Sunday, December 11, 2016

Microsoft’s Service Fabric for Linux hits public preview

Microsoft will make the preview of its Service Fabric microservices platform available to Linux users on September 26, the opening day of its Ignite conference in Atlanta. Using Service Fabric, cloud applications...

Microsoft acquired Genee to integrate A.I. scheduling in Office 365

Microsoft today that it acquired Genee, an AI-powered scheduling assistant bot that specializes in planning meetings for large groups or when organizers don’t have direct access to the calendars of everyone involved. Genee’s...

Microsoft Flow, the company’s IFTTT competitor, comes to Android

Microsoft Flow, the company’s workflow management tool, has now arrived on Android. The app, a competitor of sorts of IFTTT and Zapier, offers an interface where you can mash up two or...

LinkedIn moves into video, starting with Quora-style Q&A from Influencers

LinkedIn is joining the big digital video push. The company announced Tuesday morning that it will now let its 500 "Influencers" start posting 30-second video clips to the professional social network.These videos will appear in the main LinkedIn...

Microsoft’s new online degree program will prepare you for high-tech employment

Microsoft has unveiled a new degree program as it looks to address the “significant skills gap” that exists in the field of data science. Announced at its Worldwide Partner Conference yesterday, the...

Skype Meetings is Microsoft’s new free video conferencing tool for small businesses

Microsoft has unveiled a free HD Skype tool for small business users called Skype Meetings. It runs on a browser and will let you meet with up to 10 people for the...

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner’s hiring package at Microsoft maybe worth $88 million

We had already reported that LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman would pocket $2.9 billion from selling his stock when Microsoft buys his company. But it turns out that CEO Jeff Weiner is not...

Microsoft pays woman $10,000 because Windows 10 made her computer slow

Windows 10 is nice and all, but Microsoft’s been criticized for what some see as an overly aggressive upgrade campaign. At least one woman is getting her dues after an unwitting...

Microsoft acquires Wand Labs to boost chatbots, intelligence programs

Technology giant Microsoft has acquired a messaging-app developer founded by an Indian as the US-based software firm aims to strengthen its position in the emerging era of combining the power of...

Microsoft’s LinkedIn Acquisition Mean For Dynamics CRM?

Yesterday’s news that Microsoft has gobbled up LinkedIn will likely change the face of customer relationship management – not just Microsoft’s product, but competitive products as well. Let’s take a look at...

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Nokia plans to acquire Withings for $191 million

Nokia said Tuesday it plans to pay 170 million Euros ($191 million) in cash to acquire French fitness gadget maker Withings in a bid...