Archive | Partners RSS feed for this section

Microsoft and NUI and the Windows 7 Interface

Microsoft and NUI and the Windows 7 Interface Microsoft has been in interested in developing alternative interfaces for users. Their touch and speech technology, which has entered the Windows 7…

Read full story

HP PC Business a Thing of the Past?

August 18, 2011 HP, the largest PC maker, announced that it was going to discontinue WebOS, TouchPad tablet, and spin off the PC unit. Competition from various areas have made…

Read full story

Capgemini and Microsoft Partnership and the Azure Cloud Platform

The Capgemini Group, an international consulting company, and Microsoft announced a plan to tie the expertise of the group to Microsoft’s Azure Cloud Platform. The Capgemini Group will bring third…

Read full story

Microsoft and RIM Working to add a Blackberry Hosting Service

Microsoft and (Research in Motion) RIM will be announcing a new hosting service for Blackberry Enterprise customers using Exchange 2010 Online. This is Microsoft’s hosted Exchange e-mail service. What does…

Read full story

Microsoft Tag Technology and MobilKod

Tag Technology for mobile devices has a new operator, Turkcell. A new mobile marketing service called MobilKod, built by Turkcell and leveraging Microsoft Tag’s mobile tagging technology allows, the first…

Read full story

Microsoft and HP Team UP for Appliances

A Frontline PartnerShip was formed last year between HP and Microsoft to deliver hardware that is configured with Microsoft Software. At this point, there are four pieces of HP-made hardware…

Read full story

Windows XP – No More OEM Pre-installs After October

Microsoft officials reminded customers and partners that after October 22, 2010, Windows XP will not be pre-installed on any PC’s. There is another date to keep in mind, July 13, 2010. That is the date when Windows XP Service Pack 2 reaches the end of the support cycle.

Read full story

Microsoft and Yahoo! Reach Agreement on Search

The European Commission has given Microsoft and Yahoo! the go ahead to to implement the search partnership. Microsoft will work with Yahoo!; the same search result listings that are available through Bing, will be provided to Yahoo!. In the meantime Yahoo! will take those listings and will innovate around them by integrating their own content.

Read full story

eMazzanti Technologies Wins Microsoft Windows 7 Deployment Award

Windows 7 provides end users with maximum productivity and performance. So the only barrier is getting the deployment ready. The deployment challenge is to move to the Windows7 platform for a minimum of 70% of the computers at the business site. Part of the deployment challenge involves getting your customers to move to wndows7 as well.

Read full story

Microsoft Office 2010 RC Leaked

Microsoft’s Office 2010 RC has been leaked to various torrent sites (brings back memories of the constant postings of new Windows 7 leaks) after being circulated via Microsoft Connect on…

Read full story

No Restrictions For Netbooks

It was recently revealed that Microsoft will not force OEMs and ODMs to install only Windows 7 Starter on netbooks, instead opting to allow them to choose which version of…

Read full story

Get Windows 7 For 50% Off

OEM copies of Windows 7 have recently appeared on Newegg, and they are priced at roughly 50% of the cost for their retail counterparts from Microsoft. Of course, these OEM…

Read full story

Microsoft: Stealing Apple Store Employees?

Not only is Microsoft taking some cues from Apple for its retail stores, but it’s also trying to poach store managers, with the promise of higher pay (according to The…

Read full story

Feed the Hungry with Internet Explorer 8

Microsoft has now launched a new initiative in an attempt to encourage users to upgrade to Internet Explorer 8, titled “Browser for the Better.” The Redmond company promises that “for…

Read full story

Dell Assists Windows 7 Migration

It seems as though more and more companies are relying heavily upon the release of Windows 7, considering that every major hardware manufacturer has pledged their support to Windows 7…

Read full story

Microsoft Kills Leaked Lenovo Activation Crack

The first public crack of the RTM build of Windows 7 (6.1.7600.16385) did not survive for very long, thanks to Microsoft and Lenovo’s partnership (Pirates – 1, Microsoft – 1).…

Read full story

Sony Also Supports Windows 7

Recently a letter by Sony revealed that Sony is just another one of the hardware giants standing behind Microsoft as it pushes out Windows 7, the latest and greatest successor…

Read full story