Cloud http://winsupersite.com/taxonomy/term/12334/more en Short Takes: Microsoft Earnings Special Edition http://winsupersite.com/short-takes-microsoft-earnings-special-edition-0 <div class="node-body link-body">An often irreverent look at this week's other news, including a ton of information from Microsoft's post-earnings conference call, the fate of Amazon's Fire Phone, and Paul Allen vs. Ebola.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://winsupersite.com/site-files/winsupersite.com/files/earnings-hero.jpg?1414156365" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/short-takes-microsoft-earnings-special-edition-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cloud Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:12:00 +0000 45441 at http://winsupersite.com Microsoft's Consumer Web Productivity Apps Get a Nicer App Launcher http://winsupersite.com/outlookcom/microsofts-consumer-web-productivity-apps-get-nicer-app-launcher <div class="field-deck"> Office Online, Outlook.com and OneDrive </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft this week debuted a new app launcher for its consumer-oriented productivity services—Office Online, Outlook.com and OneDrive—providing a more discoverable and consistent way to switch between these web apps. Visually, the change isn't a huge deal, but I think it looks cleaner than before.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/outlookcom/microsofts-consumer-web-productivity-apps-get-nicer-app-launcher" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/outlookcom/microsofts-consumer-web-productivity-apps-get-nicer-app-launcher#comments Office.com Outlook.com OneDrive Office Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:32:00 +0000 45401 at http://winsupersite.com Why is Google Reinventing Email ... Again? http://winsupersite.com/why-google-reinventing-email-again <div class="node-body link-body">Google on Tuesday made an unexpected announcement: It will soon offer a new email service called Inbox that "works for you." Or maybe it's just a front-end to Gmail, the email service Google launched 10 years ago. It's not clear. Because, well, Google.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://winsupersite.com/site-files/winsupersite.com/files/inbox-hero.jpg?1414067701" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/why-google-reinventing-email-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cloud Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:32:00 +0000 45371 at http://winsupersite.com Satya Nadella Nets a Massive Payday http://winsupersite.com/satya-nadella-nets-massive-payday <div class="node-body link-body">Well, now we know why Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella doesn't have any good advice for people looking for a raise: He doesn't need one. According to a recent SEC filing, Microsoft handed Mr. Nadella $84 million in salary, bonus and stock grants this past fiscal year, and it will pay him millions more each year going forward.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://winsupersite.com/site-files/winsupersite.com/files/nadella-pay-hero.jpg?1413984033" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/satya-nadella-nets-massive-payday" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cloud Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:12:00 +0000 45311 at http://winsupersite.com Office Mix Improves with Live Mixing, Edit and Gallery Search http://winsupersite.com/office/office-mix-improves-live-mixing-edit-and-gallery-search <div class="field-deck"> Another amazing Office solution </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft's Office Mix gets a big update this week, providing new features that the firm says make it easier to create, share, and find online interactive lessons and presentations. The freely-available on-demand presentation builder picks up new live mixing, edit, and Mix Gallery search functionality.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/office/office-mix-improves-live-mixing-edit-and-gallery-search" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/office/office-mix-improves-live-mixing-edit-and-gallery-search#comments Cloud Office Mix Office Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:02:00 +0000 45271 at http://winsupersite.com Microsoft Cloud Platform System Brings Azure to On-Prem http://winsupersite.com/microsoft-cloud-platform-system-brings-azure-prem <div class="node-body link-body">Microsoft on Monday held an enterprise cloud event in San Francisco and announced, among other things, the Cloud Platform System. This is a sort of "Azure consistent cloud in a box"—well, a datacenter-friendly rack or set of racks—that will let enterprise customers take advantage of its private and hybrid cloud capabilities. Microsoft also announced new Azure VM and storage capabilities and a new Azure Marketplace.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://winsupersite.com/site-files/winsupersite.com/files/cps-hero.jpg?1413899004" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/microsoft-cloud-platform-system-brings-azure-prem" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cloud Windows Server 2012 Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:42:00 +0000 45241 at http://winsupersite.com Skype for Windows Phone Adds Support for Drawing http://winsupersite.com/skype/skype-windows-phone-adds-support-drawing <div class="field-deck"> Suck it, iPhone </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft has released a major update to Skype for Windows Phone that adds a number of new features, including automatic Microsoft account sign-in, better support for HD screens, and faster app resume times. But the marquee new feature is unique to Windows Phone, at least for now: Skype now lets you create drawings in the app and then share them with others.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/skype/skype-windows-phone-adds-support-drawing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/skype/skype-windows-phone-adds-support-drawing#comments Windows Phone Skype Windows Phone 8 Windows Phone 8.1 Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:50:00 +0000 45201 at http://winsupersite.com How Microsoft is Taking Office Cross-Platform http://winsupersite.com/office/how-microsoft-taking-office-cross-platform <div class="field-deck"> Or, how Microsoft is embracing mobile first, cloud first </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A Microsoft distinguished engineer has provided some crucial information about how the firm intends to extend its dominance in office productivity software to devices in this "mobile first, cloud first" era. As you might expect, Microsoft will tailor Office to the platforms it targets, and not offer a lowest-common-denominator experience. But we already knew this. What's really neat about this talk is how effortlessly and pragmatically the firm has moved into this new era.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/office/how-microsoft-taking-office-cross-platform" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/office/how-microsoft-taking-office-cross-platform#comments Cloud Mobile Office Software Development Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:01:00 +0000 45191 at http://winsupersite.com Microsoft Ignite is the New Name for TechEd http://winsupersite.com/cloud/microsoft-ignite-new-name-teched <div class="field-deck"> OK, that's actually a good name </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Well, it took a little longer than expected, but Microsoft today announced that its new unified enterprise-focused technology conference—i.e. the replacement for TechEd and several smaller shows—will be named Microsoft Ignite. Additionally, the software giant announced the dates for a few other 2015 shows, including Microsoft Build.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/cloud/microsoft-ignite-new-name-teched" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/cloud/microsoft-ignite-new-name-teched#comments Cloud Thu, 16 Oct 2014 17:14:00 +0000 45091 at http://winsupersite.com Outgoing EU Competition Commissioner Lashes Out at Political Pressure in Google Case http://winsupersite.com/outgoing-eu-competition-commissioner-lashes-out-political-pressure-google-case <div class="node-body link-body">Heading to the end of his term under a cloud of controversy because of his attempt to give Google a sweetheart deal and end a years-long antitrust investigation, EU competition commissioner Joaquin Almunia lashed out at his critics this week. And he's charging that "irrational" EU politicians, worried about privacy issues with Google's cloud services, have thwarted what he feels was a well-intentioned effort to put this case behind him.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://winsupersite.com/site-files/winsupersite.com/files/eu-commish-flags-hero.jpg?1413464721" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/outgoing-eu-competition-commissioner-lashes-out-political-pressure-google-case" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cloud Thu, 16 Oct 2014 13:04:00 +0000 45041 at http://winsupersite.com