Don’t be Scared of High Costs for Halloween Costumes – Bing Has a Solution

Halloween is just around the corner and costume planning is in full force. What are you dressing as this year? Perhaps a “Jersey Shore” cast member or the latest celebrity? According to a recent Bing-commissioned survey of Americans, nearly 40 percent of respondents indicated that they are abandoning store-bought costumes for a do-it-yourself (DIY) costume….

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Xbox 360 is Changing the Game for Educational Experiences

Remember when you were a kid, and you wished that you could actually play with the characters on television? It is now possible with Xbox 360. Last week, Microsoft revealed how its “playful learning” experiences are revolutionizing interactive television, allowing children and their families to engage, interact and learn in an entirely new way –…

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LA Fitness Gets Into (Business) Shape with Microsoft Lync

It happens to all of us: we get busy with work, stuck in routines and don’t make the time to stay in shape.  LA Fitness, a privately owned health club chain, was in a similar situation albeit with its business. With more than 20,000 employees at 370 clubs across the county, the company had gotten…

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Do You Have an Online Security Blanket?

You are on your computer and browsing the internet, clicking on various links, when suddenly an alert pops up that you are under attack from the latest virus. It’s a familiar situation, one that many computer users experience on a daily basis. This week, Microsoft released the 11th Security Intelligence Report to provide in-depth insight…

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SharePoint: Changing the Way People Work

This week, an estimated 5,000 attendees will gather in Anaheim, Calif., for the Microsoft SharePoint Conference 2011, the most comprehensive event on SharePoint and related technology. More than 240 sessions are scheduled to focus on how customers can use the product as a platform for critical business applications, collaboration, content management, search, and enterprise social…

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Windows Phone 7.5 Update is Putting People First

Remember the old saying, “the world doesn’t revolve around you.” Well, in the case of the Windows Phone 7.5 update release – it does. The latest features and experiences are designed to build on the phone’s intuitive, people-first foundation, using integrated social networking and conversational threads, for connecting with the people in our lives. For…

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