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Weekend Reading: March 7th Edition—Customers shine at Microsoft Dynamics Convergence 2014 and SharePoint conference
In this edition of Weekend Reading, we’ve got stories on the annual Microsoft Dynamics Convergence and SharePoint conferences, profiles on five dynamic women in honor of International Women’s Day and the buzz building up to the March 11 release of “Titanfall.” The Microsoft...
7 Mar 2014
From unified to universal, the next stage for communications
The following post is from Gurdeep Singh Pall, Corporate Vice President for Lync & Skype Engineering, Microsoft. It’s great to be in Las Vegas today with almost 2,000 customers, partners and industry professionals for the first day of our second annual Lync Conference . This is my first...
18 Feb 2014
Weekend Reading: Jan. 17th Edition— Microsoft devices and services open new doors at the National Retail Federation convention
In this edition of Weekend Reading, we’ve got stories on Microsoft’s presence at the National Retail Federation convention, the company’s partnership with GoDaddy and how Office 365 is among the services companies such as RCS MediaGroup and Coles are using to modernize communications...
17 Jan 2014
Three things retailers need to do now to transform their businesses with technology
The following post is from Susan Hauser, Corporate Vice President, Enterprise and Partner Group, Microsoft. Next week at the National Retail Federation Big Show (NRF), Microsoft will show how technology is changing the retail industry and outline three things retailers need to do to take advantage...
9 Jan 2014
BNSF Railway Co. on track to move its mobile workforce to Office 365
BNSF Railway Co. , one of the oldest and largest freight railroad networks in North America, has chosen Microsoft Office 365 so that more than 40,000 workers can share ideas and information via computers, kiosks and personal devices. “We chose Microsoft Office 365 as part of our Railroad 2020...
7 Nov 2013
Weekend Reading: September 27th Edition–Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 are here!
In this edition of Weekend Reading, we’ve got stories on the debut of the next-generation Surface tablets, a major development for Lync 2013 and the Department of Defense and new social networking and business intelligence tools. The week started off with a first look at the Surface 2 and Surface...
27 Sep 2013
International Airlines Group chooses Office 365 for 58,000 employees
One of the world’s largest airline groups, International Airlines Group (IAG) – the parent company of British Airways and Iberia – has chosen Microsoft Office 365 for its 58,000 employees, enabling its far-flung workforce to collaborate virtually anytime, anywhere around the world....
7 Aug 2013
Weekend Reading: June 28th Edition—Microsoft showcases developer opportunity for Windows platform at Build 2013
In this edition of Weekend Reading, the Build 2013 conference showed off the Windows 8.1 Preview and a bevy of other major developments, TechEd Europe continued the momentum of Microsoft’s cloud progress and a new strategic partnership emerged with Oracle. Microsoft’s Build 2013 conference...
28 Jun 2013
Microsoft and Yammer: One year in
The following is a post from David Sacks, Corporate Vice President, Yammer. One year ago today, Microsoft announced its acquisition of Yammer. In just 12 months, we have made tremendous progress in accelerating the adoption of enterprise social, driving innovation within the Yammer service and...
25 Jun 2013
Weekend Reading: May 31st Edition–A first glimpse of Windows 8.1 and the design behind Xbox One
In this edition of Weekend Reading, we’ve got stories on Windows 8.1, Office 365 Home Premium surpassing 1 million subscribers, the design behind Xbox One and more. A first glimpse of Windows 8.1. Antoine Leblond, corporate vice president of Windows Program Management, on Thursday provided a...
31 May 2013
Is your team properly ‘socialized’? New research shows the potential and power of social technologies in the workplace
Today, tens of millions of people use social technologies such as Facebook, Twitter and Yelp in their personal lives to stay in touch with friends, expand their personal networks and share ideas and information. So, it should come as no surprise that a similar trend is sweeping through the workplace...
28 May 2013
Weekend Reading: May 17th Edition–The Nokia Lumia 925 is a thing of beauty
In this edition of Weekend Reading, we’ve got stories on the new Nokia Lumia 925, Telefónica choosing Office 365 and Yammer for its 130,000 employees, an update on "Windows Blue" (now known as Windows 8.1) and a cross-company partnership with Paramount Pictures around the highly anticipated...
