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2014-09-30 16:31:00

Company gives first look at Windows 10, highlighting enterprise advancements and open collaboration. SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday unveiled its next Windows operating system, Windows 10, and gave a first look at an early technical preview for the PC available Oct. 1. The announcement highlighted advancements designed for business, including an updated user experience and enhanced security and management capabilities. The company also introduced the...

2014-09-29 08:35:55

Tablet app from Citi provides corporate treasurers around the world with on-the-go access to actionable, real-time data from their tablet devices. BOSTON, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the Sibos conference in Boston on Monday, Microsoft Corp. announced the availability of Citi's CitiDirect BE(SM) Tablet app for Windows 8.1. Citi, a leading provider of global transaction and trade solutions, designed the app for its largest corporate treasury clients. The app, a channel extension...

2014-09-29 08:35:49

Microsoft Dynamics CRM is powering a customer-focused approach as banks around the world become digital information businesses. BOSTON, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Monday at the Sibos global banking event in Boston, Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq "MSFT") highlighted leading banking institutions that are modernizing their business operations and choosing Microsoft Dynamics CRM to shift from transaction-based businesses to customer-centric businesses....

2014-09-22 08:34:42

Online proctoring, streamlined registration, new security protocols highlight enhancements benefiting test-takers as Pearson VUE becomes sole delivery partner in 2015. REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its new testing and certification partnership with Pearson VUE, Microsoft Corp. is harnessing the cloud to make its highly valued certification exams more accessible than ever. In addition to Pearson VUE's extensive network of authorized test centers in training...

2014-09-18 04:21:53

Infosys to set up center of excellence for Microsoft Azure Machine Learning BANGALORE, India, September 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Infosys [http://www.infosys.com ] today announced the expansion of their decade-long partnership with Microsoft Corp. to help enterprises transform their business and tap opportunities in a cloud-first, mobile-first world. As one of Microsoft's leading systems integration partners globally, Infosys has thousands of Microsoft Certified Professionals....

2014-09-17 12:30:50

Datacastle brings eDiscovery support, Legal Hold, and rapid hybrid cloud deployment enhancements to enterprise endpoint data protection SEATTLE, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Datacastle®, a market leader for protecting enterprises from endpoint data loss and data breaches, today announced the latest version of its flagship product, Datacastle RED. Datacastle RED v7 provides enterprise customers even greater hybrid cloud deployment options with data backup and replication on Microsoft Azure,...

2014-09-16 20:28:34

Teri List-Stoll of Kraft and Charles W. Scharf of Visa to join board; Dave Marquardt and Dina Dublon to retire from board at end of current term; company increases dividend by 11 percent. REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday announced that Teri List-Stoll, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Kraft Foods Group Inc., and Charles W. Scharf, chief executive officer of Visa Inc., have been appointed to the company's board of...

2014-09-16 08:39:34

Company announces new Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2015, updates to Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online service and Microsoft Dynamics Marketing to help marketers and salespeople collaborate more effectively and deliver amazing customer experiences. REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq "MSFT") on Tuesday announced that Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2015, as well as updates to its Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online and Microsoft Dynamics Marketing services, will be generally...

2014-09-16 04:22:14

Denmark-based brewery finds the right balance between working together at a global level and allowing its many strong regional beer brands to flourish. REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JC Jacobsen founded his brewery, Carlsberg, more than 160 years ago to serve the Danish market. Recently the company has experienced tremendous growth, particularly within the past 14 years, expanding from a local production base of just six markets in 2000 to now the fourth-largest...

2014-09-15 08:27:09

Iconic cross-platform franchise to become part of Microsoft Studios. REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. today announced it has reached an agreement to acquire Mojang, the celebrated Stockholm-based game developer, and the company's iconic "Minecraft" franchise. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20000822/MSFTLOGO The Mojang team will join Microsoft Studios, which includes the studios behind global blockbuster franchises "Halo," "Forza," "Fable" and...


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Microsoft Surface
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Microsoft Surface is a tablet line designed and marketed by the Microsoft Corp. and announced on June 28 2012, by CEO Steve Ballmer at Milk Studios in Los Angeles, California. It comes in two versions: One uses Windows RT and the other uses Windows 8 Pro. Both models can install programs from the Windows Store, but only the Windows 8 Pro can install third party desktop programs. The release of the Windows 8 unit came on October 26, 2012, and the Surface Pro was schedule to be...

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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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