Microsoft to Launch Microsoft Sway

Bill Hartzer

Microsoft is getting ready to launch a new site or service called Sway. Right now there’s no word from Microsoft officially about what this new product, service, or website will be. Registrant Organization: Microsoft Corporation. Admin Organization: Microsoft Corporation.

Microsoft and LinkedIn: A Primer for Social Marketers

Simply Measured

When I heard the news that Microsoft is set to acquire LinkedIn for $26.2 This is the perfect match for both the Microsoft brand and the LinkedIn brand. Microsoft and LinkedIn’s Economic Graphs side-by-side from the presentation deck. Microsoft has 1.2+

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Microsoft’s new logo

Sherrilynne Starkie

For the first time in 25 years, Microsoft, one of the world’s most pervasive brands has revealed a new logo. According to Mircosoft’s blog this represents a new era for Microsoft, so a logo should evolve to visually accentuate this new beginning. Microsoft’s New Logo.

Romi Mahajan leaves Microsoft to Join Metavana as CMO

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Long time friend and well respected CMO buddy of mine Romi Mahajan is leaving Microsoft to join Metavana. Related posts: Microsoft’s Future in Digital Marketing Over the weekend I got to meet with Romi. Marketing Sincere Marketing Social Media Social Networking Metavana Microsoft.

Microsoft Office for Android and iOS? Adobe holds the answer.

Josh S Peters

I recently read an interesting article on The Guardian about Microsoft releasing apps for the iPad. The Guardian article points out several times that Microsoft’s biggest driver behind any play here would be revenue. This is the model Microsoft needs to follow.

Microsoft Announces Internet Explorer Replacement

The Social Media Incubator

Microsoft officially announced today at Build 2015 the new Windows 10 browser would be called Microsoft Edge. Microsoft Edge will be a clean, minimalistic browser with little to no icons or menus to slow page speed.

Apple vs Microsoft: Tablet Market Clash between iPad and Windows 8

Idaconcpts

Microsoft has already previewed its ARM compatible Windows 8 and a dedicated app store called the Windows Store for it. But when it comes to Windows 8, iPad may be grounded on the fact that Microsoft’s firmware is more enterprise friendlier and innovative.

Microsoft Files DMCA Takedown Request, Claims Microsoft is Infringing on Copyright

Bill Hartzer

Microsoft filed a DMCA ( Digital Millennium Copyright Act ) request with Google. Microsoft. Yes, Microsoft filed a DMCA takedown request last week with Google, asking Google to remove Microsoft.com and Microsoftstore.com from the Google index.

Microsoft’s Bing Does Not Support HTTPs SNI

Bill Hartzer

In an interesting post on GitHub , the user tkrotoff has apparently contacted Bing Webmaster Support with questions about why Bing Webmaster Tools will not accept his website’s sitemap file.

Microsoft Fails to Renew Engyro Domain Name

Bill Hartzer

Microsoft failed to renew the domain name Engyro.com recently when it came up for renewal. Here are other domain names that Microsoft did not renew on April 7, 2014: diagram.biz. I especially like these domain names, which I am surprised that Microsoft failed to renews.

[Interview] How Microsoft Uses Social Analytics, And How You Can Too

Audiense

Ben Donkor is a social media analyst at Microsoft, and is adamant about the importance of social media analytics for all businesses. Ben Donkor , Microsoft Audiense: What does the role of social media analyst entail at Microsoft? — Microsoft UK (@MicrosoftUK) May 24, 2016.

Free webinar on Twitter for Australian Teachers – PIL Microsoft Teachers

Laurel Papworth

I’m teaching a free webinar on Twitter for Australian Teachers – it’s on the PIL network for teachers and sponsored by Microsoft. **.

Facebook, Microsoft Team Up on MAREA Subsea Cable

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook and Microsoft are going under, as in underwater: The two tech giants will team up to build a new, state-of-the-art subsea cable across the Atlantic Ocean. The new cable, MAREA, will be the highest-capacity subsea cable to cross the Atlantic upon its completion, with eight fiber pairs and an estimated capacity of 160 terabits per second, and Facebook and Microsoft said the capacity will help meet growing demand for high-speed, reliable connections for cloud and online services.

