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Office 365 gets a refresh

New user experience updates rolling out to customers globally over the next few months. REDMOND, Wash. — June 13, 2018 — Starting Wednesday, the most-used productivity product in the world is getting a makeover. Whether you’re writing a letter in Word, managing a budget in Excel or sending an email in Outlook, Microsoft Office is the go-to place to get stuff done for people around the world. Beginning today, millions of people who use Office at home and work will begin to see some welcome changes designed to deliver a balance of power and simplicity. These updates are exclusive to Office.com and OfficeRead More


Amazon Begins Grocery Delivery from Whole Foods Market with Plans for Expansion in 2018

Prime customers can enjoy free 2-hour delivery for orders over $35 from Whole Foods Market Whole Foods Market groceries can be delivered through Prime Now to neighborhoods in Austin, Cincinnati, Dallas, and Virginia Beach AUSTIN, Texas & SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb. 8, 2018– (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon and Whole Foods Market today announced the introduction of free two-hour delivery of natural and organic products from Whole Foods Market through Prime Now, with plans to expand across the U.S. in 2018. Starting today, Prime customers in neighborhoods of Austin, Cincinnati, Dallas and Virginia Beach can shop through Prime Now for bestselling items including fresh produce, high quality meat and seafood, everyday staplesRead More


Columbia Sportswear activates Microsoft Cloud to strengthen consumer engagement

PORTLAND, Ore., and REDMOND, Wash. — Jan. 30, 2018 — Columbia Sportswear Co. (Nasdaq: “COLM”), a leading innovator in the active outdoor apparel, footwear, accessories and equipment industries, and Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: “MSFT”) have announced plans to collaborate on enhancing Columbia Sportswear’s global consumer experience and drive its digital transformation using intelligent cloud technology. As consumers continue to change the way they engage with brands, Columbia Sportswear is working to deliver a more personalized, seamless experience to those consumers by leveraging Microsoft Dynamics 365 and the Microsoft Azure cloud platform for itsRead More


World’s most powerful console, Xbox One X, launches worldwide

REDMOND, Wash. — Nov. 6, 2017 — The official launch of the world’s most powerful console, Xbox One X, brings a new era of immersive 4K gaming and 4K entertainment to gamers across the globe. With 40 percent more power than any other console, Xbox One X is where console gamers can play the best versions of games. The new console launches with the largest games lineup in Xbox history, with more than 70 Xbox One X Enhanced titles coming in the first week and more than 50 available onRead More


Apple Park Visitor Center opens to the public

The Apple Park Visitor Center opened in Cupertino Friday, November 17, 2017, welcoming neighbors and guests from surrounding areas to experience Apple Park’s innovations. The Visitor Center is a uniquely designed architectural extension of the new campus with similar aesthetics in staircases, stone walls and terrazzo floors. The Visitor Center’s cantilevered carbon fiber roof appears to float and is only supported by stone clad cores and no other extraneous columns for support. Inviting guests to explore Apple Park in an immersive and engaging way, a 3-D model of the campusRead More


Magic Software to Host an Investor Conference on November 14, 2017 in Tel Aviv

Sunday, October 29, 2017, Or Yehuda, Israel Magic Software Enterprises Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: MGIC), a global provider of end-to-end integration and application development platforms and IT consulting services, announced today that the company will host an Investor Conference on Tuesday, November 14, 2017, at the Renaissance Tel Aviv Hotel. The event is scheduled to begin at 9:00 AM Israel Standard Time. During the conference, Guy Bernstein, CEO of Magic Software Enterprises Ltd., will outline the company’s business strategy, technology and products and announce the financial results for the thirdRead More


Microsoft and PAREXEL form cloud technology alliance aimed at accelerating the pace of drug development.

Companies seek to drive digital transformation of the biopharmaceutical industry by combining PAREXEL’s drug development expertise with Microsoft Azure REDMOND, Wash., and BOSTON — Oct. 24, 2017 — Microsoft Corp. and PAREXEL International Corp., a leading global biopharmaceutical services organization, on Tuesday announced a technology development alliance aimed at driving innovation across the life sciences industry with technology powered by Microsoft Azure. The collaboration between Microsoft and PAREXEL is designed to help the industry accelerate drug development and bring new therapies to patients sooner. The companies will combine Microsoft’s globalRead More


Amazon Key, a New Level of Delivery Convenience for Prime Members

SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct. 25, 2017– (NASDAQ:AMZN) – Amazon today announced Amazon Key, a new service exclusively for Prime members that radically improves the convenience of receiving deliveries. Amazon Key enables in-home delivery and secure home access for guests and service appointments. Amazon Key will be available on November 8 in 37 cities and surrounding areas across the U.S., with more locations rolling out over time. Delivery is available on tens of millions of items sold on Amazon.com and the delivery is available at no extra cost for Prime members. AmazonKey works with Same-Day, One-Day, Two-Day and Standard Shipping. OnceRead More


Amazon Introduces Cloud Cam—An Intelligent Security Camera that Works with Alexa

SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct. 25, 2017– (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today introduced Amazon Cloud Cam, an intelligent indoor security camera that lets you keep track of your home at an affordable price—check on the pets from work, monitor the front door while traveling, or look in on the kids’ room from the kitchen. Cloud Cam features 1080p Full HD resolution video, night vision, two-way audio, a wide viewing angle, and activity clips from the last 24 hours via the Amazon Cloud Cam App—all for only $119.99. Cloud Cam also is available for under $100Read More


Apple Introduces Clips: The Fun, New Way to Create Expressive Videos on iOS

New App for iPhone & iPad is Incredibly Easy to Use & Introduces an Innovative Way to Create Animated Titles CUPERTINO, California — March 21, 2017 — Apple® today introduced Clips, a new app that makes it quick and fun for anyone to create expressive videos on iPhone® and iPad®. The app features a unique design for combining video clips, photos and music into great-looking videos to share with friends through the Messages app, or on Instagram, Facebook and other popular social networks. Clips also introduces Live Titles™, a breakthrough featureRead More