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Microsoft is pushing Office 2016 users towards Office 365

New change to standalone Office products uses the stick rather than carrot to steer folks cloud-wards. In a bid to further persuade users of the standalone versions of Office to shift over to a cloud subscription (Office 365), Microsoft has ann.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarApr 21st, 2017

Maybe Don"t Manually Install Windows 10 Creators Update, Says Microsoft

Two weeks after Microsoft started rolling out Windows 10 Creators Update, the company has asked the users to avoid manually installing the major update. A report adds: But why? Because the update is causing problems for users. The first phase of the.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News3 min. ago

Surprisingly few tech insights in Steve Ballmer"s USAFacts data trove

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's USAFacts project, an ambitious and sometimes overwhelming repository of data about local to state to federal U.S. government spending and outcomes that was launched on Tax Day, is surprisingly light on technolo.....»»

Category: microsoftSource:  networkworldRelated News19 min. ago

Vodafone is offering free 36 GB 4G data for its postpaid users and 27 GB 4G data prepaid users

Vodafone is offering 9 GB 4G data per month for a period of 3 months for its postpaid users. The post Vodafone is offering free 36 GB 4G data for its postpaid users and 27 GB 4G data prepaid users appeared first on Tech2. Vodafone is offering 9.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News19 min. ago

Microsoft Windows 10 Mobile Creators Update starts rolling out to supported devices

The Microsoft Windows 10 Mobile Creators Update is now rolling across regions in waves, so owners may have to wait until they receive the notification. The post Microsoft Windows 10 Mobile Creators Update starts rolling out to supported devices appea.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News19 min. ago

Twitter reports 6 percent growth in monthly active users and 7.8 percent loss in revenue

Twitter Inc reported its strongest growth in monthly active users in more than a year and a much better-than-expected quarterly profit. The post Twitter reports 6 percent growth in monthly active users and 7.8 percent loss in revenue appeared first o.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News19 min. ago

All hail the Trump Twitter bump

Twitter is growing. Twitter. Is. Growing. The service has been mostly flat or shrinking for months, but not this past quarter. In the first quarter of 2017, Twitter’s Daily Active Users rocketed up 14 percent and the Monthly Active number is no.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News19 min. ago

Please enjoy Obama photographer Pete Souza"s latest flawless Trump troll

Trump's first 100 days in office have come and gone, and they're not getting great reviews. So, naturally, Pete Souza has some throwback photos to post. President Obama's official White House photographer, well-known for his timely bouts of Instagra.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News19 min. ago

8 of the best Huawei P10 cases for your new phone

We've picked out a selection of the best Huawei P10 cases for all budgets, styles and needs. The Huawei P10 might not be the most exciting flagship of 2017, but it’s still a dependable handset and a solid upgrade to one of 2016’s.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News19 min. ago

German court upholds WhatsApp-Facebook data transfer ban

Facebook must obtain the permission of German users of WhatsApp before processing their personal data, a German court confirmed on Tuesday.Last August, Facebook subsidiary WhatsApp changed its privacy policy to allow the transfer of its users' per.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News47 min. ago

Don"t install the Windows 10 Creators Update on your own, Microsoft advises

Microsoft would prefer it if you didn't try to install the Windows 10 Creators Update yourself. Instead, the company is encouraging everyone but advanced users to wait for the Creators Update to become available via Windows Update. That means work.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News55 min. ago

Take a virtual tour of NYC"s historic LGBTQ sites with this interactive map

A new interactive map is "making an invisible history visible" by letting users uncover the LGBTQ community's impact on New York City.  The map, launched by the NYC LGBT Historic Sites Project in late March, highlights queer contributions and cu.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 3 min. ago

State of the Art: Why Instagram Is Becoming Facebook’s Next Facebook

Instagram, now with 700 million users, resembles Facebook in 2009 to 2012, when it went from being something people used occasionally to something they use every day......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News1 hr. 3 min. ago

Twitter shares soar on strong Q1 user numbers

The microblogging social network said its tally of monthly active users has increased six percent from the previous quarter......»»

Category: blogSource:  betweenthelinesRelated News1 hr. 11 min. ago

Instagram’s growth speeds up as it hits 700 million users

 Instagram has doubled its user base to 700 million monthly actives in two years, fueled by Stories, web signup, and better onboarding on low-end Android phones. Instagram’s growth rate is actually speeding up. It took just four month to a.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 27 min. ago

Robinhood stock trading app confirms $110M raise at $1.3B valuation

 Zero-fee stock trading app Robinhood has joined the unicorn club thanks to reaching 2 million users and 17% month-over-month growth of its revenue-driving Robinhood Gold subscription product. The startup confirmed to TechCrunch that it’s.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 27 min. ago

700 million people are using Instagram

Instagram's Stories feature beating out all of Snapchat in terms of users is so two weeks ago. Now the photo-minded social network is crowing about hitting 700 million users in rapid fashion. Specifically, 100 million folks flocked to t.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News1 hr. 46 min. ago

Instagram now has 700M monthly active users, adding 100M new users in just over four months (Kurt Wagner/Recode)

Kurt Wagner / Recode: Instagram now has 700M monthly active users, adding 100M new users in just over four months  —  It took the company just four months to add 100 million new accounts.  —  Instagram is growing fas.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News1 hr. 55 min. ago

Microsoft .Net Core: Finally ready for prime time

It’s risky and often foolish to rush into a new software development framework, programming language, or technology platform too early in its lifecycle. Beyond the usual issues of too much hype and too little stability, new tech tends to lack stayi.....»»

Category: microsoftSource:  networkworldRelated News2 hr. 3 min. ago

Microsoft to slash cloud-connection rights for stand-alone Office

Microsoft last week announced sweeping changes to Office's support rules, which will push more corporate customers to the Office 365 subscription model.The support policies introduced Thursday will cut in half the time that non-subscription versio.....»»

Category: microsoftSource:  networkworldRelated News2 hr. 3 min. ago

Instagram is closer than ever to a billion users

It's only a matter of time until Instagram joins Facebook's billion-user club. The company announced Wednesday the photo sharing app has reached 700 million monthly active users, up from 600 million in December.  SEE ALSO: Instagram is absolutel.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 3 min. ago