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Thursday, 7 Nov 2013

Microsoft Whittles Down List of Potential CEOs

Microsoft Whittles Down List of Potential CEOs

According to reports, Microsoft has shortened its list of potential new CEOs from about 40 to just 8 - five of whom are outside of Microsoft and three from within.

Tuesday, 5 Nov 2013

Microsoft Acknowledges Mouse Issues in Games on Windows 8.1

Microsoft Acknowledges Mouse Issues in Games on Windows 8.1

Microsoft has acknowledged mouse lag issues in some games on Windows 8.1 and is currently working on a fix. In the meanwhile, there are a few workarounds you can try.

Thursday, 31 Oct 2013

Call of Duty: Ghosts Will Run at 720p on Xbox One, 1080p on PlayStation 4

Call of Duty: Ghosts Will Run at 720p on Xbox One, 1080p on PlayStation 4

It has been confirmed that Call of Duty: Ghosts will run at just 720p resolution on the Xbox One, whereas the PlayStation 4 gamers will get to enjoy the game in all of its 1080p glory.

Microsoft: Windows XP SP3 is About 6x More Likely to be Infected with Malware than Windows 8

Microsoft: Windows XP SP3 is About 6x More Likely to be Infected with Malware than Windows 8

According to Microsoft, Windows XP systems have an infection rate that's six times higher than Windows 8. And this is likely to increase once support for the 12-year old OS comes to an end next year.

Monday, 14 Oct 2013

Microsoft Details Features in Windows Phone 8 GDR3 Update

Microsoft Details Features in Windows Phone 8 GDR3 Update

Microsoft has officially detailed what's new in the upcoming Windows Phone 8 GDR3 update. The third and last update of 2013 will bring support for larger and higher-res screens, quad-core processors, as well as a handful of features such as Driving mode, improved Internet Sharing, and screen rotation lock. Hit the jump for more juicy details.

Microsoft Admits Surface RT Name Caused Confusion

Microsoft Admits Surface RT Name Caused Confusion

A Microsoft executive has admitted that the Surface RT name has caused confusion amongst consumers, which ultimately led to poor sales of its Surface RT tablets.

Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013

Microsoft Confirms Office for iPad in the Pipeline

Microsoft Confirms Office for iPad in the Pipeline

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has confirmed Office for iPad is in the pipeline; however, its arrival will come after the touch-enabled version for Windows Modern environment is launched.

Monday, 7 Oct 2013

Haven't Logged into Outlook for 360 Days? Your Email User Name Might be Someone Else's

Haven't Logged into Outlook for 360 Days? Your Email User Name Might be Someone Else's

Haven't logged into your Hotmail, Windows Live ID or Outlook in a year? Your user name might belong to someone else now.

Wednesday, 2 Oct 2013

Three Top Microsoft Shareholders Suggest Bill Gates to Step Down

Three Top Microsoft Shareholders Suggest Bill Gates to Step Down

After Steve Ballmer's departure from Microsoft, a few top shareholders at Microsoft are suggesting that Bill Gates too should step down and reduce his presence on the board.

Internet Explorer Exploit Code Publicly Released

Internet Explorer Exploit Code Publicly Released

Metasploit has released an exploit framework that targets a critical vulnerability in Internet Explorer into the public domain. Users are advised to install Microsoft's Fix It patch to keep themselves protected.

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