Microsoft Corporation

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Name: Microsoft Corporation
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 26 mins ago - 10 reports

Minecraft: Microsoft to Acquire Mojang Makers of Minecraft Today

Rumours were a bound on the internet about MicrosoftREUTERS/Pichi ChuangMicrosoft will acquire the company for $2.5 billion. So far Microsoft was quite regarding this deal. However, Reuters reported that the deal could come through today. Mojang created ... [Published International Business Times Australia - 2 hours ago]
First reported 50 mins ago - Updated 32 mins ago - 2 reports

Microsoft and Yahoo spar with U.S. government [Government IT News]

The big online and tech companies suffer from an interesting conflict: the government is both customer and the one carrying the biggest stick in the privacy battle. Unless there's a major policy change, you're going to see more stories like these. ... [Published ZDNet - 32 mins ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 51 mins ago - 5 reports

Upcoming Windows Phone Handset Spotted With “Windows” Branding Instead

So we have heard the rumors that Microsoft could be getting ready to drop the Nokia and Windows Phone branding from its future smartphones. The Nokia brand is understandable as the name still belongs to Nokia over in Finland, but to drop Windows Phone? ... [Published UberGizmo - 1 hour ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

There's more evidence Microsoft is dropping 'Phone' from 'Windows Phone'

The recently leaked website for the upcoming My Go GoPhone GF47W seems to have dropped the "Phone" part of "Windows Phone" on the back of its case, based on images posted on the site. ... [Published GameDev.net - 3 hours ago]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 4 reports

Windows 9: everything you need to know

06:48 pmWindows 8 debuted with a notification system to allow apps to generate brief alerts, but the operating system lacked a central Notification Center to collect and display them all. Microsoft appears to be planning to provide a Notification Center ... [Published The Verge - 14 hours ago]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 3 reports

Surface Pro 3 v. MacBook Air

When my new Apple MacBook Air arrived earlier this month, I could feel the waves of jealousy coming off the Surface Pro 3. But it shouldn't have worried. While your needs may vary, the Surface Pro 3 instantly catapults Microsoft's hardware into the same ... [Published Windows IT Pro - 8 hours ago]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 24 reports

Microsoft Reveals Intentions to Buy Minecraft

Microsoft is in the final agreements with Mojang, a vital stage towards buying the Indie game. They are determined to own Minecraft team, a company which may become part of or an affiliate of Microsoft before the start of next week if the agreement with ... [Published Techvoize - 21 hours ago]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 2 reports

Microsoft release IE Data Savings app to let you know how much you saved

Windows Phone 8.1 brings a more powerful version of Microsoft’s Datasense service, which will reduces data usage by acting as an invisible proxy and also by blocking some ads.Now Microsoft has released an app, IE Data Savings, which lets you see just ... [Published WMPoweruser.com - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 4 reports

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 vs iPad Air 2 comparison: Which is the best next-gen tablet?

The battle between the best tablets in the market is getting hotter.Microsoft recently released its Surface Pro 3 tablet, while Apple Inc. is said to unveil its newest iPad Air 2 sometime later this year. With two improved tablet offerings from the top ... [Published Christian Today - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 5 reports

Windows 9 Start Menu Works Like This [VIDEO]

Microsoft is expected to remove the full-screen Start screen in favor of Start menu for desktop usersOn Thursday, two German sites ComputerBase and WinFuture leaked 20 screenshots of an early build of Microsoft Corporation ( NASDAQ:MSFT )’s Windows 9. ... [Published Value Walk - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 3 reports

Microsoft: Windows Phone doesn't have an app problem (in India)

Microsoft’s Windows Phone is a great phone OS but one of the biggest problems that keeps getting mentioned is the lack of popular, high-quality apps for the platform . Now a Microsoft spokesperson is trying to paint this picture in a different shade.Speaking ... [Published Neowin.net - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 3 reports

Hiring startup engineers? Talk about challenge, not pay | VentureBeat | Enterprise

Back when I worked at Microsoft and Amazon, I spent a lot of time hiring and building teams. I had the methodology down: Get referrals from strong people already on the team. Look for someone who is uniquely great at something, preferably something that ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 13 2014]

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"Having worked in many other countries before, it's very hard to work in New Zealand and get funding. If I didn’t have overseas consultants who fund what I do, I wouldn’t survive here.”"
"With the deepening of the reform, China's IPR framework has become more mature and better conforms to advanced international practices" he said
...some details in the reports by foreign organizations weren't true and that companies have been allowed to bring their own attorneys to meetings. "I welcome you to hire the most famous lawyers in the world" Mr. Xu said
"The only secure password is the one you can't remember" as Troy puts it. Yep, as long as your password manager can though

