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Microsoft's Q2: Enterprise shines, Surface details scant

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Microsoft's Q2: Enterprise shines, Surface details scant: Larry Dignan for ZDNet: Microsoft's second quarter results were a mixed bag relative to estimates as its enterprise products fared well, but details about Surface units, hidden within the Windows division, were largely missing in action. The second quarter was all about Windows...
Microsoft's Q2: Enterprise shines, Surface details scant
With Lumia 610, Nokia Aims To Take Windows Phone To a New Low (Price)

Microsoft Starts TV Advertising Countdown to Windows 8 Launch

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Microsoft has turned up the volume on the marketing and advertising campaign leading up to the launch of Windows 8 later this month with a barrage of ads that ran during NFL games today. The spot shows PCs and tablets from the likes of Acer, Lenovo and Sony, that include...
Microsoft Starts TV Advertising Countdown to Windows 8 Launch

The Last Days Of Windows XP?

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Windows XP, the zombie operating system that refuses to die, may be about to finally receive a killing blow to the head by the company that spawned it eleven years ago. So what will put XP out of its undead misery? Buyers of PCs running Windows 8 Pro will have...
The Last Days Of Windows XP?

Everything We Know About Microsoft's Next Version Of Windows, 'Windows Blue' (MSFT)

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Microsoft is is working on a new version of Windows, which is expected to be available sometime this year. It's codenamed "Windows Blue" and a lot of details about it have leaked, including an early version that several people were able to install on their PCs and Windows tablets. That...
Everything We Know About Microsoft's Next Version Of Windows, 'Windows Blue' (MSFT)

Microsoft Exec Lets Loose At His Birthday Party With Rapper Too Short (MSFT)

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Microsoft executive Michael Angiulo recently celebrated his 40th birthday. As a special present, Angiulo's wife hired rapper Too Short to perform at a Seattle bar. TMZ reports that the performance cost a whopping $25,000. Surprisingly, Angiulo is able to keep up with Too Short, they both nail every lyric, as...
Microsoft Exec Lets Loose At His Birthday Party With Rapper Too Short (MSFT)

Microsoft: The Method to Its New Meanness

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Much of Microsoft's 30-year history is a tale of bulldozing the rest of the world into doing what's best for Redmond. Although the company has taken a gentler tack in recent years, its Surface tablet augurs a return to ruthlessness. This time, though, the erstwhile PC leader has good...
Microsoft: The Method to Its New Meanness

Selling 40 Million Windows 8 Copies Good for Microsoft, but It's Not the Only Metric That Matters

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Microsoft was bound to sell a lot of copies of Windows 8 — no matter how good or bad the software was. The latest version of Windows comes installed on every new PC and there are a decent number of enthusiasts willing to upgrade their machines when a new version...
Selling 40 Million Windows 8 Copies Good for Microsoft, but It's Not the Only Metric That Matters

No support? No problem! Installing Windows 8 on a Mac with Boot Camp

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For many Mac users who occasionally need to run Windows applications, virtualization solutions like Parallels Desktop, VMware Fusion, and VirtualBox are often the best way to do so. You take a definite performance hit with virtualization programs, but for most people the ability to run the applications they need without...
No support? No problem! Installing Windows 8 on a Mac with Boot Camp
Microsoft launching Windows Phone Tango in China on March 21st

So Microsoft Apparently Wanted To Distract Us From The Yammer Deal With A Bunch Of Shiny Objects (MSFT)

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What we've heard: Microsoft has indeed agreed to buy Yammer, as we first reported last week. But it doesn't want to talk about it until late June or early July. That's because it just unveiled its fancy Surface tablets and new version of Windows Phone, and it wants us to...
So Microsoft Apparently Wanted To Distract Us From The Yammer Deal With A Bunch Of Shiny Objects (MSFT)

Why Windows 8 is Microsoft’s most vital launch in years

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Microsoft Windows was a fact of life for an entire generation raised on the PC. But we live in a different world now, and perhaps nothing underscores how much that world has changed more than the fact that the version of Windows that Microsoft is getting ready to launch this...
Why Windows 8 is Microsoft’s most vital launch in years

Microsoft readies new version of Windows Intune

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There’s a new version of Microsoft’s Windows Intune service coming. There’s documentation about an April preview now available for download....
Microsoft readies new version of Windows Intune

Cool New History Tool

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While a student at UC Berkeley, Roland Saekow had the idea for a tool that would help people visualize history--all the way from the big bang to yesterday--and zoom in on whatever parts interest them. Called ChronoZoom, it's kind of like Google Maps for the fourth dimension, and it...
Cool New History Tool

Windows Live Writer 2010 Gets the Office Ribbon

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Microsoft is preparing to release a new version of Windows Live Writer that may not have too many new features but it will sport a brand new user interface powered by the ribbon (similar to what you have in Microsoft Office programs). A feature of Live Writer 2010 that will...
Windows Live Writer 2010 Gets the Office Ribbon

