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Moov Brings Smarts to Fitness Tech – TechNewsWorld

TechNewsWorldMoov could be the first fitness gadget that adds “ability to motivate” to its list of features and functions. In addition to collecting and analyzing data, Moov offers personalized performance advice and encouragement in a nonjudgmental tone of voice. “Most of the …US-based fitness monitor Moov attains $40K crowdfunding target in 90 minutesVenture Capital PostFormer […]

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OPTIC PERV: UK spies on MILLIONS of Yahoo! webcam sex chats – Register

RegisterBritish spies allegedly intercepted and stored nude pics and other stills from millions of Yahoo! Messenger webcams – and mulled capturing snaps from the XBox’s Kinect camera, too. The UK intelligence agency GCHQ started slurping photos from innocent …British spies recorded millions of webcam images off Yahoo video chat, report …GigaOMGCHQ identified Kinect as possible […]

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The hottest gadgets at world’s biggest mobile tech show – CNN

CNN(CNN) — Mobile World Congress returned to form this year, with Samsung, Sony, and Huawei all choosing to launch flagship devices in Barcelona. These are my picks from the show: Nokia X. Just months after being sold to Microsoft, Nokia chose to launch its …Fingerprint security convenient, but not flawlessWashington PostHands-On With Samsung’s New Galaxy […]

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Researchers blow past all protections in Microsoft’s EMET anti-exploitation tool – PCWorld

PCWorldSecurity researchers managed to bypass the protections offered by Microsoft’s Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET), a utility designed to detect and block software exploits, and concluded that the tool would not be effective against determined …Microsoft EMET’s protections can be bypassed, researchers showHelp Net SecurityFormer BlueHat Prize winner pwns Microsoft, researcher bypasses all EMET …Network […]

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Microsoft Corporation Discounts Windows 8 – Guardian Liberty Voice

Guardian Liberty VoiceMicrosoft Corporation has announced that they are discounting the price of licenses for version 8 of their long running Windows operating system by 70 percent for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). Reports indicate the cost will drop from $50 to $15 …Microsoft resets Windows Phone to reach lower cost marketsEconomic TimesUpdate promises to “really […]

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Microsoft cuts Windows price for manufacturers by 70 per cent to counter rivals … – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldMicrosoft is cutting the price of Windows 8.1 by 70 per cent for makers of low-cost computers and tablets as they try to fend off cheaper rivals like Google’s Chromebooks, people familiar with the program said. Manufacturers will be charged $US15 ($16.73) to …Microsoft resets Windows Phone to reach lower cost marketsEconomic TimesMicrosoft […]

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Microsoft Targets Global Internet Growth With Cheaper Phones – Bloomberg

BloombergMicrosoft Corp. (MSFT) is accelerating its push into mobile software, adding new hardware manufacturers and joining forces with chipmaker Qualcomm Inc. (QCOM) to develop cheaper smartphones aimed at markets such as China. Microsoft and Qualcomm …Next Windows Phone update will allow for more low-cost devicesCNETWindows to get remake for those who don’t touchUSA TODAYMicrosoft Teases […]

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Microsoft Said to Cut Windows Price 70% to Counter Rivals – Bloomberg

BloombergEmployees wait for customers at the opening of a Microsoft Corp. store in Bellevue,… Read More. Employees wait for customers at the opening of a Microsoft Corp. store in Bellevue, Washington, U.S., on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012. Microsoft Corp. introduced the …Microsoft Reveals Windows Phone 8.1 DetailsPC MagazineMicrosoft Broadens Number of Makers of Windows PhonesWall […]

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Microsoft targets developing markets with Windows Phone changes – PCWorld

PCWorldWith developing markets in its sight, Microsoft is making a number of changes to Windows Phone that it hopes will result in a wider range of less expensive devices. A forthcoming update of the Windows Phone 8 operating system will drop several key …Microsoft announces new Windows Phone partners, including Lenovo and LGZDNetMicrosoft adds nine […]

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OneDrive launches with auto camera backup and Dropbox-style rewards – TechRadar UK

TechRadar UKOne legal battle and a bunch of mooted names later, Microsoft has flipped the switch on its revamped OneDrive cloud storage service. Not wanting to miss an opportunity, the data vault formerly known as SkyDrive has returned with several new features to …Microsoft flips the switch and turns on OneDrive cloud storageZDNetMicrosoft OneDrive now […]

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Soon, sign your Microsoft Office documents digitally! – Daily News & Analysis

Daily News & AnalysisMicrosoft has reportedly signed a partnership deal with DocuSign that would allow users of the Office suit to digitally sign documents from within Microsoft’s desktop apps. Users of Microsoft Office 365 would be able to submit and digitally sign documents …DocuSign e-signing to Arrive on Office 365 in MarchComputerworld IndiaMicrosoft inks digital […]

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Soon, sign your Microsoft Office documents digitally! – Business Standard

Business StandardMicrosoft has reportedly signed a partnership deal with DocuSign that would allow users of the Office suit to digitally sign documents from within Microsoft’s desktop apps. Users of Microsoft Office 365 would be able to submit and digitally sign documents …DocuSign e-signing to Arrive on Office 365 in MarchComputerworld IndiaMicrosoft inks digital signature integration […]

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Soon, sign your Microsoft Office documents digitally! – Newstrack India

Newstrack IndiaWashington, Feb. 18 (ANI): Microsoft has reportedly signed a partnership deal with DocuSign that would allow users of the Office suit to digitally sign documents from within Microsoft’s desktop apps. Users of Microsoft Office 365 would be able to submit and …DocuSign e-signing to Arrive on Office 365 in MarchComputerworld IndiaMicrosoft inks digital signature […]

