Artificial Ignorance - the Anand Iyer chronicles

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Startups – Want Windows for your Mac?

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Author: truecalling91 Date: 05/20/2009

Loic Le Meur of Seesmic at StartupSF

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Author: truecalling91 Date: 05/20/2009

FUD 101

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Author: truecalling91 Date: 05/20/2009

StackOverflow and the power of WISC

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Author: truecalling91 Date: 05/20/2009

The Azure Services Platform Challenge – new CloudApp()

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Author: truecalling91 Date: 05/04/2009

StartupWeekendSF produces a record 23 startups

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Author: truecalling91 Date: 04/06/2009

Second Microsoft Commercial - "Nice work G, it's a PC"

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Author: truecalling91 Date: 04/04/2009

Web 2.0 Expo LaunchPad and BizSpark

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Author: truecalling91 Date: 03/27/2009

Announcing support for PHP and other languages on Windows Azure

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Author: truecalling91 Date: 03/19/2009

Say hello to the Microsoft Web Platform

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Author: truecalling91 Date: 03/19/2009

Eduify, BizSpark, Azure - my Jerry Maguire day

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Author: truecalling91 Date: 03/18/2009

The Microsoft Career Discussion

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Author: truecalling91 Date: 03/18/2009

SXSWi Accelerator and BizSpark

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Author: truecalling91 Date: 03/03/2009

BizSpark at DEMO09

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Author: truecalling91 Date: 03/03/2009

"Open Source Funding" by Mark Cuban

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Author: truecalling91 Date: 02/10/2009

BizSpark companies - want to attend Startup2Startup?

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Author: truecalling91 Date: 01/26/2009

Do you heart 7 yet?

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Author: truecalling91 Date: 01/21/2009

Microsoft Software and Open Source - not mutually exclusive

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Author: truecalling91 Date: 01/16/2009

Startup Chat - Qik and Windows Mobile

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Author: truecalling91 Date: 01/14/2009

180 degrees on Twitter

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Author: truecalling91 Date: 01/14/2009

And the winner of the top Technology Innovation of 2008 is...

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Author: truecalling91 Date: 01/12/2009

The (beta) launch of Artificial Ignorance

I can't tell you how many times I've imagined writing this post. Well, the time has finally come -...

Author: truecalling91 Date: 01/12/2009

Windows 7 Beta now available to BizSpark startups

The technoverse is buzzing with the announcement our CEO Steve Ballmer made yesterday at CES - the...

Author: truecalling91 Date: 01/08/2009

Pandora on Windows Mobile

A few days ago, Sarah Perez reported that Pandora was available on Windows Mobile. I was pretty...

Author: truecalling91 Date: 12/16/2008

BizSpark in LA and SF

Since the launch of BizSpark in November, we've hit the road and spent time in several cities in the...

Author: truecalling91 Date: 12/04/2008

How do I join BizSpark?

We officially launched BizSpark last week. Since then, we've seen a surge of startups and network...

Author: truecalling91 Date: 11/11/2008

Interested in the startup world? Come learn about BizSpark at Ignition

With the launch of BizSpark yesterday, we will be visiting a few cities in the US and partnering...

Author: truecalling91 Date: 11/06/2008

Announcing BizSpark for early stage startups

Over the years, we have built a good sturdy platform with .NET. .NET is a  scalable, secure,...

Author: truecalling91 Date: 11/05/2008

Windows Azure at Silicon Valley CodeCamp on 11/8

Windows Azure has been getting a lot of press since launch. A few weeks before launch, I tapped my...

Author: truecalling91 Date: 11/01/2008

Watch Movies and Shows Instantly on your PC or Mac with Netflix and Silverlight

One of the most disruptive innovations of the past decade, Netflix, has launched the beta of their...

Author: truecalling91 Date: 10/31/2008

Windows Azure - Microsoft's Cloud Platform

At Microsoft's Professional Developer Conference in Los Angeles, CA today, Ray Ozzie, our Chief...

Author: truecalling91 Date: 10/27/2008

Completing the Technology Ecosystem - PACT

Plug and Play is one of the valley’s most popular startup incubators. They house several hundred...

Author: truecalling91 Date: 10/17/2008

Silverlight 2 Released to the Web

Yesterday, we announced our release of Silverlight 2 to the web. Silverlight 2 builds on its...

Author: truecalling91 Date: 10/14/2008

myspace Music v imeem

myspace launched it’s online music service, myspace music last week. I’m a little torn about how I...

Author: truecalling91 Date: 10/03/2008

Ballmer at VC Summit

Dan''l Lewin kicked off Microsoft's Annual Venture Capital Summit at our campus in Mountain View, CA...

Author: truecalling91 Date: 09/25/2008

Skyfire will change your life

One of the most impressive DEMOs I’d seen at DEMO last year was Skyfire’s. For those of us who have...

Author: truecalling91 Date: 09/24/2008

Do you like apples?

Will: Do you like apples? Clark: Yeah. How do you like them apples? “ai”

Author: truecalling91 Date: 09/19/2008

The Commercials – let’s call a spade a spade

I’m just as perplexed as anyone else about the commercials. I’ve been following our advertising...

Author: truecalling91 Date: 09/18/2008

Yammer should enjoy it’s 5 minutes of internet fame

I’ve been perplexed for a few days about TechCrunch50’s winning pick, Yammer. I finally started to...

Author: truecalling91 Date: 09/14/2008

TechCrunch50 – crème de la crème

This week, TechCrunch reinforced itself as the most powerful tech blog on the planet. TechCrunch50...

Author: truecalling91 Date: 09/12/2008

Ashton Kutcher doesn’t think the Surface is just blah blah (blah)

Ashton Kutcher launched his new startup, Blah Girls, at TechCrunch50 in San Francisco this week....

Author: truecalling91 Date: 09/10/2008

TechCrunch50 – Day 0

I’m pretty damned stoked about TechCrunch50. I spent most of today setting up the Microsoft lounge...

Author: truecalling91 Date: 09/08/2008

Qik announces support for more Windows Mobile devices

The mobile-based video streaming company, Qik, has announced support for even more Windows Mobile...

Author: truecalling91 Date: 09/07/2008

Windows Server support for Amazon EC2 - coming soon

At Amazon Web Services’s Startup-Tour here in San Francisco, Jeff Barr just announced the AWS...

Author: truecalling91 Date: 09/03/2008

Live twittering from TechStars Investor and Demo Day

I’m in Boulder today at TechStars’ annual Investor and Demo Day. The energy level is high, the...

Author: truecalling91 Date: 08/20/2008

PHP on Windows Server 2008

I stumbled upon this article that I thought developers running PHP based web sites may be interested...

Author: truecalling91 Date: 07/28/2008

Announcing support for the Apache Software Foundation

Today at OSCON, Sam Ramji announced that Microsoft will become an official sponsor of the Apache...

Author: truecalling91 Date: 07/25/2008

And Yelp listens…

On Twitter: On GetSatisfaction: And, the results: Thank you, Yelp! “ai”

Author: truecalling91 Date: 07/22/2008

The Startup Meme – Phase 1, the Prototype

I’ve worked with several funded and non-funded startups during my time here at Microsoft. Having...

Author: truecalling91 Date: 07/21/2008

Yelp meet Rapleaf

The article by Ellen Lee over at the SF Chronicle about merchants getting all pissy at Yelp seems to...

Author: truecalling91 Date: 07/04/2008

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