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3 brilliant design details from the new Microsoft Office

June 13, 2018

Since the introduction of Google Docs, many of us avoid Microsoft Office like the plague. But Office is still a mainstay in business. Excel, for instance, is the untouchable spreadsheet champion of the world, which is why a remarkable 1 billion people on the planet still use the software suite. And for all of them, […]

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Mobile Sharing & Companion Experiences for Microsoft Teams Meetings

June 13, 2018

Research into Computer-Supported Collaborative Work has explored problems of disengagement in video meetings and device conflict since the 1990s, but good solutions that could work at scale have been elusive. Microsoft Research Cambridge UK had been working on these issues when the 2015 Hackathon arose as an opportunity to highlight for the rest of the […]

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The beauty that comes from nuance: to help their daughter, a Microsoft employee and a filmmaker became transgender allies

June 13, 2018

Microsoft Corporate Vice President Chadd Knowlton and filmmaker Vlada Knowlton underwent a “radical transformation” and then made a documentary to tell stories of families like theirs By Natalie Singer-Velush Chadd and Vlada Knowlton will never forget the day they most feared for their youngest child. They were driving to school and from the back seat […]

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Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) GA – New regions, more features, increased productivity | Blog

June 13, 2018

They say time flies when you’re having fun, and as I approach two years working on containers in Azure, I see the truth in that saying. Over the last two years we have launched a Kubernetes service in Azure, acquired Deis, joined the Linux foundation, launched the Draft and Brigade open source projects, launched the […]

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Power and simplicity—updates to the Office 365 user experience

June 13, 2018

Technology is changing the way people get things done. We’ve picked up the pace. Our work is more collaborative. And we’re blurring the boundaries of time and place. When we ask customers why they continue to choose Office for their most important work, they tell us that they love the power the Office apps offer. […]

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All of the Xbox E3 2018 Briefing Videos

June 11, 2018

Yesterday’s Xbox E3 2018 Briefing featured a ton of big news, from our announcements of new studios joining the Microsoft Studios family to the reveal of the next chapter in the Halo saga. There was something for everyone in the briefing too, including first looks at hardcore shooters like Metro: Exodus and Battlefield V, family-friendly […]

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Gimlet Creative | Gaming the System

June 11, 2018

Last year, the gaming industry made roughly $90 billion in sales worldwide. That’s more than double what movies made at the box office last year. And here’s why that comparison to Hollywood is relevant. Because, like with films, the most popular video games are HUGE. They have great graphics, popular characters, and the franchises keep […]

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Everything We Announced at the Xbox E3 2018 Briefing

June 10, 2018

Sunday’s Xbox E3 Briefing was the largest in Microsoft’s history with more than 6,000 people, including more than 1,000 fans, invited to attend in the Microsoft Theater. Microsoft announced it is doubling its game development studios and showcased a record 52 games on stage including 18 console launch exclusives and 15 world premieres. The diverse […]

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Minecraft’s new Coral Crafters skin pack arrives: Proceeds help The Nature Conservancy help the oceans

June 8, 2018

The post Minecraft’s new Coral Crafters skin pack arrives: Proceeds help The Nature Conservancy help the oceans appeared first on Stories.

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Not a cliché: When being ‘out and proud’ is a call to action

June 8, 2018

One of Microsoft’s directors of government affairs kept his authentic self quiet and closed off for too long. Now, he’s working to make that path easier and safer for fellow LGBTQ+ people. By Candace Whitney-Morris John Galligan spent half of his adult life as a closeted gay man, a time he describes as not truly […]

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