This week was all about major security problems on the Internet and products such as Windows XP and Office 2003 being retired by Microsoft. Not as exciting as last week but interesting nonetheless. For a good overview of what has happened in Microsoft's consumer ecosystem, read this week's episode:
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This was one busy week for Microsoft. Their BUILD conference in San Francisco has definitely made the headlines on all tech blogs and for good reason: Microsoft and Nokia have made lots and lots of exciting announcements. If you want to get a good idea on what’s coming from Microsoft, you must read this week’s roundup.
This week's tech news was dominated by Microsoft launching the Office for the iPad. While everyone agreed that the product is great, some have complained that it is too little, too late for Microsoft. To learn more about this event and other interesting news about Windows, Windows Phone and Xbox One, read this week's recap.
This week was dominated by news about Office, OneNote, Xbox One and Microsoft's privacy policies. Microsoft has managed to track down an employee who leaked their secrets but, in doing so, they accessed data from someone's Hotmail account. This raised lots of comments on whether Microsoft respects their users' privacy and how easy it is for them to access the data from your Microsoft account, when they need to. To learn more about this news story and more, read this week's roundup.
This week was filled with news from Microsoft's partners: Huawei has declared their focus on developing dual-boot smartphones with Android and Windows Phone, VLC has released the beta of their media player for Windows 8 tablets while Mozilla has shut down the development of a touch-based version of Firefox for Windows 8. For links to these stories and more, read this week's roundup:
This week has been full of leaks about Windows 8.1 Update 1 and Windows Phone 8.1. Due to these leaks we have learned a lot about what's coming from Microsoft and most of it is very exciting stuff. Learn more about these leaks plus other news, from this week's roundup.
This week was all about launches of several smartphones during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. There's wasn't much going on when it comes to Windows or Xbox but plenty of interesting news are coming from the Windows Phone front. To learn more about this week's headlines in the Microsoft ecosystem, read this week's roundup:
This week Microsoft was very busy: they have rebranded Skydrive and Office Web Apps, launched new versions of these products with new names and new features. Their new CEO gave his first interview to the press and Nokia has shared some good news about upcoming product launches. To learn about these stories and more, don't hesitate to read this week's summary.
This was yet another busy week, with lots of announcements, both positive and negative. To give you some examples: Microsoft delivered several improvements to Skype and SkyDrive while recent sales numbers for Windows 8 and Xbox One were not as impressive as expected. To learn more details, don't hesitate to read this week's episode.
This week was dominated by Microsoft and its choice for CEO - Satya Nadella. Everybody had something to say about it and plenty have rushed to comment on what the new CEO should or should not do. Obviously, many other things happened, including Microsoft buying a big stage in Foursquare and Sony leaving the PC market. For links to these stories and more, read this week's roundup.
This week, Microsoft announced its rebranding of SkyDrive as OneDrive. Plans were revealed for a similar change for its Microsoft Office Web Apps. Microsoft's next CEO might have already been chosen from among the company's ranks while Bill Gates might lose his position as its chairman. This is what the rumors say. It remains to been seen if reality will confirm these stories. For more interesting news, tips and tutorials, check out this week's round-up.
This week, Microsoft reported record quarterly revenues. In the same report we also learn that Xbox One shipped 3.9 million consoles worldwide and that Office 365 Home Premium has reached 3.5 million subscribers. HP made headlines by stating it was bringing back Windows 7 by popular demand, but Ed Bott pointed out they never really stopped selling it. Windows 8.1's Update 1 is rumored to have a March release date. Nokia's financial report showed Nokia Lumia sales have doubled in 2013. For links to these stories and more, check out this week's round-up.