3103, 2015

The New Microsoft Surface 3

By |March 31st, 2015|Microsoft, Tablet PCs, Tablets|0 Comments

The Microsoft Surface 3 is a third generation tablet designed by Microsoft and will sell for $499. Pre-orders begin today.

312, 2014

Edit Microsoft Documents in GMail

By |December 3rd, 2014|Microsoft|0 Comments

VentureBeat broke the story that Google Drive now supports editing Microsoft documents within GMail. The announcement on Google Drive’s blog states “you can use Google Drive to preview files directly in Gmail, create and share Google Docs, Sheets and Slides, and even edit other file types like Microsoft Office documents without installing a single thing […]

212, 2014

Microsoft acquires Acompli

By |December 2nd, 2014|Microsoft|0 Comments

Re/code posted about the acquisition first but it looks like Microsoft has officially announced their purchase of Acompli, a company focused on mobile email. According to the Acompli blog post, “Right around this time we began conversations with the folks at Microsoft about how we could go farther by integrating the capabilities of their Office 365 […]

1707, 2014

Supply Side Ideology Overrules Intelligence: Microsoft To Cut 18,000 Jobs

By |July 17th, 2014|Microsoft|0 Comments

Microsoft Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella kicked off one of the largest layoffs in tech history on Thursday. Over 18,000 jobs will be cut from the organization. The cuts will happen over the next 12 months. Stock prices rose on the news. He’ll probably get a bonus for being bold.

Personally, this is a typical […]

1607, 2014

Microsoft announces 175-megawatt wind farm deal

By |July 16th, 2014|Microsoft|0 Comments

Microsoft makes good on the promise to become carbon neutral.

Pilot Hill Wind Project in Illinois will sell 175-megawatts of wind energy to Microsoft. The energy will power Microsoft’s Chicago data center. This is Microsoft’s second wind farm deal: In 2013 Microsoft purchased 110 megawatts of wind energy from the Keechi Wind Farm in Texas.

“Microsoft […]