WhatsApp Ceases Support for Older Operating Systems

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WhatsApp users on devices with older operating systems were on the receiving end of a New Year’s Eve surprise. Singh added that the following operating systems are heading for WhatsApp’s chopping block in June: BlackBerry 10 OS. About 70 percent of smartphones sold at the time had operating systems offered by BlackBerry and Nokia. Mobile operating systems offered by Google, Apple and Microsoft–which account for 99.5

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. Metavana aims to make all systems socially-aware so that all employees in the Enterprise make VOTC part of their jobs!

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10 Company and Product Branding Tips from Microsoft

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At Rival IQ, we see tens of thousands of companies, products, and people come through our system. » Social Media Case Studies brand awareness corporate social media microsoft product branding skype social media branding social media magic social media strategy xbox

The Microsoft Surface's Beauty is Only "Surface Deep"

Stay N' Alive

As a long-time Microsoft fan (my first computers were all PCs), and with all my excitement about Windows 8, I was very excited about the Microsoft Surface. It is by far Microsoft's most beautiful device and operating system to date. Microsoft Office tends to lag.

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


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 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, Google Team Up on Subsea Cable Across Pacific Ocean

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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. Manager of network infrastructure Najam Ahmad wrote in a blog post : PLCN will be one of the highest-capacity trans-Pacific systems, with an initial estimated design capacity of 120 tbps. PLCN will also be one of the longest direct cable systems in the world, connecting Los Angeles and Hong Kong.

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Workplace (Formerly Facebook at Work) Officially Launches Worldwide

SocialTimes Facebook

There are also features exclusive to Workplace, including a dashboard with analytics and integration with single sign-on, as well as with identity providers that allow organizations to integrate the service with their existing information-technology systems.

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.

Are Chatbots Right for Your Brand?

Ignite Social Media

Loosely defined, chatbots are computer programs that are designed to have a conversation with humans, hopefully with less awkwardness and more effectively than many automated phone systems that exist today.

Does Google Deserve More Credit?

Geoff Livingston

Then there’s the success of Android, the only smartphone operating system to surpass Apple’s iOS in sales during the past few years. Reality android Apple facebook facial recognition glasses project google Microsoft penguin privacy twitter

5 Ways to Find Keywords That Deliver Superior Web Marketing Results

Convince & Convert

Microsoft Advertising Intelligence. Dont forget that Microsoft and its Bing search engine are valuable tools as well. With Microsoft Advertising Intelligence you can build and expand your keyword list while working in a familiar program – Microsoft Excel. About the Daniel Smith: Daniel Smith is a Co-founder and CMO of BoostSuite.com , the collaborative marketing system for small businesses.

Does a Social Score Make a CMO?

Geoff Livingston

I have yet to see a social scoring system that matches what happens in the marketplace. Influence CMOs forbes Fortune 100 influence infographic marketing Microsoft social scoreA recent infographic published on a Forbes blog ranks the top 20 Fortune 100 CMOs based on social scoring.

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Microsoft’s Future in Digital Marketing

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Over the weekend I got to meet with Romi Mahajan the World Wide Director of the Digital Marketing Platform Group at Microsoft. I was really surprised and excited to learn that Microsoft is taking the Digital Marketing place very seriously since they are one of the largest players in the space!

How To Post From Desktop To Instagram and Stay Out of Hot Water

Socially Sorted

1 Use a Microsoft Surface Device to Post from Desktop to Instagram. On a Surface Pro 4 or Surface Book (or even, I believe, the Surface Studio Desktop) you can post natively to Instagram using the Microsoft Instagram App. Instagram Social Media Strategy Tools Microsoft Surface

Where The Boys (And Girls) Are

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According to Business Insider and their chart of the day today, Microsoft's Windows Compared To iOS And Android , the number one operating system (by a massive landslide) is still Microsoft Windows. microsoft. operating system. In schizophrenic times, there's a good chance you'll see some schizophrenic thinking.

