Category: Microsoft

Microsoft improves SkyDrive

Microsoft is giving Windows Live/Microsoft account users free cloud storage. Today Microsoft released the SkyDrive for Windows app alongside some changes of SkyDrive. First: Finally there is an official SkyDrive app for Windows desktop. You can download it here. The app lets you manage your SkyDrive from your PC. After installing the app, the whole content […]

Why Microsoft should not sell Bing to anyone

In the last few days several sites are telling us Microsoft eventually will be selling Bing to Facebook. One week ago there was an article on Neowin; today Business Insider published another one. Microsoft already works close together with Facebook. So why should they sell Bing to Facebook for a higher stock amount? Microsoft loses […]

Skype is also coming to Xbox!

Microsoft runs a strategy: “three screens, one experience”. One of those screens is of course Xbox. Last year, Microsoft bought Skype. Naturally, we expect Microsoft to release Skype on all platforms. Recently we learnt that Skype is coming to the Web and also Windows 8. Today we received news that they also will port Skype […]

Microsoft releases a small update to SkyDrive

The SkyDrive Team at Microsoft announced a small update. They announced it not like usual as a blog post, but as a SkyDrive document this time. Microsoft´s online storage now supports the Open Document Format (ODF). This format is an XML-based file format for spreadsheets, chart, presentations and word processing documents (from Wikipedia). Until yesterday, […]

Confirmed by job postings: Microsoft is bringing Skype to the Web and Windows 8

Last year Microsoft bought Skype. And Microsoft is continuing to bring their services on as many platforms as possible. has been tipped of a job posting from Microsoft. In this job posting, Microsoft searches for passionate, team-oriented and self motivated developers to help them bring Skype on to the web. Aiming hundred millions of […]

Microsoft secures 800 patents from AOL

Yesterday, Microsoft and AOL were announcing that both companies matched a deal about 800 patents. For Microsoft it is worth to pay 1 billion US-Dollar for this patents. AOL has still a license to use the sold patents, to assure their business is going on. The patent package is expected to contain a lot of […]