Microsoft’s Bing Predicts correctly forecasted the Scottish Independence Referendum vote

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Bing accurately predicted which way the Scottish independence referendum would go six weeks before the vote occured.


Microsoft reorgs its Trustworthy Computing group; cuts some staff

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The fallout from Microsoft’s latest round of layoffs is continuing, with a reorg and job cuts affecting the company’s Trustworthy Computing group.


Tech giants stage legal battle to keep Secret and Cryptic in Brazil

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The tools for anonymous confessions have been deemed illegal in the country but Google and Microsoft question the concept of anonymity and feasibility to meet Court demands.


What’s new for business users in Microsoft’s Office ’16′?

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Microsoft is privately testing a technical preview of the next version of its Office client for Windows. Here are a few features expected to be part of ‘Office 16.’


Microsoft readies new Azure Data Factory service

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Microsoft is working on a service that will allow Azure users to take advantage of more analytics and data services. And Apache Storm support may be coming to Azure soon, as well.


Microsoft makes Azure Active Directory Basic generally available

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Microsoft makes new ‘basic’ version of Active Directory in the cloud generally available.


Microsoft rolls out its first OneNote smart watch app and it’s for Android

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Microsoft has a new version of its OneNote note-taking app that will work on Android Wear watches.


Microsoft’s new Universal Mobile Keyboard works with iOS, Android and Windows devices

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Microsoft will deliver next month a single mobile keyboard that works with iOS, Android and Windows tablets and phones.


Microsoft pulls September Lync security update

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Installation problems block one of the updates for Lync Server 2010 in MS14-055.


Microsoft invites media to meet the next version of Windows

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Microsoft will show off some of the enterprise-focused Windows Threshold features at an invitation-only event in San Francisco on September 30.