Tag: Microsoft

Skype for Web is live for Chrome and Edge browsers only

Microsoft’s Skype for Web refresh is here, meaning Chrome and Edge users no longer need to use the service’s standalone app to get access to features such as HD video calling and call recording. The service has also received a... Read More

2019’s Top 5 Microsoft (and Tech) Predictions

It’s hard to believe that 2018 has already come and gone, but a new year is upon us. It has become something of a tradition for me to dedicate my last column of the year to making tech predictions for the upcoming year. I like to keep these... Read More

Tips for sharing online

First, read the website’s privacy policy: Privacy policies—which are commonly outlined in a website’s privacy statement—should clearly explain what data the website gathers about you, how it is used, shared, and secured, and how you... Read More

#Exodus @latenightparent

Join Ted Hicks & Rich Valdez as they moderate the #LNPShow that discusses today’s current events, social topics & raising kids in this current time.   Discussion Topics: Government Shutdown Surviving R Kelly Netflix’s... Read More

Protecting your personal information

Information is the currency of the internet. Your privacy on the internet depends on your ability to control both the amount of personal information that you provide and who has access to that information. Is your information at risk on the... Read More

What Are The Long-Form Video Options For Brands

Despite the shutdown of Go90, Verizon’s attempt to create mobile-first programming for young audiences, brands and marketers have more options for long-form online video than ever. The three-year-old Go90 never quite figured out how to grab a big... Read More

News and Notes about #GDPR

Has your email inbox been filling up with privacy policy updates? It seems like every service, app or subscription I’ve signed up for (including more than a few I’ve forgotten about) is sending me one. And the reason is that on Friday, May 25,... Read More

Updates For Meltdown And Spectre Flaws – Install Now!

Tech companies are scrambling to help consumers protect their personal information after two major flaws in computer chips came to light. The bugs — dubbed “Meltdown” and “Spectre” — threaten billions of devices,... Read More

Microsoft integrates LinkedIn into Outlook.com.

Microsoft’s $26.2 billion acquisition of business networking site LinkedIn is starting to pay off – at least in terms of product integrations that make sense. The company today announced that LinkedIn integration within Outlook.com is now going... Read More

Could LinkedIn become your next OTT streaming service?

Who isn’t ready to bid for the rights to stream NFL games? The current list is Google, Twitter, Amazon, Hulu, Netflix, Facebook…..and now possibly LinkedIn?!?!?! The Microsoft-owned business social network, best known for displaying the... Read More

Over 20% of U.S. Broadband Households Have a Technical Support Subscription

New research by Parks Associates reveals more than one-fifth of U.S. broadband households have a technical support subscription. According to 360 View: Supporting the Connected Consumers, Best Buy is currently the leading provider of technical... Read More

Four Reasons Why Companies Use @BoxHQ and @Office Together

Today’s IT organizations are asked to meet two often opposing requirements: providing employees with software they want to use, wherever they want to use it, while protecting their company’s most valuable information. Leading businesses are... Read More

$20 Smartphone by Microsoft – #Nokia105

Microsoft just announced a new-entry level smartphone that costs only $20 USD. The 2G-based Nokia 105 features a “1.4-inch color display, can store up to 2,000 contacts, offers FM radio and promises up to 35 days of standby time.” If only... Read More

Communities In Schools, Microsoft Provide One Million Students Free Office 365

Communities In Schools (CIS), the nation’s largest and most effective dropout prevention organization, announced that one million students and CIS staff in 26 states and Washington, D.C. will receive Microsoft Office 365 at home, for no cost to them,... Read More

Keep your computer safe and up to date

Earlier this week Microsoft released their monthly package of updates to the general community.  Most notable of these was MS12-037, which affects all recent versions of Internet Explorer (6, 7, 8, 9).  This update has been rated as critical and it... Read More