Microsoft stories - Page 78
Telecom awarded Microsoft Lync 2013 certification
Telco becomes the only Microsoft New Zealand Gold Communications Partner to be certified.
Surface Pro coming to Kiwi channel
Microsoft has confirmed that New Zealand is among 28 countries where the Surface Pro will be made available for a select group of resellers to sell direct to customers, by the end of September.
MSN TV to sign out in September
Microsoft has "made the difficult decision" close down its subscription-based internet television service at the end of September.
Windows 8.1 set for August shipping date
Speaking at the company's WPC, Microsoft's Tami Reller confirms Windows 8.1 will be available for manufacturers in late August.
Has ex-Windows chief Sinofsky signed a $14m Microsoft silencer?
Following a surprise departure from Microsoft last November, Windows and Windows live president signs off on a Us$14m mega Microsoft retirement package.
Are you in the mood for a Microsoft smartphone?
Dubbed "MoodScope", Microsoft trials first-of-its-kind software which determines a user's mood based on how they use a smartphone.
Kinect technology captures imaginations
Students can now get an up close look at how the human body works with new technology being used by Life Education Trust.
Microsoft announces Surface channel commercial expansion
CEO Steve Ballmer announces business-channel expansion plans in a bid to drive dwindling sales of its Surface tablet.
Review: Microsoft Surface Pro
If you have considered getting a tablet to replace your laptop but are not sure if it will be powerful enough for long periods of use, the Microsoft Surface Pro may be the answer.
Ballmer: Windows 8.1 back to the Start
Windows 8.1 will be a "refined blend of our desktop experience" according to Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.
Windows 8.1 Preview Released - Users not impressed at first glimpse
Microsoft released the Windows 8.1 Preview yesterday and it's still underwhelming!
Microsoft announces Ventures for startups
Entrepreneurship is an increasingly global phenomenon with Microsoft strengthening the resources it provides for startups.
The changing face of digital design
Once driven by technology advances, changes in code capability and insights into user behaviour, today current interactions in digital interface design are centred around something rather different: the size of human fingers.
Microsoft on hand for Oracle's cloud-computing push
Company set to reveal plans to move into the cloud-computing market, cemented by partnerships with Microsoft and Salesforce.com.
Windows 8.1: What Windows 8 should have been
Can Microsoft's free update from Windows 8 finally become what the operating system should have always been?
Backtracking Microsoft reshapes Xbox One
Pitched as "Your Feedback Matters", Microsoft's Xbox One team reverses internet connection policy - to the relief of gamers around the world.
Huawei slams "weak" Windows Phone
As Chinese company considers buying Nokia, smartphone manufacturer dismisses Microsoft's Windows Phone platform as "weak."
Microsoft offers $100k bounty to hackers
In a change of tact, Microsoft is willing to cough up financial rewards for anybody capable of finding security flaws in Windows 8.1.
Microsoft NZ expands channel team
Microsoft's New Zealand branch boosts channel team with three new appointments, reflecting a move into services and devices.
Microsoft cuts linked Outlook accounts
"It's a new world" as email service ramps up security, cutting linked Outlook accounts in a bid to thwart hackers.
Apple's iWatch - business or pleasure?
The iWatch "will more likely be a hobby for Apple than a major new product line" according to some industry analysts.
Microsoft CIO resigns on the sly
Tony Scott resigns following five years at the company, taking to LinkedIn to make the news public.
Is the second-hand gaming market dying?
Now that the furore of the Xbox One announcement has peaked, Microsoft vice president Phil Harrison has attempted to explain how second-hand gaming will work in the next-generation.
Apple’s Cook gets grilled
The US Senate aggressively question Apple’s CEO Tim Cook over allegations that it avoids billions in taxes via its Irish subsidiaries.