Deadline approaching for student competition “The Imagine Cup 2012” (cross posting)

If you are a student or a teacher, this is something you should make sure to read. My colleague Lieve Goedhuys has the full post on the Academic Belux blog. Leveraging the information below:   The StudentsAppsVenture contest has just been closed, or another very renowned international competition is waiting for you : “Imagine Cup…

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PhoneGap now fully supports Windows Phone 7 (cross posting)

My colleague David blogged about support for Windows Phone 7 in PhoneGap released last month. Please find more information and resource below or head off to David’s blog. Back in September, Microsoft joined Nitobi to announce a Beta of PhoneGap support for Windows Phone Mango, and at the same time committed to continue working with…

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Azure Spotlight: Numeri’zik Robot Stream Goes Cloudy (cross posting)

Leveraging an interesting post from my colleague Nick with a case on Numeri’zik’s project on Windows Azure.   Numeri’zik is a Belgian startup company that is involved in the digitization of media and new ways of communication. They are a member of the Microsoft BizSpark program, through which they have access to Microsoft software, support…

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JIT for Christmas, Lumia 800 for WP7 project call participants

Some folks are getting an extra Christmas present this year   Read further what my colleague David Hernie has the pleasure to announce! And don’t hesitate to participate next time. … The Microsoft Innovation Center organized in 2011 four Windows Phone 7 project Calls. The objective of this initiative is to stimulate and support developer,…

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New Windows Azure Site and Features Available (cross-posting)

Cross posting from my colleague Bart Vande Ghinste’s blog. Yesterday Microsoft released the new Windows Azure Website with improved billing, management and SQL Azure capabilities. The site is in English today with localized versions planned to roll out next year A highlight of the new features include: Implementation of “Spending caps” where you can eliminate…

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Xbox Companion App release for Windows Phone 7 (cross-posting)

Have you seen the Productivity Future Vision video released a few weeks ago? May you think a lot of it is not more than science fiction. I look at it focusing on the overall trends and pieces of technology that are coming together more and more to move towards that vision. Yesterday’s Xobx Companion App…

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Dive into the summer with MSDN: The Windows Azure Platform

We kicked off the MSDN Summer beginning of July 2011 where we invited you to dive into the Windows Phone 7 ‘Mango’ developer tools, Visual Studio 2010 Application Lifecycle Management and HTML5. Now it’s time for the 4th and last topic: The Windows Azure Platform The holidays are just about to end, but there’s still…

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Kinect SDK Launched: get moving

Yesterday, Microsoft released the Kinect for Windows Software Development Kit (SDK) that allows academics and enthusiasts alike to be part of the movement. No doubt that this will help turning creative ideas into apps. The Kinect for Windows Software Development Kit (SDK) allows developers to plug the Kinect sensor—and the in-depth stream of 3-D imagery…

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