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Microsoft Joins Standards Effort on Ubiquitous Messaging

The company will add its efforts toward developing the Advanced Message Queuing Protocol open standard.

Google Android Flaw Reopens Open Source Security Debate

A security flaw in Google's new Android operating system discovered recently by independent researchers further underscores the security debate between open source and proprietary software.

PDC: Microsoft's Cloud-Based SQL Services Redefined

Microsoft is evolving its strategy for relational data services in the cloud.

PDC: First Look at Live Mesh and Live Framework

Microsoft announced it will make Live Mesh available as a beta this week, while Live Framework is now available as a CTP.

First Look: Google Chrome

Chrome has the makings of a good, lightweight browser, but it still lacks a few important features.

PDC: Microsoft Outlines Windows 7, Slew of New Dev Technologies

Microsoft today articulated how it will bridge PCs and mobile devices with an extraordinary blitz of announcements that included the first demonstration of Windows 7, its Live Framework, a bevy of new offerings for developers including WPF support for Visual Studio, and the first preview of Office 14.

Yahoo Rewires with Developers in Mind

"Rewiring Yahoo" plan establishes a "front door" for developers into its evolving Open Stack of platform services.

PDC: Microsoft Calls New Cloud Computing OS a 'Turning Point' for Company

New service-based operating system is called Windows Azure.

Skytap To Demo Cloud Lab at Microsoft's PDC Event

The service lets developers create testing environments on the fly.

Merb: The Rails Alternative

New Ruby framework offers a modular approach.

Sync Framework: It's Still at Version 1.0

Microsoft didn't update its synchronization platform, despite a slight tweak.

Ballmer Drops Hints About Windows 7, Cloud Computing

Microsoft is gearing up to describe a few of its cutting-edge software technologies in late October.

Microsoft Unleashes Tool For Web Developers

Web App Installer centralized management of ASP.NET and PHP-based open source Web apps.

Adobe Ships Creative Suite 4, Flash Player 10

Adobe has begun shipping Creative Suite 4, featuring new versions of its development, design, publishing, and video/motion graphics applications.

Microsoft Posts ASP.NET MVC Beta for Download

Official beta for Redmond's new model view controller framework released.

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