News tagged ‘microsoft’

Thursday, 20 Oct 2011

Microsoft's Steve Ballmer Criticizes Google Android

Microsoft's Steve Ballmer Criticizes Google Android

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer blasted Google Android for being a complicated mobile operating system which requires its users to be a computer scientist to use it.

Monday, 17 Oct 2011

Microsoft Closes Skype Deal

Microsoft Closes Skype Deal

Remember that earlier this year, Microsoft announced that it would acquire Skype for US$8.5 billion? That deal has officially closed, and the voice call and chat service giant is now a new business unit in Microsoft.

Thursday, 13 Oct 2011

Xbox 360 320GB Hard Drive Now Available

Xbox 360 320GB Hard Drive Now Available

Microsoft unveils a larger 320GB hard drive for your Xbox console that's compatible with the newer Xbox 360 S models.

Apple iCloud and iOS 5 Now Available

Apple iCloud and iOS 5 Now Available

Besides the iOS 5 update, Apple's iCloud service has also gone live and available for iOS 5, Mac OS X Lion and even Microsoft Windows Vista and 7.

Tuesday, 11 Oct 2011

Ads for Nokia Windows Phone Device Surface

Ads for Nokia Windows Phone Device Surface

It's no secret that Nokia will be introducing its first Windows Phone device very soon, and these ads showcasing a device looking very similar to the Nokia N9 with Microsoft's mobile OS on top of it are just the beginning.

Windows Phone Addresses iPhone and Android's Flaws

Windows Phone Addresses iPhone and Android's Flaws

President of Microsoft's Windows Phone division, Andy Lees views the Windows Phone 7.5 Mango as the antidote for problems in iPhones and Android phones.

Monday, 10 Oct 2011

EU Gives Green Light to Microsoft for Skype Buy Over in Europe

EU Gives Green Light to Microsoft for Skype Buy Over in Europe

Persistence has paid off for Microsoft as the European Commission approves its buy over of Skype, a marked turnaround in their less-than-cordial relation.

Friday, 7 Oct 2011

Microsoft Considers Buying Yahoo Again?

Microsoft Considers Buying Yahoo Again?

Yahoo Inc is up for grabs and guess who is interested? According to Reuters, it is none other than Microsoft and it may get lucky the second time around.

Thursday, 6 Oct 2011

Is the Zune Dead or Alive?

Is the Zune Dead or Alive?

There is confusion about whether the Zune is still a product Microsoft will continue to manufacture or is going to be discontinued henceforth. Current communication from Microsoft through their website and twitter has yet to clear the matter up.

Wednesday, 5 Oct 2011

Microsoft Security Essentials Tool Mistakens Google Chrome as Malware

Microsoft Security Essentials Tool Mistakens Google Chrome as Malware

Google Chrome users may be affected by the overzealous virus definitions in Microsoft Security Essentials. The latter has mistakenly flagged the browser as malware.

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