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What no iGoogle?

On November 1, 2013 Google is killing iGoogle! Why? Is it too successful? What is it being replaced by? None of the answers to these questions supplied by Google is…

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Yammer and Microsoft – A Social Media Enterprise

Microsoft and Yammer, is that good? For Whom? Microsoft acquired Yammer, a social media company, on June 25. So what does that mean for Microsoft and for the five million…

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Is This the Linux Time?

Is this the Linux Time? Has Linux finally found an opening to the desktop? Last week I wrote about some of the problems attending Microsoft’s Windows 8 PC’s and the…

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Are Linux Servers More Popular than Windows Servers?

While Microsoft is comfortable with its Windows 7 OS, even with Server 2008, still there is news that the market for Linux Servers is growing for those enterprises that want…

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Microsoft Your Account, Centralized Account Management

If you are using more than one Microsoft product you may also have multiple accounts. Say, a Windows Phone account, one for Windows Live, one Xbox 360 account and maybe…

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Active Directory on the Cloud?

Active Directory on the Cloud? Yep. That is Microsoft’s new move to make cloud services more secure. Network Management System Active Directory is Microsoft’s Network Management System that resides on…

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Microsoft Act on Fake Sinofsky Twitter Account

Of all the people in Microsoft we’d like to hear more from, Windows chief Steven Sinofsky is by far the quietest and most secretive.  That was until a few days…

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Linux on the Microsoft Azure Cloud

Linux may not be dead after all. Microsoft is looking for software engineers to make Linux available on Azure, Microsoft Cloud system. Job Requirements “Senior Software Development Engineer/Linux Virtualization This…

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Google Fixes Multiple Calendar Sync and Search Issues on Windows Phone

Google finally stops ingoring Windows Phone users and fixes the ability to sync Multiple Calendars among other things.

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UK Retailer Sold 94,000 Counterfeit Copies Of Windows

Today Microsoft has filed legal proceedings against UK retailer Comet for allegedly selling 94,000 copies of Windows XP and Windows Vista. The alleged counterfeits were sold to customers who had purchased Windows-loaded PCs and laptops.

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Windows7News Editor Publishes Office 365 Security eBook

I’m sure that most of our regular followers here at Windows7News know all about Mike Halsey. Mike has been constantly surprising us with books for this, podcasts for that, insider information from Microsoft all the while becoming a MVP (Microsoft Valued Professional) on the sly.

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Microsoft Updates Windows Phone Connector for Mac

Microsoft has shipped out an update to the Windows Phone Connector for the Mac bringing the version to 2.01 with custom ringtone support and file drag-and-drop.

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Student Builds $125 Windows 7 Tablet – For His Girlfriend

While Windows 7 tablet’s are still few and far between, Wei Xinlong decided he’d forget about waiting for the likes of Toshiba,Dell or Sony to come out with a Windows 7 tablet and build his own. And he managed to do it a lot cheaper than any of them would. At just $125, this has to be the cheapest tablet to date!

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Steve Jobs … The Thomas Edison of the Late 20th Century …RIP

There have been many computer geeks that have made it to the top of their profession, but none, not even Bill Gates, had the influence on the computer industry and…

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SharePoint on a Globetrotting Mission

How important is SharePoint to Microsoft? SharePoint is Microsoft’s document management system and secondly a project management component. Though it has only been around since 2003, SharePoint is now used…

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Windows Phone Connector v2.0 for Mac Released

Mac users have an updated software companion for their Windows Phone 7.5 devices now that the Windows Phone Connector for Mac has been updated to v2.0.

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SkyDrive Coming to Windows, Windows Phone, iPhone, Mac & Android?

According to a job post, Microsoft is looking for individuals who can help with the development of their Windows Live SkyDrive service for multiple-platform apps.

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Apple’s Steve Jobs Steps Down as CEO

Apple head Steve Jobs relinquished his title of chief executive officer and will take a position as chairman of the board and Apple employee.

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