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Local establishments offer discounts for students [Published Daily Vidette - 26 mins ago]
Microsoft and Yahoo spar with U.S. government [... [Published ZDNet - 32 mins ago]
‘Driveclub’ vs. ‘Forza Horizon 2’: DLC Plans De... [Published International Business Times Australia - 34 mins ago]
'Minecraft,' home security, iPhones and more! [Published DailyMe.Com - 42 mins ago]
Nokia Brand Name to Disappear from Market [Published Digital Chosun - 42 mins ago]
The right weights for mortgage risks [Published EJ Insights - 43 mins ago]
The reveloutionary power of nanotechnology [Published Idealog - 48 mins ago]
Microsoft and Yahoo spar with U.S. government [... [Published ZDNet Security - 50 mins ago]
Surface 2 64GB out of stock on Microsoft's webs... [Published Neowin.net - 51 mins ago]
Biz Bits: Best-selling software (Sept. 15, 2014) [Published Boulder Daily Camera - 54 mins ago]
China, US step up IPR cooperation [Published CHINAdaily - 1 hour ago]
Upcoming Windows Phone Handset Spotted With “Wi... [Published UberGizmo - 1 hour ago]
US Treasury warns China over antimonopoly efforts [Published Business Spectator - 1 hour ago]
BLOGS OF THE DAY: Samantha Morton: 'I was abuse... [Published Mail Online UK - 1 hour ago]
Please, Create An App That Stops You From Texti... [Published DailyMe.Com - 1 hour ago]
Virtualisation’s missed opportunities [Published Virtualization World 365 - 1 hour ago]
Juha Saarinen: My password is... and Spark revi... [Published New Zealand Herald - 1 hour ago]
Facebook hires Walt Disney's Anouska Ruane for ... [Published PR Week UK - 1 hour ago]
Warning that US data retention in Ireland could... [Published Irish Times - 1 hour ago]
Leaked photo confirms that Microsoft is removin... [Published Phone Arena - 1 hour ago]
12.3% YTD growth for largest Technology, Media ... [Published Hedge Tracker - 1 hour ago]
Peyton Manning nearly perfect in Broncos' 24-17... [Published Denver Post - 2 hours ago]
Some random thoughts on ongoing events [Published Business Recorder - 2 hours ago]
The latest in gaming at Microsoft [Published The Varsity Online - 2 hours ago]
Windows Phone 8.1's Wi-Fi Sense might also be p... [Published Windows Phone Central - 2 hours ago]
Minecraft: Microsoft to Acquire Mojang Makers o... [Published International Business Times Australia - 2 hours ago]
Yahoo to get windfall from Alibaba IPO: analysts [Published Brunei Times - 2 hours ago]
Microsoft’s New Smartphone Branding Leaks Out [Published Techno Buffalo - 2 hours ago]
Thor's OS Xodus [Published Research and Markets - 2 hours ago]
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Microsoft OneNote memory corruption [Published Securityvulns news channel - 3 hours ago]
Memory corruption on OneNote files parsing. Applications: OneNote 2007 (15.09.2014) ...
Why FRAND Commitments are Not (usually) Contracts [Published Patent Law Blog (Patently-O) - 4 hours ago]
Guest Post by Professor Jorge L. Contreras There has been a fair amount of controversy recently over commitments that patent holders make to license patents on terms that are “fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory” (FRAND).  As I have previously ...
In defense of email [Published Venturebeat - 5 hours ago]
GUEST POST Image Credit: Kevin Fitz Recently, I’ve noticed the chorus of companies promising to “kill email” and have been unsuccessful. There’s software for teams to collaborate when they don’t work in the same building, and other services for companies ...
QA Process for a ConfigMgr 2012 "Application Fa... [Published TechNet Blogs - 6 hours ago]
For my first series of posts I plan to present a number of posts that contain both technical and process details, as I described as the purpose for this blog. As consultants and IT professionals we are often asked to implement new technologies or new ...
Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week A... [Published Techdirt - 7 hours ago]
The biggest story this week was, of course, the big push to get the public's voice heard on the issue of net neutrality — so it's fitting that our number one comment on the insightful side comes in response to big broadband's ongoing misrepresentation ...
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Microsoft searching for its Mojang? [Published Reuters Video: Business - Sep 12 2014]
Microsoft Near Deal to Buy Minecraft [Published Wall Street Journal Tech News Briefing - Sep 10 2014]
Breakingviews: Nadella takes a page from Ballme... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Sep 10 2014]
Breakingviews: Nadella takes a page from Ballme... [Published Reuters Video: Business - Sep 10 2014]
Apple Watch to Allow Mobile Payments [Published Wall Street Journal Tech News Briefing - Sep 04 2014]
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Homevue(R) Wireless Video Surveillance for Micr... [Published GlobeNewswire: Paper News - Sep 10 2014]
Microsoft Azure Media Services adds new cloud-f... [Published Microsoft Press Releases - Sep 10 2014]
The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Nokia, Googl... [Published Financial Services - Sep 04 2014]
App Launch, Ads Network Expansion, Product Laun... [Published Financial Services - Sep 04 2014]
New Nokia Lumia smartphones bring high-end imag... [Published Microsoft Press Releases - Sep 04 2014]
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