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#Microsoft

# microsoft - Monday 11 August, 2014

This project transforms shaky first-person videos into smooth timelapses
# No Shaking
# No Shaking

This project transforms shaky first-person videos into smooth timelapses

Aug 11th 2014, 5:52 PM 8,971 Views 4 Comments

The team at Microsoft Research has developed a way of eliminating shaky footage in videos and make it smooth.

# microsoft - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Man arrested after Microsoft scanned his emails for child pornography
# Privacy
# Privacy

Man arrested after Microsoft scanned his emails for child pornography

Aug 7th 2014, 12:01 PM 18,410 Views 36 Comments

Companies such as Google and Microsoft have been performing scans to identify illegal images being sent online.

# microsoft - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Microsoft has landed permission (at a price) for a giant new Leopardstown campus
# Building Momentum
# Building Momentum

Microsoft has landed permission (at a price) for a giant new Leopardstown campus

Aug 6th 2014, 1:06 PM 21,003 Views 35 Comments

Development fees of around €8 million levied on the multinational will help make up a property tax-related budget hole for the county council.

# microsoft - Monday 4 August, 2014

China regulator warns Microsoft not to obstruct its investigation
# Tread Lightly
# Tread Lightly

China regulator warns Microsoft not to obstruct its investigation

Aug 4th 2014, 11:58 AM 5,841 Views 8 Comments

Chinese regulators are investigating Microsoft after it was suspected of violating the country’s anti-monopoly law since June 2013.

This is how drastically your Windows computer has changed over the years
# Microsoft
# Microsoft

This is how drastically your Windows computer has changed over the years

Aug 4th 2014, 11:00 AM 23,831 Views 83 Comments

It’s now safe to turn off your computer.

# microsoft - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Microsoft loses appeal over email data stored in Ireland
# Privacy
# Privacy

Microsoft loses appeal over email data stored in Ireland

Jul 31st 2014, 9:35 PM 10,105 Views 11 Comments

Judge rejected Microsoft bid concerning the provision of email information on servers in Ireland to US authorities.

# microsoft - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

Microsoft faces 'monopoly' investigation as Chinese officials begin probe
# Antitrust
# Antitrust

Microsoft faces 'monopoly' investigation as Chinese officials begin probe

Jul 29th 2014, 10:41 AM 3,904 Views 6 Comments

Officials of China’s State Administration for Industry and Commerce visited four of Microsoft’s offices as part of enquiries into Windows’ dominant position in the country.

# microsoft - Saturday 19 July, 2014

Gardaí, Microsoft and Hello Kitty: The week in numbers
# In Numbers
# In Numbers

Gardaí, Microsoft and Hello Kitty: The week in numbers

Jul 19th 2014, 7:30 PM 7,500 Views 10 Comments

Plus: At what age do people begin to feel most confident about their looks?

# microsoft - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Microsoft announces 18,000 job cuts in global workforce
# Microsoft
# Microsoft

Microsoft announces 18,000 job cuts in global workforce

Jul 17th 2014, 2:01 PM 10,309 Views 22 Comments

Cuts are part of Microsoft’s effort to integrate the Nokia business and are expected to have a limited impact on Irish operations.

# microsoft - Monday 23 June, 2014

Microsoft takes on Google Drive by doubling free OneDrive storage
# Head In The Cloud
# Head In The Cloud

Microsoft takes on Google Drive by doubling free OneDrive storage

Jun 23rd 2014, 6:47 PM 8,063 Views 16 Comments

Ordinary OneDrive users will have access to 15GB of storage for free, matching it with Google’s cloud storage service.

# microsoft - Sunday 22 June, 2014

Microsoft to build new Dublin headquarters and take on 200 extra staff
# Windows Of Opportunity
# Windows Of Opportunity

Microsoft to build new Dublin headquarters and take on 200 extra staff

Jun 22nd 2014, 3:49 PM 21,626 Views 35 Comments

The company will spend hundreds of millions of euro, employing over 200 construction workers.

# microsoft - Friday 20 June, 2014

NUI Maynooth team chosen to compete in major student tech competition
# App-ortunity
# App-ortunity

NUI Maynooth team chosen to compete in major student tech competition

Jun 20th 2014, 6:50 AM 4,737 Views 5 Comments

The three computer science students, whose app provides info on buildings’ accessibility for those with mobility impairments, will compete in the Imagine Cup 2014 World Finals in Seattle at the end of July.

# microsoft - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

What the hell is E3 and why is everyone talking about it?
# E3 2014
From The Daily Edge
# E3 2014

What the hell is E3 and why is everyone talking about it?

