Microsoft woos marketers with Dynamics Marketing, Social Listening

ATLANTA - Not only is Microsoft Corp. getting ready to launch its newly branded marketing and social listening software offerings this spring, it's reworking its own marketing strategy to recognize the rising technology

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 5th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Delta Airlines creates in-flight POS with Nokia Lumia, Microsoft Dynamics

ATLANTA - Delta Airlines is already using Surface 2 tablets in the cockpit and Nokia Lumia devices in the cabin, but will soon upgrade to the Lumia 1520 across its workforce of flight

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 4th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Microsoft releases free Windows XP migration tool; end of support nigh

Windows XP users will start receiving warning messages about the April 8 end of support date March 8, and Microsoft Corp. is offering a new migration tool to help them upgrade to a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 3rd, 2014 Brian Jackson

10 security concerns for the public cloud: Russinovich

SAN FRANCISCO - It’s not news that businesses are moving more and more of their data to the cloud. But even as cloud storage and computing have hit the mainstream, there are a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 27th, 2014 Candice So

RSA keynotes tackle NSA allegations out of the gate

Updated on Feb. 26, 2014 at 7:45am ET with analyst comments from Anton Chuvakin of Gartner Inc. There’s been a lot of talk about RSA Security Inc.’s involvement with the U.S. National Security

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 25th, 2014 Candice So

Windows error reporting helps researchers uncover attacks

Windows Error Reporting, the program that sends details to Microsoft Corp. each time an application crashes or fails to update, helped researchers find evidence of attacks leveled against an unnamed government agency and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 19th, 2014 Candice So

‘Huge’ Sophos SafeGuard Encryption upgrade takes data-first approach

Sophos announced a new version of its Safeguard Encryption suite that it says addresses today's mobile-driven, multi-platform IT environment by taking a data-first approach to encryption. Sophos SafeGuard Encryption version 6.1 is being

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 11th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Microsoft launches Power BI to all users

Microsoft Corp. is now making its business intelligence program, branded as Power BI for Office 365, generally available. While Microsoft actually launched Power BI in closed beta in July 2013, the program is

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 10th, 2014 Candice So

Microsoft plucks videogame character to compete with Siri

Microsoft Corp. is set to unveil a voice-activated assistant to compete with Apple's Siri when it launches Windows Phone 8.1 later this year, Bloomberg is reporting. Developers attending Microsoft's Build conference in April

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 7th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Microsoft elevates cloud boss Satya Nadella to new CEO

Microsoft Corp.’s new CEO says his first day on the job is “a very humbling day for me.” In an email to employees Satya Nadella, who has been with the company for 22

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 4th, 2014 Howard Solomon


Canadians would sell all their data to a brand for $2,000: Microsoft

Canadians and other global consumers are getting more savvy about the idea that marketers want a piece of their personal data, and expect to see value in return for giving it up, according

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 30th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Microsoft rebranding SkyDrive to OneDrive

Microsoft Corp. will soon be renaming its free cloud storage and syncing service to be in line with its newly released video game console. SkyDrive, the cloud service that allows users to upload

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 27th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Leaked Windows 8.1 images hint at future of Windows 9

While the first screenshots of the upcoming Windows 8.1 update didn't seem to promise too many drastic changes, this week, we've seen newly leaked images surfacing - and these imply better interaction between

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 23rd, 2014 Candice So