Microsoft Office to launch on Linux Soon

It appears that Microsoft Office is about to land on Linux (more precisely on Ubuntu 20.04) as shown on these Tweets: MS Word: MS Excel: According to the developer (Hayden Barnes), the software is run thanks to containers and not on Wine, remote machines or GNOME on WSL. The interesting fact that emerged from the … Continue reading Microsoft Office to launch on Linux Soon

Introducing Microsoft Azure Sphere

Microsoft just unveiled a mostly open source, embedded Arm SoC design with a custom Linux kernel.Microsoft’s Azure Sphere announcement was surprising on many levels. This crossover Cortex-A/Cortex-M SoC architecture for IoT offers silicon-level security, as well as an Azure Sphere OS based on a secure custom Linux kernel. There’s also a turnkey cloud service for … Continue reading Introducing Microsoft Azure Sphere

Microsoft integrates LinkedIn with Word to help you write a resume

Microsoft acquired LinkedIn for $26 billion last year, promising to closely link the service with its Office suite of applications. While we’ve seen a new Windows 10 app for LinkedIn, Microsoft is unveiling an even more useful addition for its service: Resume Assistant. Office 365 subscribers will now get direct LinkedIn integration when they’re building … Continue reading Microsoft integrates LinkedIn with Word to help you write a resume

Canonical & Microsoft make Azure-tailored Linux kernel

Canonical has announced that it is joining forces with the Microsoft Azure team to build an Azure-tailored Linux kernel for Ubuntu Cloud Images of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. The new kernel will receive the same level of support and security maintenance offered to supported kernels but is not yet compatible with the Canonical Livepatch Service – … Continue reading Canonical & Microsoft make Azure-tailored Linux kernel

Microsoft Unveils New ‘Fluent’ Office User Interface

Users of Microsoft can expect some big changes coming to their devices, as the company has unveiled a new set of preview apps for Office mobile. The new versions come with one significant alteration above all – the integration of Microsoft’s new Fluent Design System - which is expected to also be arriving with Windows 10 … Continue reading Microsoft Unveils New ‘Fluent’ Office User Interface

Microsoft’s Market Value Tops $500 Billion

On Friday Microsoft Corp reached a 17 year milestone as their market capitalization topped $500 billion. The tech giant's stock has consistently seen a rise, most recently in the last quarter exceeding Wall Street's expectations in a major way. According to Reuters Microsoft's stock rose as much as "2.1 percent to $65.64, an all-time high, in … Continue reading Microsoft’s Market Value Tops $500 Billion

Windows Activation Tool coming soon to Windows 10

Microsoft is cooking up some nifty feature enhancements to Windows 10 that will roll out with the much anticipated Anniversary Update later this summer. One of the newest tweaks will make it easier to perform hardware upgrades, such as a motherboard or hard drive, as you won't have to dial up a support representative and explain … Continue reading Windows Activation Tool coming soon to Windows 10

Microsoft Embracing Open Source

Microsoft “loves Linux” as it makes Azure bigger, betterMicrosoft and Opensource have a relationship similar to the relationship between concrete and grass.Concrete (Microsoft) very massive, capable, powerful, expensive, controlling, and hard to go without for many businesses. Alone concrete can embody huge structures and change the landscape in dramatic ways.Grass (open source) very flexible, pervasive, … Continue reading Microsoft Embracing Open Source