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Tuesday, 8 Mar 2011

Microsoft to pay Nokia over $1 Billion for WP7 Deal

Microsoft to pay Nokia over $1 Billion for WP7 Deal

Bloomberg reports that the Nokia Microsoft deal will see Microsoft paying Nokia over US$1 billion. That's quite a huge chunk of change.

Microsoft Urges You to Stop Using IE6

Microsoft Urges You to Stop Using IE6

Microsoft has created a website campaigning for net users to stop browsing the web with its dated Internet Explorer 6 browser. In a rather bizarre move, Microsoft is urging users to upgrade their browsers and to drop IE6 altogether. According to Microsoft, the website is dedicated to watching Internet Explorer 6 usage drop to less than 1% worldwide.

Friday, 25 Feb 2011

Angry Birds Coming to Windows Phone 7

Angry Birds Coming to Windows Phone 7

And it's finally official. Angry Birds will be coming to Windows Phone 7, and with it, a whole slew of new games for the mobile platform, including Plants vs Zombies and Doodle Jump.

Tuesday, 22 Feb 2011

Microsoft Releases Very First Update for Windows Phone 7

Microsoft Releases Very First Update for Windows Phone 7

In less than six months after its release, Microsoft readies its first update for the Windows Phone 7 platform, though it is actually a preparation work for the copy-and-paste update that'll be coming right up.

Friday, 11 Feb 2011

Internet Explorer 9 RC Ready for Download

Internet Explorer 9 RC Ready for Download

Internet Explorer 9 gets a Release Candidate version and is now ready for you to download, test and play.

Wednesday, 2 Feb 2011

Did Microsoft Bing Copy Google?

Did Microsoft Bing Copy Google?

Microsoft and Google are engaging in an open war of words today after Google accused Microsoft's Bing search engine of copying Google's search results.

Microsoft Confirms Windows Phone 7 Data Leak Linked to Yahoo!

Microsoft Confirms Windows Phone 7 Data Leak Linked to Yahoo!

Microsoft's Windows Phone 7's data leak has earlier been attributed to a third-party service, and just two days ago, the company has come out and admitted that the issue lies with Yahoo! Mail.

Yahoo Admits its Email Service Culpable for Excesssive Windows Phone 7 Data Usage

Yahoo Admits its Email Service Culpable for Excesssive Windows Phone 7 Data Usage

Microsoft and Yahoo have finally acknowledged that Yahoo is, as has long been suspected, culpable for Windows Phone 7's excessive data usage.

Friday, 28 Jan 2011

Dell Hints of More Windows Phone 7 Devices and Android 3.0 Tablet

Dell Hints of More Windows Phone 7 Devices and Android 3.0 Tablet

During the World Economic Forum held in Davos, BBC reporter Tim Weber was informed by Michael Dell himself that there'll be more Windows Phone 7 devices and even an Android 3.0 tablet from the company in the months to come.

Kinect Boosts Microsoft to Record Revenues

Kinect Boosts Microsoft to Record Revenues

Microsoft's second quarter results have been announced and it looks like its Entertainment & Devices Division aka the Xbox division has delivered, with revenues up by 55%.

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