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Here are Microsoft's Cityman and Talkman flagships
Here are Microsoft's Cityman and Talkman flagships
Thanks to Evan Blass (@Evleaks), we have what appear to be press images and images of Microsoft's upcoming flagship Lumia devices, codename ...... 28 Aug 2015 - 1 comment
Cortana for Android now available in public beta
Cortana for Android now available in public beta
Microsoft has announced today that their digital personal assistant software Cortana is now available in public beta for Android owners. ...... 25 Aug 2015 - 1 comment
Microsoft is updating its discontinued Windows RT operating system
Microsoft is updating its discontinued Windows RT operating system
Microsoft has updated their Windows 10 FAQ page to reveal info on the upcoming update for Windows RT. Windows RT launched in 2012 for ARM-based ...... 10 Aug 2015
Microsoft to finally bring retail store to NYC
Microsoft to finally bring retail store to NYC
Microsoft has confirmed that it will be opening its flagship Microsoft Store in NYC this fall. The new store will be located at 677 Fifth ...... 30 Jul 2015 - 1 comment
China lifts the decade and a half long ban on game consoles
China lifts the decade and a half long ban on game consoles
China has had an peculiar ban on video game consoles for 15 years. Since last year it hasn't affected companies registered in he Shanghai Free ...... 26 Jul 2015 - 1 comment
Microsoft has largest quarterly loss ever thanks to disastrous Nokia acquisition
Microsoft has largest quarterly loss ever thanks to disastrous Nokia acquisition
Microsoft struggled this quarter following a massive write-off of its Nokia acquisition and the corresponding layoffs. The company reported ...... 22 Jul 2015
Microsoft Cortana for Android will be official later this month following leak
Microsoft Cortana for Android will be official later this month following leak
Following this week's leak of Cortana for Android, Microsoft has confirmed the official version will be available later this month. Microsoft ...... 19 Jul 2015 - 1 comment
Windows 10 is ready for the limelight
Windows 10 is ready for the limelight
Microsoft has finalized the Windows 10 software and the Windows Insider Program members are now able to try out the commercial version. The ...... 17 Jul 2015 - 1 comment
Nokia wants to enter the smartphone market again
Nokia wants to enter the smartphone market again
Nokia released a statement earlier this week addressing the rumors of a possible future smartphone. The Finnish company had earlier suggested ...... 17 Jul 2015
Microsoft creates new social app, Tossup, to help you make plans
Microsoft creates new social app, Tossup, to help you make plans
Microsoft has created an interesting new app this week, 'Tossup,' an app that promises to help you organize plans with friends and family easier ...... 11 Jul 2015
Microsoft discontinues a number of MSN apps
Microsoft discontinues a number of MSN apps
Microsoft has confirmed it will be shutting down a number of MSN-branded apps (also once known as Bing apps) over the next few weeks and months. ...... 11 Jul 2015
Microsoft takes $7.6 billion loss on Nokia acquisition, will layoff 7800 more employees
Microsoft takes $7.6 billion loss on Nokia acquisition, will layoff 7800 more employees
Admitting that the acquisition was a brutal mistake, Microsoft has written off its entire acquisition of Nokia's handset business, taking a ...... 10 Jul 2015 - 7 comments
Rumor: Does Microsoft have interest in acquiring AMD?
Rumor: Does Microsoft have interest in acquiring AMD?
According to a new report, Microsoft is looking into acquiring struggling chip maker AMD, a move that would help the software giant to revive ...... 01 Jul 2015 - 18 comments
Sony surprised by Xbox backwards compatibility, says not in the works for PS4
Sony surprised by Xbox backwards compatibility, says not in the works for PS4
Microsoft announced at E3 this week that its current generation gaming console will be backwards compatible with selected Xbox 360 games later this year. ...... 20 Jun 2015 - 4 comments
Former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop and others leave Microsoft
Former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop and others leave Microsoft
Microsoft has announced that former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop and head of mobile phones Jo Harlow will be leaving the company. The two were considered ...... 19 Jun 2015
Microsoft announces Xbox Elite wireless controller for hardcore gamers
Microsoft announces Xbox Elite wireless controller for hardcore gamers
Microsoft has announced a new wireless controller for the Xbox One and Windows 10 aimed at the hardcore gamer. The new Elite wireless controller ...... 16 Jun 2015 - 10 comments
Moonraker was Nokia's take on the smartwatch
Moonraker was Nokia's take on the smartwatch
Every company in the mobile space seems to now have it, a smartwatch. You have the Motorola 360, the Samsung Galaxy Gear, the LG Watch Urbane, ...... 12 Jun 2015
Newegg accidentally reveals Windows 10 price?
Newegg accidentally reveals Windows 10 price?