The Customer Is (Not) Always Right

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People like Tony Hsieh (CEO of Zappos and the author of the best-selling business book, Delivering Happiness ) built his first business on making customers happy (the company was LinkExchange - which he sold to Microsoft for $265 million) and pushed the concept even further with Zappos (the online shoe store), which was also sold (but this time to Amazon was over one billion dollars). microsoft. net promoter system.

A Confederacy Of Patent Dunces

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With Apple and Microsoft developing mobile devices (smartphones and tablets), it made perfect sense for Google to follow suit (and they struggled with their own iterations of Android devices). It cost Microsoft $8.5 While patent systems were established to protect our rights and, as the article says, "views its role as vital to the growth of the U.S. microsoft. patent system. Things are about to get a whole lot more stupid.

What Is Code?

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I can talk to someone who used to work at Amazon.com or Microsoft about his or her work without feeling a burning shame. If you told me a systems administrator was taking a juggling class, that would make sense, and I'd expect a product manager to take a trapeze class. microsoft. systems administrator. It's for you to understand what lies beneath these words, your website, that mobile application, Facebook , YouTube and more.

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The Lost Art Of Getting Shit Done

Jason Yormark

Commitment setting at Microsoft is a ridiculously long and tedious process that involves multiple pages of countless sections and sub-sections of big words talking about what you are going to do in the upcoming year. Related posts: Laying Off Microsoft. Me & Microsoft: Round 2.

List of Brand-Side Corporate Social Strategists: Twitter Edition

Webbiquity SMM

Manager of Customer Success and Community Program at Cisco WebEx Technology group. • Steven Tedjamulia – Head of Social Commerce Innovation at Dell. • Alison Bolen – Editor, blogs and social content at SAS Institute. • Marty Collins – Director of Emerging Media at Microsoft. • Mark Yolton – Senior Vice President – SAP Community Network at SAP. • Brian Ellefritz – Sr. Marketing Manager, Emerging Media, US Integrated Marketing Programs, Microsoft Corp. • Jacob Mullins – Sr.

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Livestreaming Is The New Broadcasting

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Well, Microsoft launched this age-guessing site called, How Old Do I Look? Now, people are left wondering what might Microsoft do with all of this data? I'm suddenly falling back in love with Microsoft. Thought the system isn't perfect yet, the PowerWall Home Battery, is already part of a pilot project with 300 customers, and will be available to the mass public in the next 3-4 months. microsoft.

Will Facebook replace your B2B Marketing email system?

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What seemed like a pretty basic message about an upgrade message of their current email system which is rather archaic (you know, the one that makes you delete messages one by one!)


Connect The Dots Marketing

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Voice as OS (operating system). Technology such as Google Assistant for Home , Amazon Alexa for Echo , chatbots and software development kits from Microsoft , Soundhound and others will make this possible. microsoft. operating system. Are we seeing the bigger picture? There are three disruptive technologies that are emerging. Candidly, there are many more. Candidly, they may have already disrupted our society, but they have yet to impact brands and marketing.

Windows 8: Three Rumors


For several years now there have been a many rumors circulating on the web about the new Windows operating system that is slated to take the place of Windows 7. By paying attention to the changes that Microsoft plans to make, you will be better able to prepare for your OS future.

A great opportunity for Nokia that no one has mentioned…

The Way of the Web

For a full and complete analysis of how far Nokia have floated up the creek without any propulsion, Tomi Ahonen is as comprehensive as ever in his figures, predictions, and critical analysis of Microsoft and Nokia CEO Stephen Elop.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #37

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Author, Michael Joseph Gross , calls Stuxnet the Hiroshima of digital warfare, and while it may all happen in the murky depths of cyber-space, the things these new weapons can attack -- power plants, currency systems, medical equipment -- may be all too real." They went from being an also-company that made artsy alternatives to Microsoft machines, to. microsoft.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #374

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Over the years, there have been countless services and ways to 'game' the system. Like any loopholes, the publishers and retailers have worked diligently to keep adapting to those who are trying to work outside of the system. microsoft.

