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Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

It’s Official: How Microsoft and LinkedIn Plan to Change the Way the World Works

By Justin Bariso.

Microsoft just placed a huge bet on LinkedIn. Here’s how it just might pay off.

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Monday, November 21st, 2016

Here’s How Microsoft Is Bringing Virtual Reality to Windows 10

Sourced from Fortune.

You can now add Microsoft to the list of technology companies wanting to make big money in virtual reality.

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Monday, November 14th, 2016

Will the VR revolution be ushered in by Microsoft, of all companies?

By Peter Bright.

The company that’s said virtually nothing about VR so far appears to have a plan.

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Friday, November 11th, 2016

What the Touch Bar says about Apple’s approach to innovation

By Timothy B. Lee.

I was skeptical of the Touch Bar when I first read rumors about it earlier this week. Those rumors turned out to be true: The newest MacBook Pro has a small touchscreen above the keyboard, where there used to be a row of physical “function” keys.

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Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

Hands on with the Surface Studio, Microsoft’s first desktop computer

By Peter Bright.

It’s sleek, beautiful, but a little bit strange.

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Tuesday, August 9th, 2016

Microsoft highlights Mobile Marketing Automation with new partner, Swrve

By Vu Anh Nguyen.

With the ubiquity of smartphone and other mobile devices, mobile marketing is now one of the most important areas of the industry, and automation technology will make it easier for marketers to increase customer engagement, details a new post on the Windows blog.

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Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

Good-bye to LinkedIn, Twitter, and (almost) everyone else

By Dante Ramos.

When Microsoft announced its $26 billion purchase of the business-networking company LinkedIn this past week, the deal touched off speculation that Twitter would be the next big social media outlet to be taken over.

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Friday, July 1st, 2016

Psst, want to flog a turkey like LinkedIn? Well, phone up Microsoft

By John Naughton.

There is something irresistibly comical about the spectacle of two CEOs announcing a friendly takeover.

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Friday, June 24th, 2016

Microsoft To Buy LinkedIn, But New European Social Media Platform beBee Could Be The Big Winner

With news that Microsoft plans to buy LinkedIn, the largest business-oriented social networking site, for a whopping $26.2 billion, the big winner could turn out to be neither of these giants but rather a new social media platform from Europe. Madrid-based beBee has attracted more than 11 million users in its first year and has [...]

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Monday, May 23rd, 2016

Microsoft and Google Want to Let Artificial Intelligence Loose on Our Most Private Data

By Tom Simonite.

The recent emergence of a powerful machine-learning technique known as deep learning has made computing giants such as Google, Facebook, and Microsoft even hungrier for data. It’s what lets software learn to do things like recognize images or understand language.

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