- News tagged "microsoft"
Monday, 24 Oct 2011
With Microsoft and Compal entering a patent licensing agreement for patents under the Google Android portfolio, this means that companies accounting for over half of all Android devices are now covered under Microsoft's patent license agreements.
Thursday, 20 Oct 2011
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
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
Microsoft unveils a larger 320GB hard drive for your Xbox console that's compatible with the newer Xbox 360 S models.
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
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.
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
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
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
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.