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First 4G LTE Windows Phones Hit Stores, Help People Do Everyday Tasks Faster
Kourtney Kardashian, Vernon Davis and Stephanie Izard join Windows Phone to launch the new Nokia Lumia 900 by giving away “free time.”
Italian Businesses Improve Information-Sharing, Bolster Productivity, Reduce IT Costs With Cloud-Based Microsoft Office 365
Large or small, public or private, Office 365 customers in Italy are enjoying greater efficiency with less IT infrastructure.
Microsoft, City of Los Angeles Announce Program That Increases Activity and Well-Being of Seniors
Microsoft and its partners plan to expand to a total of 16 senior centers in Los Angeles.
Chilean Firm Selects Windows Azure Cloud as Best Place to Host Network
To build and host a scalable B2B site that could handle millions of users, Signature South Consulting chose Windows Azure, which has met all its needs and reduced its hosting costs by 60 percent.
Reddy Ice Boosts Productivity While Reducing Costs With Microsoft Hyper-V Server Virtualization Technology
Leading packaged ice company upgrades to Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 and Microsoft Hyper-V Server after an unsuccessful pilot test with Google Mail and VMware and continues to explore an array of additional Microsoft technologies.
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Release of New 4G Phones a Milestone for Windows Phone, Nokia Partnership
AT&T today launched two new 4G LTE-capable Windows Phones – the sleek, award-winning Nokia Lumia 900 and the HTC Titan II. The launch is an important milestone for partners Microsoft and Nokia, and an AT&T spokesman said the Lumia 900 will be a centerpiece of its spring advertising campaign.
Exergamers Wellness Club Uses Kinect and HealthVault to Enhance Seniors’ Well-being
Seniors in Los Angeles experience improved fitness and increased happiness as a result of an innovative public-private partnership that uses interactive gaming and health-monitoring tools from Microsoft.
‘Kinect Star Wars:’ A Tour de Force by Fans, for Fans
Meet the Force-sensitive fans who helped bring the Star Wars universe to life in “Kinect Star Wars,” the ultimate Jedi experience for Padawans of all ages.
Jasmine Villegas and Internet Explorer Invite Fans to Be Part of New Interactive Music Video Experience
Fans take center stage and become part of the action in new HTML5 music video.
Intelligent Systems in Motion at IDC’s SMART TECHnology World
With the next information revolution underway, Microsoft offers a state of the union for enterprise IT.
Hillcrest Family Health Clinics Realizes Efficiency and Improved Data Access With Intelligent System
Clinic network recoups its investment in the Windows Embedded-based solution within three years through streamlined device management, reduced downtime and ability to care for more patients.
Ford Drives Vivid Picture of the Cloud and Connected Cars With Microsoft
SYNC with MyFord Touch provides a platform to help drivers stay connected and secure more long-term value from their vehicles.
Report Captures Picture of Global Opportunity Divide for Largest Youth Population in History
Youths echo findings from International Youth Foundation report, which urges actions to help young people succeed.
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Partner Beware: 6 Pieces of Bad Cloud Advice
The transition to cloud is tough for the Microsoft channel. Some cloud 1.0 pioneers who survived to be cloud 2.0 veterans share their tales from the trenches about strategies that sounded smart at the time, but could have cost them their businesses if they hadn't been nimble.
Yammer Chief Announces Departure from Microsoft
David Sacks, co-founder and former CEO of Yammer, on Thursday announced that he is leaving Microsoft.
Microsoft Adds Azure ExpressRoute Cities, Partners
Microsoft's ExpressRoute service has expanded into seven cities and added two new partners, the company announced on Monday.
Microsoft Q4 Revenue Up Despite Earnings-Per-Share Miss
Microsoft reported earnings per share of $0.55 in its fiscal fourth-quarter earnings report on Tuesday, missing Wall Street's expectations by about $0.05.
Microsoft Lumps TechEd, Other Conferences into 'Unified' Event
Microsoft plans to replace TechEd and more specialized conferences that it has hosted for years with a new event in 2015, the company announced on Monday.
Second Windows 8.1 Update Reportedly Coming August
A new operating system update called "Windows 8.1 Update 2" may arrive on Aug. 12, according to media reports on Monday.
Intel Bullish on PC Market After Earnings Report
Intel's second quarter earnings report, released last week, showed a third consecutive quarter of growth in PC shipments after a protracted decline in the market.
Microsoft Licensing Program for Midsize Orgs Hits New Milestones
The Microsoft Products and Services Agreement (MPSA) is expanding to more countries, Microsoft announced Wednesday at the Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC).
Microsoft Talks Up Recent Windows Updates, Stays Quiet on 'Threshold'
Microsoft spent much of Wednesday's Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) keynote touting recent improvements to Windows and Windows Phone, but gave few details about its plan for the platforms going forward.
Microsoft Confirms It Will Lay Off 18,000 Employees
Confirming recent rumors, Microsoft on Thursday announced it will undergo the most extensive round of layoffs in its history, with the newly acquired Nokia unit taking the brunt of the cuts.
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