News tagged ‘microsoft’

Thursday, 29 Sep 2011

Samsung Agrees to Patent Cross-Licensing Deal with Microsoft

Samsung Agrees to Patent Cross-Licensing Deal with Microsoft

Samsung has agreed to a patent cross-licensing deal with Microsoft, related to a series of patent infringement by the Google Android operating system employed by Samsung's portfolio.

Wednesday, 28 Sep 2011

Samsung Omnia W with Windows Phone 7.5 Mango Announced (Updated)

Samsung Omnia W with Windows Phone 7.5 Mango Announced (Updated)

With the Windows Phone 7.5 Mango update around the corner, there's no lack of new devices announced alongside the Microsoft update. One such phone is the Samsung Omnia W.

Tuesday, 20 Sep 2011

Windows 8 Faster Than Windows 7 at Almost Everything

Windows 8 Faster Than Windows 7 at Almost Everything

Windows 8 is coming soon, and with it comes a massive performance boost over the already well-received Windows 7.

Monday, 19 Sep 2011

Windows 8 Makes IT Department's Lives Easier

Windows 8 Makes IT Department's Lives Easier

You know what happens when Windows 8 makes lives easier for the IT department? It means we can finally be rid of the ridiculously outdated Windows XP once and for all!

Microsoft's IIS is Losing Ground and its Market Share Slides to 1997 Levels

Microsoft's IIS is Losing Ground and its Market Share Slides to 1997 Levels

Microsoft's IIS is still the second most popular web server; however, according to Netcraft, its market share has been on the decline since late 2008.

Windows 8 to Have Built-in Phone Calling Function?

Windows 8 to Have Built-in Phone Calling Function?

A slide in a video from one of the BUILD conferences seems to suggest that users would be able to make phone calls directly in Windows 8 without the need of any third-party software.

Friday, 16 Sep 2011

Microsoft Challenges Relevance of Flash on the Web with 'Plug-In Free' Metro IE10

Microsoft Challenges Relevance of Flash on the Web with 'Plug-In Free' Metro IE10

The popularity of portable devices seemed to have begun whittling away at Adobe Flash's dominance on the web and it seems Microsoft is throwing its weight in this direction.

Nokia's First Windows Phone 7 Device Available in Q4 2011

Nokia's First Windows Phone 7 Device Available in Q4 2011

Nokia's CEO Stephen Elop has mentioned that the first Windows Phone 7 device from the Finnish company will be made available in Q4 2011, with a gradual rollout in various countries over the next few months.

Thursday, 15 Sep 2011

Ballmer Optimistic About Where Microsoft Could Be

Ballmer Optimistic About Where Microsoft Could Be

Microsoft's Chief Executive, Steve Ballmer feels that there is plenty of growth left in Microsoft, when it prepares it's latest onslaught on key emerging markets with Windows 8.

Wednesday, 14 Sep 2011

Whatsapp Coming to Windows Phone 7 Mango

Whatsapp Coming to Windows Phone 7 Mango

Whatsapp, the popular cross-platform instant messaging service for smartphones, will most likely make its way onto Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 when the Mango update goes live.

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