Microsoft has proclaimed the latest enterprise collaboration tool Microsoft Lync 2010 Attendee.
The reports claimed by the tech news site ZD Net, state that Microsoft Lync conferencing client supposedly is actually one of the Communicator clients for Office Communications Server 14, but has been named again.
Microsoft has stated that Lync 2010 will aid users to employ all trendy tools like; "instant messaging, audio, and video, as well as collaboration tools such as application sharing, screen sharing, attachments, white board, polling, and PowerPoint slide presentation."
Microsoft has claimed a funeral ceremony at HQ, Redmond where a few of the staff members paraded coffins and hearses for Windows Phone 7 rivals who majorly constituted of the iPhone and the Blackberry.
The event stated of the release of Windows Phone 7 RTM, which apparently causes one to bury the competition, and so does the theme falls right in the situation.
Microsoft has promised that it would improve its system for notifying customers about any potential cloud computing outages.
The promise emerged in wake of a series of outages that dogged its cloud hosted Exchange and SharePoint services, which are also called BPOS, in the past few weeks.
Commenting on the issue, Microsoft BPOS official Morgan Cole stated, "We're reviewing all of our communications and service level measurements to identify areas of improvement.”
After the launch of the instant service, Google, the Worldwide Advertisement and Internet Search Corporation, received an applause from Microsoft. The new Google service was launched on the 7th of September, offering the users real time results.
According to experts, the service would increase the gap between the client base of Google and Bing, the web search engine technology released by Microsoft.
Microsoft through a press release has informed about the latest development in regard of its Office 2011 for Mac.
Through a recently released leaked video clip it was revealed that the forthcoming version of its Office 2011 for Mac will be loaded with never before released features and at the same time will feature Co-Authoring, Scheduling Assistant, Web Apps, and Broadcast Slideshow.
Halo: Reach, which is all set to come out on Tuesday, will be the last Halo game that Bungie will ever make.
However, Microsoft may carry on creating more Halo games after Bungie starts working on other projects. But, as Reach’s closure will put an end to the influential first-person shooter, anticipation is avid.
Halo games have largely proved to be successful. Both of the Halo 2 and Halo 3 titles are among the Top 20 games based on total unit sales. The original 'Halo' is among the Top 50 games.
Microsoft has notified that it would release nine security updates next week to address as many as 13 vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows, Office and its Web server software.
The company labeled four of the potential nine security updates as "critical", while the remaining five have been smeared as "important".
The number of patches to be released on September 14 will be more than double the maximum Microsoft has issued in any other odd-month of this year.
Microsoft on Wednesday announced that it had plans to offer Kinect bundle with a price tag of $400 when it would launch motion-sensing system for the Xbox 360 videogame console on November 4.
The company said that the bundle would be comprised of a 250GB Xbox 360 Slim, the Kinect controller-free peripheral and a video game, called Kinect Adventures.
The bundle has been priced decently as the 250GB console and Kinect peripheral retails for $300 and $149, respectively.
The marketing campaign for the awaited Windows 7 smartphone, released by Microsoft the American manufacturer and retailer of the computer software and hardware, launched online, under the name of "The Revolution is Here".
The advert starts with a scene similar to the opening scene of the movie Lawrence of Arabia with the handset of Windows 7 Phone approaching in the middle of the desert. The figure remains dimmed until it approaches and says that the revolution is here. The video is currently available for viewers around the world on Microsoft’s channel, on YouTube.
Software giant Microsoft has refused to confirm when its Zune Pass music subscription service will be available in the UK.
Rumors are swirling that Microsoft could launch the download music service outside the US with the launch of its new mobile phone operating system, dubbed Windows Phone 7, in the coming month.
The fact that Zune Pass is heading to Windows phone and the Xbox 360 this fall, have provided a boost to rumors that the download music service could be launched in the UK within weeks.
Microsoft's patent breach petition with respect to Canadian software maker i4i might soon be over after a three long and expensive years of service.
It was Michel Vulpe whose brainwave thought of i4i led to the creation of the software firm making use of the patented technology making use of Word software without prior agreement.
However after a long session of long and unfruitful boardroom discussions, i4i claimed to get to the root cause of the issue by filing a patent infringement lawsuit in 2007.
Software giant Microsoft confirmed on Wednesday that its Windows Phone team accomplished the development on Windows Phone 7 and turned over the code to its hardware partners so that they could integrate the operating system with their devices.
Terry Myerson, corporate vice president at Windows Phone Engineering confirmed through a posting on The Windows Blog that Windows Phone 7 reached the release-to-manufacturing point.
Commenting on the move, he added, “Windows Phone 7 is the most thoroughly tested mobile platform Microsoft has ever released.”
Redmond-based software giant Microsoft has announced the release of Android version of Bing search app, which provides users with diverse search options such as images, maps, movies, news and the like.
The released app, which is similar to that launched for the iPhone last year, can is available to be downloaded for free. However, the app has been released only for Verizon.
Microsoft intends to expand its access to offer exclusive security license for software development.
The report offered by Reuters, the IT biggie claims to convert the licensing in regard of developing tools for offering a license for one and all, in an exclusive deal for the registered developers.
The Security Development Lifecycle (SDL) supposedly is a rough draft by Microsoft for integrating safe security practice into applications, which is aimed to convert everything in to a singular unit of Creative Commons License
(CCL), the company states.
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