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Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8.1 to include Start Screen backgrounds, browser … – Business Standard

Business StandardMicrosoft next mobile update may include start screen backgrounds and browser sync features, according to leaked Windows Phone 8.1 Software Development Kit (SDK). Microsoft is apparently planning to make multiple additions that are not visible in the …Windows Phone 8.1 Arriving This April? Top 5 Rumors You Should KnowGizbotHey Microsoft, Surface 2 is great, […]

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Microsoft reportedly prepping Office for iPad to release in the first half of 2014 – Engadget

EngadgetWhile Microsoft Office Mobile for iPhone released last summer and we’ve yet to see software release for Apple tablets. Not only is the slate-focused productivity suite alive and well, it’s apparently going to launch before July. ZDNet reports that development of …iPad 5 News, Update: Microsoft Office May Soon Come To Apple’s Flagship …KpopStarzHey Microsoft, […]

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January 2014 NPD: PlayStation 4 outsells Xbox One by a nearly 2-to-1 margin – VentureBeat

VentureBeatGamers only spent $664 million on physical games at brick-and-mortar stores, which is down 21 percent from $835 million in 2013, according to industry research firm The NPD Group’s monthly report. But the comparison isn’t quite fair since The NPD Group …PlayStation 4 Beats Xbox One by 2-to-1 MarginDigital Media WireFacepunch Studios Plans to Port […]

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Sony Outsells Microsoft As PlayStation 4 Units Enjoy Double Sales Volume Of … – Design & Trend

Design & TrendJoey Chiu, 24, reacts after purchasing the first Sony Playstation 4 at a special sale event put on by Sony at the Standard Hotel in New York November 14, 2013, mere moments after his infamous Banderas.gif pose. (Photo : REUTERS/Carlo Allegri). Ever since …Sony’s PS4 Reports ‘Nearly Double’ Sales Compared with Xbox OneAuto […]

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Sony’s PS4 Reports ‘Nearly Double’ Sales Compared with Xbox One – Auto World News

Auto World NewsThe first new console from Sony in seven years, the Playstation 4 launched with sales of more than a million devices in North America. (Photo : Sony). Sony has declared its new PlayStation 4 the bestselling video game console this month, reportedly selling …PS4 Nearly Doubles Xbox One Sales in JanuaryDailyTechPlayStation 4 claims […]

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Microsoft’s Windows 8 pushes past 200 million sales milestone – ITProPortal

ITProPortalMicrosoft’s latest operating system – which witnessed a bold move to attempt to tie phones, tablets and desktop PCs more closely together – has just exceeded 200 million licenses sold. The software giant has been keeping progress reports on its brave new …Microsoft Confirms 200 Million Windows 8 Sales Since LaunchAuto World NewsThe UNTOLD SUCCESS […]

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Microsoft delivers on promise to fix Skype chat syncing – TechSpot

TechSpotIt’s been nearly three months in the making but Microsoft is finally delivering on a promise to fix an annoying issue that has plagued Skype users for several months. Frequent Skypers are no doubt familiar with the product’s synching issues. Using the service …Two Skype irritations, gone: message syncing and mobile performance improvePCWorldSkype Update Fixes […]

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India-born Satya Nadella named as head of giant Microsoft – onlineindiannews

onlineindiannewsIndia born 46-year-old Satya Nadella was named as the new CEO of 78 billion USD tech giant Microsoft and he attributed his leadership capabilities to playing cricket.Mr Nadella, who takes over as the third CEO of the Redmond-based firm, is the first Indian to …Person in the newsFinancial TimesHow Bill Gates Radically Transformed His Public […]

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Indian press focuses on Satya Nadella’s love of cricket – Register

Register‘There’s so many subplots, it’s like reading a Russian novel’ says new Redmondian-in-chief India’s press is bursting with pride over the appointment of Satya Nadella as Microsoft’s new chief executive officer, with reports emphasising his local education and …‘He knows his stuff’: CEO Satya Nadella is well-liked, low-profileThe Seattle TimesMicrosoft Prescription: More Bill GatesWall Street […]

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‘He knows his stuff’: CEO Satya Nadella is well-liked, low-profile – The Seattle Times

The Seattle TimesNadella, as executive vice president of Microsoft’s Cloud and Enterprise division, helped build on a fast-growing division that last fiscal year brought in $20 billion in revenue — more than most companies on the Fortune 500 list. By Janet I. Tu. Seattle Times …Was Microsoft smart to play it safe with CEO pick?Washington […]

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Microsoft hopes new, old leaders can rekindle magic – Reuters

ReutersSEATTLE (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp is betting a mix of old and young blood will revive the aging technology pioneer, but new Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella may find it tough to push change with co-founder Bill Gates and former CEO Steve Ballmer …Microsoft’s new CEO gets handsome compensation packageUSA TODAYMicrosoft appoints Scott Guthrie new […]

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Foursquare Gets $15M And Licensing Deal From Microsoft To Power Location … – TechCrunch

TechCrunchToday, Foursquare is announcing that it has received $15 million in funding as a result of a partnership with Microsoft. The deal will see Foursquare contributing to the Bing platform’s location and context layers on both Windows 8 and Windows Phone.Microsoft Invests $15 Million in FoursquareMashableMicrosoft is just the sugar mama Foursquare was looking forVentureBeatMicrosoft […]