Current Microsoft News

  • Keeping the milk fresh, speeding delivery of home stair lifts and making a Digital Difference – Weekend Reading: April 28 edition
    Whether it’s keeping perishable foods from going bad, or designing customized home stair lifts, companies are using Microsoft’s technology to make their products better and their customers happier. Those were among the success stories we learned about this week at Hannover Messe 2017, the world’s biggest industrial fair, at Microsoft’s... Read more »
  • Making your digital difference
    I am in New York City today, where we are hosting “Digital Difference.” More than a dozen forward-thinking companies joined us to showcase how they are driving digital transformation – and making a difference – for their businesses. It was exciting to share how UBS, the world’s largest wealth manager, is... Read more »
  • Digital transformation in the media and entertainment industry
    The digitization of content has completely changed how media companies think about the creation, production, marketing, distribution and monetization of content. As their audiences find new ways to consume entertainment, whether it’s through tablets, smartphones, connected TVs, PCs, gaming or mixed reality devices, the competition for attention has never been... Read more »
  • New ways to drive your business forward in today’s digital landscape 
    You don’t have to look far to find companies that are disrupting their industries by applying software and technology to transform customer experiences, improve operations and create new opportunities. As the rate of disruption increases, customers are looking to transform the very nucleus of their companies – the business processes and... Read more »
  • Microsoft’s customers and partners demonstrate digital impact and leadership at Hannover Messe 2017
    Manufacturers are embracing what’s recognized as “Industry 4.0” to redefine their businesses, even company cultures. They’re creating higher-quality products at lower costs. They’re building entirely new business models and service offerings. And most importantly, they’re conserving limited resources to bring their customers a more sustainable future. According to IDC, the... Read more »
  • 4 employees who make every day Earth Day, a partnership to tackle water scarcity and using Microsoft Edge to combat poverty — Weekend Reading: April 21 edition
    Sustainability is on our collective minds this week as we celebrate Earth Day and recognize a few of the people and technologies that are helping to preserve and protect our planet’s vital resources. Meet four Microsoft employees who work as environmental stewards, learn about a Microsoft partnership aimed at tackling water... Read more »
  • Microsoft to acquire Intentional Software to expand future productivity capabilities
    Today, I’m pleased to share that we have signed an agreement to acquire Intentional Software, a company that has been focused on creating a platform for a new generation of team productivity apps. At Microsoft, we aspire to help people and organizations be more productive, wherever they are. The reality is... Read more »
  • Creators make their marks in art, apps, gaming and the grid – Weekend Reading: April 14 edition
    Creativity fuels the world, inspiring inventive teachers, budding DJs and visionary manufactures who harness clean power through household appliances. Stoke your imagination with a dose of Weekend Reading. To feed the innovator in everyone, the Windows 10 Creators Update is rolling out to Windows 10 customers everywhere. With this free update, artists... Read more »
  • Save the date and learn what’s next
    Please join us on May 2, 2017. Save the date to watch the livestream of our #MicrosoftEDU event in New York City at 6:30 a.m. Pacific Time / 9:30 a.m. Eastern Time. The post Save the date and learn what’s next appeared first on The Official Microsoft Blog.... Read more »
  • Microsoft to acquire Deis to help companies innovate with containers
    Containers have been at the forefront of cloud transformation in recent years, and for good reason: Container technologies let organizations more easily build, deploy and move applications to and from the cloud. With this increase in agility and portability, containers are helping to make applications the new currency in the... Read more »



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