Visual Studio Live Share: Coming soon to a pair of programmers near you. New
collaboration service coming in early 2018: VS Live Share. New Visual Studio
Tools for AI extension. MariaDB as an Azure service; Databricks (Spark) as a
service; and Cassandra as a service. VS App Center is now GA.
Microsoft v. perception: how can Microsoft make itself part of the conversation? Related: Microsoft half-asses another phone.
Windows (7, 8.1 and 10) news: Paul is starting a Redstone 4 features deep-dive series, starting with Fluent Design System. Some Windows 10 1511 users get a 6-month support extension. Some apps are coming back from the dead. SteamVR is coming to Windows Mixed Reality today.
Surface: two big releases this week. Surface Book 2 and Surface Precision Mouse are out tomorrow.
Xbox controversy of the week: What's a launch title?
- Tip of the week: You can now gift games on Xbox
- Tip #2: Get the Invoke for just $99! Or an Xbox One S for $175!
- App pick of the week: Groupy
- Plus: Firefox Quantum
- Enterprise pick of the week: New Skype Professional service integrates productivity tools with Skype
- Skype Professional preview coming soon (US only at first).
- Beer pick of the week: Prairie Birthday Bomb!
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