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Social networking site Every Day One Thing promotes user actions to help the environment and community. Small actions can add up to global changes. Users post actions, such a riding in a car pool or recycling, on the site and into their Twitter feed.
Video link: Social Networking Site Supports Eco-Friendly Activities on Windows 7, Windows Phone 7
Pricing for Microsoft's Content Delivery Network (CDN) has been announced. The announcement was made on the Windows Azure team blog posting, Announcing Pricing for the Windows Azure CDN.
The Windows Azure CDN enhances end user performance and reliability by placing copies of data at various points in a network so that they are distributed closer to the user. The Windows Azure CDN today delivers many Microsoft products – such as Windows Update, Zune videos, and Bing Maps - which customers know and use every day.
Panopto lights up Windows 7 features for the latest version of their audio, video, screen and presentation capture software. Panopto implements Taskbar Progress, Taskbar tools (actionable command buttons), and Jumplists. As a result Panopto software is easier to use in educational scenarios because the app doesn’t distract from the lesson.
Microsoft Robotics Developer Studio 2008 R3 is now a freely available .NET-based programming environment for building robotics applications.
Windows Server AppFabric Release Candidate was announced today at Application Infrastructure Virtual Launch Event. The final availability will follow in June.
J. D. Meier of the patterns & practices team is writing Azure Security Guidance as a series of application scenarios and solutions. The goal is to show the most common application scenarios on the Microsoft Azure platform.
The first public beta for BizTalk Server 2010, which supports Windows Server AppFabric is now available. It is scheduled to release to manufacturing in the third quarter of 2010.
Four case studies and a video show how four broadcasters used Silverlight to bring the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics to millions of viewers around the world.