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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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Microsoft Pulling Out of CES After Upcoming Show

Microsoft Pulling Out of CES After Upcoming Show | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Microsoft on Monday said that Steve Ballmer’s keynote at next month’s Consumer Electronics Show will be the software maker’s last major appearance at the event.

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ITC: Motorola infringed one of Microsoft’s mobile patents, affects Atrix, Droid and Xoom tablet

ITC: Motorola infringed one of Microsoft’s mobile patents, affects Atrix, Droid and Xoom tablet | Microsoft | Scoop.it

The patent battle between Motorola and Microsoft heated up once again on Tuesday. An administrative law judge for the U.S. International Trade Commission ruled on Tuesday that Motorola has infringed on one of Microsoft’s patents.

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Microsoft's Scott Guthrie and his impact on Azure: A six month report card

Microsoft's Scott Guthrie and his impact on Azure: A six month report card | Microsoft | Scoop.it

What has Microsoft’s Scott Guthrie done over the past six months in his new job as head of the Azure Application Platform?

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Microsoft announces Picture Passwords for Windows 8

Microsoft announces Picture Passwords for Windows 8 | Microsoft | Scoop.it

While the security of personal computers and mobile devices is always a priority for most consumers, Microsoft is taking password protection to the visual level with picture gestures.

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Microsoft acquires SkypeSexFinder.com, forwards to Bing using same keywords

Microsoft acquires SkypeSexFinder.com, forwards to Bing using same keywords | Microsoft | Scoop.it

According to WHOIS records, Microsoft has acquired the domain name SkypeSexFinder.com after it apparently expired and became available to the public.

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Silver Lake, Microsoft working on new Yahoo stake offer: source

Silver Lake, Microsoft working on new Yahoo stake offer: source | Microsoft | Scoop.it

A consortium of private equity group Silver Lake, software giant Microsoft Corp and venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz are reworking their bid for a minority stake in Internet company Yahoo Inc.

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Microsoft takes the wraps off its So.cl social-search project

Microsoft takes the wraps off its So.cl social-search project | Microsoft | Scoop.it

 

Microsoft is taking the wraps off a new learning tool, it social-search research project known as So.cl, from its FUSE Labs division.

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Study shows surprisingly positive social media sentiment for new WP7 handsets

Study shows surprisingly positive social media sentiment for new WP7 handsets | Microsoft | Scoop.it

According to a new study executed by BrandWatch, the sentiment surrounding several new Windows Phone handsets is more positive than we might have anticipated.

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Microsoft's Steve Ballmer is rated third-worst tech company CEO

Microsoft's Steve Ballmer is rated third-worst tech company CEO | Microsoft | Scoop.it

The criticism of Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer just doesn't let up. He's just been rated the third worst CEO of more than 50 major tech companies by the site Glassdoor.com. Those ratings are based on what employees think of their CEOs, so there's clearly dissension in the Microsoft ranks.

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Got Android malware? Microsoft wants to give you a free Windows Phone

Got Android malware? Microsoft wants to give you a free Windows Phone | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Are you an Android user? Have you dealt with any sort of malware or infection of your handset due to something you downloaded from its app store, or snagged off the Internet?

If so, Microsoft may have something for you. If you can tell your story in a humorous fashion, you might be able to score one of the company’s Windows Phone handsets.

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Microsoft: 5 smart and 5 dumb moves the company made in 2011

Microsoft: 5 smart and 5 dumb moves the company made in 2011 | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Love it or hate it, Microsoft is a company that brings out strong emotions in just about every IT professional.

With 2011 about to end, it is time for our picks of some of smartest moves this powerful software company made this year - and some of the moves we'd say were not so bright.

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10 meter Windows Phone erected in Paris

10 meter Windows Phone erected in Paris | Microsoft | Scoop.it

We previously touched on Paris being the next location where a giant Windows Phone is to be constructed, just like the event in New York last month.

Today, we've got an idea of what the setup looks like. In the photo above we can clearly see the erected display (behind a tree) with what appear to be demo stands situated just in front.

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Microsoft could be the "Comeback Kid" in 2012

Microsoft could be the "Comeback Kid" in 2012 | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Microsoft has made some decisions in 2011 that have the potential to pay off nicely, if the company can keep its focus and deliver on its promises.

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Microsoft, Nokia reportedly flirt with buying Research in Motion

Microsoft, Nokia reportedly flirt with buying Research in Motion | Microsoft | Scoop.it

 

 

 

Even as it struggled for market share and to bolster its stock price, Canadian smartphone maker Research in Motion was the subject of a joint takeover flirtation by Microsoft Corp. and Nokia Corp. in recent months.

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2011 Year in Review - Microsoft's year

2011 Year in Review - Microsoft's year | Microsoft | Scoop.it

As 2011 draws to a close, it’s time to take a look at the year that’s been. In this post I’m going to take a tour of the highs and lows of Microsoft’s year.

All in all, it’s been a very good year for Microsoft.

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Microsoft Shrinking Margins Loom as Cloud Push Lifts Costs

Microsoft Shrinking Margins Loom as Cloud Push Lifts Costs | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Microsoft Corp.’s push into cloud computing will help the company compete with Google Inc., Apple Inc. and Salesforce.com Inc. It also will hurt profit margins.

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Microsoft Designs Bluetooth Keyboard for Tablets

Microsoft Designs Bluetooth Keyboard for Tablets | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Microsoft's Bluetooth Mobile Keyboard 5000 is designed to be used with Apple's two iPad tablets, numerous Android devices and Microsoft Windows.

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Welcome to Microsoft SOCL [Video]

Welcome to Microsoft SOCL [Video] | Microsoft | Scoop.it

So.cl (pronounced social) is an experimental research project, developed by Microsoft's FUSE Labs, focused on exploring the possibilities of social search for the purpose of learning.

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Microsoft Nears No. 2 Spot in Search Market as Yahoo Slips

Microsoft Nears No. 2 Spot in Search Market as Yahoo Slips | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Microsoft Corp. came close to beating out Yahoo! Inc. for second place in the U.S. Internet search market last month after the company’s Bing service made gains on other sites, according to ComScore Inc.

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In Major Shift, Microsoft Will Auto-Update Internet Explorer Users

In Major Shift, Microsoft Will Auto-Update Internet Explorer Users | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Microsoft announced this morning that it will begin auto-updating Internet Explorer users' PCs to the latest versions of the browser, a situation that will vary somewhat according to which Windows version they're using.

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Secret behind Microsoft iPad apps

Secret behind Microsoft iPad apps | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Microsoft is releasing one iPad app after another, and hopes we don’t figure out why it is doing so.

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Top Ten Features of Windows 8 Control Panel

Top Ten Features of Windows 8 Control Panel | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Windows 8 Control Panel has been revamped with a plethora of new shortcuts, applet for various system components, and quick links to configure consoles while comprising Windows 8 native utilities related settings and toggles.

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Windows Phone Marketplace passes 45,000 apps as Apple announces 500,000 for iOS

Windows Phone Marketplace passes 45,000 apps as Apple announces 500,000 for iOS | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Microsoft’s Windows Phone Marketplace has now reached 45,000 applications. The Marketplace has grown by 5,000 applications in under a month.

Microsoft previously reached 40,000 apps in mid-November.

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Microsoft Lync mobile clients for iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows Phone ready to roll

Microsoft Lync mobile clients for iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows Phone ready to roll | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Microsoft looks to be ready to roll out its Lync unified communications client for Windows Phone, iPhone, Android, Symbian and the iPad on December 12.

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