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The Spirit Of Coopetition Is Alive And Well In The Cloudview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Increasingly, companies that compete directly with another have been announcing major partnerships, and we saw a couple of good examples this week with Microsoft and Salesforce and IBM and SAP. Not coincidentally in my view, they both involved the cloud. That’s because companies may want to compete, but customers want their technology vendors to just get along. (IT news)

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XMind 6 Public Beta Now Availableview story

http://www.xmind.net – It’s that time of year again for the new XMind! Yes, we name it XMind 6, which will be the next major release of XMind. In this new version, we’ll bring eight big new features and a dozen significant improvements, along with most of known bugs fixed. Why do we name the next big release XMind 6? Let’s look back to our history. (Software)

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Publisher Comic Pages?view story

http://www.overclock.net –  "instead of normally reading a book on how to use Publisher ( Microsoft ), i decided i..." (Hardware)

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Flash Player not working in IE 11 Windows 8 Modeview story

http://superuser.com – I am having an issue with Flash Player acting strangely. Originally, the problem was occurring in both IE 11 desktop and Windows 8.1 (app) mode. I posted a question about this on Microsoft Answers and it was suggested that I uninstall and reinstall the KB2957689 update, and that's what I did. (HowTos)

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LXer: How to sync Microsoft OneDrive on Linuxview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Published at LXer: OneDrive (previously known as SkyDrive) is a popular cloud storage offering from Microsoft. Currently OneDrive offers 7GB free storage for every new signup. As you can imagine, OneDrive is well integrated with other Microsoft software products. (HowTos)

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Developers Look To Create Transparency With Microsoft Kinect V2view story

http://techcrunch.com –  At NUI Central’s Kinect for Windows Hackathon, a projector on the ceiling creates an image of sand and shrubbery on the ground. The terrain is supposed to be Afghanistan. After walking around on the small projected space expecting nothing to happen, a boom and a white flash hit my senses. I stepped on a land mine, or at least that’s what the app, Sweeper, wants me to think. (IT news)

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The Race To Ubiquitous, Free Cloud Storageview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Two interesting things happened today in the realm of cloud storage: Microsoft cut its prices for OneDrive and gave out more free gigabytes, and Box took its editing tool Box Notes mobile. (IT news)

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Microsoft More Than Doubles OneDrive’s Free Cloud Storage To 15 Gigabytesview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Continuing the trend towards free, unlimited cloud storage, Microsoft this morning increased the amount of capacity that it offers free to regular users of its OneDrive service to 15 gigabytes, more than double its previous offering of 7 gigabytes. The company will also now offer a full terabyte of storage to all Office 365 customers. (IT news)

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is there way in windows to have just one application start in high contrast mode?view story

http://serverfault.com – There seems to be a lot of information on the web on how to set high contrast mode for the entire windows desktop, but I am wondering if there was a way to set high contrast mode for just a single application when it starts up. For instance, let's say I want something from microsoft office (Outlook, Word, Excel) to start up in high contrast mode but nothing else to start up in high contrast mode? (HowTos)

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Old SQL installation mediaview story

http://serverfault.com – We have MSSQL Server 2008 R2 licenses. We have an Action Pack subscription, which provides us SQL 2014. But we just need the installation media for 2008 R2 so that we can install Reporting Services. We are not prepared today to urgently upgrade our MSSQL, so the download that Microsoft provides is not helpful. Is there any place to go for downloading older versions of MS software like this? (HowTos)