The software giant adds new products to its cloud computing offerings, including desktop versions as well as online versions of Office.
The company says it is working on a tool to enable programmers of varying skill sets and business experts to build applications that run on the desktop, in the cloud and on the Web.
With the beginning of beta testing for Windows Phone 7 Developer Tools this week, it's time for programmers who want to make money from the new smartphone to start writing apps to support it.
The sudden shift to 64-bit Windows 7 for PC clients is not unexpected but may impact decision makers' PC buying decisions going forward.
Microsoft releases a downloadable control for Silverlight 4 that lets Web developers build sites that display data graphically using Microsoft's streaming media technology.