Thursday , March 23 2017

Microsoft Products News

Microsoft and Toyota sign Patent Deal for Connected Cars

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Microsoft declared a patent licensing agreement with Toyota for building internet-connected car technologies.  On Wednesday, Microsoft Corp. has agreed to provide the license to Toyota Motor Corp for accessing a batch of its patents. This was indeed a part of the Tech giant’s effort to leverage its immense intellectual-property portfolio and establish ...

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Microsoft is readying a special version of Windows 10 for China

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Going in the collaboration route, Microsoft partners with a state-owned company to develop products for China Microsoft has partnered with the Chinese government-owned China Electronics Technology Group (CETC) to release a specially-modified version of Windows 10 for use in Chinese government and enterprise applications. After a continuous series of setbacks ...

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Adobe, Microsoft will team up to share sales and marketing data

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There will be a shared data format between Adobe’s marketing software suite, and Microsoft sales software and allowing the software systems to work together seamlessly Microsoft Corporation and Adobe Systems are joining hands to make their respective sales and marketing software products more potent competitors to Salesforce.com Inc and Oracle ...

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Microsoft now killing off its most hated ever product – and it could cause a BIG problems

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Microsoft is finally pulling the plug on one of its most disappointing The company has confirmed that one of Microsoft most hated ever products is to finally be killed off finally. With Windows 10 now the company established operating system of choice, and another major update in the works, the computer ...

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Microsoft Teams joins to grow business in chat software market

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Microsoft Teams planning to join to grow business chat software market. Microsoft’s latest product has put Slack square in its scope, with some hope of taking a chunk from the business chat market. Unlike Windows or Office, Microsoft are not early to the table in the collaboration and business of ...

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Microsoft forces its users to upgrade to Windows 10

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Microsoft is blocking Windows 7 and 8 updates and forcing the users to update to windows 10 in order to receive updates from Microsoft. Microsoft is blocking Windows 7 and Windows 8 updates on Intel’s seventh generation Core i3, i5 and i7, AMD’s Ryzen (Bristol Ridge) and Qualcomm’s 8996 processors. The ...

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Microsoft to Extend Windows Server 2012 Support

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Microsoft has extended the life of Windows Server 2012, publishing new end-of-support dates. Microsoft reformed the end dates for both its “mainstream support” and “extended support” cycles for Windows Server 2012 (Microsoft’s lifecycle support policy has two five-year phases for Windows products). The prolonged support date is a key one ...

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Microsoft hybrid cloud platform to power Andhra Pradesh data center

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Post-bifurcation of the state to Andhra Pradesh and Telangana have divided Microsoft servers and applications but they are using the same State Resident Data Hub in Hyderabad   For many tech firms, India is one of the key determinant on how they build products and global tech major Microsoft is ...

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LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman joins Microsoft’s board

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LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman had announced today that he has joined the board of directors at Microsoft. This trails Microsoft’s $26.2 billion procurement of LinkedIn previous year. When the deal was closed, LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner said the firm’s day-to-day tasks would “essentially remain untouched,” but he also told a ...

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Microsoft Xbox Live Outages with Sign in Issues

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Microsoft Xbox One Live online service is disconnected and has sign in issues. This outage is resolved by Microsoft, but the reason is not disclosed. Today, Microsoft’s Xbox Live online service is down due to an outage which affected its users on Xbox One, Windows 10 PCs, and Windows phones. As they ...

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