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Windows 10 Build 14393 Rollout, Cloud Revenue: Microsoft Roundup

InformationWeek - ‎7 hours ago‎
Microsoft this week released the financial results for its fourth fiscal quarter and 2016 fiscal year. Revenue for the company's fourth-quarter results totaled $22.6 billion (non-GAAP), beating Wall Street's expectations of $22.1 billion, and net ...
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Salesforce claims it would have paid even more for LinkedIn than Microsoft

Windows Central - ‎4 hours ago‎
In the end, the committee determined that Microsoft's all-cash offer was a safer deal to make than the one from Salesforce.

Microsoft Can't Shield User Data From Government, U.S. Says

Bloomberg - ‎19 hours ago‎
Microsoft sued the Justice Department and Attorney General Loretta Lynch in April, escalating a feud with the U.S. over customer privacy and its ability to disclose what it's asked to turn over to investigators.
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Microsoft's canceled 3D Touch Windows phone gets reviewed

The Verge - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Microsoft was planning to introduce its own unique 3D Touch feature for Windows Phones back in 2014. While we exclusively detailed 3D Touch and the existence of Nokia's "McLaren" prototype device, Microsoft decided to cancel the flagship and focus on ...
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Microsoft to move Windows Server engineering team into Windows and Devices Group

ZDNet - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Guthrie since February 2014 has been EVP of Microsoft's Cloud and Enterprise division, where he has been in charge of Microsoft's cloud, server, database, business apps, security, management, and development tools business. Before that, from May 2011 ...

Microsoft Stream 101: How to share and manage videos for businesses

Windows Central - ‎5 hours ago‎
Microsoft Stream is to YouTube like Yammer was to Facebook. It enables organizations and their employees to communicate and collaborate with videos more efficiently by managing video storage and security.
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Microsoft adds Pokémon detector to OneDrive to locate monster screenshots

The Verge - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Microsoft is making a number of changes to OneDrive today, but the feature that stands out is a new Pokémon detector. OneDrive has been sorting pictures into tags by detecting if photos are of food, buildings, animals, drink, and many more.

Microsoft's Dynamics 365: Understanding the Common Data Model

ZDNet - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
When Microsoft took the wraps off Dynamics 365 a couple of weeks ago, officials seemingly didn't want to talk much about tech.

Microsoft's Dream Job partners will help you prepare for your next position

Digital Trends - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Do you love your job? If not, Microsoft wants to help you find a job you do love by using its products. The OS and productivity software mega force partnered with digital print and design company Moo and sponsored career expert Maxie McCoy to give ...
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As PCs decline, Microsoft betting its future on the cloud - ‎4 hours ago‎
SAN FRANCISCO - In a world where there's a smartphone app for everything, one company __ Inc. - has long been the host for an outsized share of online software and computing services.

What is Microsoft's Hololens actually like to develop for?

TechRadar - ‎12 hours ago‎
While the likes of the HTC Vive and the Oculus Rift might finally be getting into the hands of consumers after a lengthy wait, Microsoft's headset, the Hololens, has been quiet of late. In fact, the headset didn't even make an appearance at Microsoft's ...

Geek on the Street: What is the name of Microsoft's search engine?

GeekWire - ‎4 hours ago‎
Seven years later, with the news this week that Microsoft's Bing search engine is making new progress against Google in the search market, we decided to repeat the experiment, taking to the streets and asking the same question: What is the name of ...
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Microsoft Changes Services Agreement: Xbox To Require Sign In Every 5 Years To Maintain Gamertag

WCCFtech - ‎10 hours ago‎
In the Microsoft Account or Skype Account section, we've added a requirement that you must sign into the Xbox Services at least once in a 5-year period to keep the Xbox gamertag associated with your Microsoft account. We've also added that if your ...

Windows 10 Tracking And Data Collection Gets Microsoft In Trouble In France

Tech Times - ‎11 hours ago‎
France's Chair of the National Data Protection Commission (CNIL) has given Microsoft three months to change its Windows 10 practices regarding privacy, security and user data collection.
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There Was No Xbox Handheld Because Microsoft "Couldn't Focus"

GameSpot - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
In an interview with IGN, former Chief Xbox Officer Robbie Bach explained that Microsoft definitely had plans to make an Xboy device, but ultimately the company could never allocate enough resources or attention to get the project off the ground ...

Microsoft EOP exposes users to data breaches, whitepaper

SC Magazine - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Vircom researchers believe that Microsoft Exchange Online Protection (EOP) may be exposing users and their networks to both data breach and data loss risks due to the manner in which EOP manages the retention and quarantining of spam email.

CIOs question value of Microsoft's LinkedIn buy

CIO - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
CIOs' views of Microsoft's blockbuster bid to buy LinkedIn runs the gamut from dismay to cautious optimism. Some IT leaders fret that the $26.2 billion deal won't generate demonstrable value for customers while others are applauding what they see as a ...
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West Des Moines' data center will be Microsoft's 'largest' in US - ‎22 hours ago‎
Microsoft is set to build its largest data center in the U.S. in West Des Moines, spending $1.5 billion to $2.5 billion on a complex that will be larger than Jordan Creek Town Center.

Microsoft's president explains the company's quiet legal war for user privacy

Washington Post - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Apple's legal battle over encryption dominated headlines earlier this year, but another tech giant is fighting a quieter legal war over user privacy: Microsoft. It won a major victory last week, when the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit sided ...