Microsoft to launch its first commercial chat software – TechCrunch

Microsoft is set to launch the first commercial web chat solution for Windows users in October, the company announced today.

Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform will allow customers to connect with their friends, family, colleagues, and business contacts via chat software.

The company will launch the solution as a cloud app in October.

Microsoft will also use Azure to deliver its Skype for Business (Skype) and Microsoft Teams (Mixed Reality) services to customers, Microsoft said.

It said Microsoft’s chat software will not be available for Windows 7, 8.1, 10, or 10.1 PCs, tablets, and mobile devices until early next year.

Skype for Business and Microsoft’s Mixed Reality solutions will use the same Microsoft Azure platform, according to Microsoft.

The Azure cloud service will also be available in the United Kingdom, the European Union, Australia, Canada, and Singapore.

The chat app will be offered for free to Windows 7 and Windows 8.x users.

Customers can also choose to pay for Skype for business.