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Microsoft dogfooding Skype for Business on Windows Phone
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Microsoft dogfooding Skype for Business on Windows Phone

Harish Jonnalagadda 48

Late last year, Microsoft announced that it would be re-branding its Lync enterprise chat and video service as Skype for Business. After launching a technical preview for the same on Windows desktop in the month of March, Microsoft is now dogfooding (internally testing) the Skype for Business app for Windows Phone. As hinted by the Skype team during their recent AMA session, Skype...

Office 2013 receives Service Pack 1 - includes major bug fixes and minor tweaks

Office 2013 receives Service Pack 1 - includes major bug fixes and minor tweaks

Michael Archambault 61

Yesterday, Microsoft made Service Pack 1 for Office 2013 available to the public. The package of updates includes content for Access, Excel, InfoPath, Lync, OneDrive, OneNote, Outlook, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Word. The first Service pack for Project, Visio, and SharePoint was also released separately. Overall, the Office 2013 Service Pack 1 offers a collection of bug fixes, with a...

European Commision throws out Cisco's complaint against Microsoft's Skype acquisition

European Commision throws out Cisco's complaint against Microsoft's Skype acquisition

Michael Archambault 40

Microsoft’s acquisition of Skype may be seen as a positive move by many users within the ecosystem, as it brings modern communication to Windows, Xbox, and Windows Phone, but not everyone is keen to the idea. Cisco recently challenged Microsoft’s takeover of Skype Technologies. The challenge though, has been thrown out of the European General Court. In 2011 the European Commission...

Lync Mobile for Windows Phone shows up in Marketplace but you can't have it yet

Lync Mobile for Windows Phone shows up in Marketplace but you can't have it yet

Daniel Rubino 8

We know that Lync Mobile for Windows Phone or just 'Lync 2010' is wanted by many, being one of the most anticipated apps this year. In fact, we saw it in action at Nokia World and heard a few weeks ago that its availability was imminent. By allowing workers to stay connected via the mobile phones, employees can now easily initiate conference calls, meetings and keep in touch all within...