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Microsoft Reportedly Preparing To Jump On The Smartwatch Bandwagon

Microsoft Reportedly Preparing To Jump On The Smartwatch Bandwagon | Microsoft | Scoop.it
Apple, Google, LG, and Samsung are all reportedly working on wrist-worn computing devices behind closed doors, and it seems like that little club of big companies may soon get another member.
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Microsoft really seems to go hardware ...

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Windows Phone 8 Nominated for Design of the Year

Windows Phone 8 Nominated for Design of the Year | Microsoft | Scoop.it
Along with skyscrapers, fashion videos and poster art, Windows Phone 8 is nominated in the Design of the Year Awards 2013 at London's Design Museum. The curator explains why the mobile operating system made the cut.
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Well deserved! We love the WP8 User Interface ...

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eTechcrunch's comment, May 12, 2013 2:46 PM
Ya Windows 8 is great..Nice post...www.etechcrunch.com
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Windows Blue download leaked: Build 9364 ahoy!

Windows Blue download leaked: Build 9364 ahoy! | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Windows 9 or 8.5 on its way. Looks like a Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) partner leaked a secret build of Windows Blue. Depending on who you ask, it's SP1, Windows 8 Second Edition, or a fully-fledged next version of Windows

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Interesting bloggy bits,  nicely curated by Richi Jennings ...

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What Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer Told Yammer Cofounder David Sacks

What Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer Told Yammer Cofounder David Sacks | Microsoft | Scoop.it

When Microsoft was considering acquiring Yammer, Ballmer told Sacks a story that gives insight into how the Microsoft CEO sees the company's future in the enterprise space.

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Consumerization of IT is an unavoidable trend ...

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Microsoft defends Windows RT as necessary disruption

Microsoft defends Windows RT as necessary disruption | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Microsoft defends Windows RT in an interview with CNET. It's a disruptive technology that will only get better with time, according to Michael Angiulo, corporate vice president.

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Only the future will tell if Microsoft was right about Windows RT ...

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Microsoft releases Windows 8 Embedded in a rolling fashion between now and April 1st

Microsoft releases Windows 8 Embedded in a rolling fashion between now and April 1st | Microsoft | Scoop.it
Microsoft today announced the availability of Windows Embedded 8 Standard and Windows Embedded 8 Pro, and detailed coming availability of Windows 8 Embedded Industry for Point ...
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"It is a standard moment of maturity for any version of Windows" ...

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Starting tomorrow Microsoft will begin shipping Windows 7′s first Service Pack to all unupgraded consumers

Starting tomorrow Microsoft will begin shipping Windows 7′s first Service Pack to all unupgraded consumers | Microsoft | Scoop.it

The first Service Pack for Windows 7 is now more than two years old, but for many Windows 7 users it may as well not exist at all.

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2 years later, it's really time to upgrade ...

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IS Decisions's comment, March 19, 2013 3:55 AM
Interesting discussion going on about this post on the "IT Professionals" Google+ Community: https://plus.google.com/u/0/114205257666575555855/posts/3J1rDH3YNBW
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Microsoft preparing Windows Blue public preview with significant search improvements

Microsoft preparing Windows Blue public preview with significant search improvements | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Microsoft is working towards a public preview version of Windows Blue. Sources familiar with Microsoft's plans have revealed that the software giant is aggressively targeting a summer launch date for Windows Blue.

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Intriguing and potentially exciting ...

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Microsoft's radical new business plan is hidden in plain sight

Microsoft's radical new business plan is hidden in plain sight | Microsoft | Scoop.it
Microsoft is reimagining its entire business model, and they’ve laid out the details for anyone to inspect. You just have to read between the boilerplate sections in the company's most recent 10-K.
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Very insightful analysis by Ed Bott ...

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Microsoft looking to release Office for Linux in 2014

Microsoft looking to release Office for Linux in 2014 | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Microsoft is looking at offering a Linux version of Office in 2014.

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Weird news, to say the least ...

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eTechcrunch's comment, February 9, 2013 3:22 AM
good idea by microsoft for Linux...http://etechcrunch.com/
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200 Million Workers Want Windows 8 Tablets, Not iPads

200 Million Workers Want Windows 8 Tablets, Not iPads | Microsoft | Scoop.it
Two hundred million IT workers want Windows tablets, a report for Forrester claimed Monday, quite a bit more than the 900,000 Surface RT tablets that IDC estimated have already been sold into the channel.
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Logical choice for business workers ...

