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Microsoft Introduces New Office ‘Cloud App Model’, ‘Office Store’, and ‘Napa’ Office 365 Development Tools – Dell Announces Windows Server 2012 VDI Solution

Microsoft New Office Cloud App Model, Office Store, Napa ToolsMicrosoft New Office Cloud App Model, Office Store, Napa Tools

Microsoft announced another such set of platform-focused releases from the Visual Studio team: previews of the “Napa” – Office 365 Development Tools, and the Microsoft Office Developer Tools for Visual Studio 2012 — along with Consumer Preview of Office 2013 and SharePoint 2013.

Microsoft also revealed that …

Dell Quickstart Data Warehouse Appliance with SQL Server 2012; Microsoft to Open 44 Retail Store by Mid-2013

Dell Quickstart Data Warehouse ApplianceDell Quickstart Data Warehouse Appliance

Microsoft and Dell Release Mid-Market Data Warehouse Appliance dubbed “Dell Quickstart Data Warehouse Appliance with SQL Server 2012,” purposely built for small and medium-sized businesses.

Quickstart delivers more power and capacity with a smaller footprint and with less friction for customers to get up and running at a lower …

Students Buy a Windows 7 PC and Get a Free Xbox 360 Console (U.S. Only)

Microsoft Student Offer: Buy a Windows 7 based PC and Get Xox 360 FreeMicrosoft Student Offer: Buy a Windows 7 based PC and Get Xox 360 Free

Students who buy select Windows 7-based PCs for school can get a free Xbox 360 console with purchase, Microsoft announced the return of its student offer available for current students while supplies last.

“Starting May 20th in the U.S., students who buy a qualifying Windows PC worth $699 or …

China Sentenced 7 Years Imprisonment to Shang Yajun for Selling Counterfeit Softwares

Chinese gov sentenced seven years in imrpiosnm against intellectual property crime, penalizing counterfeiter Shang Yajun for copyright infringement and sale of illegally manufactured registered trademarksChinese gov sentenced seven years in imrpiosnm against intellectual property crime, penalizing counterfeiter Shang Yajun for copyright infringement and sale of illegally manufactured registered trademarks

The 1st Intermediate People’s Court of Beijing, China upheld the Haidian District Court’s decision that sentenced counterfeiter Shang Yajun to seven years and six months imprisonment, for copyright infringement and the sale of illegally manufactured registered trademarks, representing the longest-ever criminal sentence in China for selling and distributing counterfeit software products. …

Dell Shows Off Internet Explorer 9 Feautres in a New TV Commercial in the US

This past Sunday, Microsoft and Dell in the U.S. aired a new TV commercial on TV networks to promote the use of Internet Explorer 9. “Dell has always been a great partner and we’re honored that they have chosen to recommend IE along with some beautiful Dell PC’s,” posted Ryan Gavin, General Manager, Internet Explorer. …

PASS Summit 2011: Dell Parallel Data Warehouse Appliance Announced

The Dell Parallel Data Warehouse Appliance that includes Dell PowerEdge R610 Servers and Dell PowerVault MD36xxF series high density storage has officially been announced.

Microsoft SQL Server logoMicrosoft SQL Server logo“Dell Parallel Data Warehouse Appliance enables you to rapidly deploy an enterprise scale data warehousing solution built on SQL Server 2008 R2 Parallel Data Warehouse.”

Nokia 800 ‘Sea Ray’ Press Shots, Using Nokia Pure Font; Andy Lees Shows Off ‘HTC TITAN, Samsung Focus S and Samsung Focus Flash’ at AsiaD; Windows Phone 7.5 Now Available to All

A bagful of Windows Phone news, — first, at the All Things D’s AsiaD conference, Windows Phone President Andy Lees gave the world its first look at AT&T’s new lineup of new Windows Phones including: HTC Titan, Samsung Focus S and Samsung Focus Flash.

AT&T has yet to announce final pricing and availability. …

Steve Jobs Memorial Held At Stanford University’s Memorial Church

A list of celebrities, politicians, including the Clinton family and House Democratic Leader and California member of Congress Nancy Pelosi, media magnates, high-ranked executives and industry figure heads had attended a private memorial service held for Apple co-founder Steve Jobs who passed away on Wednesday October 5, 2011, yesterday at Stanford University’s Memorial Church.

Dell vStart 50 Server With Microsoft Hyper-V Support Launched

Dell released “vStart 50,” the third vStart configuration to date and also the first to offer support for Microsoft Hyper-V to offer customers choice at the hypervisor layer. Dell’s vStart 50m is the newest offering in Dell’s vStart line and the first to support Hyper-V. Using vStart 50m, customers can focus their resources on creating …

Windows 8 Touch Interface Demonstrated On Windows 7 Hardware: BUILD Conference

In September 13 blog post, Steven Sinofsky talked about experiencing Windows 8 touch on Windows 7 hardware. The post is authored by Grant George, corporate vice president for all of Windows test, and Jeff Piira, a test manager on our HIP team, — focuses on the touch interface aspects of PCs designed for Windows 7, …

Baidu Shows Off Its Android-based Mobile OS, Dell On Board

Baidu, Chinese search engine gaint, has released a “mobile operating system built on top of Android. Last week, Baidu launched a new mobile application platform and offered a glimpse of its upcoming mobile operating system, which it hopes will serve a growing number of users accessing the Internet from smartphones and tablet computers,” reports …

Microsoft Party to Mosaid Acquisition of 2000 Nokia Patents

A Canadian patent licensing company Mosaid Technologies Inc. announced on September 1 it was acquiring 2,000 of Nokia’s patents. Mosaid, a self-described licensor of “patented intellectual property in the areas of semiconductors and communications technologies, and develops semiconductor memory technology”, in its press release said,

“A Luxembourg company holding a portfolio …

Microsoft Exec: ‘Mango’ Windows Phone 7 Is Done, Now Manufacturers Need To Release It

Today, Peter Wissinger, Microsoft’s director of Mobile Business in the Nordic countries, released an official statement via Twitter on the “Mango” Windows Phone 7 status in Swedish:

Here is the translated bit:

“Now it’s up to our manufacturing partners to release Mango to our customers. Microsoft …

What Would Your Business Do With USD $75K In Cash And Prizes? – Check Out Dells America’s Favorite Small Business Contest

Want to be the next small business to thrive in America? Microsoft and Dell bring you a contest to find the next small business that is trailblazing new ground.

“Dell – in partnership with Microsoft and MasterCard- invites you to create and submit a video about your business. Tell Dell why your business …

CTP of New Hadoop Connectors for Parallel Data Warehouse and SQL Server Launching Soon!

Microsoft releasing two new Hadoop connectors to help customers exploit the benefits of unstructured data in both SQL and non-SQL environments. “We will soon release a Community Technology Preview (CTP) of two new Hadoop connectors – one for SQL Server and one for PDW.

Connectors will include:

  • Hadoop to SQL …