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Windows 10 oh so NSA & GCHQ (amongst others) friendly ….

July 29, 2015


Time is running out folk’s, by the time you read this the witching hour will almost be upon us, 1st August 2015 will see the revisions to Microsoft Privacy Statements and Services Agreement Agreements move Windows users into a brave new world of exposure / intimacy with Microsoft, and why, because there is a new kid on […]

Taming the Internet Cookie Monsters

July 20, 2015


Following my post last week on Trust in the context of Microsoft’s aspirations for Window’s 10 I mentioned a greater need for making Internet/Web Cookies more visible to users. This raised a number of comments and requests as to what I meant and how I go about taming these particular little horrors. For any degree […]

Windows 10 Trust at its Core, Really?

July 16, 2015


“Trust has to be at the Core of Windows 10 and Cortana” said Satya Nadella (CEO of Microsoft) in his keynote to the Microsoft World Wide Partner Conference (WPC) audience on Monday. See 60 second clip below: To reiterate from the video quote: “At the core of Cortana is the ability to collect ALL the […]

Microsoft Cloud Support Goldmine is its Partners

July 14, 2015


Exciting news Microsoft has stirred, and with it a subtle shift may be taking place, one that for both end users of its cloud services and its dedicated Partners could see the transformation of its Cloud Service support. Microsoft has announced it will be working with Rackspace – ‘Fanatical Support for Microsoft Azure’. To date […]

Snowden Revelations Haunt at Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC)

July 13, 2015


Wednesday morning EDT in Orlando Florida will see Neal Suggs (Microsoft Vice President and Associate General Counsel) take to the big stage at the Microsoft pre-eminent Worldwide Partner Conference to address customer and partner Trust in Microsoft following the Snowden revelations. The very name of the session enforces how Snowden continuous to haunt Microsoft ‘Building Trust in […]

Back to the future with Office 2016 for OSX

July 9, 2015


For those longer in the tooth than they may wish to reflect on, Microsoft Office started its life on the Apple Mac, so in good old heritage terms Microsoft has lead with the latest version of their flagship Office Suite 2016 on Apples OSX. At least for those subscribed to Microsoft Office 365. For full […]