Join your guide?Cory Fowler?as he talks to the product teams in Redmond as well as the web community. This week Cory talks about Scalable WordPress which can be provisioned from the Azure Marketplace. In the demo, Cory demonstrates a WordPress site which is available in two regions (East and West US) traffic to the sites… Read More

In results announced today, the company’s PayPal unit, which includes Venmo, reported larger revenues than the core auctions business, for the first time in eBay’s history. Matt Cardy / Getty Images While eBay managed to beat Wall Street's expectations for the first quarter of this year, its auctions business continued to lose ground to its… Read More

In this special episode of Azure Friday, a demo goes bad and WE KEEP ROLLING. We want you to learn as we learn. When a deployment?fails, Scott and Guang step out?of the demo and do some debugging and learn interesting things about Azure, Azure Websites, Git, and PowerShell. Also, much respect and a big shout… Read More

The ride-hailing services win the right to operate in Oregon’s largest city — temporarily. Uber After months of legal wrangling, Uber and Lyft have negotiated a deal to operate in a city that's proven notoriously difficult for the ride-hailing companies to crack: Portland, Oregon. Tuesday night, the Portland City Council approved a pilot program that… Read More

I was at CodeMash in Ohio last week and saw this robot moving around the conference floor. I was lucky to get a nice demo and play with “Eddie” for a bit. You can even buy an Eddie of your own. There’s lots of great information on Eddie and his coming out party at MakerFaire… Read More

This week Martin chats to Mike Taulty a technical evangelist at Microsoft UK about Xamarin; a cross platform tool for building Android, iOS and Windows applications. Source link… Read More

The company is getting huge in areas outside its core social network. Each day its apps are responsible for 45 billion messages, and 4 billion video views. Facebook is a social network. And a messaging service. And a collaboration tool. And a video player. And a phone. The company, which has long described itself as… Read More

In this weeks episode of Data Exposed, Scott welcomes Andrew Liu to the show (ignoring the fact that Scott had to look at his notes to remember Andrew’s name….*sigh*). Andrew is a Program Manager on the DocumentDB team here at Microsoft and jumps right in to show us the Java SDK for Azure DocumentDB. First… Read More

All Apple customers are created equal. But some are more equal than others. Bob Iger, chief executive officer of Disney Steve Jobs' widow Laurene Powell Jobs is Disney's largest shareholder and Iger serves on Apple's board of directors. Christy Turlington Burns Stephen Lam / Getty Images J.J. Abrams Kevork Djansezian / Getty Images View… Read More