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Universities Pick Google Apps over Microsoft Office 365

Organizations are looking for the best way to migrate their systems to the cloud. They are comparing various cloud providers to find the one that would best suit their needs. One of these is the University of California-Berkeley. It went through a tedious process to select a cloud-based calendar and email provider. Its search ended […]

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Microsoft Plans to Incorporate Kinect to TV Sets

There are talks that Microsoft is planning to place Kinect into the next-generation TV sets. Microsoft is said to be negotiating about licensing its Kinect technology to TV makers such as Sony and Vizio. A TV with Kinect would let the user control it through gestures. It is possible that the system can recognize the […]

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Microsoft’s SQL Server R2 is finalized

Microsoft announced on Wednesday that the MSDN subscribers will have SQL Server 2008 R2’s finalized version on 3 May and the general download starts on 13 May. It comes with a set of BI (business intelligence) capabilities. Previously it is known as Kilimanjaro and it will be released in the 1st half of this year. […]

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Microsoft defends the security in Windows 7 OS

Microsoft has clarified that the defensive measures in Windows 7 OS are not meant to prevent from each and every attack forever. This came out because of the Pwn2Own hacking contest.  Various security experts circumvented the security measures in the Windows Operating System and in IE8(Internet Explorer 8), in Pwn2Own hacking contest. Various news reports […]