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How landscape designer Patrick DuChene uses his Surface Pro 4


Landscape designer Patrick DuChene says his Surface Pro 4 is a “truly great machine” that gives him the mobility and computing power he needs to run his business, DuChene Design Solutions. The device helps him work outside and on the go, while creating full-color designs, 3D modeling, financial estimates and … Read more »

PASS Summit, world’s biggest SQL Server event, begins Oct. 26


Calling it “the world’s largest and most intensive technical training conference for Microsoft SQL Server (@SQLServer) and BI professionals,” Sirosh writes: “It has the most technical sessions, the largest number of attendees, the best networking, and the highest-rated sessions and speakers of any SQL Server event in the world. If you are … Read more »

Now available on Microsoft Translator: Filipino and 5 other Austronesian languages


Microsoft Translator has added six Austronesian languages to its core text translation API: Fijian, Filipino, Malagasy, Samoan, Tahitian and Tongan. These Austronesian languages are also available in the Microsoft Translator apps for iOS and Android, in Translator for Bing, and as an instant messaging language in both the Skype Windows desktop app and Skype Preview … Read more »

Need help finding streaming radio stations? Try Bing


The Bing team has partnered with TuneIn to identify 10,000 streaming radio stations for you to discover and listen to, and will continue to add stations over the coming months. While there are more formats than ever for listening to music, radio remains the No. 1 platform, with Nielsen reporting … Read more »

Become a hero of Greek mythology in ‘Olympus Rising’


Set amidst a brutal war for control of sacred Mount Olympus, “Olympus Rising” has striking 3D visuals, god-like warriors and fearsome mythological beasts in a thrilling game where your battle strategies and tactical skills are key to building a massive empire and becoming a legend of ancient Greece. … Read more »