Wednesday, November 13, 2019

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With WhatsApp, Facebook aims for immediacy

When's the last time you replied, promptly, to a message sent through Facebook? Aren't sure? Well Facebook, craving more real-time usage of its service,...

Perspective: Microsoft hedges on Office for iPad, cites ‘thoughtful’ decisions

thoughtful: adjective, characterized by or manifesting careful thought Thoughtful. T-h-o-u-g-h-t-f-u-l. Thoughtful. That was the watchword yesterday for Tami Reller, Microsoft's chief of marketing, when she was...

Whatever happened to the IPv4 address crisis?

In February 2011, the global Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) allocated the last blocks of IPv4 address space to the five regional Internet registries....

Bill Gates: OS, data to wander between devices

Microsoft founder Bill Gates told a Reddit audience on Monday that his new role at Microsoft will be to envision "ambitious scenarios"--which apparently encompass...

Preston Gralla: Patents don’t equal innovation

Anyone looking at the list of companies receiving the most patents in 2013 might think that Microsoft has been releasing some of the world's...

FAQ: The Microsoft leadership change

Microsoft's new CEO Satya Nadella has taken charge, but that's not the only thing new with the company's power structure. Here are a few questions...

How Nokia’s fake Windows phone could save the real one

Something very interesting is going on at Nokia: The company apparently believes that the look, feel, and underlying services of the Microsoft Windows Phone...