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Microsoft is the company behind software like Windows, Microsoft Office and hardware like the Xbox and Kinect. The company was founded by Bill Gates and Paul Allen. MS-DOS was the product that propelled Microsoft towards success, but it is Windows and Office that made it what it is today. Microsoft is currently engaged in a number of projects, including Windows 8, Windows Phone, Xbox, Office and the Azure cloud computing platform. the large majority of desktop computers run on Windows.

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Internet Explorer gets a bigger slice of the pie

04/02/2012, Internet Explorer, the Web browser from Microsoft that has long been losing its vast market share with the rise of upstarts (post Netscape Navigator) in the form of Mozilla’s Firefox, Opera, Safari and Google Chrome, has in a rare reversal, reported...

Microsoft/Nokia’s ad campaign pokes fun at iOS and Android

04/02/2012, Microsoft’s Windows Phone platform could be considered to be a competitor for iOS and Android, and it looks like Microsoft has wasted no expense at pushing their platform onto the masses in a recent campaign called Smartphone Beta Test. In a series of...

Windows Pager (April Fool’s)

04/01/2012, I remember back in the days where cellphones were extremely rare, and even those in existence were large enough to function as those hammers used to crack the shells of crabs when you are indulging in a little bit of seafood. As for smartphones and...

Bing Video receives improvements

03/30/2012, Good news for folks who use Bing Video to source for their online videos. Microsoft announced that it has rolled out and will be rolling out new features to improve the online video service. Available in all countries that currently support Bing Video,...

Windows 8 won’t have start button in the final version?

03/30/2012, When the consumer preview of Windows 8 was released, a lot of people noticed that one of the most prominent features of Windows that was present since Windows 95 was missing: the Start button. Well, it looks like it’s going to stay that way in the...

Special Windows 8 SKU for China to combat piracy?

03/30/2012, If there is one thing that China is famous for in the modern era, it would be the ability of the country’s factories to churn out knockoffs, be they fashion or technology. Where the latter is concerned, we do know that piracy is a huge issue to...

Marketplace lands in 13 more countries

03/28/2012, Windows Phone owners who happen to live in Bulgaria, Costa Rica, Croatia, Estonia, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey, Ukraine, and Venezuela, here is some good news for you, and hopefully it will be able to perk you up...

Nokia Lumia 800 to receive battery boost with latest update

03/28/2012, Great news for Nokia Lumia 800 owners – if you thought that your phone could do better in the battery department you’re in luck. According to a post on the official Nokia blog, a new update will be rolling out (software version...

Bing to Reward users with Skype Credit

03/27/2012, Bing and Skype fans have a new reason to rejoice. Microsoft announced today on the official Bing blog that it will be rolling out new rewards for Bing users. Over the next few days, it will be adding Skype Credit to the Bing Rewards redemption center. For...

Kinect for Windows 1.5 arriving in May

03/27/2012, Yesterday Microsoft revealed some interesting details about its plans for Kinect for Windows. According to an official blog post, Kinect for Windows will be launching in 19 more countries in the coming months – folks in Hong Kong, South Korea, Taiwan,...

Microsoft may be preparing LED Screen Keyboard

03/27/2012, A few years back there was news of a fancy keyboard that had configurable keys using OLED display screens that were built into each and every key. Those keyboards were designed by a Russian design studio called Art Lebedev and the keyboard dubbed...