News tagged ‘microsoft’
Friday, 12 Jul 2013
Team vSoft Studio from NTU has emerged as champion of the 11th annual Microsoft Imagine Cup, the world's premier competition for student technologists, developers and aspiring entrepreneurs to create innovative projects and ultimately bring those ideas to market.
Nokia finally took the wraps off its Lumia 1020 handset, the first Windows Phone device to come equipped with the 41-megapixel PureView camera sensor.
In an internal memo, Microsoft CEO, Steve Ballmer, explains his plans for a "One Microsoft" by massively altering the company's organization and creating a number of new divisions. The biggest change is the creation of a new operating systems engineering group that will span across console, mobile device, and PC.
Thursday, 11 Jul 2013
For the second consecutive week since Microsoft released the public preview of Windows 8.1, the company has delivered several bug fixes for the preview OS.
Monday, 8 Jul 2013
In an effort to give Office Web Apps users a comprehensive productivity experience, Microsoft will be adding many new features in the coming months. PDF viewing is now possible in the Word Web App, and Excel Web App now supports freeze panes and data validation.
Wednesday, 3 Jul 2013
The new Facebook 5.0 app for Windows Phone 8 features an overhauled UI, improved navigation, and timeline, just to name a few, with Facebook chat being built into the Messaging app on the Windows Phone as well.
According to reports, former Microsoft Xbox boss Don Mattrick left so abruptly because of Microsoft's upcoming massive reorganization.
Tuesday, 2 Jul 2013
Microsoft has announced plans to discontinue the TechNet Subscription service. Currently, it allows subscribers to try full version and beta software from Microsoft's extensive library, for an annual fee as low as US$199. However, this service will be retired by the end of August 2013.
Friday, 28 Jun 2013
Microsoft has announced Internet Explorer 11 will support SPDY and WebGL. Early adopters can look forward to speedy web browsing, and interactive 2D and 3D graphics without the need for any plug-ins.
At Build 2013, it was announced that Foursquare has developed a native tablet app for Windows 8 tablets. This is the company's first native tablet app. Several big-name apps are coming to the platform too, as Windows Store nears 100,000 apps.