Another week, another big Microsoft announcement. The tech behemoth has scheduled a press event for 3 p.m. ET on Monday featuring CEO Steve Ballmer. The event will be live-streamed here. A media alert announcing the event was scant on details. However, the smart money is on an Office 15 announcement. The 15th version of Microsoft’s venerable suite of products will dovetail the fall release of Windows 8. Meanwhile, Microsoft has been quietly countering Google’s threat to the franchise by boosting commissions to resellers and cutting Office 365′s prices 20% in March to large companies and universities, according to a Wall Street Journal report. Read the full story at Mashable.
Microsoft Set to Make Next Big Announcement Today
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).