Microsoft buys gesture-chip maker (and patent holder) Canesta
Mary Jo Foley: Microsoft has purchased for an undisclosed amount the technology, people — and perhaps most importantly, the intellectual property — of chip maker Canesta, according to a press release issued by Canesta on October 29.
Sun Oct 31 16:42:13 PDT 2010
Mary Jo Foley: Microsoft has been touting for a while the ability for developers to use a variety of tools, like Java, PHP, Ruby and Eclipse, when developing applications for Windows Azure. But the company is going to step up its Java support for Azure in the coming weeks and months, elevating Java to a “first-class citizen” in the Microsoft cloud realm.
Fri Oct 29 10:09:28 PDT 2010
Mary Jo Foley: So what’s a developer to make of Microsoft’s messaging (or lack thereof) about Silverlight at its premiere developer conference?
Fri Oct 29 07:34:30 PDT 2010