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This week at Microsoft: Windows 8, Skype, and Samsung

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Happy Friday super troopers, I hope your loins are prepared for another dose of Microsoft news, as today we look back at the last 7 days of the company’s work. Unlike most years past, we don’t have much from Microsoft that relates to CES; as you know, the company gave...
This week at Microsoft: Windows 8, Skype, and Samsung
Zendesk refreshes and rakes in $60m for European push

Skype CEO Tony Bates confirms 250m monthly users, talks Microsoft partnership and future plans

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Skype CEO Tony Bates just took the stage here on the final day of D10, and he got right into the news delivery mindset: as of now, there are 250 million monthly connected users. Said Bates, "When we closed [the Microsoft deal], we had 170 million monthly users, so...
Skype CEO Tony Bates confirms 250m monthly users, talks Microsoft partnership and future plans

SkyDrive releases .NET and Windows Phone SDKs, adds new integration with SoundGecko, DocuSign, and IFTTT

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SkyDrive, Microsoft’s cloud storage product for consumers, today released new tools for developers. The service’s announcement came in two parts: new SDKs, and new integration points. On the SDK side of things, developers can now interface with SkyDrive easily with both .NET and Windows Phone 8. The latter is key as it...
SkyDrive releases .NET and Windows Phone SDKs, adds new integration with SoundGecko, DocuSign, and IFTTT

Firefox plans a Metro-style makeover for Windows 8

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Microsoft is betting big on the new Metro interface in Windows 8, with its tile-based Start screen and apps that fill the entire display and work well on touch-screen devices. But how many third-party app developers will wager their own time to adjust to Microsoft’s new world? Mozilla gave its...
Firefox plans a Metro-style makeover for Windows 8

Microsoft announces Halo: Spartan Assault shooter for Windows Phone and Windows 8, coming in July for $6.99

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Today Microsoft and 343 Industries announced a coming title for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8: Halo: Spartan Assault. Building off the massive Halo franchise, the new game due out this July could be the first halo application for platforms running on the shared Windows core. The title is a...
Microsoft announces Halo: Spartan Assault shooter for Windows Phone and Windows 8, coming in July for $6.99
Microsoft Ties Skype Into Windows 8

Yahoo Sticks Knife In Stomach, Will Bleed Out Over The Next Few Months

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Yahoo Sticks Knife In Stomach, Will Bleed Out Over The Next Few Months: Put a fork in Yahoo, they’re now officially done. As relayed by Michael J. De La Merced of The New York Times: “Yahoo has a responsibility to its shareholders, employees and other stakeholders to protect its intellectual...
Yahoo Sticks Knife In Stomach, Will Bleed Out Over The Next Few Months

Marks & Spencer connected TV app - what can others learn?

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Following his company's pilot of the M&S TV service on the Samsung platform, Chris Gorell Barnes shares what he learnt about launching a branded content appThe last and next few years have been heralded as the era of smart TV. Many in the industry have predicted its rapid growth, the...
Marks & Spencer connected TV app - what can others learn?

Tap.me raises $3.2M for in-game mobile ad network

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Tap.me, a mobile ad network focused on monetizing games, has raised $3.2 million in funding. Chicago’s Hyde park Venture Partners, an early-stage venture fund, led the investment in Tap.me. Other investors include I2A Fund, Western Technology Investment, Great Oaks Venture Capital, Firestarter Fund, and Hyde Park Angels. The investment will...
Tap.me raises $3.2M for in-game mobile ad network
Mozilla plans Metro-style Firefox browser for Windows 8

Microsoft lays out more Yammer integration plans

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Upcoming integration points between Yammer and Microsoft products will include email interoperability, document collaboration and enterprise search, as Microsoft pursues its plan to make Yammer a common enterprise social collaboration layer across its business software....
Microsoft lays out more Yammer integration plans

Mozilla building Metro version of Firefox for Windows 8

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Mozilla developers are planning to build a dramatically different version of Firefox for Windows 8, a change necessitated by Microsoft's use of the touch-friendly "Metro" user interface for PCs and tablets. Mozilla describes its Windows 8 plans as part of a 2012 Strategy & Roadmap document updated yesterday. A...
Mozilla building Metro version of Firefox for Windows 8

Jive Software acquires Meetings.io and Producteev for its social business platform

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Producteev’s Ilan Abehassera has announced via blog post that the company has been acquired by social business software firm Jive. Producteev’s apps will live on and, of course, get more Jive integration. In addition, browser-based chat and video communication platform Meetings.io (and its company Bitplay, Inc.) has also been acquired...
Jive Software acquires Meetings.io and Producteev for its social business platform

Apple announces deep Facebook integration with iOS 6, including single sign-on

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Ever since Apple’s CEO Tim Cook spoke the words “stay tuned” when it came to Facebook, we knew something pretty big was about to happen. Since integrating Twitter into its mobile OS, the calls for a similar partnership with Facebook have been extremely loud. Today, Apple has announced a series...
Apple announces deep Facebook integration with iOS 6, including single sign-on
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