News tagged ‘microsoft’

Wednesday, 25 May 2011

Microsoft Previews Next Release of Windows Phone

Microsoft Previews Next Release of Windows Phone

Microsoft previewed the next major release of "Mango" through a series of media events around the world. The "Mango" release will be available for free to Windows Phone 7 customers.

Tuesday, 24 May 2011

Windows 8 to be Released Next Year: Microsoft CEO

Windows 8 to be Released Next Year: Microsoft CEO

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has told an audience in Japan that the next version of its Windows operating system will be released next year.

Wednesday, 18 May 2011

Bill Gates Supported Skype Takeover

Bill Gates Supported Skype Takeover

According to BBC News, Bill Gates has said that he was in favor of Microsoft buying Skype, and urged board members to support the move.

Wednesday, 11 May 2011

Windows Phone 7 Mango Updates Revealed

Windows Phone 7 Mango Updates Revealed

Besides the promised multi-tasking and Twitter integrations, the upcoming Windows Phone 7 update, codenamed Mango, promises even more features.

Microsoft Buys Skype

Microsoft Buys Skype

Microsoft buys Skype for a whopping US$8.5 billion, making it the company's most expensive purchase of all time.

Tuesday, 10 May 2011

Is Microsoft Buying Skype?

Is Microsoft Buying Skype?

The Wall Street Journal has broke the news that Microsoft is in talks to buy Skype.

Microsoft Introduces New Gestures for Surface

Microsoft Introduces New Gestures for Surface

Microsoft Research has just demonstrated a few new gestures for Microsoft Surface. This includes as a rock to anchor a point and a rail to act as a ruler, moving beyond the usual multi-touch pinching methods.

Monday, 9 May 2011

Microsoft Asks You to do the Maths

Microsoft Asks You to do the Maths

So, instead of getting an Apple computer, Microsoft wants you to do the maths and see just how much you save.

Wednesday, 4 May 2011

Microsoft Bing Becomes Default Search for New BlackBerry Devices

Microsoft Bing Becomes Default Search for New BlackBerry Devices

Microsoft's Steve Ballmer makes a surprise appearance at the BlackBerry World event, announcing Bing as the preferred search and mapping solution for future BlackBerry devices.

Monday, 25 Apr 2011

Nine Windows Phone 7 Handsets Powered by Qualcomm Expected

Nine Windows Phone 7 Handsets Powered by Qualcomm Expected

A recent interview with Qualcomm's vice-president of global marketing revealed there will be nine Windows Phone 7devices based on the company's Snapdragon processor.

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