Jun 10th 2014, 10:32 AM 24,720 Views 25 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know.

# microsoft - Monday 9 June, 2014

So here are the games Xbox One announced at E3 2014
# Let The Games Begin
# Let The Games Begin

So here are the games Xbox One announced at E3 2014

Jun 9th 2014, 8:33 PM 11,640 Views 33 Comments

The return of Halo and Crackdown as well as the latest edition to both the Assassin’s Creed and Call of Duty series all featured.

# microsoft - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Microsoft reveals real-time language translator for Skype calls
# Universal Translation
# Universal Translation

Microsoft reveals real-time language translator for Skype calls

May 28th 2014, 11:37 AM 5,840 Views 25 Comments

The feature allows users to speak to each other in their native language, which Skype then translates in real-time.

# microsoft - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Microsoft had a smaller Surface tablet in the works, but delayed it at the last minute
# Cold Feet
# Cold Feet

Microsoft had a smaller Surface tablet in the works, but delayed it at the last minute

May 21st 2014, 11:30 AM 5,683 Views 12 Comments

Microsoft decided not to announce the 8-inch Surface mini because it felt it wasn’t different enough from rival products and wouldn’t be successful.

# microsoft - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

Microsoft introduces Surface Pro 3 as 'the tablet that will replace your laptop'
# Third Time Lucky
# Third Time Lucky

Microsoft introduces Surface Pro 3 as 'the tablet that will replace your laptop'

May 20th 2014, 5:39 PM 16,079 Views 48 Comments

The 12-inch tablet weighs 800g and will be released in Ireland at the end of August.

# microsoft - Friday 16 May, 2014

Ireland's top company is...
# Top Of The Class
# Top Of The Class

Ireland's top company is...

May 16th 2014, 2:19 PM 32,702 Views 25 Comments

The Irish Times top 1000 companies is out, and here’s what it says.

# microsoft - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

Microsoft will finally complete its Nokia deal this week, but there are a few changes
# Tweaks
# Tweaks

Microsoft will finally complete its Nokia deal this week, but there are a few changes

Apr 22nd 2014, 1:57 PM 8,526 Views 7 Comments

The €5.4 billion deal was originally supposed to be completed a month ago but was delayed as Microsoft waited for regulatory authorities in Asia to approve the deal.

# microsoft - Thursday 10 April, 2014

It's finally time to say goodbye to Internet Explorer 6
# Good Riddance
From The Daily Edge
# Good Riddance

It's finally time to say goodbye to Internet Explorer 6

Apr 10th 2014, 9:22 AM 2,588 Views 2 Comments

Internet Explorer has encountered a problem and needs to close.

# microsoft - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Microsoft says goodbye to XP by releasing Windows 8.1 update
# Quick Update
# Quick Update

Microsoft says goodbye to XP by releasing Windows 8.1 update

Apr 9th 2014, 11:02 AM 10,622 Views 42 Comments

Although Windows 8.1 users will only have a few weeks to install the update if they want to receive future security updates.

# microsoft - Monday 7 April, 2014

Now Microsoft and Yahoo are creating their original TV shows
# TV Streaming
# TV Streaming

Now Microsoft and Yahoo are creating their original TV shows

Apr 7th 2014, 4:54 PM 6,892 Views 19 Comments

The two companies are planning on releasing their own original TV shows which would compete against the likes of Netflix and Amazon.

# microsoft - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Microsoft brings Siri rival Cortana and an updated look to Windows Phone
# Updates
# Updates

Microsoft brings Siri rival Cortana and an updated look to Windows Phone

Apr 2nd 2014, 6:48 PM 9,018 Views 16 Comments

The new update should arrive in a couple of months, although new phones with Windows 8.1 installed will be available sooner.

# microsoft - Monday 24 March, 2014

Nokia will have to wait until next month before Microsoft deal passes
# Dragging On
# Dragging On

Nokia will have to wait until next month before Microsoft deal passes

Mar 24th 2014, 11:56 AM 4,319 Views 0 Comments

The deal has been approved by EU and US authorities but has been delayed until next month as it waits for approval from regulatory authorities in Asia.

# microsoft - Friday 21 March, 2014

Microsoft admits it snooped on blogger's emails to track company leaks
# Security
# Security

Microsoft admits it snooped on blogger's emails to track company leaks

Mar 21st 2014, 9:18 AM 6,174 Views 3 Comments

The decision was taken after an ex-Microsoft employee leaked early copies of Windows 8 and Windows 7 to a tech blogger.

