Interview: Microsoft Canada’s Mary-Ellen Anderson

SAN FRANCISCO -- Technically, Mary-Ellen Anderson is a Microsoft Canada evangelist. She just doesn’t like to use the title. Her official title is vice-president of the developer and platform group. Which sounds stuffy.

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Microsoft Build: More capabilities for Azure cloud platform

SAN FRANCSICO – Microsoft continues to strengthen its Azure cloud service platform for hosting and developing applications, adding new management features so users can better keep track of costs and dozens of other

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Microsoft gets $10M to extend Windows XP support in U.K.

How much is the price of failing to get off Windows XP on time? That would be £5.548 million or roughly $10 million if you happen to be the government of the United

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Nokia unclear on when new handset coming to Canada

SAN FRANCISCO -- There’s lots to say about Nokia’s latest smart phone, the 930. It has a 5-in. screen, can be charged wirelessly, has a 20 MP camera, will ship with Windows Phone

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Businesses warming to Windows Phone, says Microsoft

SAN FRANCISCO –With upcoming enhancements to Windows 8.1 and the new Windows Phone 8.1,  Microsoft officials see its mobile platform increasingly appealing to enterprises. “Customers across different device form factors are very interested

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Microsoft Build: Something for everyone

SAN FRANCISCO – The heart of any ecosystem are developers. If they aren’t happy they won’t build applications, and without applications buyers have no reason to invest in a platform. At its annual

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Azure fees fall in cloud service price war

Microsoft Corp. fired its latest salvo in the cloud services price war yesterday with the announcement that it is drastically cutting the price of its Azure cloud compute and storage fees by as

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Microsoft to get into enterprise mobile management

With over 100 software companies offering some sort of mobile device management solution, one major vendor was conspicuous by its absense: Micrsosoft. A number of small and midsized companies might have been coping

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Word under attack: Microsoft

Attackers are exploiting an unpatched vulnerability on Word 2010, according to Microsoft Corp. The company released an automated tool yesterday which will help protect users of the software until a patch can be

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