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Microsoft said to beef up its Internet encryption

Microsoft has been an outspoken critic of the national security company’s surveillance software, but it has trailed behind other main tech firms in aping up its web encryption practices. Then again, that could quickly exchange. The tech giant is looking to overhaul its machine for encrypting web site visitors, in step with the Washington put up. Sources familiar with the …

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Nokia solutions chairman to step down after Microsoft deal

Nokia stated the chairman of its networking tools unit, Nokia solutions and Networks (NSN), will step down following the sale of the Finnish company’s mobile phone business to Microsoft. NSN Chairman to step down Jesper Ovesen, who joined NSN in 2011 when it was nonetheless a three way partnership between Nokia and Siemens, will proceed for a while as a …

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Asus CEO ‘very optimistic’ about Windows 8 tablets

About Windows 8 tablets Look for Windows 8 tablets to have a strong year, says Asus CEO Jerry Shen. Speaking to the Wall Street Journal in an interview published today, Shen said that his company is “very optimistic about sales for Windows 8 tablets this year,” adding that he believes Microsoft’s support for 7-inch slates will be the central move in …

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Microsoft turns Forbes magazines into Wi-Fi hot spots

Microsoft turns Forbes magazines This is what you get inside. I have always believed that the old and the new can coexist with extreme joy. Microsoft appears to believe this too. In a promotion that melds the dying world of magazines with the living world of Wi-Fi, select copies of Forbes are enjoying a Wi-Fi router, which oozes 15 days …

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Microsoft: Facebook Home? Wait, that’s Windows Phone

Microsoft: Facebook Home? You may have been one of those who felt enthralled and delighted at Mark Zuckerberg’s launch of Facebook Home yesterday. You also may have felt appalled and slighted. Especially if you worked at Microsoft in 2011. The morning after the morning before, Microsoft’s forthright head of PR, Frank X. Shaw, offered words to suggest he’d have liked …

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