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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 and Xamarin Have Opened Sourced the SDK for iOS, Android and Mac

Microsoft and Xamarin have completed the open sourcing of the Xamarin SDK for Android, iOS and Mac.

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Microsoft’s Preparing To Take On Amazon Glacial With Azure Cool Storage

Microsoft is working on a new Azure service that will compete with Amazon Glacier for long term data storage.

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Microsoft’s Updating UAC With Additional Authentication Options

Microsoft is updating the UAC dialog box in Windows 10 Anniversary Update to include additional authentication options.

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Microsoft Announces More Features Coming to Windows 10 with the Anniversary Update

Microsoft has announced today a significant number of new features that are coming to Windows 10 with the Anniversary Update that will be released this summer.

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The Sams Report EP 36: New Redstone Features, Surface 4 and Year Of Linux

On this episode, I cover the all the news that Microsoft announced this week including lots of new features coming to Windows 10, Skype updates, Xbox One/360, traveling and so much more.

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Microsoft Reports Strong Cloud Growth, Dismal Windows Phone Sales for Q3

Microsoft has released its Q1 earnings and there has been strong growth in its cloud services but Windows phone remains a weak spot but Surface performed well.

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The Year of Linux is Slowly Approaching with Flavors of Redmond

For fans of Linux who have been holding out that ‘next year’ will be the time Linux overtakes Windows, it may be closer than you think.

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Microsoft’s Azure Container Service Reaches General Availability

Microsoft has announced the general availability of the Azure Container Service that allows you to use open source software with their cloud platform.

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Intel’s New Low-Cost PC Platform Lays the Foundation for a Surface 4

Intel has announced a new low-cost PC platform which will likely power the Surface 4 but the chips will not be available until later this year.

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Visual Studio Code Arrives At 1.0 With 500,000 Monthly Active Users

Microsoft’s Visual Studio Code platform has reached milestone 1.0 and it currently has 500,000 monthly active users and 1,000 extensions.

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