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Posts tagged “Microsoft”

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Microsoft expands advertising-free Bing search for schools

Bing Microsoft is expanding a program that gives schools the ability to prevent ads from appearing in search results when they use its Bing search engine. The program, launched in a pilot program earlier this year, is now available to all U.S. schools, public or private, from kindergarten through the 12th grade.

April 18

Review: Microsoft's Siri-like Cortana fills Windows phone gap

With the new Cortana virtual assistant, Windows catches up with Apple's iOS and Google's Android in a major way. Microsoft takes some of the best parts of Apple's and Google's virtual assistants and adds a few useful tools of its own. The result is Cortana, named after an artificial-intelligence character in Microsoft's "Halo" video games.

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Updated April 8

End of Windows XP support spells trouble for some businesses, consumers

The end of Windows XP Microsoft will end support for the persistently popular Windows XP on Tuesday, and the move could put everything from the operations of heavy industry to the identities of everyday people in danger. An estimated 30 percent of computers being used by businesses and consumers around the world are still running the 12-year-old operating system.

April 8

Tech Tips: A guide to upgrading, using XP computer

The End of XP Microsoft retires its 12-year-old Windows XP operating system on Tuesday. Even so, there are still millions of XP computers out there. The Associated Press are suggestions about what to do if you own one of them.

Updated April 3

Microsoft's CEO and lessons for entrepreneurs from Indians in Silicon Valley

Opinion: That an Indian can lead the world's top software company is an important milestone for Indian-Americans and for America. But the larger message is for entrepreneurs everywhere: imagine what you can achieve if you put your differences aside and start helping one another.

Satya Nadella  Satya Nadella

Updated April 3

Microsoft's own Siri for Windows Phone: Cortana of Halo fame

Cortana, named after the artificial intelligence character in the Halo video game franchise, tries to be chatty like Siri on Apple's iPhones and iPads, while anticipating information you might want, like Google Now on Android devices.

Microsoft exec plays a tune at Build Conference Microsoft exec plays a tune at Build Conference

March 31

Review: Microsoft Office for iPad is pretty and functional

iPad Mini  Microsoft Office fans who've spent the last nine months using the software's suite of apps on their tiny smartphone screens are probably thrilled that they can finally create and update documents on the iPad's significantly bigger display surface. The new version of Office for Apple's tablet is not likely to be a big deal for anyone else.

Updated March 28

Microsoft unveils Office for iPad - Will hell freeze over next?

Microsoft has released an iPad version of its popular Office software suite, a breakthrough heralding a new era under a CEO who promises to focus more on the devices that people are using instead of trying to protect the company's lucrative Windows franchise.

Satya Nadella  Satya Nadella

March 21

Premium Lock Microsoft says it snooped on Hotmail to track leak

Internet Microsoft acknowledged Thursday it had searched emails in a blogger's Hotmail account to track down who was leaking company secrets.

March 18

Premium Lock Microsoft, Apple rise on reports of Office for iPad

Microsoft The reports that Microsoft Chief Executive Satya Nadella will hold a press conference next week to unveil the launch of Office for the iPad has helped shares rise on Tuesday.

March 17

Premium Lock Microsoft releases OneNote for Macs, makes it free

New Microsoft logo Microsoft on Monday released a version of its OneNote note-taking software for Macs and added new features and a free tier for all of the software's users.

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March 7

Premium Lock A Red Hat stunner: 'Miccosoft .NET apps on OpenShift' Yes, you read correctly

Working with Uhuru Software, Red Hat is now incorporate a rival Microsoft product - .NET - to its three-year-old OpenShift platform-as-a-service. Really? Red Hat even published a blog to explain what's going on to those who might find the concept a bit unbelievable.

Yep - that's a Windows node in a Red Hat product Yep - that's a Windows node in a Red Hat product

March 4

Premium Lock Creator of 'Scroogled' campaign now Microsoft's strategy officer

Microsoft  Microsoft's newly appointed Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella, in an effort to reignite growth, is shuffling management and putting former political operative Mark Penn in the new role of chief strategy officer.

Updated March 3

Premium Lock Sources: Microsoft shakeup includes a politico as chief strategy officer

Microsoft's newly-appointed Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella, in an effort to reignite growth, is shuffling management and putting former political operative Mark Penn in the new role of chief strategy officer, according to people with knowledge of the matter.

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Updated February 24

Premium Lock BlackBerry and Ford; Lenovo and Windows phones; WhatsApp voice; Cisco small cell

News from the annual Mobile World Congress in Madrid: Ford may dump Microsoft, embrace BlackBerry for smart cars; Microsoft says Lenovo will make Windows phone; Microsoft aims for cheap cellphones; WhatsApp adds voice; analyst likes Cisco's "small cell" play.

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February 11

Premium Lock Technology companies join protest against U.S. spying programs

NSA leaker Edward Snowden         Top executives from Google, Microsoft, Yahoo, Facebook, AOL, LinkedIn and Twitter published a joint statement and sent a letter Tuesday to President Barack Obama and members of Congress. The coalition of tech firms, known as Reform Government Surveillance, urged changes that would include a government agreement not to collect bulk data from Internet communications.

Updated February 10

Premium Lock Poll: Americans give 'C' to broadband efforts in schools

The Broadband Report: On the heels of the president's progress report on ConnectED last week, a majority of American adults rated the current state of technology in U.S. public schools with a mediocre C grade or worse. According to a new poll from the LEAD Commission, voters support the implementation of better access to high-speed Internet in classrooms to help improve that grade.

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February 6

Premium Lock Microsoft smart to play it safe with CEO pick?

Tuesday's hiring of Nadella as Microsoft's CEO after a five-month search is a safe move that's likely to be greeted with sighs of relief around the company's Redmond, Wash. headquarters, industry analysts say. But the methodical, almost predictable decision is likely to reinforce perceptions that Microsoft Corp. is a plodding company reluctant to take risks as it competes against younger rivals who relish going out on a limb.

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Updated February 4

Premium Lock Gates out as Microsoft chairman; 'cloud' exec is new CEO

Microsoft has named Satya Nadella chief executive officer, tapping an insider steeped in business technology to speed a turnaround at the tech giant. Also, Bill Gates, the company's first CEO, will step aside as chairman and devote more time to product development, while remaining on the board and running his philanthropic foundation.

Bill Gates Bill Gates

February 4

Premium Lock Inside Microsoft's CEO decision: Satya Nadella must balance innovation, continuity

Analysis: For the last year, Microsoft has been acquiring and assembling the various parts of its "One Microsoft" strategy, purchasing new portfolios such as Nokia's devices business, and realigning existing product lines, operations and go-to-market strategies around a new devices and services outlook. The one remaining gap to be filled was new leadership, a puzzle piece that fell into place Tuesday with Microsoft announcing that 22 year company veteran, Satya Nadella would be the third CEO in the company's history.

Satya Nadella  Satya Nadella

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