by STB Blogger
Intuit and Microsoft Expand Partnership with Latest Windows Azure SDK for Intuit Partner Platform
Yesterday, Intuit announced that the company is increasing its investment to more tightly integrate the Intuit Partner Platform with Windows Azure. This will provide developers and channel partners the tools to deliver solutions that reach the millions of people that use QuickBooks and other Intuit financial software.
In this edition of Weekend Reading, we’ve got stories about the 30th anniversary of the IBM PC, Xbox’s continued reign as the number one video-game console in the U.S. and a sterling review from Business Insider on Windows Phone “Mango.”
You say it’s your birthday! Today is the 30th anniversary of the unveiling of the IBM PC. Earlier this week, Microsoft Corporate Vice President of Corporate Communications Frank Shaw opined on what the PC has meant to Microsoft and the technology industry as a whole and what the future holds for the PC. Check it out.
Xbox 360 tops the U.S. market yet again. Xbox 360 led the U.S. console market for the seventh consecutive month and has sold more units in the U.S. than any other console for 13 of the past 14 months. To see the rest of this story, read Thursday’s post on The Official Microsoft Blog, which includes the latest industry figures from the NPD Group, an independent market research firm that tracks the video-game industry.