顔は外人、でも「どさんこ」なMS新社長平野氏 社長交代の狙いと舞台ウラ [ #cbajp ]

日本マイクロソフトの社長が50代後半の樋口氏から、40代半ばの平野氏に交代する。「世代交代で変革を加速させる」という外資企業らしい攻めの姿勢がありつつも、数年前から社長人事を計画していたという、非常に“日本企業らしい”一面もあった。

http://www.itmedia.co.jp/enterprise/articles/1503/03/news036.html

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MS、Windowsスマホ「Lumia 640/640 XL」を発表 [ #cbajp ]

米Microsoftはスペインのバルセロナで開催されているモバイル業界最大の展示会「Mobile World Congress 2015」で現地時間2015年3月2日、「Windows Phone」を搭載したスマートフォンの新モデル「Lumia 640」(写真)、「Lumia 640 XL」を発表した。クラウド型グループウエアサービス「Office 365」を、1年分バンドルする。

http://www.nikkei.com/article/DGXMZO83894290T00C15A3000000/

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Microsoft's Windows Phone strategy is as directionless as it's ever been

When I look at what Microsoft is doing with Windows Phone right now, all I can think of is the straggler Japanese soldiers who kept trying to fight World War II even though their government had already surrendered. 542 more words

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Microsoft Turns To Software To Move Hardware

Microsoft announced two new phones yesterday, the Lumia 640 and the Lumia 640 XL. The inexpensive devices are designed to handle global communications, built with dual-SIM slots and the like. 692 more words

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The Age Of Spartan

There is so much symbolism in the new Windows 10 that it can steal away a tear from your eye with a surprising ease. The grandpa Micosoft lives in the new cyber world. 194 more words

[ARTICLE] “Kinect-ing” With Clinicians: A Knowledge Translation Resource to Support Decision Making About Video Game Use in Rehabilitation

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Microsoft’s Kinect for Xbox 360 virtual reality (VR) video games are promising rehabilitation options because they involve motivating, full-body movement practice. However, these games were designed for recreational use, which creates challenges for clinical implementation. 163 more words

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