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Adobe and Microsoft expand partnership with Adobe Experience Manager and Dynamics 365 integration

Adobe and Microsoft expand partnership with Adobe Experience Manager and Dynamics 365 integration Adobe and Microsoft expanded their continuing partnership today when they announced that they are making it easy to share data between Adobe Experience Manager, a website marketing tool and Dynamics 365, Microsoft’s CRM tool. For a sales person that means seeing the latest sales activity and customer interactions from the company website right in the customer record. From a customer experience perspective, it means that if you are on a website and filling in a form to…

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Microsoft – TechCrunch

Microsoft – TechCrunch Nearly three years on from Microsoft unveiling its HoloLens augmented reality headsets, the company today announced a major expansion of its availability: 29 more markets in Europe, nearly tripling the total number of countries where you can buy the device up to 39. The news shows that while we don’t have a firm number of how many units have been sold, we do know that Microsoft is banking on the device, a non-immersive experience that lets you interact with visual digital images while still being able to see a…

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Microsoft 365 for small and medium businesses is now generally available

Microsoft 365 for small and medium businesses is now generally available Microsoft 365 lets businesses subscribe to a bundle with Office 365, Windows 10 and the company’s mobile device management tools. The early focus for this program was enterprises, but a few months ago, the company also launched a preview version of Microsoft 365 for small and medium businesses. Today, Microsoft 365 Business is coming out of beta and is now generally available to customers. Also coming out of beta are the company’s tools for managing email marketing campaigns (Microsoft…

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Microsoft expands HoloLens headsets to 29 new markets, now up to 39

Microsoft expands HoloLens headsets to 29 new markets, now up to 39 Nearly three years on from Microsoft unveiling its HoloLens augmented reality headsets, the company today announced a major expansion of its availability: 29 more markets in Europe, nearly tripling the total number of countries where you can buy the device up to 39. The news shows that while we don’t have a firm number of how many units have been sold, we do know that Microsoft is banking on the device, a non-immersive experience that lets you interact with visual…

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Microsoft rolls out LinkedIn integrations in Outlook.com

Microsoft rolls out LinkedIn integrations in Outlook.com Microsoft’s $26.2 billion acquisition of business networking site LinkedIn is starting to pay off – at least in terms of product integrations that make sense. The company today announced that LinkedIn integration within Outlook.com is now going live, allowing email users to view insights, profile pictures, work history and more from within their inbox. The addition of LinkedIn to Outlook was previously detailed in September at Microsoft Ignite. There, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella previewed how commercial Office 365 subscribers with LinkedIn profiles would soon…

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Microsoft launches a revamped version of Mixer into beta

Microsoft launches a revamped version of Mixer into beta Microsoft today announced the launch of a new beta version of its mobile gameplay streaming app, Mixer, for both iOS and Android. The company says the new app features an entirely different codebase that will allow it to roll out updates more quickly, and includes a number of changes focused on improving the core user experience, content discoverability, app performance and personalization. The launch comes shortly after Mixer Create’s exit from beta in August, which includes support for live streaming from…

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Skype’s big redesign publicly launches to desktop users

Skype’s big redesign publicly launches to desktop users Earlier this year, Skype introduced a revamped version of its application offering a heavier focus on media sharing and social expression tools, in an effort to better compete with more modern social communication services, like Slack and even Snapchat. Today, the company is publicly launching the new version of Skype to the desktop, including on Mac, Windows 10 (November 2016 update and lower), Windows 8, Windows 7, and Linux. The app had been in Preview on the desktop since August. During that…

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How big tech just keeps getting bigger

How big tech just keeps getting bigger Alex WilhelmContributor Alex Wilhelm is the editor-in-chief of Crunchbase News and co-host of Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast. More posts by this contributor: Live from Disrupt SF: Equity talks Slack, Lyft and flying cars Understanding Roku’s IPO and its growing platform revenues After the bell on Thursday, a trio of major tech companies released their earnings reports en masse. And the results were strong, with each firm beating both revenue and profit expectations set by Wall Street. In unison Friday, the reporting firms, Microsoft, Alphabet…

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Crunch Report | Amazon’s New Cloud Cam and Key

Crunch Report | Amazon’s New Cloud Cam and Key Today’s Stories  Amazon debuts Cloud Cam and Key to take on Nest, August and others in home security Microsoft finally kills off the Kinect, but the tech will live on in other devices Looking at your phone while crossing the street could now cost you up to $99 in Honolulu Credits Written by: Tito HamzeHosted by: Tito HamzeFilmed by: Tito HamzeEdited by: Tito Hamze Notes: I don’t know what to wear on Crunch Report (It’s a hard decision and I suck at…

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