# microsoft - Monday 24 February, 2014

Nokia moves into new territory by launching its first Android smartphone
# New Horizons
# New Horizons

Nokia moves into new territory by launching its first Android smartphone

Feb 24th 2014, 9:41 AM 10,553 Views 35 Comments

The Nokia X will run Android apps, but will replace services like Google Maps and Drive with its own versions.

# microsoft - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Sony has sold 5.3 million Playstation 4 consoles worldwide
# Console Wars
# Console Wars

Sony has sold 5.3 million Playstation 4 consoles worldwide

Feb 18th 2014, 10:58 AM 8,346 Views 34 Comments

The company has sold another 1.1 million consoles this year, adding to the 4.2 million consoles it sold in 2013.

# microsoft - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

Microsoft could be bringing Android apps to Windows Phone
# Unlikely Couple
# Unlikely Couple

Microsoft could be bringing Android apps to Windows Phone

Feb 12th 2014, 5:43 PM 9,825 Views 11 Comments

If Microsoft goes ahead with the idea, the first Android apps won’t appear until 2015 at the earliest.

# microsoft - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Microsoft appoints Nadella as its new CEO
# Appointment
# Appointment

Microsoft appoints Nadella as its new CEO

Feb 4th 2014, 2:56 PM 6,764 Views 13 Comments

Nadella, who has been with Microsoft since 1992 and was executive vice president of Microsoft’s Cloud and Enterprise group, will take up the role with immediate effect.

# microsoft - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

Column: Ireland is excluded from some of the world's most fascinating scientific research
# Ireland For CERN
# Ireland For CERN

Column: Ireland is excluded from some of the world's most fascinating scientific research

Jan 29th 2014, 7:30 PM 64 Views 70 Comments

As a non-member of CERN, we are missing out on unique opportunities to collaborate with our European neighbours in cutting-edge work – as well as the revenue opportunities it brings.

# microsoft - Sunday 26 January, 2014

If you were a child of the 90s you will love this new ad
# Memory Lane
From The Daily Edge
# Memory Lane

If you were a child of the 90s you will love this new ad

Jan 26th 2014, 3:00 PM 5,598 Views 2 Comments

Pogs, bum bags, and Tamagotchi, oh my!

# microsoft - Friday 24 January, 2014

Xbox One and Surface tablet sales results helps Microsoft boost revenue
# Movin' On Up
# Movin' On Up

Xbox One and Surface tablet sales results helps Microsoft boost revenue

Jan 24th 2014, 10:46 AM 5,064 Views 15 Comments

The company recorded $6.56 billion in net income during the last quarter, an 2.8 per cent increase from the same period last year.

# microsoft - Monday 6 January, 2014

Google teams up with automakers to bring Android to cars
# Automobiles
# Automobiles

Google teams up with automakers to bring Android to cars

Jan 6th 2014, 11:04 AM 8,594 Views 35 Comments

The first cars with Android integration are expected to launch at the end of the year.

# microsoft - Thursday 19 December, 2013

Bill Gates did a Secret Santa with someone on the internet
# Ah Thanks Bill
From The Daily Edge
# Ah Thanks Bill

Bill Gates did a Secret Santa with someone on the internet

Dec 19th 2013, 1:45 PM 6,083 Views 2 Comments

He gave her a stuffed cow. Sound?

# microsoft - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Microsoft sells more than 2 million Xbox One consoles in 18 days
# Console Wars
# Console Wars

Microsoft sells more than 2 million Xbox One consoles in 18 days

Dec 11th 2013, 4:17 PM 8,714 Views 50 Comments

The Xbox One has sold an average of 111,111 units a day since it first launched.

# microsoft - Monday 9 December, 2013

Major tech companies ask US government to reform surveillance laws
# Surveillance
# Surveillance

Major tech companies ask US government to reform surveillance laws

Dec 9th 2013, 11:01 AM 4,228 Views 13 Comments

The companies which include Facebook, Microsoft and Google are demanding the government to allow greater transparency and accountability when requesting public data.

# microsoft - Sunday 8 December, 2013

Buyers' Guide: Which tablet should you get?
# Buyers' Guide
# Buyers' Guide

Buyers' Guide: Which tablet should you get?

Dec 8th 2013, 9:15 AM 21,852 Views 80 Comments

Tablets have grown in popularity since the iPad first appeared in 2010, but which one is right for you?

# microsoft - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

WATCH: Ireland AM is really blown away by the Xbox One
# Xbox Whoa
From The Daily Edge
# Xbox Whoa

WATCH: Ireland AM is really blown away by the Xbox One

Nov 27th 2013, 8:08 AM 2,672 Views 13 Comments

There’s been nothing like this on the market before. NOTHING.

# microsoft - Monday 25 November, 2013