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Microsoft Adds to Cloud Storage with Acquisition of StorSimple

Microsoft Adds to Cloud Storage with Acquisition of StorSimple | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Microsoft is now squarely on the playing field with well-established cloud-service providers such as Amazon, Rackspace, GoGrid and several others.

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Three screens and a cloud: can Microsoft deliver with Windows 8, Windows Phone 8, and Xbox?

Three screens and a cloud: can Microsoft deliver with Windows 8, Windows Phone 8, and Xbox? | Microsoft | Scoop.it

A bold unification of Microsoft's Metro design across tablets, desktops, smartphones, and Xbox appears to be setting the stage for the multi-device convergence that the company has been promising for over 3 years, but will it finally deliver?

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Amazon Opens The Kindle Cloud To Microsoft Files

Amazon Opens The Kindle Cloud To Microsoft Files | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Amazon announced at CES a new an application that will let Kindle users synchronize and view Microsoft files held in cloud storage via their devices.

 

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Microsoft Shrinking Margins Loom as Cloud Push Lifts Costs

Microsoft Shrinking Margins Loom as Cloud Push Lifts Costs | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Microsoft Corp.’s push into cloud computing will help the company compete with Google Inc., Apple Inc. and Salesforce.com Inc. It also will hurt profit margins.

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Microsoft Launches Windows Azure Mobile Services: A Cloud Backend For Windows 8 And Mobile Apps

Microsoft Launches Windows Azure Mobile Services: A Cloud Backend For Windows 8 And Mobile Apps | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Microsoft announced this morning the addition of a new capability for Windows Azure today called Windows Azure Mobile Services.

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Greenpeace gets very public with protest of Microsoft

Greenpeace gets very public with protest of Microsoft | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Greenpeace members placed an 800 square foot banner on the side of Amazon's office building in Seattle today to protest Amazon and Microsoft's energy policies for running cloud servers.

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In 2011, Microsoft Began Its Comeback in the Cloud

In 2011, Microsoft Began Its Comeback in the Cloud | Microsoft | Scoop.it

2011 marked a turning point for Microsoft between the past and the future, where the company's strength in platforms has expanded to cloud-based services and the mobile devices by which most customers will eventually access them.

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Windows 8 Will Bring Personal Cloud to Billions, Says Microsoft

Windows 8 Will Bring Personal Cloud to Billions, Says Microsoft | Microsoft | Scoop.it

The next version of Microsoft's still dominant PC operating system, Windows 8, "represents an incredible opportunity to bring the benefits of the personal cloud to billions of PC users." That's according to a blog post written by the Group Program Managers for SkyDrive, Microsoft's consumer cloud product

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