COVID-hit UK startups cry out for help, as UK gov trails Europe in its response

The UK government is reportedly looking at a range of options to support the startup industry, possibly involving a co-investment model involving state-owned funds (via the British Business Bank) and

Microsoft Launches Free, Unrestricted Version Of Visual Studio For Small Teams

Microsoft today launched the Community 2013 edition of Visual Studio, which essentially replaces the very limited Visual Studio Express version the company has been offering for a few years now. Th

Xamarin Launches App Monitoring Service, Improved Test Cloud And A Fast Android Emulator

Xamarin, the C#-centric cross-platform app development service, is hosting its second annual Evolve developer conference today. The company is using this occasion to release a large number of updates

Microsoft Previews ASP.NET vNext

At its TechEd event in Houston today, Microsoft talked about the future of its .NET and ASP.NET frameworks. While the company isn’t quite ready to announced .NET 5 just yet, it’s clear th

Microsoft Extends Its .NET Framework With New Compiler Platform And Language Features

At its Build developer conference in San Francisco today, Microsoft announced a slew of new features for its .NET platform. With over 1.8 billion installs and 6 million professional developers, .NET -

Microsoft Launches .NET Foundation To Foster The .NET Open Source Ecosystem

At its Build developer conference in San Francisco, Microsoft today announced the launch of the .NET Foundation. This new independent foundation around the .NET framework, which forms the core of Micr

Microsoft’s SkyDrive Gets New SDKs For .NET and Windows Phone 8, Integration With IFTTT, DocuSign and SoundGecko

Just about a year ago, SkyDrive launched a new set of APIs and, over the course of the last year, Microsoft's cloud strorage service also rolled out SDKs for virtually every major platform. Today, Mic

Microsoft .NET for Mobile Company Xamarin Gets $12 Million In Series A Funding

<a target="_blank" href="">Xamarin</a>, makers of cross-platform frameworks for building mobile applications, today announced a $12 million round of funding from Charles River Ventu

Tech Job Site Dice Reports Shortage Of .NET Developers

According to technology job board <a href="">Dice's</a> October report, there's one particular tech talent now in short supply across the U.S.: Microsoft's .NET. Job postings requi

Microsoft Releases .NET Gadget Toolkit

<a HREF="">Microsoft has announced</a> the .NET Gadgeteer, a small, <a HREF="">Arduiono</a>-li

Microsoft supports niche F# language in Visual Studio 2010

<img src="" />There are so many programming languages that I can't keep track of them all any more. Presumably each has specific strengt

Terrorist Blows Up Internet Cafe In Morocco

I suppose I can somewhat understand the tactic of blowing one’s self up in a place like Iraq, but an Internet cafe in Morocco? Some nutball terrorist was trying to enter a web cafe in Morocco so