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Microsoft Reportedly Working On Wearable Tech For The Blind

07/14/2014, While most tech companies are focusing on developing wearables for the average consumer like you and me, there is a market for the disabled that most companies either seem to neglect or aren’t putting too much emphasis on. Well it looks like Microsoft...

Microsoft’s COO Reveals That Their Device Market Share Is At 14%

07/14/2014, When it comes to software like Windows or Office, it is safe to say that Microsoft probably holds a majority market share. In fact last we checked, Microsoft’s share of the PC market was still around the 90% mark, but in terms of actual software...

Nokia Lumia 520 Sells 12 Million Units Globally

07/14/2014, Microsoft now owns Nokia’s devices and services business but back when it was still under the Finnish company’s control it was churning out devices that only ran Windows Phone. It released devices for all segments of the market, high-end and...

Survey Finds PS4 More Popular Than Xbox One In China

07/14/2014, There’s a lot of money to be made in China’s console market which was recently opened up to allow next-gen consoles like the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in the country. In a few months time both consoles will go on sale in the People’s...

OEMs Could Seek Free Alternatives To Microsoft’s Android Patents

07/13/2014, It is no secret that there are a good many Android OEMs who pays Microsoft a fair amount of money to license patents that go towards building their Android devices. For example companies such as HTC, Samsung, ZTE, and Huawei (just to name a few) have been...

Xbox One Starts Gaining Momentum Post-Price Cut

07/13/2014, Microsoft’s initial launch of the Xbox One saw the next-gen console priced at $499. This made it more expensive than the Sony PlayStation 4 which was priced at $399, but Microsoft attempted to justify the price tag by claiming that it came with the...

Google Has Received Over 70,000 “Right To Be Forgotten” Requests

07/11/2014, It wasn’t too long ago that the European courts had ruled that Google had to comply with requests from users for the right to be forgotten. This means that a person could file a request with Google asking them to be removed from the search results. That...

Louise Is Cortana’s Predecessor

07/10/2014, When it comes to digital assistant programs, there are the likes of Siri from Apple and Microsoft’s Cortana, where the latter has been pretty spot on when it comes to World Cup predictions. Having said that, the timeline could very well be translated to...

Microsoft CEO Reiterates Commitment To Xbox

07/10/2014, A few months back there were rumors about the future of Microsoft’s Xbox division with some investors and analysts even suggesting that the company should spin off its gaming division. That was thought to be a possibility had former Nokia CEO...