At ChefCon Microsoft Technical Fellow Mark Russinovich describes a possible future in which Windows - yes Windows - is open source. Russinovich admits it's not something that would happen tomorrow and describes some of the complexities of open sourcing something like Windows.
Redis 3.0 stable was released this week. Check out the release notes. Clustering seems to be the biggest development but there's lots in this release.
Windows 10 is on the horizon - so whats in it for us, the developers? Check out the Windows 10 Developer Preview
A reminder for those supporting older infrastructures out there that Windows Server 2003 end of support is approaching this summer.
Visual Studio 2015 is still a few months away but fret not, you can start saving now! Microsoft unveiled their new version / pricing scheme.