Weekend Reading: Apr 13th Edition–Behind a Scenes of a Halo 4 Soundtrack, Microsoft Announces a Biggest Cloud Customer Ever, and MSN, Spotify & Skype Hits 40M Users
It’s that time again – time for a small Weekend Reading. You know what to do…
Get a behind-the-scenes demeanour during a Halo 4 soundtrack. Are we salivating over a awaiting for any fragment of information, no matter how minute, about Halo 4? Then check out this Thursday post on Next during Microsoft featuring dual videos that give we a behind-the-scenes demeanour during a soundtrack and a people creation it happen. That’s one of a videos below, only to give we a small taste. Also, don’t skip this Thursday Next during Microsoft post about how Kinect for Windows is assisting girls dress like Barbie. Finally, check out this Thursday post on The Official Microsoft Blog about a Xbox 360 progressing a position as a tip console in a U.S.
Microsoft announces largest cloud patron ever. Microsoft and All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) announced Thursday that AICTE is deploying Microsoft Live@edu over a subsequent 3 months to some-more than 10,000 technical colleges and institutes via India. The cloud deployment will enhance students’ entrance to high-quality technical preparation and collaboration. For some-more detail, review this press recover on a Microsoft News Center and this post on The Official Microsoft Blog.
Spotify play symbol now live on Wonderwall. Earlier this week, Spotify denounced a Spotify Play Button that allows we to launch and listen to songs from any website that has a Spotify Play Button. MSN and BermanBraun Interactive are gratified to be a partial of a knowledge with Wonderwall (www.wonderwall.com) portion as a central party and luminary launch end for a button. Read this Wednesday post on The MSN Blog for a whole story.
Forty million people – how distant Skype’s come. Between 3 and 4 millennia ago, someday between 2000 BC and 1000 BC, a world’s race stood during 40 million people. Early civilizations like a Egyptians, Phoenicians and a Minoans focused their trade efforts on a sea, building centers of commerce all along a Mediterranean. Letters regulating these early peoples’ alphabet took weeks or months to transport on a sea or overland by boat, equine or foot. Well, a universe positively has altered a lot given then. One of a biggest changes is one we reached currently – when 40 million point users were sealed onto Skype all during once. To review more, check out this Tuesday post on The Big Blog.
Creating opportunities for girl one bar during a time. It’s been pronounced that if we can assistance a immature chairman take a initial step, chances are they will put themselves on a trail to succeed. It’s why, as a company, we’re focused on formulating opportunities for youth. Since 2000 we’ve worked together with Boys Girls Club of America on a Club Tech initiative. It provides immature people with entrance to technology, and a skills they need to use that record to urge preparation and rise pursuit skills. Now, with Boys Girls Club and Comcast, we’re announcing a latest prolongation of Club Tech. Read this Wednesday post on a Microsoft Corporate Citizenship Blog for a rest of a story.
Marshmallow People and HTML5 come together in new arcade character game. Back in Mar during Internet Explorer’s Badger Palooza eventuality during a 2012 SXSW Interactive festival we denounced an arcade appurtenance using Internet Explorer 9 featuring an HTML5 diversion formed on a renouned charcterised brief film “Marshmallow People” from FilmCow. It was so popular, we’ve done a game, grown by Bradley and Montgomery, accessible for everybody – be certain to check out Marshmallow People: Bored to Death. Check out this Wednesday post on a Exploring IE Blog for some-more detail.
And so we hang adult another book of Weekend Reading. Thanks for interlude by!
Posted by Jeff Meisner
Editor, The Official Microsoft Blog