Nokia, for one, is glad to see its mobile handset division off the books. The Finnish mobile firm said its financial performance for the latest quarter was boosted by the sale of the handset division to Microsoft, the Wall Street Journal reports.
The top news stories for July 24, 2014.
Box says it will offer unlimited storage to its lower-cost Business plan, and announced upcoming plans to integrate more closely with Microsoft's Office 365.
Rather than trying to use unique, complex passwords for every single Web service or computer system, a paper from Microsoft suggests you use simple password for sites and services that don't provide access to sensitive or valuable data.
As the industry scrambles to figure out what the massive-scale Microsoft layoffs will mean for the tech giant, the immediate concensus is that it's now 'open season' for IT recruiters.
In response to feedback, Microsoft's Xbox One will enable users to remotely purchase games and add-on content using Xbox SmartGlass--a companion app for Windows, iOS and Android mobile devices--or on Xbox.com.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for July 18, including the uncertain future for many of Microsoft's workers, Apple not doing enough to appease the EU, two Windows tablets Lenovo is ditching, the expected growth for ultraportables and LTE RAN versus the alternatives.
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 will cease to be supported by Microsoft as of July 14, 2014--less than a year from today.
The top news stories for July 18, 2014.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Thursday, July 17, including Microsoft to lay off 14 percent of workforce over next year, location-based push notifications will be the mobile marketing rage this holiday, connected car services to generate $17B in 2018, predicts Infonetics, MFFM software vendors supporting more mobile devices, operating systems and IT needs to assemble portfolio of digital workplace tools and services, advises Gartner.