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Microsoft On July 1st  its first Microsoft Transparency Center, in Redmond.In an attempt to ease the minds of foreign governments that are afraid the US government has inserted backdoors into commercial software. Participating governments will be allowed to review source code for the main products coming out of Redmond, so they can check for backdoors themselves. 

According to Microsoft,Outlook.com is now further protected by Transport Layer Security, or TLS, encryption for both outbound and inbound email. This means that when you send an email to someone, your email is encrypted and thus better protected as it travels between Microsoft and other email providers. Of course, this requires their email service provider to also have TLS support. 

One Drive has now enabled PFS encryption support as well. OneDrive customers now automatically get forward secrecy when accessing OneDrive through onedrive.live.com, our mobile OneDrive application and our sync clients. As with Outlook.com’s email transfer, this makes it more difficult for attackers to decrypt connections between their systems and OneDrive. 

 

 

Courtesy of:Sara Peters is contributing editor to Dark Reading and editor-in-chief of Enterprise Efficiency.www.darkreading.com

Courtesy of:Posted by Matt Thomlinson
Vice President, Trustworthy Computing Security, Microsoft

MICROSOFT GOES TRANSPARENT

Remember, Remember the 8th of November

Remember,Remember the 8th of November April………

Do you have a loved one or Boss or Company still using Office 2003? I am not referring to an actual office But to the Word Processing

Software  Office Suite that Debuted on August 19th 2003.For those that may have Forgotten, below is a screenshot to jog that memory.270px-Office2003_screenshot

Remember that April 8th is the day it Gets  axed!!!!

  • Extended support is now available for Office 2003, and will continue through April 8, 2014.
  • As of April 15, 2009, mainstream support is no longer available for Office 2003.

If so what Measures are they taking to Upgrade?

Remember,Remember the 8th of April………

 

 

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Democracy Now !!!

Amy Goodman, award-winning journalist and host...

Amy Goodman, award-winning journalist and host of Democracy Now! addresses the 2010 Chicago Green Festival. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

Democracy Now is in Opinion on of the Best Free radio Programs that Seeks the Truth in News.Sometimes Commercial Radio Stations Tend to Distort the News to Fit there Advertisers and True New Reporting is Lost!!!

They have been instrumental in Breaking Ground on issues that American and the world at Large Do not want to talk about.

 

Amy Goodman & Juan González are The best News Presenting Team as far as radio reporting is Concerned.I Catch the Episodes that are Aired Every Monday to Thursday on TuneIn App that is available in the Pro edition on Android and Apple aka Itunes platform.Also available via Microsoft!!!

 

 

 

I have a Side bar on the Right Hand side of my blog that also will send you to Democracy Now’s Website if you Prefer it that way!!O

 

 

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WHO IS GETTING AXED ???

After April 8, Office 2003, which debuted on Oct. 21, 2003, will no longer receive security updates, no matter which flavor of Windows it’s running on.So either Upgrade or use Freeware like ;

  • LibreOffice
  • Kingsoft
  • Open office.

If you have any Freebies available Please Post them in the Comments,after all  “a Penny save is a penny earned”!!!

ANYONE READY FOR A NOKIA????

Looks like the LUMIA 1020 is on Sale Today at 0700 hrs PST.

Here is the Downlow!!! Psst!!

Nokia Lumia 1020 for AT&T (Yellow,White or Black) is usd 199.oo ON

Contract and usd 610.00 no Contract.

 

SHIPPING DETAILS:

Shipping method

  • Ground – FREE
  • 2 day Express – $9.99
  • Next day – $16.99

Source: microsoft store

 

ON THE 10 TH DAY OF CHRISTMAS ,MICROSOFT SAID TO YOU…

..I GOT A

was  $149.99.

*Offer valid 12/10/2013 only. Door buster price $99.99 for the first 100 customers. Daily deal price $129.99 while supplies last. Available in select Microsoft retail and online stores in US (including Puerto Rico) and Canada. Purchase of Garmin Forerunner 110 watch required. Not valid on prior orders or purchases; cannot be transferred or otherwise redeemed for cash or gift cards. Not combinable with other offers. Price discount does not include taxes, shipping or other fees. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. Your coupon code will be sent to the email address associated with your purchase within 10 days of the Garmin watch being shipped*

Source:http://holiday.microsoftstore.com/

99 Dollar Tablet |MONDAY ONLY

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Microsoft to slash Dell Windows 8.1 tablet to $99 — for a day

Good only on Monday, the price on the Dell Venue 8 Pro is a hefty discount from the usual $299. Microsoft Promises a sale each day until Christmas week rings in. To kick off the holiday discounts, Microsoft will sell the Dell Venue 8 Pro for just $99, down dramatically from $299 at its retail outlets and online stores.

Most of Microsoft’s retail outlets open at 10:00 a.m. on weekdays, so those of you who want the Dell tablet should hit your local store by then. The deal also will be available at 7 a.m. PT at Microsoft’s online store, according to the spokeswoman.

NOTE:ONE PER CUSTOMER and ONLY IN USA AND CANADA ,retail and online stores in the US and only in retail stores in Canada. 

Source: www.microsoftstore.com ;  newscnet

MICROSOFT THE POLICE!!

Microsoft  Worked with law enforcement in Europe and the United States to  disrupt  and “army” of virus infected Computers earlier in the year.

Word will Go out to affected to those whose computers are affected,in addition  Microsoft is offering Online Help to those affected.

It is estimated that Zero access as it known affected more than  800k computers on any given day in October. More  on the story is Below….

Related articles

Source :zdnet.com

 

Is it better for Microsoft to have kept quiet about it and quietly resolved it?

THe 2013-KingSoft Professional Edition for Freee

Kingsoft Writer.

Kingsoft Writer. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

For those that have used these Alternative to  Microsoft Word edition like yours Truly now have a Chance to snag the Full Professional Edition For Free Today Only!!!!!!

Head over to http://www.giveawayoftheday.com/kingsoft-office-suite-professional-2013/

REMEMBER  A one-year license normally sells for $29.95!!!!!

And many Thanks to Rick Broida from  CNET The Cheapskate.