Microsoft Acquires Xamarin: What it Means for the Windows Company

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Confirming swirling rumors, Microsoft purchased Xamarin, a cross-platform mobile software development company, in a quiet deal this week. With their expertise, Microsoft can expand mobile development and strengthen their Universal Windows Platform (UWP) technology, something they have yet to successfully perfect.

Because of Microsoft’s proprietary past, their developing team was not quite prepared to create mobile apps outside of the Window’s operating system. Microsoft’s Visual Studio tools were designed with Windows in mind. Xamarin brings with them the right tooling and ...

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Windows 10 Privacy Scare – Be Aware, Not Concerned

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It seems as though every upgrade we make on our computers and mobile devices pushes us further into the grasp of Big Brother, or whoever else is watching. Microsoft’s latest free upgrade to Windows 10 is causing some much expected privacy concerns, but should you be worried? In short, probably not.

Understanding your latest upgrade and what comes with it is the best way to battle the breaches. This goes for all updates on all your devices. Windows 10 has a ...

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