Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has announced a new caching service which will let the users of Android and iOS apps to use the apps in an optimized way even if there is no internet connection. The source said that there might be apparently no usage for this service in places where there is always a fast internet service but this app will certainly be nifty for the places where there is weak access of internet and carrier service. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) announced this service in a blog post. The company is desperately looking into means to tap into the mobile business. Its hardware mobile area is not working and sales are not showing good results.
Windows Azure is in action yet again. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has said that the new SDK will be powered by Windows Azure Cloud; the offline syncing and caching will be handled just like Cloud apps. Windows, Android and iOS apps will be able to cache their data and information on the local state of the app and whenever there is an outage, no effect will be done on the app performance.
Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) said in a blog post that the general availability for iOS and Android apps will be rolled out in the coming days. As of now, Windows compatible SDK is launched which is based on Azure and Xamarin. Syncing devices will will be easy. The company has updated quickstarts to make it easy for apps to load offline data. Xamarin for iOS and Xamarin for Android is also now updated. This will open new horizons for research and help Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) to increase its software grip in mobile business.
As of 30 June 2014, Ken Fisher’s Fisher Asset Management hold around 17.7 million Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) shares.