Living (And Working) In The Digital Age


Microsoft has discontinued supporting Windows XP, a 12-year-old operating system (OS), yet almost a fifth of businesses still elect to use it. It could possibly cost more to uproot the current system to put in a new one. Guest post by Hilary Smith for SocialFish.

B2B Marketers Are Humans, Too

Convince & Convert

Volvo Trucks bet on the former and successfully demonstrated the precision of its dynamic steering system through an award-winning video that has generated 78 million views. Image via Microsoft Stories.

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Get Ready for the Bots – on Facebook Messenger


Luckily, these bots are not machine learning bots, such as the disaster that was Microsoft’s Tay. This could also eliminate the hassle of speaking to a bank’s voice recognition system when calling by telephone – no more time (and money) wasted by the dreaded “ I didn’t catch that.

The Top B2B Marketing Trends for 2018 – A Meta-Analysis

Webbiquity SMM

Marketing Automation: Though marketing automation software is already widely adopted by B2B marketers, four contributors predicted more sophisticated use of these systems in the coming year, by combining automated communications with AI and expanded data sets to better target content.

The Pros and Cons of the Top Web Browsers

The Social Media Incubator

Pros: Functionality, default browser for Windows operating system device, easy use, one of the most frequently used, offers Microsoft help support. What web browser do you use? Do you frequently have problems viewing websites or updating your own site?

CNET Downloads Now Come with a Bonus: Unwanted Programs and Spyware

Bill Hartzer

– an add-on to Microsoft PowerPoint installed called “visualbee” that I didn’t want. One even had only an “uninstall” feature that the Microsoft Window “add/remove programs” feature didn’t know what to do with.

Chatbots: The future of conversational commerce and marketing

Buzz Marketing for Technology

You might call automated phone systems—the kind people love to hate—as a chatbot’s second cousin. Whether consumers are texting with or talking to them, automated systems like bots are almost certainly going to have a role in our future lives” Brucculeri said. “We

Hands On The iPhone X And More On This Week's CTRL ALT Delete Segment On CHOM 97.7 FM

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Microsoft acquired LinkedIn a while back for a staggering $26+ billion. This past week, Microsoft announced that LinkedIn is now integrated into Outlook.com. Commercial users of Office 365 will soon be available within that system as well. Microsoft. Microsoft outlook. Every Monday morning at 7:10 am, I am a guest contributor on CHOM 97.7 FM radio out of Montreal (home base).

NEASC Best Practices for Electronically Offered Online Degree and Cert. Programs - Delhi Computer Information Systems (CIS) - Confluence

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> Delhi Computer Information Systems (CIS). > Delhi Computer Information Systems (CIS). When new software or systems are adopted, what programs/processes are used to acquaint instructors and students with them? The institution provides students with reasonable technical support for each educational technology hardware, software, and delivery system required in a program. Were they prescribed in a state or system decision? - Dashboard. >

Protecting Your Online Privacy: How to Keep Your Online Activity Private from Pirates, Hackers and Marketers

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Microsoft Windows is the most widely used operating system and is therefore the biggest target for criminal activity. Microsoft claims that the computers with Windows XP are four times more likely to be infected with malware than computers with Windows 7.

The ROI of Knowing Your Social ROI

Simply Measured

Ron Schott, who runs Global Advertising and Social Ads at Microsoft, had this to say: If we want a seat at the table when it comes to budgets, we need to be able to prove how our efforts impact the bottom line.

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HOW TO: Properly Use Badges to Engage Customers


A badge is one of many tools in an engagement design arsenal that also includes point systems, leaderboards, challenges, rewards, team play and achievement, among others. This has been exacerbated by the decline of Foursquare ’s badging system.

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