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Microsoft, DC Form Tech Education Alliance

Microsoft has formed an alliance with the D.C. local government to provide technology access and computer-skills training in the District, Microsoft announced Wednesday. Microsoft will assist the D.C. Department of Employment Services in providing residents with basic technology training to develop skills required for most entry-level jobs. The D.C.-Microsoft alliance will …

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Microsoft Establishes Electronic Registry with the State of Virginia

Microsoft recently partnered with the Virginia Department of Health and healthcare systems firm Unival to establish a statewide electronic healthcare registry, according to published reports. The registry will allow residents to provide doctors with instructions regarding what steps to take protect their lives in case of a medical emergency. Residents’ healthcare records will …

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HP, Microsoft Partner to Deliver Public Cloud Services

HP Enterprise Services and Microsoft Corp. have announced a global, four-year initiative to deliver Microsoft’s communications and collaboration products via the public and private cloud. Through the public cloud, Microsoft will deliver its collaboration and productivity tool Microsoft Office 365. A Microsoft release said the companies’ cloud solutions will shift …

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Microsoft, AgreeYa Mobility Sign New Licensing Agreement

Microsoft Corp. and AgreeYa Mobility today announced a protocol licensing agreement that allows AgreeYa Mobility solutions to interoperate with select Microsoft enterprise applications and services. The agreement will enable AgreeYa Mobility to create solutions for non-Microsoft mobile platforms that connect with Microsoft enterprise back-end systems. “The consumerization of IT presents …

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Microsoft's OmniTouch Is 'Touch Screen' for Any Surface

Microsoft has developed a wearable system that allows projection screens on everyday surfaces, including the palm of your hand, named OmniTouch, according to a CNET report. The technology combines a laser-based pico projector and depth-sensing camera, the latter not unlike Microsoft’s Kinect camera for the Xbox 360, says CNET. But it is modified …

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Profile: Scott Miller, General Manager of Microsoft’s U.S. Public Sector National Security Group and U.S. Cyber Security Group

Scott Miller is the general manager of Microsoft Corporation’s U.S. Public Sector National Security Group and U.S. Cyber Security Group. The primary focus of this group is to lead customers in the adoption and deployment of Microsoft solutions in the most secure method possible while providing advisory services to both …

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Microsoft Releases New Database Consolidation Appliances for the Cloud

In a keynote earlier this week at PASS Summit 2011, Quentin Clark, corporate vice president of Microsoft’s SQL Server Database Systems Group,  highlighted the company’s cloud commitment and announced several new technologies that will create greater flexibility and scalability in public, private and hybrid cloud deployments.  Clarke expanded on the …

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Microsoft Completes $8.5B Skype Acquisition, Welcomes New Team

Skype will become a business unit of Microsoft Corp. after the board of directors of each company agreed on the terms of an $8.5 billion acquisition. Microsoft said the move will accelerate the companies’ efforts to transform real-time communications for consumers and enterprise customers. In the long term, Microsft will integrate Skype into many …

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