Windows 10 has been largely unveiled by Microsoft in endless test versions on Windows Insider Program and to the masses at Build conference. ...... 31 May 2015
Cortana coming to iPhone & Android this year, Microsoft confirms
Cortana coming to iPhone & Android this year, Microsoft confirms
Microsoft announces Cortana will land on iPhone and Android devices this year, and more goodies coming over the next couple of months. Cortana ...... 26 May 2015 - 1 comment
Xbox One gets $60 Over-The-Air TV Tuner
Xbox One gets $60 Over-The-Air TV Tuner
Xbox One gets broadcast TV with an Hauppauge Over-The-Air TV Tuner, delivering subscription-free live TV, 30 minute live TV pause and TV streaming ...... 20 May 2015 - 1 comment
Microsoft will provide Windows 10 updates for phones so you're not waiting on carriers
Microsoft will provide Windows 10 updates for phones so you're not waiting on carriers
Microsoft has taken the reins in regards to future Windows Phone updates, promising that carriers will no longer be a hindrance in getting the ...... 17 May 2015 - 1 comment
Microsoft seen as suitor for Salesforce
Microsoft seen as suitor for Salesforce
CRM king Salesforce apparently has a major suitor: Microsoft. Salesforce has already hired two investment banks to help it respond to offers, ...... 06 May 2015
Microsoft buys digital pen technology from N-Trig for $30 million
Microsoft buys digital pen technology from N-Trig for $30 million
Although it was widely reported months ago, Microsoft has finally confirmed their acquisition of technology from digital pen tech developer N-Trig. ...... 03 May 2015
Microsoft discontinues Windows Media Center
Microsoft discontinues Windows Media Center
Microsoft has been unveiling more about its upcoming operating system this past week at Build conference in San Francisco. The company also ...... 03 May 2015 - 1 comment
Windows 10 will not be ready for phones this summer
Windows 10 will not be ready for phones this summer
Microsoft is readying its Windows 10 launch this summer and has been promoting its new features this week at its Build conference in San Francisco. ...... 02 May 2015 - 1 comment
Microsoft wants to guess how old you are from the pic you upload
Microsoft wants to guess how old you are from the pic you upload
Microsoft has launched the fun and likely inaccurate website that uses facial recognition to guess your age. You upload a picture to the ...... 01 May 2015 - 2 comments
BUILD: Microsoft sees Windows 10 on 1 billion devices in three years
BUILD: Microsoft sees Windows 10 on 1 billion devices in three years
According to Windows boss Terry Myerson, over 1 billion devices will be running Windows 10 in just three years time, a hugely optimistic forecast ...... 30 Apr 2015
Report: Microsoft to allow Android apps to run on Windows 10 tablets, phones
Report: Microsoft to allow Android apps to run on Windows 10 tablets, phones
According to the well-connected Paul Thurrott, Microsoft will announce this week that Windows 10 phone and tablet users will be able to run ...... 29 Apr 2015 - 7 comments
Microsoft is still losing money on every Windows Phone sold
Microsoft is still losing money on every Windows Phone sold
According to a recent filing with the U.S. SEC, it appears that Microsoft continues to lose money on every Windows Phone it sells, and may have ...... 29 Apr 2015
comScore: Bing hits 20 percent search market share
comScore: Bing hits 20 percent search market share
According to research firm comScore, Bing has reached a significant milestone: 20 percent share in the search market. Google had 64.4 percent ...... 17 Apr 2015 - 4 comments
New Halo games now available for iOS, Windows, Windows Phone
New Halo games now available for iOS, Windows, Windows Phone
As of writing, Microsoft's 'Halo' series spinoffs are now available for purchase on iPhone, iPad, Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8. The new ...... 16 Apr 2015
Bing is headed to Cyanogen operating system following strategic partnership with Microsoft
Bing is headed to Cyanogen operating system following strategic partnership with Microsoft
After months of rumors, it's finally happening: Mobile operating system maker Cyanogen has announced a strategic partnership with rival operating ...... 16 Apr 2015
Bill Gates writes letter to all Microsoft employees on eve of 40th anniversary
Bill Gates writes letter to all Microsoft employees on eve of 40th anniversary
40 years ago, Bill Gates and Paul Allen started a small software company that they named Microsoft. Thanks to their creation of the Windows ...... 05 Apr 2015 - 7 comments
Microsoft and Yahoo extend their search partnership negotiations for another month
Microsoft and Yahoo extend their search partnership negotiations for another month
First started five years ago after Microsoft failed to acquire its smaller rival, the two companies have extended negotiations on a search partnership ...... 29 Mar 2015 - 1 comment
Microsoft testing Windows 10 ROM that can turn your Android phone into a Windows phone
Microsoft testing Windows 10 ROM that can turn your Android phone into a Windows phone
Among other big news revealed this week, Microsoft has also announced that it is trying out Windows 10 software that can effectively turn an ...... 18 Mar 2015 - 7 comments
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