News tagged ‘microsoft’

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.

Tuesday, 4 Oct 2011

Sony Ericsson CEO Not Comfortable with Investing in Windows Phone

Sony Ericsson CEO Not Comfortable with Investing in Windows Phone

In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Sony Ericsson CEO Bert Nordberg mentioned that he wouldn't feel comfortable investing in Microsoft's Windows Phone platform, as compared to its successful Android portfolio.

Thursday, 29 Sep 2011

Samsung Agrees to Patent Cross-Licensing Deal with Microsoft

Samsung Agrees to Patent Cross-Licensing Deal with Microsoft

Samsung has agreed to a patent cross-licensing deal with Microsoft, related to a series of patent infringement by the Google Android operating system employed by Samsung's portfolio.

Wednesday, 28 Sep 2011

Samsung Omnia W with Windows Phone 7.5 Mango Announced (Updated)

Samsung Omnia W with Windows Phone 7.5 Mango Announced (Updated)

With the Windows Phone 7.5 Mango update around the corner, there's no lack of new devices announced alongside the Microsoft update. One such phone is the Samsung Omnia W.

Tuesday, 20 Sep 2011

Windows 8 Faster Than Windows 7 at Almost Everything

Windows 8 Faster Than Windows 7 at Almost Everything

Windows 8 is coming soon, and with it comes a massive performance boost over the already well-received Windows 7.

Monday, 19 Sep 2011

Windows 8 Makes IT Department's Lives Easier

Windows 8 Makes IT Department's Lives Easier

You know what happens when Windows 8 makes lives easier for the IT department? It means we can finally be rid of the ridiculously outdated Windows XP once and for all!

Microsoft's IIS is Losing Ground and its Market Share Slides to 1997 Levels

Microsoft's IIS is Losing Ground and its Market Share Slides to 1997 Levels

Microsoft's IIS is still the second most popular web server; however, according to Netcraft, its market share has been on the decline since late 2008.

Windows 8 to Have Built-in Phone Calling Function?

Windows 8 to Have Built-in Phone Calling Function?

A slide in a video from one of the BUILD conferences seems to suggest that users would be able to make phone calls directly in Windows 8 without the need of any third-party software.

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