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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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Microsoft Introduces SmartClippy As An April Fools’ Joke

04/01/2014, We’re not sure how many of you guys might remember, but back in the day with Microsoft productivity suites like Word, Microsoft attempted to introduce an assistant in the form of a talking paperclip that basically offered to help you do things or could...

Phil Spencer Takes Over Microsoft’s Xbox Division

03/31/2014, Earlier this month it was announced that head of Microsoft’s Xbox division, Marc Whitten, was leaving the company and joining Sonos. Since then one of the most powerful divisions over in Redmond has been without a leader, not anymore. Today CEO...

Microsoft Details Smart Features For Office 365 Outlook Web App

03/31/2014, At its Exchange Conference in Austin today, Microsoft detailed some smart new features that it is going to add to the Outlook web app for Office 365 in the near future. Corporate vice president of Office Service and Servers group, Jeff Teper, said that...

Microsoft Getting Ready For Xbox One Launch In China

03/31/2014, It wasn’t too long ago that the Chinese government finally lifted their decade long ban on video game consoles. What this meant is that consoles from the likes of Nintendo, Sony, and Microsoft could finally be sold in the country legally. Prior to this,...

Microsoft Removes 6 Fake Google Apps From Windows Phone Store

03/30/2014, At the end of last week, we brought you word that half a dozen fake Google apps had arrived on the Windows Phone Store, which certainly brought about a fair amount of attention to those who have an interest in this particular subject matter. What was...

Windows-Based Tablets Reportedly Rising In Demand In Japan And Korea

03/30/2014, When most people think of tablets, there is a good chance that their minds run to iOS or Android. This is understandable as both Apple and Android OEMs have put out pretty good tablets in the past, thus overshadowing Microsoft’s efforts at attempting to...

Microsoft Makes Changes To Policy After Hotmail Snooping Criticism

03/30/2014, It was recently revealed in a court filing that Microsoft had accessed a blogger’s Hotmail account as part of an investigation against an employee suspected of having leaked confidential Microsoft property. The blogger received a tip from a former...

Microsoft Kinect For Windows Hardware Version 2 Unveiled

03/27/2014, In your gaming experience with the Microsoft Kinect for Windows so far, how do you feel about it? Do you think that the Kinect has a way of influencing the future direction of gaming in the living room, or will Facebook’s Oculus VR be able to have more...

Satya Nadella Explains Why Office For iPad Took So Long

03/27/2014, We guess it’s safe to say that the wait is finally over regarding Office for iPad. After all it was as far back as 2011 that we started hearing rumors that a version of Office for the iPad was in the works, meaning that it took Microsoft about 3 years...

Office For iPad Is Official

03/27/2014, True to form, Microsoft has unveiled Office for iPad that ought to keep the masses even more productive while they are on the move. After all, Office for iPad has been talked about for many a year in the past, so when Office for iPhone was introduced, it...

Microsoft Forked Out $150 Million For Wearable Computing IP

03/27/2014, When you look at things objectively, you would realize that $150 million is pittance compared to $2 billion, although having the former amount would be more than enough for any family to live out a comfortable lifestyle for generations without being...

Windows Phone 8.1 Core Completed

03/26/2014, It was just yesterday that the editor-in-chief of WPCentral, Daniel Rubino, tweeted that Windows Phone 8.1 could actually miss its scheduled release in the form of a developer preview during the Microsoft Build developers conference that is happening...