• Microsoft acquired GitHub

    Microsoft acquired GitHub for $7.5 billion in stock last week, the third largest in Microsoft’s history behind Skype ($8.5B) and LinkedIn ($26.2B). Microsoft paid 30x GitHub’s annual revenue, nearly 5x what they paid for LinkedIn back in...

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  • Microsoft’s Raspberry Pi Simulator: a Fully Open Source Prototyping Tool

    Microsoft has released an early version of a free, open-source Raspberry Pi simulator that can be accessed right through a web browser. Using Microsoft’s Azure cloud computing platform the simulator allows users to code an emulated Raspberry Pi using...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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  • Microsoft made its AI work on a Raspberry Pi

    The idea came about from Microsoft Labs teams in Redmond and Bangalore, India. Ofer Dekel, who manages an AI optimization group at the Redmond Lab, was trying to figure out a way to stop squirrels from eating...

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  • Microsoft Launches Open Source Tool To Help iOS and Android Developers Port Their Apps To Windows

    At its Build developer conference earlier this year, Microsoft announced that it would soon release tools that would make it easier for iOS and Android developers to take their existing code and port their apps to Windows. The Android...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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