Nokia Lumia 900 Windows Phone Now Available at AT&T

It’s finally here!  Nokia has just launched it’s Lumia 900 Windows Phone in the US.  The phone is available at AT&T for $100 with a new 2-year contract.  There are other offers where you can get it for even less.   I’ve had a Nokia Lumia 800 (the smaller version sold in Europe) for about a…

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Visual Studio Live! in NYC: May 14-17, 2012 – User Group Discount Available!

Last month, I announced here that Visual Studio Live! is returning to New York on May 14-17th, 2012.  Andrew Brust, who is the co-leader of the NYC .NET Developers Group (and newly minted ZD-NET “Big Data” blogger), is one of the co-chairs of the Visual Studio Live! conference.  Andrew has just passed along a great…


@home with Windows Azure: Using the Folding@home SMP Client

My teammate Brian Hitney has just posted a new article on some minor updates we have made to the @home with Windows Azure application.  Two minor changes have been implemented to allow new options for Folding@home “pros”: You can now use Stanford University’s Folding@home SMP client to achieve better results with multiple CPUs in Windows…


New: Windows Azure Trust Center

A couple of new Windows Azure announcement were made today.  As my colleague Bruce Kyle covered earlier, the Windows Azure team announced the availability of two new datacenters in the US:  East US & West US.  For what I assume are security purposes, the exact location of these data centers was not released.  (I’m guessing…


NYC Women in Tech Connect Event – Saturday, May 5th, 2012

Just got word that my teammate Rachel Appel, and Melissa Demsak (of NJ SQL fame) are hosting a Women in Tech event in NYC on Saturday, May 5th, 2012.  Back in November, I wrote about “Keeping it Professional in Tech” and the importance of supporting women in the technology industry. I’m excited to hear about…


SQL Azure Saturday: April 21, 2012 @ Iselin, NJ

I’m happy to announce that on Saturday April 21, 2012, the New Jersey SQL Server user group will be hosting a “SQL Azure Saturday” event!  This will be a FREE full-day event on SQL Azure & data in the cloud related topics.  The event is something that I have been working with the group’s organizer,…