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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 Closes the Book on Nokia Assets, Ending in Disaster

Microsoft has sold off the last remaining asset it had from the Nokia acquisition, marking an end to the disastrous chapter of the Steve Ballmer era.

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Microsoft and SAP Announce New Partnership, Bringing Two Giants Closer Together

Microsoft and SAP have announced a new partnership that will allow SAP ERP software to run on Azure and new Office 365 integration points in SAP applications.

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Microsoft Expands Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection Preview

Microsoft is expanding its newly announced Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection preview program to include more companies, and you can sign up now to test it out.

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For Microsoft, Its Achilles’ Heel Is Excel

Microsoft’s productivity future is based heavily on the fact that corporations are addicted to Excel, and there is not a compelling alternative.

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Microsoft Enhances Azure SaaS Platform with SQL Elastic Pools and CDN Options

Microsoft has announced the general availability of two new featurs for Azure: SQL database elastic pools and a partnership with Akamai for Azure CDN.

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Microsoft Opens Two Data Centers in Canada, Expanding Operations In Korea

Microsoft has announced the availability of two new data center regions in Canada as well as a new region in South Korea will be coming online soon.

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Microsoft Is Adding New Features To UWP Apps

Microsoft is adding new features to its UWP app platform that will provide better performance and higher framerates that the company hopes will entice more developers to build apps for its store.

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The Sams Report EP 38: Redstone 3 and 300

On this episode, I cover the all the news that Microsoft announced this week including a little bit about Redstone 3, 300 million Windows Installs, the end of the offer and so much more in the world of Microsoft.

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Microsoft Now Allows Businesses To Buy (and Sell) Apps in Bulk

To make the app buying process easier, Microsoft has enabled the ability to bulk purchase apps through the Windows Store for Business.

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Microsoft Will End Free Upgrade Offer For Windows 10 In July

Microsoft has announced that the free upgrade Windows 10 offer will be discontinued later this year when the Anniversary update is released.

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