Tag: Microsoft

A Tale of Two Stores, Two Steves & Two Brains (Left & Right)

A Tale of Two Stores, Two Steves & Two Brains (Left & Right)

Like the classic “filling station” wars of the 1950’s when rival service stations pitched the price of gas from competing street corners like slings and arrows, the new Microsoft Retail Store at University Village has conjured up the notion of a local turf battle with the Apple store situated directly across the parking lot, within […]

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David vs. Goliath: Microsoft vs Smartsheet in Cloud Computing – PMI

Cloud computing is at an early stage, with a motley crew of providers large and small delivering a slew of cloud-based services, from full-blown applications to storage services to spam filtering. Today, for the most part, IT must plug into cloud-based services individually, but cloud computing aggregators and integrators are already emerging. Cloud Computing is […]

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Wa State Attorney General Raps AT&T Merger, Boeing 787 Dreamliners To Go Android

Wa State Attorney General Raps AT&T Merger, Boeing 787 Dreamliners To Go Android

Washington state attorney general Rob McKenna has joined a federal anti-trust lawsuit to block the merger between AT&T Wireless and T-Mobile.

The attorney general argues that T-Mobile’s plans have typically cost less per month than comparable AT&T plans, and the merger raises “serious concerns” about higher prices for consumers. Furthermore, the high level of market concentration among Seattle, Tacoma and Spokane would become […]

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Windows 8 OS: View from a Build!

Windows 8 OS: View from a Build!

Microsoft  unveiled the new Windows 8 OS yesterday at its annual Build Conference, but you can get the early preview right here. You can install this Developer version  on a 32-bit or a 64-bit x86 machines and activation is not required, but don’t assume there won’t be many changes to come.

 

 

 

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Seattle Silverlight User Group Monthly Meeting

The Seattle Silverlight User Group is all about discussing the latest in Silverlight technology. We meet every first wed of each month at 7pm. Come out and enjoy a night of discussing Silverlight, learning and be sure to bring any Silverlight questions you have.

Meetings are held in the Microsoft building 40/41 cafe.

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Seattle Google Technology Users Group (GTUG)

Meet IE9: The opportunity and challenges of HTML5

Microsoft is making a deep investment in HTML5 starting with IE9. Microsoft has been an active participant in W3C, ECMA and other standards bodies. We’ll start by drilling into the actual state of HTML5 across various specifications, what still needs to be done and the expected evolution […]

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Seattle Silverlight User Group Monthly Meeting

The Seattle Silverlight User Group is all about discussing the latest in Silverlight technology. We meet every first wed of each month at 7pm. Come out and enjoy a night of discussing Silverlight, learning and be sure to bring any Silverlight questions you have.

Meetings are held in the Microsoft building 40/41 cafe.

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Application Developer, Symetra

Application Developer, Symetra

Who:  Symetra Position: Application Developer Where: Bellevue What: What drives Symetra Financial? It’s an anything-is-possible attitude focused on one thing-making a difference in people’s lives. We do it by offering diverse financial solutions to help individuals, families and businesses reach their goals. And we do it with a roll-up-your-sleeves spirit supporting programs, events and organizations […]

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SharePoint Discovery Session

The event will cover workflow and content management, branding, My Sites and team sites, Microsoft licensing and marketing funds.

For more info call 206-979-5481 or visit us online.

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Why Bing Won’t Ka-ching for Microhoo Search Revenue

Why Bing Won’t Ka-ching for Microhoo Search Revenue

While most of the eyeballs in the Web world these days are being diverted to the video chats, hangouts and huddles created  by Google Plus and Facebook, or  the portable pixels of mobile advertising via smartphone and tablet, the traditional delivery of display advertising in graphical form, a staple of the Yahoo! ad system, appears […]

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