MICROSOFT - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/MICROSOFT News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Review: Siri-like Cortana fills Windows phone gap http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57817523-79/cortana-google-siri-microsoft.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57817523-79/cortana-google-siri-microsoft.html.csp">Review: Siri-like Cortana fills Windows phone gap</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANICK JESDANUN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-16T16:00:53.44-06:00">Updated Apr 16, 2014 04:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • “Yay, it’s Nick! How can I help?” Thanks for asking, Cortana. And thanks for making the Windows phone software better, Microsoft. With the new Cortana virtual assistant, Windows catches up with Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android in a major way. Microsoft takes some of the best parts of Apple’s and Google’s virtual assistants and adds a few useful tools of its own. The result is Cortana, named after an artificial-intelligence character in Microsoft’s “Halo” video games. The new Windows s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578175232014-04-16T16:00:53.44-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-16T16:00:53.44-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57817523@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:00:53 MDT Microsoft to stop inspecting private emails in investigations http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57745835-79/microsoft-private-communications-former.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57745835-79/microsoft-private-communications-former.html.csp">Microsoft to stop inspecting private emails in investigations</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">New York Times News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-28T21:00:02.977-06:00">Updated Mar 28, 2014 09:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">SEATTLE - Microsoft will no longer snoop on customers’ private communications during investigations of stolen property, the company’s general counsel said Friday, March 28. Instead, the general counsel, Bradford L. Smith, said Microsoft would hand over any such investigations to law enforcement agencies. Those agencies can then obtain court orders to inspect private communications on Microsoft’s Internet services, which include Outlook.com and Skype. The change came a week after Microsoft faced ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57745835@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Mar 2014 21:00:02 MDT Microsoft announces Office for iPad http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57739121-79/office-microsoft-ipad-tablet.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57739121-79/office-microsoft-ipad-tablet.html.csp">Microsoft announces Office for iPad</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Vince Horiuchi</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-27T22:32:06.033-06:00">Updated Mar 27, 2014 10:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Satya Nadella spent his first official media presentation as Microsoft’s new CEO Thursday introducing Office 365 for iPad, long one of the most requested apps for Apple’s computer tablet. Microsoft’s popular office suite, which includes the Microsoft Word word processor, Excel spreadsheet and PowerPoint presentation software, went on sale at noon today on Apple’s iTunes App Store. The application is free to download and view documents and presentations, but it requires a Microsoft Office 365 mon...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57739121@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Mar 2014 22:32:06 MDT Microsoft releases OneNote for Macs, makes it free http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57693328-79/free-onenote-software-users.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57693328-79/free-onenote-software-users.html.csp">Microsoft releases OneNote for Macs, makes it free</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-17T08:45:01.63-06:00">Updated Mar 17, 2014 08:45AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Microsoft Corp. on Monday released a version of its OneNote note-taking software for Macs and added new features and a free tier for all of the software’s users in moves clearly targeted at up-and-coming productivity software rival Evernote. The moves offer more consumers a taste of its Office 365 suite of software, which normally costs $99 a year. The free version of OneNote keeps some functions that give it an edge over the free tier of Evernote, including offline access to notes...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576933282014-03-17T08:45:01.63-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-17T08:45:01.63-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57693328@www.sltrib.com Mon, 17 Mar 2014 08:45:01 MDT