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Teams around the world have begun testing applications to certify them on Windows Server 2008 R2. Earning the certification will get you the Works With Windows Server 2008 R2 logo that you place on your marketing materials and Website.
Earning the logo also qualifies you for a significant step in earning the Silver ISV Competency in the Microsoft Partner Network. Earning the Silver Competency earns you tons of benefits, including a software grant you can use in your business.
Four new Drupal Modules now run on Windows Azure. The modules join Drupal 7 that now runs on Windows stack.
The new modules include Bing Maps, Windows Live ID, OData, and Silverlight Pivot Viewer that can be used with Drupal running on Windows Azure.
.NET Framework 4 will be supported as a Server Core installation option on Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1. Availability has bee publicly been stated to release in Q1.
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Join us Thursday January 27 where Microsoft is hosting the SharePoint 2010 FireStarter event in Redmond, WA. The entire event will be Streamed Live online. Be sure to Register to attend in-person or watch the action unfold Live online.
Steve Ballmer will deliver our annual opening keynote at the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas tonight at 6:30 PM Pacific Time. We invite you to watch the keynote via our webcast on the Microsoft News Center or on the Microsoft Facebook page.
Microsoft announced that the next version of Windows will support System on a Chip (SoC) architectures including ARM-based systems from partners NVIDIA, Qualcomm and Texas Instruments. Intel and AMD continue their work on low-power SoC designs on the x86 architecture that fully support Windows, including support for millions of x86 applications worldwide.
The next generation Microsoft Surface experience features PixelSense technology, which gives LCD panels the power to see without the use of cameras.
People can share, collaborate, and explore together using a large, thin display that recognizes fingers, hands and other objects placed on the screen.
Windows Phone 7 will be updated over the next few months. They will include the addition of copy and paste capabilities and significant improvement in performance when loading or switching between applications. Updates will be released automatically and will include a few changes.
We also will release a version of the software which will allow our phone partners to release new Windows Phones on the Sprint and Verizon networks in the first half of 2011.
Microsoft is holding the inaugural launch for a new product, Microsoft WebMatrix at the CodeMash event in Sandusky, Ohio on January 13, 2011. Register to attend the event online at http://web.ms/enter