Weekend Reading: Feb. 21st Edition — Your personal cloud is now OneDrive, and Microsoft Dynamics CRM to add marketing capabilities

In this edition of Weekend Reading, we’ve got stories about free cloud storage OneDrive being globally available, Microsoft Dynamics CRM adding more capabilities to deliver even better customer service, and new and updated Bing apps for Windows Phone. Who knew moving day could be so easy? Microsoft’s free cloud storage, OneDrive, became available this week….

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Weekend Reading: Nov. 8th Edition – Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 now broadly available

In this edition of Weekend Reading, we’ve got stories about Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013, how you can now use Office 365 Web Apps to collaborate with colleagues in real time and Microsoft’s huge commitment to green energy by using wind power. At its annual Convergence event in Barcelona this week, Microsoft announced the broad availability…

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The Midweek Download: November 7th Edition – Meet the Engineering Team Behind “Halo 4”

In this edition of The Midweek Download, we’ve got stories on the engineering team behind “Halo 4”, Windows 8 apps as a business tool and Windows Phone 8 developer news and highlights from Build 2012. Meet the ‘Halo 4’ Engineers Delivering ‘30 Seconds of Fun’. Doubtless by now, you’ve heard we launched “Halo 4” on Tuesday….

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Daily Update, Oct. 10th – Microsoft Releases its Annual Citizenship Report

Earlier this morning, we released our annual Citizenship Report, which provides an overview of our citizenship work over the past fiscal year, from July 2011 to June 2012. This is the third year in a row that we have released the Citizenship Report at the same time as our annual financial report. Together, these two…

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Weekend Reading: Aug. 3rd Edition – Windows 8 & Windows Server 2012 Reach the RTM Milestone

In this edition of Weekend Reading, we’ve got stories about important Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 milestones, a new hardware partnership between Skype and Logitech and more. Windows 8 released to manufacturers. Wednesday marked an important milestone in the Windows 8 project. The Windows 8 team is proud to share with you that a…

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Microsoft Welcomes Perceptive Pixel to the Office Division

I’m excited to share that all closing conditions for Microsoft’s acquisition of Perceptive Pixel (PPI) have been met, and the deal is completed. PPI Founder, President, and CTO Jeff Han joins Microsoft as a general manager and will report to Kurt DelBene. We couldn’t be more pleased to welcome PPI to the Microsoft Office Division….

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The Midweek Download: July 25th Edition–Graphics in Windows 8 & Getting Started with the New Office Preview

In this edition of The Midweek Download, we’ve got stories on the graphics platform in Windows 8, a profile of the thin and slick Samsung Series 9 laptop and a great Getting Started Guide for the new Office Preview. Hardware accelerating everything: Windows 8 graphics. When we started to plan the work we’d undertake for…

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Weekend Reading: Oct. 14th Edition–Microsoft Officially Welcomes Skype, Xbox 360 Stays No. 1, plus Windows Phone, Internet Explorer, Excel and MSN

This was a big week for Microsoft on the news front. We announced the close of the Skype acquisition, Xbox 360 news and plenty of other news bits for all the Microsoft news hounds out there. Microsoft officially welcomes Skype. On Thursday, it was announced that Microsoft had closed its acquisition of Skype. “Skype is…

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Weekend Reading: Sept. 30th Edition–Windows Phone 7.5 Starts Rolling Out, Microsoft & Samsung Broaden Their Smartphone Partnership and Office Web Apps Launches New Features

The big news this week out of Microsoft was the start of the roll out of Windows Phone 7.5. However, the company also made significant announcements focused on a new, broader smartphone partnership with Samsung and the release of new features for Office Web Apps. Oh, yeah – Gears of War 3 is also the…

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