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Posted by on Jul 26, 2012 in microsoft, Social Media, tech news | 0 comments

LinkedIn Outlook Social Connector

LinkedIn will offer One-Click integration.  Outlook Social Connector will be available on the next Office release. Users will no longer be required to install an additional download to sync with LinkedIn according to David Breger, LinkedIn Project Manager.

Breger states, “This means you just have to sign-in once with your LinkedIn credentials and immediately you’ll start seeing rich profile information, like photos and LinkedIn network activity for any connection that emails you. You’ll also see LinkedIn profile data surface when you view a People Card throughout the new Office experience.”

According to Breger, Outlook Social Connector will help users to be more efficient and productive. Users will be able to keep track and share with  their LinkedIn connections without leaving Office.

In the coming weeks, LinkedIn will discuss its work with Microsoft on a new LinkedIn for Outlook application for the new Office app store, which packs some new functionality and features for today’s busy professionals.

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Posted by on Jun 25, 2012 in microsoft, Skype, Social Media, tech news | 0 comments

Microsoft Buys Yammer

Microsoft and Yammer confirm that MS will purchase the Enterprise Social Media Network for $1.2 Billion.

Yammer user base is 5 billion. Yammer will remain a standalone product and will be integrated with MS Office 365, MS Dynamics for ERP and CRM software, Skype VoIP.

Yammer service is used by 85% of Fortune 500 companies employees.

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Posted by on Jun 15, 2012 in microsoft, operating systems, Tablet, tech news, windows 8 | 0 comments

Microsoft Event

Microsoft secretive event is set for Monday, June 18 at 3 p.m/pst.  Microsoft notified the media about this event without any details. There are many reports that MS will introduce its Windows 8 and Windows RT Tablets.  Acer and Asus introduced their Windows 8 Tablets last week at Computex.

“Lookiinsyde” will keep up update with the details on Monday.

 

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Posted by on Jun 12, 2012 in microsoft, tech news | 0 comments

Microsoft Patch Tuesday

Today is Patch Tuesday.  Microsoft patched more than two-dozen vulnerabilities. There are Seven Bulletins, Three of the vulnerabilities are Critical which effect the Internet Explorer (IE), Windows, and .NET Framework.

Bulletin MS12-037 contains 13 security fixes for IE. MS and some of the other Security Researchers view this as one of the most important to deploy.  BeyondTrust CTO Marc Maiffret states, “This is probably one of the most severe bulletins because exploit code is likely to be created for one or more of these vulnerabilities, which leads to the potential for drive-by malware attacks across all revision of IE.  “This, in our opinion, is one fo the more important sets of patches to roll out as soon as possible.”

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