Facial Recognition: Microsoft Website Tells You How Old You Are

Bill Hartzer

A website by Microsoft is using facial recognition to tell you how old you are. It’s kind of interesting to play around with this site and the technology, I am surprised that Microsoft chose a domain name that has a hyphen in it in order to show off their facial recognition technology.

Microsoft Buys 26 Contosoyams Domain Names

Bill Hartzer

Microsoft is up to something. I’m not sure what, but I am really curious as to why Microsoft recently registered 26 domain names at once: all related to the word contosoyams.

Microsoft is Finally Achieving What it Set Out to Do With Passport - the Key is Consistency

Stay N' Alive

Back in the year 2000, before "the cloud" was even a marketing term, Microsoft launched a product known as "Passport", a product touted to be the end-all-be-all of identity services that developers could integrate into their products for identity and storage of personal information.

Apparently There Will Be No More Mobile Innovating At Microsoft

Bill Hartzer

Apparently there will be no more mobile innovation at Microsoft. Well, at least that’s the impression you get if you look at the domain names that Microsoft did not renew.

Pinterest Sweepstakes Microsoft Mouse Design: Case Study With BJ O'Hare

Diva Marketing Blog

BJ O'Hare , social media lead for Microsoft Hardware Team, graciously agreed to tell us the back-story in a Diva Marketing Mini Case Interview. About BJ O'Hare - BJ O’Hare is the Social Media Lead for the Microsoft Hardware Team. Microsoft Hardware Blog.

Microsoft Buys Domains with Hyphens, Skips Domains without Hyphens

Bill Hartzer

So, when I saw today that Microsoft registered two domain names with hyphens in them (multiple hyphens), and they didn’t purchase the domains without hyphens, I cringed. Just recently, Microsoft registered these two domain names. Registrant Organization: Microsoft Corporation.

Facebook Employees Gain Access to Microsoft Office 365

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook reached a deal with Microsoft under which the social network’s more than 13,000 employees will use elements of web-based workplace productivity suite Office 365. Facebook Delve Email Facebook at Work Jay Greene Microsoft Office 365 Skype Skype for Business The Wall Street Journal Tim Campos Yammer

Microsoft Buys 8 Search Engine Optimization Domain Names

Bill Hartzer

Microsoft has purchased eight domain names related to search engine optimization (SEO). I am not quite sure about the reasoning behind this move by Microsoft, the owner of the Bing.com search engine. It does not appear that any of the.com domains are owned by Microsoft at this point.

Microsoft Launches So.Cl Social Media Network

Bill Hartzer

So.Cl (pronounced “social”) is a social sharing network currently in beta that was launched December 4, 2012 as an experiment by Microsoft FUSE Labs to provide a social media platform for students to share content with others.

Nine Winning Digital Marketing Strategies From The B2B World

Webbiquity SMM

So when Microsoft decided to run an Instagram campaign for Women’s Day earlier this year, they chose National Geographic as a fitting partner that would allow them to reach a wider audience. Guest post by Cheryl Joy.

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Did Microsoft Just Buy Vericen.com, a Typo Domain of Verizon?

Bill Hartzer

Did Microsoft just register a domain name that is a typo (a typo domain) of Verizon? I know this might be a stretch, but I am really curious about one of the domain names that was just registered, and was set up on Microsoft’s name servers: vericen.com.

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Our Rant About Microsoft Email: Microsoft Abandons Web Standards.

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Facebook, Google Team Up on Subsea Cable Across Pacific Ocean

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook announced in May that it teamed up with Microsoft and Telxius Cable on MAREA , a similar project beneath the Atlantic Ocean, with completion expected in October 2017. Facebook Google Applications apps Atlantic Ocean Data Centers Hong Kong Japan Los Angeles MAREA Microsoft Najam Ahmad Pacific Light Cable Network Pacific Light Data Communication Pacific Ocean PLCN Subsea Cables Telxius Cable

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Workplace (Formerly Facebook at Work) Officially Launches Worldwide

SocialTimes Facebook

Codorniou also spoke with Kurt Wagner of Recode , who asked him about whether Workplace would include a document tool along the lines of Microsoft’s Word or Excel, and he replied: The priority for us is for everybody in the company to use the basic product and then we will explore other projects.

