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Skype for Outlook.com now available worldwide Last April, Skype debuted a preview of Skype for Outlook.com, a browser plugin (available for the “most recent versions” of IE, Chrome, and/ ...

March 4, 2014

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella officially announces senior leadership changes As was reported this weekend by Re/Code and then Bloomberg, Microsoft made a number of management moves within senior leadership today.  For ...

March 3, 2014

OneDrive for Business to offer standalone subscriptions Thanks in part to a lawsuit by BSkyB that forced a renaming of SkyDrive to OneDrive, Microsoft suddenly finds itself with a coherent set of ...

March 3, 2014

Microsoft’s Senior Leadership shakeout continues: Bates, Reller to leave, says Re/Code Last week, Microsoft announced the first of the Satya Nadella era changes to the Senior Leadership Team, and news is filtering out of more c ...

March 2, 2014

Its Official, part two: Office Web Apps is now Office Online Yesterday marked the much anticipated rebrand of SkyDrive to OneDrive, but in a companion move, Microsoft also announced that Office Web App ...

February 20, 2014

Its official: SkyDrive is now OneDrive Microsoft just announced that SkyDrive is now officially OneDrive, and available in over 100 languages at www.onedrive.com or by logging in ...

February 19, 2014

Skype updated to fix multiple device sync Ever since Microsoft announced the deal to acquire Skype back in May of 2011 (closing the deal in October of that year), updates to Skype ha ...

February 13, 2014

SkyDrive Updated for Windows 8.1: brings back sync icon Microsoft released a number of updates for Windows 8.1 RT, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2, and among the updates was something a bi ...

February 11, 2014

Xbox gearing up for Music, Video… and Reading Last October, we caught a mention of a new team at Microsoft, the "Xbox Music, Video, and Reading" team, responsible for the currently avail ...

February 7, 2014

Microsoft invests $15 million in Foursquare, gets licensing deal in return The Wall Street Journal is reporting today that Microsoft has invested $15 million in popular location check-in service Foursquare, and has ...

February 4, 2014

India abuzz with Satya Nadella’s hiring In choosing Satya Nadella as CEO of Microsoft, the company has not only chosen an accomplished technologist and administrator but what's tur ...

February 4, 2014

Satya Nadella is Microsoft’s new CEO, Gates steps down as Chairman of the Board Microsoft, in a press release this morning, has made the official announcement that Satya Nadella, a 22 year Microsoft veteran, becomes the ...

February 4, 2014

Everyone’s posting their Satya Nadella interviews… here’s ours (from 2007) Back in 2007, Microsoft held what turned out to be a one-time event, called Searchification. Microsoft invited a number of media types down ...

February 3, 2014

Bing, Bill Gates, and the Board: Microsoft to retool? A trio of new rumors have been circulating the past few days, of course perhaps overshadowed by a fourth, that Microsoft is about to choose ...

February 3, 2014

Satya Nadella and the Young Guns A pair of posts in the past twenty four hours, from Re/Code and Bloomberg, would have us believe that the next CEO of Microsoft could very w ...

January 31, 2014

OneDrive: Has Microsoft screwed up the branding, again? (UPDATED) You know the story: Microsoft, at a time when they're facing fierce competition from both Box and Dropbox, lost a European Union court battl ...

January 30, 2014

OneDrive and Office Online: naming done right? Yesterday, Microsoft announced the new name for its cloud storage service, having been forced to drop SkyDrive for OneDrive. Just a few hour ...

January 28, 2014

SkyDrive is now OneDrive – will Office Web Apps soon be “Office Online”? Just this morning, Microsoft made official their new name for SkyDrive, it's now "OneDrive" (see our post on the short history of the many n ...

January 27, 2014

A short history of the many lives of OneDrive This morning, Microsoft debuted the new name for SkyDrive, OneDrive, which it was required to drop after a lawsuit by BSkyB, who own the "Sk ...

January 27, 2014

Microsoft SkyDrive renamed to OneDrive Microsoft today announces the SkyDrive will become OneDrive. OneDrive.com preview site is available and titled “OneDrive is coming soon”. Us ...

January 27, 2014