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Microsoft creates new Minecraft site for educators


Thanks to “passionate students and visionary educators around the world,” Minecraft has turned into an important resource in the classroom for teaching everything from computer science to civics, and on Monday, a new Minecraft destination for teachers was announced by Anthony Salcito, vice president of Worldwide Education at Microsoft. … Read more »

Get cooking with Yummly, now on Windows Phone


For cooks, Yummly is an all-in-one app that provides powerful search functions to recipes from sites such as AllRecipes, Epicurious and Serious Eats. It also delivers recipe recommendations, one-hour grocery delivery, ingredients and cooking data. … Read more »

Bounce Foods gets a bounce from Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015


Bounce Foods, which makes “energy balls” of nuts, seeds and whey protein for healthy snacking, recently upgraded to Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015. The change has made it easier to prioritize resources, track information and train employees, says Gary Smith, Bounce Foods’ chief operating officer. … Read more »

Through Azure, Dovecot achieves $1 per managed mailbox


Helsinki-based Dovecot Oy develops and distributes the popular open source Dovecot IMAP server, which has more than 2.9 million installations and a 57 percent worldwide market share. When the company’s customers began to look to the cloud for better service availability and lower email costs, Dovecot chose Microsoft Azure. … Read more »