The Lombardia region in northern Italy has recently earned a reputation as a leader in Europe’s open data movement, launching dati.lombardia.it. Powered by the Socrata Open Data Portal running on Windows Azure, it hosts more than 430 datasets and visualizations on a range of topics, from museum locations for visitors to government spending information.
“Devastation,” the second downloadable content pack for “Call of Duty: Ghosts,” debuts April 3, first on Xbox. It features four unique multiplayer maps, an all-new, tactical 2-in-1 weapon and “Episode 2: Mayday” – the next installment in Extinction’s four-part episodic narrative.
That 2-in-1 weapon is known as The Ripper, and gives players two difference configurations, writes Jeff Rubenstein on Major Nelson’s blog: “Medium to short-range capability as a Sub Machine-Gun (SMG), and medium to long-range as an Assault Rifle (AR), giving maximum flexibility to adjust to a variety of map types and tactics.”
Dell has announced the new classroom-ready Latitude 13 Education Series laptop, built to meet the needs of any student computing program.
The latest “Inside Windows Phone” video shows how to publish Windows Phone apps for enterprise through the Windows Phone Store, as a beta and through private distribution.
Learn how to protect the data in a Windows PowerShell job.
The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) 2014 Annual Conference & Exhibition in Orlando, Fla., wrapped up Feb.27, ending a week of wide-ranging demonstrations of the ways Microsoft technology is transforming the healthcare industry.
Women who are inspiring change are being honored March 8 on International Women’s Day, and Kine Camara is one, having crossed traditional boundaries in her role as an engineer, a field still dominated by men.
Camara, who was born in Senegal, says that she grew up interested in science but did not plan to become an engineer. She enrolled at the Polytechnic University of Montreal and remembers, “At first I was completely lost, but once I worked with friends to develop a mobile app, I knew I had to become a mobile software engineer.”