Posts tagged “Microsoft”
LinkedIn wants to become more useful to workers by adding personalized news feeds, helpful messaging "bots" and recommendations for online training courses, as the professional networking service strives to be more than just a tool for job-hunting.
The penguins are marching against Lenovo, and the world's No. 1 PC manufacturer is trying to calm a controversy on the net among Linux users. The company insists it is not intentionally blocking Linux installations on some new PCs.
Lenovo will load Microsoft's productivity apps -- including Microsoft Office, OneDrive and Skype -- on select Lenovo devices that use the Android operating system in a deal Fortune Magazine says matters.
Microsoft appears to have shed most of the lingering effects of declining Windows licensing revenue that hampered its performance over the last two years, say analysts at TRBI.
Accelerating cloud adoption presents near-term financial struggles, but long-term revenue gains for Microsoft, says TBR analyst Kelsey Mason.
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Microsoft wins a court fight over access to cloud data; more divers emojis are on their way; the classic Nintendo NES returns; and the EU steps up its fight with Google.
Analysis: By bringing Predix, its Internet of Things (IoT) platform, to Microsoft's Azure cloud, GE Digital gains access to IT departments, parts of customer businesses largely unfamiliar with GE as a vendor. Microsoft expands the Azure audience to industrial operations departments (operations technology [OT]) less familiar with Microsoft than with industrial vendors such as GE.
Since taking over from Steve Ballmer as CEO at Microsoft two years ago, Satya Nadella has made a host of management and organizational changes. More came Thursday with the news that long-time COO Kevin Turner is leaving - and his responsibilities will be shared among five executives.
Jim Whitehurst didn't take the stage in a robe and sing/dance with a choir as his predecessor Matthew Szulik once did, but the Red Hat CEO did evangelize on the need for "open source" development in business as well as in communities. Yes, it was Red Hat Summit week. Here's a review.
In today's wrapup of technology and life science news: Vice President Joe Biden threatens drug makers over trial information; Windows 10 gets an update; Dow Chemical to cut N.C. jobs; and China's top Internet regulator is replaced.
The years of bitter acrimony between Red Hat and Microsoft are formally over, believe it or not. At the Red Hat Summit in San Francisco on Monday, the two tech rivals unveiled Microsoft products that include Red Hat Linux support. And later this week Microsoft will demo how its SQL Server will run Red Hat Enterprise Linux. The Hatters even renamed a developers' blog "http://redhatloves.net"
Analysis: So what does the Microsoft acquisition of LinkedIn really mean? It's all about data from LinkedIn's users and putting it to work through Microsoft applications, says Stuart Williams, vie president of Technology Business.Research.
In a letter first shared with employees and then published for the world to see, LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner explains in detail why he decided to sell the company to Microsoft for more than $26 billion. He headlines his letter: "LinkedIn + Microsoft: Changing the Way the World Works."
SciQuest, a Morrisville-based provider of e-procurement solutions, is being sold to a private equity firm in a deal valued at some $509 million. Shares soar 33 percent to match offered deal price. Meanwhile, seven law firms say they are looking into the sale.
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