Along with announcing the successfully closed deal between Skype and Microsoft, an update for the popular software has been published. It includes minor changes that show Microsoft’s influence on Skype.
Skype and Microsoft now announced that their deal has now been completed. Valued some $8.5 billion USD, Skype is making Microsoft one of the leading providers for Voice-over-IP phone services.
For the past 12 months, I have been a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional for the Windows Live expertise. It was a thrilling year!
Microsoft has published an update for Microsoft Messenger 8 for Mac.
Microsoft has finished version 9 of the popular Windows Internet Explorer web browser. Starting from today, the new browser version is offered for free download on the Web.
After more than one month of speculation about the future of Microsoft’s music player brand Zune, these are going to come to an end. There will be no new players or hardware developments for Zune anymore.
When Microsoft announced the strategic partnership with Nokia last week, they also talked about the brands that both companies are going to share. It was remarkable that Zune is not one of them.
Microsoft has started to deliver the Release Candidate of Internet Explorer 9 via the Automatic Updates feature in Windows 7 and Windows Vista in order to update the Beta.
For Office 15, Microsoft is going to include new or additional applications into the Office suite. This is what a recent Microsoft business meeting has confirmed.
By releasing the free website development environment WebMatrix, Microsoft continues collecting bonus points from web developers. After testing it for six months, the software has been released as final today.