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Brad Sams has more than a decade of writing and publishing experience under his belt including helping to establish new and seasoned publications From breaking news about upcoming Microsoft products to telling the story of how a billion dollar brand was birthed in his book, Beneath a Surface, Brad is a well-rounded journalist who has established himself as a trusted name in the industry.


Microsoft Is Acquiring LinkedIn for $26.2 Billion

Microsoft has announced this morning that it is acquiring LinkedIn for $26.2 billion; Microsoft will acquire LinkedIn for $196 per share in an all-cash transaction.

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The Sams Report EP 42: Xbox, E3, and Windows 10 shenanigans

On this special report, I cover more about Xbox E3 plans, new build of Windows, and should Microsoft get in trouble for the Windows 10 upgrade tactics?

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Microsoft’s New F Series Azure VMs Target The Gaming Community

Microsoft has announced a new series of VMs for Azure, called the F series, that is targeted at gamers and other web services.

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Microsoft’s Session List For Ignite Is Live, 463 Options To Choose From

Microsoft has released the session list for its Ignite conference and this year will have over 400 sessions to choose from.

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Microsoft’s Making A Serious Commitment To Apache Spark

Microsoft has announced new support for Apache Spark and is also making some of its services generally available as well.

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SQL Server 2016 Reaches General Availability

SQL Server 2016 has reached general availability, meaning that the software is now ready for production environments.

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Enterprise Agenda: Best Practices for Building Your Available Datacenter

Knowing the best practices of any industry can help you avoid common pitfalls and in this edition of the Enterprise Agenda, we take a look at the best practices for data centers.

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Microsoft Increases Baseline Specs Required for Windows 10 Anniversary Update

This summer, when the Anniversary update comes out for Windows 10, Microsoft will be increasing the baseline specs for 32bit machines.

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Dynamics CRM 2016 Spring Wave Reaches General Availability

Microsoft has announced today that its Dynamics CRM 2016 spring wave has reached general availability that brings with it several new features that leverage previous acquisitions.

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The Sams Report EP 40: Glorious Feature Phones, Promoted Apps and Google Gafs

On this episode, I cover the all the news that Microsoft announced this week including feature phones going bye bye, browsers market share, promoted apps and its impossible to avoid Google I/O.

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