hardware business
By Rebecca Gibson | 09 July 2015

Latest in a series of moves to better align Microsoft's operation with its business strategy

Skype for Business app arrives on Windows Phone

Skype for Business app arrives on Windows Phone
By Rebecca Lambert | 07 July 2015

New business comms app replaces the Lync 2013 app for Windows Phone 8.1 devices

Full-featured software development kit for Microsoft Band is now available

Full-featured software development kit for Microsoft Band is now available
By Rebecca Lambert | 01 May 2015

Microsoft released the full version to developers at this year’s Build event

Microsoft releases Office Lens app for iPhone and Android

Microsoft releases Office Lens app for iPhone and Android
By Rebecca Gibson | 07 April 2015

App turns smartphones into 'pocket scanners' and is also available in preview for Android phones

Ignia and Western Power create new mobile app for customers

Ignia and Western Power create new mobile app for customers
By Rebecca Lambert | 26 March 2015

Windows Phone app allows customers to check the power supply in their area

Telefónica introduces mobile TV for Windows Phone with Cortana search

Telefónica introduces mobile TV for Windows Phone with Cortana search
By Rebecca Lambert | 04 March 2015

Telefónica’s Movistar TV Go service will enable Windows Phone users to enjoy TV on the go

Kazam reveals new range of Windows tablet and phone devices

Kazam reveals new range of Windows tablet and phone devices
By Sean Dudley | 26 February 2015

Mobile brand unveils three tablets and eight smartphones running on Windows technology

Microsoft trials new Zipongo healthy eating smartphone solution

Microsoft trials new Zipongo healthy eating smartphone solution
By Sean Dudley | 19 February 2015

App suggests recipe options and food recommendations based on users requirements

ParkMe Parking update adds real-time city parking availability

ParkMe Parking update adds real-time city parking availability
By Rebecca Lambert | 16 February 2015

The latest version of the parking information app also features improved integration with Cortana

Capitalising on the rise of connected consumer devices

Capitalising on the rise of connected consumer devices
By Rebecca Lambert | 16 January 2015

We find out what opportunities in-home IoT devices present to manufacturers and consumers

PayPal and Microsoft reveal latest point of sale developments at NRF

PayPal and Microsoft reveal latest point of sale developments at NRF
By Sean Dudley | 14 January 2015

New apps for Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone to help retailers improve their customer experience offering

Microsoft increases availability of Sway for iPhone application

Microsoft increases availability of Sway for iPhone application
By Sean Dudley | 09 January 2015

Web-based presentation tool now available in the US, Canada and the UK

Customers can now pay for Windows and Xbox apps and games using bitcoin

Customers can now pay for Windows and Xbox apps and games using bitcoin
By Rebecca Lambert | 15 December 2014

Microsoft is using BitPay to allow its customers to add the digital currency to their Microsoft accounts

Microsoft extends Cortana availability into four more European markets

Microsoft extends Cortana availability into four more European markets
By Sean Dudley | 08 December 2014

Personal assistant tool released in ‘alpha’ in France, Germany, Italy and Spain

Avanade's Digital Workplace: boosting employee engagement

Avanade's Digital Workplace: boosting employee engagement
By Rebecca Gibson | 11 November 2014

Rebecca Gibson explores how Avanade's Digital Workplace approach will help retailers to empower employees with the knowledge they need to enhance the customer experience and become more invested in their role

Avanade explains how retailers can empower employees by giving them intuitive tools

Microsoft pilots revolutionary new Cities Unlocked headset

Microsoft pilots revolutionary new Cities Unlocked headset
By Rebecca Gibson | 10 November 2014

Technology aims to empower people with sight loss become more independent by providing contextual information as they move 

Microsoft and Dropbox partner to enhance Office file sharing

Microsoft and Dropbox partner to enhance Office file sharing
By Rebecca Gibson | 05 November 2014

Users will be able to leverage Office apps to edit, sync and share files directly from Dropbox

Microsoft launches health platform and smart band to deliver fitness insights

Microsoft launches health platform and smart band to deliver fitness insights
By Sean Dudley | 30 October 2014

Microsoft Band monitors the wearer's health as well as notifying them of incoming calls, e-mails and more

Microsoft to add mobile device management for Office 365 users

Microsoft to add mobile device management for Office 365 users
By Rebecca Lambert | 29 October 2014

New capabilities will give businesses the ability to manage Office 365 data on nearly any device