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LinkedIn Ads Goes Global Adds 17 New Languages; YouTube Xbox App Now 5X Faster

LinkedIn Ads offer members and businesses to deliver compelling and relevant opportunities to LinkedIn members is now available in 17 new languages.

Until now, these ads have only been available in English, this update now provides a truly local experience and allows you to create ads in the language of your choice.

KinÊtre Uses Kinect for Windows to Animate in Real-time; Netflix Xbox 360 App for Kids Comes; Fall 2012 Dashboard Update Adds Native ‘Play To’ to Xbox 360

KinÊtre–a new Kinect for Windows project developed by a team at Microsoft Research Cambridge–makes the process quick and simple enough that anyone can be an animator who brings inanimate objects to life.

“KinÊtre uses the skeletal tracking technology in the Kinect for Windows software development kit (SDK) for input, scanning an object as …

Kinect PlayFit Dashboard on Xbox LIVE Helps Tracking Burned Calories on Kinect Gaming

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Microsoft unveiled “Kinect PlayFit,” a new Kinect fitness dashboard on Xbox LIVE that lets players track calories burned across multiple Kinect games. The new dashboard joins a growing number of titles and experiences that use Kinect as a fitness tool.

“The goal of the app is to motivate families …

E3 2012: Xbox SmartGlass, Internet Explorer for Xbox, Xbox Music, Xbox on Windows 8, New Games, TV & Entertainment Contents; “Nike+ Kinect Training” Announced

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At the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles, Microsoft announced a bundle of blockbuster games led by Halo 4 and also unveiled new content and entertainment experiences for Xbox LIVE and smart devices (PCs, tablets and phones) including: Xbox SmartGlass, Internet Explorer for Xbox, and new TV, movie and music …

Amazon Instant Video for Xbox 360; Photosynth for Windows Phone 7.5; New Skype OPK; UR3 for Exchange Server 2010 SP2; IPD Guides Arrives

Update Rollup 3 for Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 2 (KB2685289) released today to the Microsoft Download Center, resolves issues that were found in Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 2 since the software was released.

This update rollup is highly recommended for all Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 2 customers.

Physical Security of the Data Centers Hosting Microsoft Cloud Services – Consumer Product and Service Agreement Updates

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Microsoft Trustworthy Computing, Director Tim Rains, asked Mark Estberg, a senior director in Microsoft’s Global Foundation Services, (who works in the group responsible for managing the security of Microsoft’s data centers) about the physical security of the data centers hosting Microsoft’s cloud services.

Estberg said the in the data …

Microsoft Q4 2011 Earning: $20.9 Billion, Sold 525M Windows 7, 200 Million Office 2010

Microsoft Q4 2011 Revenues $20.9 BillionMicrosoft Q4 2011 Revenues $20.9 BillionMicrosoft reported $20.89 billion earnings for its fourth quarter of the calendar year of 2011, which was a 5 percent increase from the same period a year ago.

For Q2, ended December 31, Microsoft revenue was $20.89 billion, up 5 percent year over year. Operating income: $7.99 billion, a 2 percent …

Inside Xbox Videos Now on YouTube, LIVE iOS App, Windows Phone, and Xbox.com

Inside Xbox videos on YouTube and your mobile deviceInside Xbox videos on YouTube and your mobile deviceMicrosoft has launched a new Inside Xbox YouTube channel.

Just as Inside Xbox settles into its new home on the Video Channel of the new Xbox LIVE Dash, the new “Inside Xbox will now appear on YouTube and LIVE’s new iOS App (My Xbox LIVE), in addition to its …

12 Days of Xbox Live Arcade 50 Percent Off Sales

Xbox LIVE Arcade 50% off salesXbox LIVE Arcade 50% off salesMicrosoft is offering special price cuts on Xbox Live Arcade games for the next 12 days.

Celebrate the count down to 2012 with 12 days of deals on games, add-ons, avatars and more from Xbox LIVE.

Drop by Xbox LIVE every day to see what new deals we have …

MSN Video App for Xbox Now Available

MSN today annoucing the MSN with MSNBC.com App arrives on Xbox LIVE that let you explore MSN with MSNBC.com content with your voice. “Now through the power of Kinect and the intelligence of Bing on Xbox, you can effortlessly search MSN with MSNBC.com content from your living room by using the sound of your voice …

Xbox Companion App for Windows Phone Launching on December 6th!

Xbox LIVE - Xbox Companion app for Windows PhoneXbox LIVE - Xbox Companion app for Windows PhoneMicrosoft just announced that on Tuesday, December 6th, the latest update to the Xbox 360 dashboard will be available to consoles around the world. In addition to new and updated features, you will also get “Bing on Xbox” that will let say and Xbox will find it with Bing Search. …

Bing on Xbox Voice Search and Xbox LIVE Update Bring the Future of Entertainment and Search to Living Room

Xbox 360 KinectXbox 360 KinectBeginning December 6th and in the coming months, voice search with Bing on Xbox will start to roll out, enabling you to easily find the entertainment you’re looking for, across: Netflix, Hulu Plus, Comcast Xfinity on Demand, HBO Go, Zune and more across Xbox LIVE.

Bing on Xbox voice search will …

Windows Phone Radio: Xbox LIVE Companion App, Jil Sander LG Windows Phone, HTC Titan, Fujitsu WP

This week’s Windows Phone Radion podcast including the Xbox LIVE companion app for Windows Phone and the announcement of the Jil Sander Windows Phone from LG.

Also chat about the global version of the HTC Titan and the Fujitsu Windows Phone on KDDI! As a reminder, the …

“What’s Your Inbox Like” Shows Off HTML5 Metro Tiles – Skype Coming to Xbox 360, New Dashboard Hints At “Companion Devices”

Microsoft’s Metro-inspired websites are getting better and better. The latest is “What’s your inbox like”, a marketing promotional website for Windows Live Hotmail and sports one of the best “native” implementations of the Metro tiles.

The tile shadows are a nice touch reminiscent of the upcoming XBOX 360 dashboard update.

Gamescom 2011: New Xbox LIVE Games and Features for Windows Phone Previewed

Good news! for all the mobile gamers out there — today at the annual Gamescom conference in Cologne, Germany, Microsoft announced new Xbox LIVE titles and features coming to Windows Phone coming this fall.


Here’s a quick recap:

  • Avatar Awardables: Like achievements–but wearable. …