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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Microsoft announces SkyDrive will soon be renamed OneDrive

SkyDrive, Microsoft’s cloud file storage program, will be getting a name change to OneDrive, reports Ryan Gavin, Consumer Apps & Services general manager. The new name “conveys the value we can deliver for you and best represents our vision for the future,” he wrote in a blog post. “That vision reflects the fact that you…

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Your photos and videos, your way: SkyDrive comes to Xbox One

On Monday, the Xbox and SkyDrive teams announced that your videos and photos will be available to you through Xbox One when it launches Nov. 22. The app takes advantage of some exclusive Xbox One features: Open photo albums from channels in OneGuide, play music with your slideshows using Xbox Music and control everything with…

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Weekend Reading: September 27th Edition–Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 are here!

In this edition of Weekend Reading, we’ve got stories on the debut of the next-generation Surface tablets, a major development for Lync 2013 and the Department of Defense and new social networking and business intelligence tools. The week started off with a first look at the Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2. You can hear…


Weekend Reading: September 6th Edition – Microsoft acquires Nokia’s devices and services business

In this edition of Weekend Reading, we start out with some big news about Microsoft’s deal involving Nokia’s devices and services business. Then we take you to the IFA 2013 consumer electronics show in Germany, where new devices from Microsoft’s hardware partners keep rolling out fast and furious; and then back to the U.S., where…


Weekend Reading: Aug. 1st Edition–New enterprise preview allows businesses to take Windows 8.1 out for a test drive

In this edition of Weekend Reading, we’ve got stories on the new Windows 8.1 Enterprise Preview, an update to the Twitter app for Windows 8 (and TONS of other app news), the release of the Nokia Lumia 1020 and its 41-megapixel camera and the latest improvements to SkyDrive. Don’t miss any of ‘em! New enterprise…

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Weekend Reading: May 10th Edition–YouTube and Foursquare apps for Windows Phone get major updates

In this edition of Weekend Reading, we’ve got stories on the YouTube and Foursquare apps for Windows Phone getting major updates, the  release of the Nokia Lumia 928 for Verizon Wireless customers, Microsoft naming corporate vice president Amy Hood the company’s chief financial officer and more. Microsoft names Corporate Vice President Amy Hood as new…


Daily Update, Dec. 11th – A New Look for the Bing Social Sidebar

Today, Bing is rolling out a new streamlined design for our social sidebar feature that makes it easier to find people who are relevant to your search based on what they’ve shared, publically blogged or tweeted about. In a glance you can now see what friends, experts and enthusiasts from leading networks including Facebook, Twitter,…

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