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Get the latest Windows Azure updates
Continuing to deliver on its commitment to offering choice and cost savings as well as the best possible experience for developers, Microsoft announced another wave of updates for Windows Azure this morning. Updates include the general availability of Windows Azure Traffic Manager, Windows Azure BizTalk Services and app access enhancements.
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Windows Azure and SQL Server helping the City of Seattle cut operating costs up to 25%
The City of Seattle, the largest city in the Pacific Northwest and one of the fastest-growing cities in the country, recently implemented a “Smart Building” solution in a handful of large commercial buildings in the city’s downtown area.
App Enables Users to ‘Explore the World Through Sound’ Via Windows Azure
Plenty of apps exist that allow users to share pictures, but what about sound? Foundbite, a Windows Azure customer, empowers users to capture ambient sound happening at the time of a picture or series of pictures, which form afoundbite. Once taken, a foundbite is uploaded to a map, giving users the opportunity to see and hear what’s happening around the world, like the excitement before a football game in Philadelphia or the lashing rain of a monsoon in India. Foundbites can also be posted to a website, Twitter or Facebook, and the app is available on the Windows Phone Store.