News tagged ‘microsoft’

Wednesday, 15 May 2013

Windows Blue to Be Officially Called Windows 8.1; Will Be a Free Upgrade to Windows 8

Windows Blue to Be Officially Called Windows 8.1; Will Be a Free Upgrade to Windows 8

Microsoft's Tami Reller has confirmed that the upcoming Windows 8 update, internally codenamed Windows Blue, will be officially named as Windows 8.1. It will be a free upgrade for all Windows 8 users.

Thursday, 25 Apr 2013

Microsoft to Unveil New Xbox on 21 May

Microsoft to Unveil New Xbox on 21 May

Lawrence Hryb, the Director of Programming for the Microsoft gaming network Xbox Live, has confirmed that the new Xbox will be unveiled on 21st May, with a showcase of the full lineup of games taking place later at E3.

Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013

Microsoft Scroogled Ad Attacks Android's Privacy Policy

Microsoft Scroogled Ad Attacks Android's Privacy Policy

It's no secret that Microsoft and Google are rivals. Microsoft has even launched an anti-Google campaign, Scroogled, targeting certain Google services like Gmail. This time the Scroogled campaign has set its sights on Android and its privacy policy.

Friday, 5 Apr 2013

Paul Thurrott: Outlook for Windows RT Exists

Paul Thurrott: Outlook for Windows RT Exists

Outlook RT exists and looks to be edging closer to release, according to Paul Thurrott of SuperSite for Windows fame. Regarding Office for iPad, he's heard that it would only arrive after Microsoft ships Outlook RT.

Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013

Windows 8 Market Share Only at 3.31%, Windows 7 and XP Continue to Reign

Windows 8 Market Share Only at 3.31%, Windows 7 and XP Continue to Reign

According to data from Net Applications, market share of Windows 8, though increasingly steadily, is only at 3.31%. More than 80% of Windows users are still using Windows 7 and XP.

Thursday, 28 Feb 2013

Microsoft Next-Gen Office 365 for Business Released

Microsoft Next-Gen Office 365 for Business Released

Microsoft has announced the worldwide availability of a major new update to its Microsoft Office 365 services for businesses. Microsoft's most complete Office cloud service to date has new features and offerings tailored to the needs and budgets of small, medium-size, and large organizations.

Thursday, 14 Feb 2013

iFixit Posts Teardown of Microsoft Surface Pro

iFixit Posts Teardown of Microsoft Surface Pro

iFixit has posted a full teardown of Microsoft's latest Surface Pro tablet, finding inside, the 'Cadillac of batteries' but at the same time criticizing its repairability.

Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013

Marissa Mayer Discusses Yahoo's Apps and Search Deal with Microsoft

Marissa Mayer Discusses Yahoo's Apps and Search Deal with Microsoft

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer talked about the company's apps and search deal with Microsoft at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference.

Tuesday, 5 Feb 2013

It's Official - Dell is Going Private with Microsoft's $2 Billion Loan

It's Official - Dell is Going Private with Microsoft's $2 Billion Loan

Recent talks of Dell going private turned out to be true after all with Dell entering into an agreement to be purchased back for US$24.4 billion by Dell's founder and CEO, Michael Dell in partnership with private equity firm Silver Lake, and with assistance from Microsoft and a few financing institutions.

Tuesday, 29 Jan 2013

China May Lift Video Game Console Ban After 13 Years

China May Lift Video Game Console Ban After 13 Years

China might be removing its ban on gaming consoles, which started in 2000. This could be good news for gaming console vendors who are having difficulty getting into China's vast market officially.

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