Microsoft Corporation

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Name: Microsoft Corporation
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 33 mins ago - 3 reports

Microsoft promotes its Band smartwatch platform with plans to license its technology

MicrosoftMicrosoft plans to license its Microsoft Band smartwatch technology to other manufacturers, with an emphasis on the sensors powering them, a company representative said Friday.Whether Microsoft plans to put in place a formal program, such as ... [Published PC World - 33 mins ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 38 mins ago - 42 reports

Use a screen protector with the Microsoft Band or you will scratch the display like I did

If you are going to buy a Microsoft Band, make sure you use the screen protector that comes with your purchase as the display will scratch easily. I have been using our device for the better part of one day on the inside of my wrist and there are already ... [Published Neowin.net - 1 hour ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 42 mins ago - 9 reports

Samsung fires another shot at Microsoft in Android patent battle

Summary: Samsung now claims there's another reason it stopped paying Android patent licensing fees to Microsoft: antitrust issues.You might think that Samsung stopped paying Android patent licensing fees to Microsoft because of concerns about the  viability ... [Published ZDNet - 53 mins ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 52 mins ago - 43 reports

Microsoft says new Office for Mac due in 2015, unveils new Outlook app

But to tide you over until then, there's a new version of Outlook.Although Microsoft released the latest version of its email client on Friday, the roadmap to the next version of Office is the real news. In the first half of 2015, Microsoft will release ... [Published CIO IT-Strategie für Manager - 2 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 9 reports

Microsoft Stops Selling Windows 8 And Windows 7

Wave goodbye to Windows 7 and Windows 8 purchases.Read the full article here .This content was originally published by Forbes Magazine . Original publishers retain all rights. It appears here for a limited time before automated archiving.ByRelated ... [Published Global Advisors - 3 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 16 reports

Nokia to Suspend Chennai Operations Tomorrow; Fin Package For Staff

CHENNAI: Finnish telecom major Nokia will suspend its mobile handset production at Sriperumbudur plant from tomorrow, while a financial package of Rs 7.5-9 lakh has been finalised for the last 900 employees.Though the company had offered voluntary retirement ... [Published New Indian Express - 3 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 13 reports

Microsoft joins the wearables market with the fitness tracking Microsoft Band

Microsoft is officially entering the wearables market with the newly released Microsoft Band, a 10-sensor fitness tracker that is compatible with Windows Phone, as well as iOS and Android (although voice-issued commands will only work with Microsoft's ... [Published Singapore Hardware Zone - 11 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 13 reports

Microsoft's cross-platform wearable, fitness strategy attracts Starbucks

Microsoft is aiming to differentiate its cloud-based Microsoft Health service and wearable Band in highly competitive sectors by supporting all mobile device platforms, helping it attract big brands such as Starbucks to sign on.With Apple’s HealthKit ... [Published Mobile Marketer - 12 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 18 reports

Microsoft announces board changes and quarterly dividend increase

First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 200 reports

Why Microsoft jumped on the fitness Band wagon

Microsoft has released its fitness band, creatively named Band, and a health app, named Microsoft Health. The question is, why?Microsoft's efforts in the mobile space have not been overly successful to date, with Windows Phone representing less than 3 ... [Published Brisbane Times - 20 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 122 reports

Microsoft Unveils Fitness Smart Band That Understands Voice Commands | Fast Company

Microsoft on Thursday debuted a connected activity-tracking wristband with a heart-rate monitor that can track sleep and fitness data. The news isn't entirely surprising, considering how many tech companies are now eyeing the health and wearables category. ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 22 hours ago]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 44 reports

Microsoft 'almost' wraps up largest layoff in its history

Microsoft has "almost" concluded its plan to eliminate 18,000 positions in a third round of job cuts.The company announced in July that it would let go about 14% of its workforce, the largest set of job cuts in its history, but instead of axing them with ... [Published CIO - Oct 30 2014]

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Have you used your Partner Advisory Hours to ge... [Published TechNet Blogs - 1 hour ago]
Michael KophsPartner Technology Strategist Cloud Partners, Did you know that with your Microsoft partnership comes Partner Advisory Hours benefits that can assist you with building out your Azure practice?  Just call 800-MPNSOLVE, give them ...
Microsoft Trims Some Ad Sales Positions [Published Digits - 1 hour ago]
Microsoft has eliminated several dozen positions within its advertising division as part of the technology company's overall reduction of 18,000 jobs under Chief Executive Satya Nadella, according to a person familiar with the matter. ...
GLOBAL THREAT INTELLIGENCE REPORT: OCTOBER 2014 [Published Krypt3ia - 1 hour ago]
GLOBAL Threat Intelligence Report – OCTOBER 2014     Executive Summary This month saw another fundamental flaw in a commonly used encryption mechanism for transferring data (Poodle) as well as an uptick in the attempts on last months Shellshock ...
Virgin Galactic Crash: Enough With Amateur Hour [Published Real Clear Politics - TIME.com - 1 hour ago]
It’s difficult not to feel sympathy for the hard-working people of Virgin Galactic—Sir Richard Branson’s private space tourism company—after the loss of their SpaceShipTwo vehicle in a crash in the Mojave Desert at a little after 10 a.m. PDT Friday. ...
Virgin Galactic Crash: Enough With Amateur Hour [Published TIME.com - 1 hour ago]
It’s difficult not to feel sympathy for the hard-working people of Virgin Galactic—Sir Richard Branson’s private space tourism company—after the loss of their SpaceShipTwo vehicle in a crash in the Mojave Desert at a little after 10 a.m. PDT Friday. ...
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Microsoft Convergence 2014 Europe [Published Microsoft Press Releases - Oct 30 2014]
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