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NSA To Limit Some Collection Of Internet Communication – NPR

Posted: Friday, April 28, 2017

The National Security Administration (NSA) campus in Fort Meade, Md. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption toggle caption Patrick Semansky/AP The National Security Administration (NSA) campus in Fort Meade, Md. Patrick Semansky/AP The National Security Agency is scaling back the way it spies on some communications over the Internet. The NSA says it discovered what it called “lapses” in compliance with U.S. law. They’re called “about” communications: The NSA not only watches…

I just tried Microsoft’s new VR system, and it’s like stepping into Windows – CNBC

Posted: Friday, April 28, 2017

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Microsoft’s latest Windows 10 preview lets you pin contacts to the taskbar – The Verge

Posted: Friday, April 28, 2017

Microsoft was supposed to ship contact integration with its Windows 10 Creators Update, but the software maker mysteriously delayed the feature. While we’ve been waiting to see when it would appear, Microsoft is now testing it with its latest preview build of Windows 10 (16184). The My People feature allows Windows 10 users to pin contacts to the taskbar, and access chat apps and conversations easily. It’s a major change…

Microsoft’s Revenue Falls Short of Estimates – Fortune

Posted: Thursday, April 27, 2017

Microsoft on Thursday reported quarterly revenue that slightly missed analysts’ estimates, as robust demand for its cloud computing services failed to offset weak growth in its personal computing division. Shares of the world’s largest software company fell 1% to $67.62 in trading after the bell. Under CEO Satya Nadella, who took the helm in 2014, Microsoft has sharpened its focus on the fast-growing cloud computing unit to counter a prolonged…

Microsoft dips after revenue misses expectations – CNBC

Posted: Thursday, April 27, 2017

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Microsoft gets dinged by hardware — this time, it’s Surface – USA TODAY

Posted: Thursday, April 27, 2017

CLOSE x Embed x Share Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella talks to USA TODAY’s Marco Della Cava about his three years at the helm of the iconic tech company. Robert Hanashiro, USA TODAY Satya Nadella, 49, took over as Microsoft CEO three years ago this month. He has pushed a major cultural shift at the tech giant, and in the coming years must deliver on big bets ranging from a LinkedIn…