Facebook Updates Calls to Action on Pages, Recommendations, Local Events

SocialTimes Facebook

Product manager Krishna Kalpathy added in a developer blog post that those services include Booker, BookingBug, Front Desk, Microsoft Bookings, Pingup, Schedulicity , Setster and Simplybook.me.). Welcome to Facebook. Now Facebook wants to make sure you never have to leave.

The Top #Nifty50 Women in Technology on Twitter for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

Active across social networks, Cindy leads Microsoft’s small- to midsized-business sales and marketing efforts as Vice President U.S. The 10-year Microsoft veteran is also a graduate of Harvard Business School.

The LinkedIn Mastermind Behind The Future Of Work

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LinkedIn was recently acquired by Microsoft for over $26 billion. microsoft. airbnb brand businessblog businessbook charlierose digitalmarketing digitalmarketingagency digitalmarketingblog economics economy facebook futureofwork jwalterthompson jwt linkedin marketing marketingblog microsoft mirum mirumagency mirumagencyblog mirumblog mitchjoel paypal paypalmafia reidhoffman siliconvalley technology thealliance thestartofyou work wpp

Laying Off Microsoft

Jason Yormark

There was no question really when Microsoft offered. I put in four amazing years with Microsoft Advertising and made life long friends in the process. I never imagined Microsoft would lay anyone off, but the economy had other plans. It wasn’t fair to me or Microsoft.

Never Has LinkedIn Been More Powerful Than Today

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Now, Microsoft has gone and acquired LinkedIn for $26+ billion. microsoft. microsoft office. LinkedIn is the most powerful weapon you have in building your reputation. . I believe this. Wholeheartedly. The problem, of course, is that we live in this strange new on-demand world. What do you want? What do you need? We can access almost anything with our smartphones and the flick of our thumb. A car. A place to stay. Someone to mate with. You name it. It's all right there.

Microsoft Acquires Synsup Labs Domain Names

Bill Hartzer

In an interesting move that might indicate an upcoming acquisition or a major project in the works, Microsoft has acquired 47 domain names related to Synsup Labs. Here is the list of domain names related to Synsuplabs that Microsoft has quietly acquired today: synsuplabs01.com.

Retaining Customers Requires Innovation

Convince & Convert

So, imagine the shock when users of Microsoft’s online storage system OneDrive discovered that things would be changing. OneDrive is part of the package that comes with Office 365 Home and Personal, Microsoft’s cloud-based subscription SaaS offering.

WhatsApp Ceases Support for Older Operating Systems

SocialTimes Facebook

Mobile operating systems offered by Google, Apple and Microsoft–which account for 99.5 Froyo Apple BlackBerry BlackBerry 10 OS Google iOS iOS 6 iTunes App Store Manish Singh Mashable Microsoft mobile Nokia Nokia S40 Nokia Symbian S60 operating systems smartphones Whatsapp Windows Phone Windows Phone 7WhatsApp users on devices with older operating systems were on the receiving end of a New Year’s Eve surprise.

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Are Chatbots Right for Your Brand?

Ignite Social Media

Picture yourself needing to switch a flight, upgrade your cable package, or order a new smartphone. Perhaps you’d handle this online through your airline or service provider, maybe you’d call a customer service center, or even, gasp, go to the store!

The Future of The Digital Economy

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During this conference, there was a panel discussion titled, The Future of The Digital Economy that featured Sheryl Sandberg from Facebook , Eric Schmidt from Google , Satya Nadella from Microsoft and Vittorio Colao from Vodafone. microsoft.

How the New Twitter Moments Change News Discovery

Convince & Convert

Microsoft Event. Forget the Apple Keynote for the time being, because Microsoft’s October 6 hardware event created a “ magical experience ” for anyone that was watching. #SeeTheMomentWhen Twitter Got a New CEO.

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The Road To Being A Billionaire

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Prior to that, Hsieh sold his other company, LinkExchange to Microsoft for $265 million dollars in 1999. microsoft. amazon businessbook deliveringhappiness foundationpodcast kevinrose lasvegas linkexchange microsoft tonyhsieh venturecapital zappos

Does Google Deserve More Credit?

Geoff Livingston

If you ask me, though, Google deserves much more credit for everything it does online, especially compared to its competitors like Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft and Apple (umm, maps?). Reality android Apple facebook facial recognition glasses project google Microsoft penguin privacy twitter