17 May 2013
Global Power Company ABB to Deploy Office 365 & Yammer
Microsoft today announced that the power and automation technology company ABB will deploy Microsoft Office 365 and Yammer to its employees worldwide. With about 145,000 employees in 100 countries, ABB is transitioning from multiple IT collaboration and messaging solutions to Office 365 to provide...
10 Apr 2013
Weekend Reading: March 15th Edition – Windows Phone 8 Wins PCMag.com’s Readers’ Choice Awards for Smartphone Operating Systems
Well, it’s been one heck of a busy week here at Microsoft! This week, Windows Phone 8 won the smartphone category in PCMag.com’s 2013 Readers’ Choice Awards, the Xbox 360 kept the top console spot in the U.S., the Duke of York visited the Yammer office in London and the Twitter app...
15 Mar 2013
The Duke of York Visits Yammer’s London Office
Great to visit @ yammer and @ motherlondon today, fantastic innovation in @ techcityuk that we can all be proud of A twitter.com/BritishMonarch… — TheBritishMonarchy (@BritishMonarchy) March 13, 2013 We had a special visitor at Yammer’s London office earlier this morning: His...
13 Mar 2013
Daily Update, Feb. 28th – Surface Rollout Continues, Yammer Adds Translation Capabilities, Bing Maps Takes You to the Top of the World & More
Microsoft announced today that the rollout of Surface will continue beginning in late March, bringing Surface RT with Windows RT to Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Russia, Singapore and Taiwan, and Surface Pro with Windows 8 Pro to Australia, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, New Zealand and the United...
28 Feb 2013
Midweek Download: Get Hortonworks Data Platform For Windows & Developer News from Mobile World Congress
In this edition of The Midweek Download, we’ve got stories on open source Apache Hadoop coming to Windows, the accelerating momentum of Yammer, plus tools and offers to make building Windows Phone apps faster and easier. Hortonworks and Microsoft bring the Hortonworks Data Platform to Windows...
27 Feb 2013
The Midweek Download: Nov. 14 Edition – Social Media in the Enterprise & HTML5 on Windows Phone 8
In this edition of The Midweek Download, we’ve got stories on how Office, SharePoint and Yammer will transform the way we work, Internet Explorer 10 bringing HTML5 to Windows Phone 8, and how this year’s Imagine Cup winner has won again. Putting social to work. This week in Las Vegas,...
14 Nov 2012
Atten-hut! U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs Marches to the Cloud with Office 365
The following is a post from Frank X. Shaw, Microsoft’s Corporate Vice President of Corporate Communications , highlighting some of Microsoft’s recent cloud customer wins with Office 365. We’ve been kind of busy lately . With all of our recent news around Windows 8, Windows Phone...
13 Nov 2012
Putting Social to Work
The following is a post by Jared Spataro , senior director, Office Division , on the growing role social media is playing in business and how Yammer, SharePoint and Office 365 are coming together to offer a powerful, secure and integrated approach to social collaboration for businesses large and small...
12 Nov 2012
The Midweek Download: Halloween Edition (boo!) – News from the Build Developer Conference
In this edition of The Midweek Download, we’ve got stories coming out the sold-out Build 2012 conference—including the availability the Windows Phone 8 SDK, the next wave of Windows 8-ready products, and new programs and tools that make it easier to develop great apps. The business opportunity...
31 Oct 2012
Weekend Reading: July 20th Edition–Windows 8 Becomes Available on Oct. 26 & Microsoft Welcomes Yammer into the Family
In this edition of Weekend Reading, we’ve got stories on when Windows 8 will be available, Microsoft welcoming Yammer into the Office Division, four great Windows Phone apps for the London Olympics and more. Windows 8 will be available on Oct. 26. Earlier this week, Windows and Windows Live...
20 Jul 2012
Microsoft Welcomes Yammer to the Office Division
Today, we are pleased to announce that all closing conditions for Microsoft’s acquisition of Yammer have been met, and the deal is completed. We couldn’t be more pleased to welcome the Yammer team to the Microsoft Office Division. We’re excited about the road ahead. We look forward...
19 Jul 2012
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