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Microsoft rumored to buy Appcelerator, giving possible boost to Windows Phone software

Microsoft rumored to buy Appcelerator, giving possible boost to Windows Phone software | Microsoft | Scoop.it

A rumor’s been circulating and it now being said, according to close sources to the company, that Microsoft may be attracted to the idea of buying Appcelerator.

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That would be a very smart move ...

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Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for June 2013

Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for June 2013 | Microsoft | Scoop.it
This bulletin summary lists security bulletins released for June 2013.
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Windows 8 causes most precipitous PC decline in history

Windows 8 causes most precipitous PC decline in history | Microsoft | Scoop.it
The PC market has suffered its biggest decline on record, with first quarter shipments dropping 14% since the same time last year.
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Sure ... And the earth is flat too ...

 

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Five reasons why the Windows desktop isn't going away

Five reasons why the Windows desktop isn't going away | Microsoft | Scoop.it
The speculation on the next version of Windows (code-named Blue) is getting out of hand.
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Couldn't agree more with Ed Bott ...

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Windows Blue is aimed at Intel 'Haswell' ultrabooks

Windows Blue is aimed at Intel 'Haswell' ultrabooks | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Microsoft and Intel will deliver better power efficiency on devices running on Windows Blue.

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The improved "standby" technology sounds exciting!

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Microsoft discloses requests from law enforcement agencies worldwide

Microsoft discloses requests from law enforcement agencies worldwide | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Microsoft on Thursday disclosed for the first time the number of requests it had received from government law enforcement agencies for data on its hundreds of millions of customers around the world, joining the ranks of Google, Twitter, and other Web businesses that publish so-called transparency reports.

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70,665 requests received by Microsoft last year!

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Microsoft looking to 'extend touch' in 'dramatic' ways for Windows Blue, leaked video reveals

Microsoft looking to 'extend touch' in 'dramatic' ways for Windows Blue, leaked video reveals | Microsoft | Scoop.it

"We're really excited to work, now that the next version of Windows is coming, to make sure that we extend touch in even more dramatic fashion," says Microsoft's Chief Technical Strategy Officer, Eric Rudder.

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Potentially exciting news!

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Microsoft To Start Integrating Yammer Into Office 365 And SharePoint This Summer, Deeper Connections Coming This Fall

Microsoft To Start Integrating Yammer Into Office 365 And SharePoint This Summer, Deeper Connections Coming This Fall | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Microsoft wants to make Yammer the social layer across all of its products and today, at Convergence 2013, the company announced a more detailed roadmap for how it plans to do so.

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Larger plans for Yammer is the way to go if Microsoft wants to get a return on a $ 1 billion+ investment ...

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Ethan England's curator insight, January 8, 6:29 AM

SharePoint is the latest in collaboration technology, which improves the productivity and efficiency of organizations.

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Microsoft Launches IE10 For Windows 7

Microsoft Launches IE10 For Windows 7 | Microsoft | Scoop.it
This sure took a while, but Microsoft just announced that Internet Explorer 10 is now finally available for all Windows 7 users worldwide.
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"According to Microsoft, IE10 is at least 20% faster than IE9 when it comes to real-world performance" ... Good news, if true ...

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Internet Explorer 11 spotted as part of Windows Blue

Internet Explorer 11 spotted as part of Windows Blue | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Information on Windows Blue, the next major version of Windows, has started to leak out of Redmond recently.

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This is still speculation at this point ...

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Microsoft working to unify further its Windows and Windows Phone platforms

Microsoft working to unify further its Windows and Windows Phone platforms | Microsoft | Scoop.it
A new Microsoft job posting indicates Microsoft is planning to enable Windows apps to run without modification on Windows Phone and vice versa.
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Makes perfect sense ...

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Microsoft Addresses Surface Pro Concerns

Microsoft Addresses Surface Pro Concerns | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Microsoft corporate VP Panos Panay and the Surface team took to Reddit today to address some of the concerns that have cropped up in the wake of the first Surface with Windows 8 Pro reviews.

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"They're listening, people. And you're going to like the answers" ...

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Office 2013 Free Quick Start Guides

Office 2013 Free Quick Start Guides | Microsoft | Scoop.it
If you’re new to Office 2013, you can download any of our free Quick Start Guides. These printable guides contain useful tips, shortcuts, and screenshots to help you find your way
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9 handy Quick Start Guides that introduce you to the newest versions of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, Publisher, Access, Project, and Visio.

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Infographic: The top 11 features of Windows 8

Infographic: The top 11 features of Windows 8 | Microsoft | Scoop.it
Dot Com Infoway shares its thoughts on the Windows 8 operating system.
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You may or may not agree about their thoughts on Windows 8, but it is a pretty cool infographic ...

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