- News tagged "microsoft"
Tuesday, 17 Jul 2012
The customer preview of the new Microsoft Office has been unveiled featuring an intuitive design which works with touch, stylus, mouse, or keyboard across new Windows devices including tablets. It will delivered to subscribers through a cloud service.
Saturday, 14 Jul 2012
According to USA Today, Microsoft is set to unveil the next major version of its suite of office productivity applications and services this coming Tuesday.
Thursday, 12 Jul 2012
In a security advisory released yesterday, Microsoft advised Windows 7 and Vista users to disable their Windows Sidebar and Gadgets. The company warned that insecure gadgets could be used to run arbitrary code on a computer. Read on to find out how to secure your affected system.
Wednesday, 11 Jul 2012
Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 RTM and availability dates have just been announced. While we've reported on a number of highlights from Windows 8, this time round we share a few aspects from Windows Server 2012.
Tuesday, 10 Jul 2012
Microsoft has just announced its acquisition of Perceptive Pixel, a six-year-old maker of high-performance multi-touch workstations and "wall solutions".
Microsoft has revealed that Windows 8 will reach RTM stage in the first week of August, and will be generally available to users in October.
Tuesday, 3 Jul 2012
Compared with the cost of expanding its in-house IT services, Samsung achieved a tenfold cost reduction by choosing to manage its infrastructure in the cloud.
We previously reported that Microsoft is offering a special price for customers buying a new Windows 7 PC to upgrade to Windows 8 Pro. It has now announced a new offer that lets existing Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7 users upgrade to Windows 8 Pro for just US$39.99.
Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012
Microsoft’s senior marketing manager for Windows Phone, Greg Sullivan, sheds more light on why existing WP7 and WP7.5 handsets will not be getting the Windows Phone 8 update.
Microsoft makes its move to acquire Yammer, a cloud-based enterprise social networking service, for US$1.2 billion in cash. Yammer will continue to be headed by current CEO David Sacks although the company will be integrated with Microsoft's Office Division after the acquisition.