Microsoft (MSFT) has acquired PhoneFactor, a provider of enterprise authentication services....


Microsoft (MSFT) has acquired PhoneFactor, a provider of enterprise authentication services. Microsoft plans on integrating PhoneFactor's solutions, which act as an alternative to hardware-based security tokens, with its business apps and cloud services. Meanwhile, The Next Web reports Microsoft, currently getting ready to launch Xbox Music, is in talks to acquire online music service Rdio, which has been struggling to compete with Spotify.

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    These acquisitions will work well for MS and the consumer provided they are integrated into Windows 8 as a coherent part of the system. If it is another stand alone system that MS is marketing it may be a waste of money.
    4 Oct 2012, 04:29 PM Reply Like
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