• Why I Sold LinkedIn for $26.2 Billion to Microsoft – CEO, Jeff Weiner Reveals

    Why I Sold LinkedIn for $26.2 Billion to Microsoft – CEO, Jeff Weiner Reveals

    Microsoft announced on Monday that it would acquire LinkedIn, the professional networking site, for $196 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at $26.2 billion, the CEO has now outlined his reasons for selling.

    In a bid to reassert itself in a technology market it once dominated, software giant, Microsoft, announced on Monday morning that it would acquire LinkedIn in a $26.2 billion cash deal.

    The acquisition, by far the largest in Microsoft’s history, unites two companies in different businesses: one a […]

  • Microsoft to release Windows 10 in 190 markets globally next month

    Microsoft to release Windows 10 in 190 markets globally next month

    It was reported that technology giant, Microsoft has announced that Windows 10 software will be available beginning July, 29th, 2015 in 190 markets globally as a free upgrade to customers running Windows 7 and Windows 8.1.

    With this development, new  Windows 8.1 devices will also easily upgrade to Windows 10, and many as many retail stores will help upgrade new devices.

    Built with help from more than four million people around the world, the product marks the start of a new era […]

  • Microsoft unveils four new Countries that will be using “Cortana”

    Microsoft unveils four new Countries that will be using “Cortana”

     

    Good news especially to Residents and Citizens living in Germany, Italy, France or Spain, you can now get your Cortana on. Microsoft today announced that it has rolled out its virtual, digital assistant to those four new European countries for users that are part of its Windows Phone Developer Preview Program.

    In short, if you’re an early adopter sort in one of those locales, you can finally bust out Cortana like the Windows Phone kids in the States have been doing […]

  • Microsoft is disposing off  “Clip Art”

    Microsoft is disposing off “Clip Art”

     

    The pillar of microsoft suites, “clip art” for word, powerpoint, excel etc is crumbling down.

    Microsoft has just announced that it’s killing off the last trace of clip art in its Office products, instead pointing users in need of imagery toward Bing Image Search. Why? Because most people are just getting their images online anyway.

    Bing images won’t be vector art (and thus not as resizable), and they probably won’t be as gloriously ’90s, but you’ll at least have a whole lot more options. […]

  • Technology Today: Dropbox’s mobile apps  merges  With Microsoft Office

    Technology Today: Dropbox’s mobile apps merges With Microsoft Office

    Great News Guys! Read further the benefits and usefulness of this merger for Android & iOS users. Earlier this month, Dropbox and Microsoft announced a partnership that would see Dropbox offer better support for Microsoft’s Office Suite, including the ability to edit Office docs from the Dropbox mobile app among other things. Today, those integrations have gone live for users of both the Android phone and iOS Dropbox applications.

    Explains Dropbox in a blog post announcing the news, users can now […]

  • Dangote is ranked 23rd among the 100 richest persons in the world

    Dangote is ranked 23rd among the 100 richest persons in the world

    The Kano State born businessman, Alhaji Aliko Dangote is now ranked 23rd among the 100 richest persons in the world.

    Dangote, who has interests in Cement, Sugar, beverages & petrochemical has been acknowledged as the first black man to break into the rank of top 25 richest people in the world with a $25 Billion net worth for the fourth successive year.

    Beside Dangote on the right with Stripe Shirt is Bill Gates, An American business magnate, Philanthropist, Investor, Computer Programmer, has […]

  • Microsoft has officially announced the end of sales of Windows 7 and 8 versions  Starting October 31st 2014.

    Microsoft has officially announced the end of sales of Windows 7 and 8 versions Starting October 31st 2014.

    According to Microsoft, Every Windows product has a lifecycle. The lifecycle begins when a product is released and ends when it’s no longer supported. This date to end the sales of the software (Windows 7 and 8) was announced sometime ago.

    The next version of Windows, called Windows 10, is due to be released in late 2015. Looks like this change is to clear the path for the arrival of Windows 10.

    The only exception would be retail box sales of Windows […]

  • Cortana_Microsoft-branded smartwatch out today!

    Cortana_Microsoft-branded smartwatch out today!

    Investors will watch the clock today (Thursday, October 30th 2014) as Microsoft (MSFT), owned by Bill Gates (Real name: William Henry “Bill” Gates III) is launching its smartwatch and beating Apple (AAPL) to the market for the critical holiday season.

    A Microsoft-branded smartwatch (Cortana) has been rumored for months and would be finally out today. Cortana is a Microsoft Band that works with Windows Phone, iPhone, and Android with Bluetooth.

    You can have a chat with Cortana while your phone stays in […]