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Dell Goes Private, Receives $2 Billion Loan From Microsoft

02/05/2013, The rumors were spot on. Earlier today, we reported that Microsoft might be meeting with Dell to discuss a potential investment of between $1 billion to $3 billion in a bid to privatize the struggling company. And hours after the report, Dell is...

Dell Buyout Rumored To Be Announced Later Today

02/05/2013, It has been rumored that Dell could be interested in going private, and there are talks that Microsoft could be interested in investing in the company and pump as much as $3 billion into it. While it remains to be seen if those rumors pan out, it seems...

Microsoft Markets Bing As More Trustworthy Than Google

02/04/2013, Microsoft’s latest foray against Google’s search engine harnesses the power of trust and a little bit of love. Microsoft reportedly conducted a survey with Impulse and found out that 1 of out 10 couples ended their relationship on February...

Windows Phone 8 Outnumbers Windows Phone 7.x Devices In US

02/04/2013, If you are a sucker for statistics and numbers, and if you are a fan who follows everything about the Windows Phone platform, then you will be pleased to hear that according to Adduplex, the number of Windows Phone 8 devices circulating around the US is...

Microsoft Unveils Huawei 4Afrika Windows Phone For Africa

02/04/2013, The best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago. The second best time is now. In line with Microsoft’s new Microsoft 4Afrika Initiative, a program that aims to help improve Africa’s global competitiveness, Microsoft is launching a new Windows...

Microsoft Surface Pro Appears On Best Buy

02/03/2013, So we do know that the Microsoft Surface Pro is supposed to be launched on February 8th at a Best Buy in Union Square in New York, but it seems that the high end tablet has already appeared over on Best Buy. I know that it is “better late than never”,...

Microsoft Surface Ultrabook Concept Looks Sleek

02/01/2013, The Microsoft Surface is a Windows-based tablet that Microsoft introduced last year, but what if Microsoft decided to venture out and create an Ultrabook of their own? After all they did make their own tablet, and with rumors surrounding a Surface...

Microsoft Surface Pro Unboxing Video + Gallery

01/31/2013, We’ve received the Microsoft Surface Pro at the office, and before we start working on the full review, we wanted to post a quick video and a photo gallery for those who want to see how the full-fledged Windows 8 tablet looks in the “real...

Hacked Xbox 360 Leads To Police Raid On Unrelated Family

01/31/2013, Dealing with other gamers on Xbox Live can be considered a true test in patience as the majority of them spend their time online badmouthing other players for their gender, sexual preferences or for having a mother. But in this story, it seems dealing...

Bing Apps For Office Hopes To Increase Productivity

01/31/2013, Want to up the ante when it comes to enhancing your productivity? I don’t know about you, but ever since Google Docs (and its subsequent iteration, Google Drive) was introduced, I tend to do a whole lot more work on the cloud than ever before, and the...

Windows Phone 7.8 Update Begins Rolling Out

01/30/2013, Following the release of Windows Phone 7.8 SDK last week, here we are with the news that Nokia is officially rolling out the Windows Phone 7.8 update to its users. This means that Windows Phone 7.5 devices will finally get new personalization features,...