News tagged ‘microsoft’
Tuesday, 8 Mar 2011
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 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
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
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 gets a Release Candidate version and is now ready for you to download, test and play.
Wednesday, 2 Feb 2011
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'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.
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
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.
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%.