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MicroSpace

Founded in 1975, Microsoft Corporation is the worldwide leader by revenue in software, services, devices and solutions, and one of the world's most valuable companies. Microsoft is best known software products are the Microsoft Windows line of operating systems, Microsoft Office office suite, Internet Explorer and Edge web browsers. In 2012, Microsoft entered the personal computer production market, with the launch of the Microsoft Surface, its line of tablet computers.

MicroSpace: Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Segments

Engineering Groups:

  • Applications and Services Engineering Group - Microsoft’s business across productivity, communications, education, search and other information services, the research and development teams across Microsoft Office, Office 365, SharePoint, Exchange, Yammer, Skype, Bing, Bing Apps, MSN and the Advertising platforms and business group.
  • Cloud and Enterprise Engineering Group - responsible for the company’s cloud infrastructure, server, database, CRM, ERP, management and development tools businesses. Its engineering team builds Microsoft Azure, Windows Server, SQL Server, Microsoft Dynamics, Active Directory, System Center, Visual Studio and .NET.
  • Windows and Devices Group - this group, which focuses on the software platform, apps, games, store and devices that power the Windows ecosystem, including Microsoft Edge, Minecraft, Halo, Surface, Surface Hub, HoloLens and Xbox.
    Worldwide Commercial Business organization, includes enterprise, public sector, small and mid-market, services, developer and partner.
  • Technology and Research - this grouo includes Microsoft Research, Trustworthy Computing and Technology Policy, it is responsible for driving the company’s overall technical directions.

Business Development Group focuses on key partnerships, especially our innovation partners (OEMs, silicon vendors, key developers, Yahoo, etc.).

Corporate, External, and Legal Affairs – the name say it all.

Corporate Strategy & Planning - company’s cross-engineering and cross-business strategy, execution and planning initiatives as well as Microsoft’s IT and operations.

Finance Group - Microsoft’s worldwide finance organization, including acquisitions, treasury activities, tax planning, accounting and reporting, internal audit and investor relations, also worldwide licensing and pricing.

Global Sales, Marketing and Operations - global sales, marketing and services for subsidiaries worldwide, driving strategic planning, running global operations and shaping growth initiatives both in developed and emerging markets.

Human Resources Group - Kathleen Hogan is responsible for pushing the company’s cultural transformation forward so it can thrive in a mobile-first, cloud-first world.

Marketing Group - Microsoft’s worldwide marketing and consumer business. This includes advertising, brand, communications, research as well as Microsoft’s retail stores.

Biometrical World: Fingerprinting as a scientific approach had its hard times. Police forces were reluctant to use it, relying more on cranial dimensions and photography.

Surface Remix Project Cover:  An accessory for Windows Surface 2 and Windows Surface Pro 2 hybrid tablets.

Type Cover: An accessory for Windows Surface hybrid tablets. It is available separately from Windows Surfaces.

Touch Cover: An accessory for Windows Surface Pro hybrid tablets. The keyboard can hang loose and won’t go. When it is folded back, the Surface detects no key pressure. Type Cover is available separately from Windows Pro Surfaces. 

Wired Desktop 600: This Microsoft keyboard is spill resistant, with 109 thin low-profile keys plus 5 functional keys. The keyboard includes play/pause, volume up, volume down, mute, calculator hot key with the access to the relevant software. It also has a Windows key and a numeric pad. The connector’s interface is USB. The keyboard can be connected to PCs and tablets with USB OTG.

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  • If you feel, you don’t want this old tablet any more you can sell it to us. We’ll give you the best deal on the market. We are just eager to buy your used Surface from you if you feel like exploring next generation Surfaces and pool money for them: Sell Microsoft tablet now for top dollar cash online!

What Data Does Microsoft Collect

Once again Microsoft has confirmed that it collects Windows 10 diagnostic data in order to provide relevant recommendations to users (based on their experiences). Collecting diagnostic data also helps Windows 10 operate properly and keep it up-to-date. Well, we are thrilled to learn that Microsoft helps us by gathering basic information about our devices and our Internet practice, including security info, all of this aimed to help Microsoft fix our problems. (more…)

Altair Basic

Altair BASIC was the start of the Microsoft BASIC product range, and it interpreted the BASIC programming language. It ran on the MITS Altair 8800 and subsequent S-100 bus computers. (more…)

Wired Desktop 600

Wired Desktop 600 is the keyboard-and-mouse set ready from the box. The keyboard is spill resistant, with 109 thin low-profile keys plus 5 functional keys. The latter includes: play/pause, volume up, volume down, mute, calculator hot key with the access to the relevant software. The keyboard also has a Windows key and a numeric pad. F1-F12 keys are a tad too small and the keyboard haven’t got the wrist rest. The connector’s interface is USB. The keyboard can be connected to PCs and tablets with USB OTG. No special drivers needed, as the keyboard supports plug-and-play feature. (more…)

Biometrical World

Biometrical world… There is nothing new except what has been forgotten. William Herschel, 2nd baronet of the British Empire wouldn’t imagine the future of his know-how when he made the illiterate Indians to fingerprint the papers during his time as an Indian Civil Service officer. Not that he was the first to employ this human feature, as fingerprinting was known as an ID method since Babylon and ancient China, but he was the first European to notice, that capillary patterns are unique for every human being and don’t coincide even for twins. (more…)

Surface Remix Project Cover

Surface Remix Project Cover or ‘blade’ is an accessory for Windows Surface 2 and Windows Surface Pro 2 hybrid tablets. The keyboard is pressure sensitive with soft touch keys and a magnetic docking connection to attach it to the tablet. The outer side of the cover is soft and shaggy. There’s no QWERTY keyboard, just DJ tools such as equalizer, instrumental numeric buttons, sound control buttons and a menu button. The DJ keyboard demands a Music Kit soft to run with.

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Type Cover

Type Cover is an accessory for Windows Surface hybrid tablets. It looks like a slim, traditional keyboard with moving keys. Users get the speed and feel of a classic keyboard, and they can go from tablet to laptop in an instant. This keyboard is pressure sensitive with tactile scissor-switch keys, a touchpad and a magnetic docking connection to attach Type Cover to the tablet. The keyboard can hang loose and won’t go. When it is folded back, the Surface detects no key pressure. Type Cover is available separately from Microsoft Windows Surfaces. (more…)

Touch Cover – Keyboard Accessory for Surface Tablets

Touch Cover is an accessory for Microfoft Surface hybrid tablets. The keyboard is pressure sensitive with soft touch scissor-switch keys, a touchpad and a magnetic docking connection to attach it to the tablet. The keyboard can hang loose and won’t go. When it is folded back, the Surface detects no key pressure. Type Cover is available separately from Microsoft Surfaces. (more…)

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