The Business Leadership Podcast: Rami Sayar, Senior Technical Evangelist at Microsoft Canada

On today’s episode, I have the opportunity to catch up and sit down with Rami Sayar at the FITC Toronto event.  Rami is a Senior Technical Evangelist at Microsoft Canada. Rami is a

Published on: June 20th, 2017 Edwin Frondozo

I got to demo Microsoft HoloLens and I saw the future

SAN FRANCISCO - The first thing that Microsoft handed to me when it was time for my demo with the HoloLens was a pad of paper and a pen. They were taking away

Published on: May 1st, 2015 Brian Jackson

You might never have to remember another password again, thanks to Microsoft

SAN FRANCISCO - Forgotten passwords are the scourge of the Internet. They create friction for users between intention to complete a task online and attaining it. They are leaked out in mass data

Published on: April 30th, 2015 Brian Jackson


How Microsoft’s Cortana will make you a better brother

SAN FRANCISCO - We got a first look at Microsoft Corp.'s mobile digital assistant Cortana at its Build conference on Wednesday. Cortana, the name plucked from videogame franchise Halo in which an artificial

Published on: April 3rd, 2014 Howard Solomon

Canadian availability unknown for new Nokia Lumia devices

SAN FRANCISCO -- There’s lots to say about Nokia’s latest smartphone, the Lumia 930. It has a 5-in. screen, can be charged wirelessly, has a 20 MP camera, will ship with Windows Phone

Published on: April 3rd, 2014 Howard Solomon

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

Published on: February 7th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Windows 8.1 adds new gesture controls and restores Start button

Microsoft Corp. has pushed out its first big update to Windows 8 to the Windows Store, responding to some of the criticisms about the touch-oriented operating system. While the live tiles design that

Published on: June 27th, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

ventureLAB’s BUILD ‘bootcamp’ free, but not a free pass

ventureLAB's entrepreneurial education program might be free of charge and it won't turn anyone away, but CEO Jeremy Laurin wants to make it clear that it's no cake walk. ventureLAB is one of

Published on: January 10th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Windows Store details revealed by Microsoft

Microsoft Corp.'s Windows Store will be the only way to buy Metro-style applications in Windows 8 and the pages advertising application sales will be exposed to search engine results, according to a software

Published on: September 14th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Windows 8 unveiled: Five ways you’ll use it differently

Microsoft Corp. unveiled a developer preview of its next major operating system release, Windows 8, at today's Build conference in Anaheim, Calif.Designed to fit both the desktop environment as well as mobile tablet

Published on: September 13th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Microsoft ‘fan boy’ blabs about quad-core Windows tablet

Microsoft was reportedly showing off an upcoming quad-core Windows slate Thursday during the company's TechEd New Zealand conference in Auckland. Two photos of the device were posted online by self-described Microsoft fan boy

Published on: August 29th, 2011 Ian Paul