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Microsoft Quietly Had a Really Good Week

The company made moves to distance itself from the past -- and to bring that past into a more modern future.<p>Microsoft got some positive buzz this week for a few different moves, but the sum is even greater than those noteworthy parts. Taken together, the developments show that Redmond is not just …

'No' to Nokia name's future, 'yes' to the Nokia X: Stephen Elop holds post-Microsoft Q&A

For better or worse, Stephen Elop, Microsoft’s new devices chief stuck to the script in introducing himself and Microsoft Mobile, which rose from the ashes of Nokia upon its acquisition from Microsoft.<p>Elop took to the pages of Nokia Conversations to address questions from the legions of Nokia fans …

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Microsoft kicks in $1 billion to help students buy under-$300 devices

Microsoft's announcement was made in tandem with the Obama administration's ConnectED initiative to get more technology in schools.<p>Microsoft is donating $1 billion to help school districts buy Windows devices for under $300.<p>Monday's announcement is being made in tandem with President Obama's …

Microsoft makes freebie of Skype group video calls

The company is making Skype group video calling a free, cross-platform feature, starting with the Windows desktop, Mac, and Xbox One platforms.<p>Microsoft is no longer charging for Skype group video calling.<p>The company announced Monday that Skype group video chat is now free, with no expiration date, …

Microsoft OneDrive for Business now offers 1 terabyte of cloud storage per user

Microsoft is sweetening its OneDrive for Business offering to win business users who might be using Box/Dropbox for cloud storage.<p>The Microsoft …

To Compete With Google, Microsoft Makes Skype Group Chats Free

Microsoft is feeling generous. Again.<p>On Monday, the tech giant announced that it will offer free group video calls on Skype, its popular internet …

Microsoft teams with Obama, gives $1B to help set up public school kids with mobile devices

Microsoft and President Obama are on the same page when it comes to virtual education.<p>The tech behemoth will spend $1 billion to give kids in the country’s 14,000 public school districts access to affordable mobile devices provided by Microsoft partners like Dell, Hewlett Packard, Lenovo, and Acer, …

Microsoft adds new perks to Skype Premium accounts

The company will be providing premium subscribers with unlimited calls to phones in over 60 countries (mobile numbers in 8 - see the Skype list for …

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Microsoft readies huge OneDrive cloud storage bump

Microsoft on Tuesday announced that it will offer OneDrive for Business users a lot more cloud storage than they have had in the past, increasing the …

Baltimore County Public Schools choose 150,000 Windows devices to transform teaching and learning

<i>Baltimore County Superintendent Dr. Dallas Dance, students, and teachers take the ultimate selfie with a HP Elitebook 810 Revolve.</i><p><i>The following post</i> …