Interview with Ross Smith, Director Skype for Good | GALs

Soumow sits with Ross Smith, Director Skype for Good.Ross is a Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts and blogger. Author of The Practical Guide to Defect Prevention and holds seven patents.He has worked at Microsoft for over 25 years and is a Princip… Continue reading Interview with Ross Smith, Director Skype for Good | GALs

New Xbox One build available to Beta Insiders and some Delta Insiders today

Hello, Insiders! Starting today, members of our Beta Ring and a subset of Delta Ring Insiders will have access to a new Preview build (1711.171024-1923). Read on to learn more about how to download and install the latest build, what new features are being made available and what fixes are included in this latest update. We’ll also provide some specifics on Digital Gifting, which we’re pleased to announce is coming to Beta Insiders today!   DOWNLOADING AND INSTALLING: If your console is in Instant-On mode and you have been selected to receive the update, it will download and install the… Continue reading New Xbox One build available to Beta Insiders and some Delta Insiders today

PUBG Coming to Xbox One on December 12, 2017

Xbox fans, we know you’ve been waiting and we’re so excited to finally be able to say it – PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is coming to Xbox One as a console launch exclusive through the Xbox Game Preview program on December 12, 2017! We shared this news at Paris Games Week today, where Brendan Greene – aka PlayerUnknown – and I opened the Xbox booth with Aaron Greenberg, General Manager of Xbox Games Marketing. Beginning December 12, Xbox fans will be able to play PUBG while it’s still in early access through the Xbox Game Preview program. We’re approaching development on Xbox… Continue reading PUBG Coming to Xbox One on December 12, 2017

Amazon Prime Video to Launch on Xbox One X and is Available Globally on Xbox One Today

Starting today, the Amazon Prime Video app will be available for download globally through Microsoft Store in Canada, Mexico, France, Italy, Spain, and India. Prime members in these markets will be able to enjoy streaming of leading TV shows and movies on Microsoft’s Xbox One family of devices, including the Xbox One X, once it makes its global debut on November 7. Last December, Amazon Prime Video launched for customers in more than 200 countries and territories around the globe. From Australia to Canada and even Bhutan to Uzbekistan, Amazon Prime Video members are now enjoying popular new original series… Continue reading Amazon Prime Video to Launch on Xbox One X and is Available Globally on Xbox One Today

Improve Azure SQL Database Performance with Automatic Tuning | Azure Friday

Veljko Vasic demos the built-in automatic tuning intelligence mechanism in Azure SQL Database to show Seth Juarez how it can automatically tune and improve query performance by dynamically adapting the database to your workload. Automatic tuning in Azu… Continue reading Improve Azure SQL Database Performance with Automatic Tuning | Azure Friday

Stay Up-to-Date with the New Xbox Insider Blog

Hello, Xbox Insiders, and welcome to the brand-new Xbox Insider Blog! We’re pleased to announce that we’ve partnered with our friends from Xbox Wire to make sure all Xbox Insider-related news is in one convenient location. Moving forward, you can look to the Xbox Insider Blog for the definitive word on what’s new with the Xbox Insider Program. While we have a lot of exciting content planned for the future, we’d like to take this first post to celebrate how the program has grown and continues to grow in 2017. We’ll also provide some helpful links for those of you… Continue reading Stay Up-to-Date with the New Xbox Insider Blog

Introducing new JavaScript optimizations, WebAssembly, SharedArrayBuffer, and Atomics in EdgeHTML 16

JavaScript performance has always been a core area of focus for our team. Every release, we look for opportunities to improve end users’ browsing experience on real workloads with shorter start-up time, faster execution, and leaner memory usage. These efforts are guided by invaluable ongoing customer feedback and telemetry data. In this blog post, we […] Continue reading Introducing new JavaScript optimizations, WebAssembly, SharedArrayBuffer, and Atomics in EdgeHTML 16