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Microsoft paying developers for Windows 8 app development.

In what can only be seen as an about face for Microsoft, the company has announced that it will offer cash incentives for product development. In a web campaign entitled “Keep the cash”, Microsoft is offering developers

Microsoft interested in purchasing Appcelerator?

Why build what you can buy, right? That seems to be the prevalant philosophy for many of day’s bigger corporations. Can’t say I blame them. By going done this right, a group of individuals have already done

Microsoft to Google: Please Attack Us Like You Did Apple

The war over ecosystems is widely reported on with Facebook squaring off against Google, Google in combat with Apple, Microsoft at war with Google and so on.  Ecosystems are the complementary sets of services and hardware that

SAP AG and Salesforce.com Differ on Approach to Windows 8

Enterprise acceptance is critical for Windows 8. App development on the Windows 8 platform by enterprise applications giants like SAP, Salesforce and Oracle would in no small measure, help Windows 8 deployments in many industries. We look

Amazon’s AWS Moving in On Azure Territory Thanks to Added Powershell Support

Earlier today Onuora pointed out that Microsoft has been having a pretty hard last few weeks, one of the subjects he pointed to was that Google is cutting off support for Microsoft’s Exchange ActiveSync Protocol and has

Amazon's AWS Moving in On Azure Territory Thanks to Added Powershell Support

Earlier today Onuora pointed out that Microsoft has been having a pretty hard last few weeks, one of the subjects he pointed to was that Google is cutting off support for Microsoft’s Exchange ActiveSync Protocol and has

Windows Azure Continues to Open Itself up for use with Third Party Platforms

For those new to cloud computing, particularly with Microsoft, you might be wondering what exactly Windows Azure is all about. Simply put, Azure is Microsoft’s cloud computing operating system. The idea behind Windows Azure is to make

Business App Developer Says it Is Doing Great with its Windows 8 App Sales

You might remember reading recently about the Windows RT game developer who had a bit of a fit in regards to how their app was doing, saying that it wasn’t getting enough exposure and had only made

Microsoft Now has a Web-based Windows 8 App Maker

When it comes to Windows 8 apps, there is really only one way to get the job done, a PC and some development tools. At least that was the only way, but things change and Microsoft has