OOPS: Microsoft's Own Blog Scoops Its Big Windows 8 Preview Release (MSFT)

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Chuck Chan, a Microsoft vice president, revealed in a blog post that a preview version of its touchscreen-friendly Windows 8 operating system for developers was available today, May 31. But today isn't May 31. It's May 30. The post apparently went up a day early—and got pulled offline. Whatever. Everyone...
OOPS: Microsoft's Own Blog Scoops Its Big Windows 8 Preview Release (MSFT)
AMD sees opportunity in 'chaos' of Windows 8

The Microsoft number we all want to know: Windows 8 sales

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The Microsoft number we all want to know: Windows 8 sales: Mary Jo Foley of ZDNet on Microsoft's earnings today: The Windows division posted revenues of $5.7 billion for the quarter. After adjusting for the $1.1 billion of revenue related to the Windows Upgrade Offer, the Windows division's revenue was...
The Microsoft number we all want to know: Windows 8 sales

Microsoft may cut Windows license cost to push smaller devices due later this year

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Microsoft is reportedly cutting the price it offers Windows to its OEMs in an effort to push new form factors later this year.The Wall Street Journal reports that Microsoft has been offering price breaks on its Windows 8 and Office software to "help spur the development of small, touch-enabled...
Microsoft may cut Windows license cost to push smaller devices due later this year

Nokia Implodes... Taking Microsoft's Mobile Dreams Down With It

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The once-great Finnish cell-phone giant Nokia (NOK) is now undergoing one of the most spectacular implosions in the history of business. Several years ago, Nokia was the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world when it came to making phones. Now, the company is frantically cutting costs and downsizing in...
Nokia Implodes... Taking Microsoft's Mobile Dreams Down With It

Microsoft demos Messenger Connect, a social API to challenge Facebook

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Yesterday in Brazil Steve Ballmer announced the next generation of Windows Live Messenger. Today at The Next Web Conference Microsoft announced an API to accompany it – Messenger Connect.The standards-based social API looks like a challenge to Facebook’s recently announced Open Graph. Messenger Connect will pull together all of a...
Microsoft demos Messenger Connect, a social API to challenge Facebook

Microsoft launches Windows 8 - video

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The tech giant Microsoft launches a new version of Windows, which the company says is the biggest update to the operating system in 17 years...
Microsoft launches Windows 8 - video

As their niche is replaced, Microsoft appears set to delete desktop gadgets from Windows 8

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According to a report from the Win8China publication, in the latest of internal Windows 8 builds, desktop widgets have been given the axe. If you have forgotten just what a desktop widget is, I present the following image of Windows 7 [Via Maryland Tech Crawl]: Yeah, those things. Here’s the rub: they are...
As their niche is replaced, Microsoft appears set to delete desktop gadgets from Windows 8
Microsoft bets on Windows 8 to succeed where Android has failed

This Chart Must Be Utterly Brutal For Microsoft Executives To Look At (MSFT)

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It used to be that Microsoft would release a new version of Windows and both its sales and stock price would spike. No longer. Reuters blog "The Knowledge Effect" put together an incredible series of charts showing how this trend. It must be brutal to look at if you are...
This Chart Must Be Utterly Brutal For Microsoft Executives To Look At (MSFT)

Microsoft Has Another Big Announcement Today, And This Time It's About Windows Phone (MSFT)

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Microsoft is holding a developers event today to go over the future of its Windows Phone mobile operating system.  That means we'll finally get a look at Apollo, AKA Windows Phone 8, the next major version of Windows Phone. Microsoft has done a good job at keeping Apollo a secret,...
Microsoft Has Another Big Announcement Today, And This Time It's About Windows Phone (MSFT)

The Rumor Is That Microsoft Will Bail On Its New Age User-Interface And Go Back To The Old Style (MSFT)

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PC sales are abysmal right now, and sluggish consumer interest in Microsoft Windows 8 isn't helping. To fix the problem, Microsoft is working on a new version of Windows 8 called Windows Blue. Top Microsoft reporter Mary  Jo Folie of ZDNet says one of the biggest changes in Blue will...
The Rumor Is That Microsoft Will Bail On Its New Age User-Interface And Go Back To The Old Style (MSFT)

Microsoft TechEd focuses IT pros on the 'Cloud OS'

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For the kickoff of Microsoft's annual North American TechEd conference, the company is urging administrators and IT professionals to think of it as the provider of the "Cloud OS."Microsoft announced a sweeping range of updates to its line of enterprise software, all aimed at bridging on-premises systems with cloud...
Microsoft TechEd focuses IT pros on the 'Cloud OS'

The 15 Things You Need to Know About Windows RT

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The progression from one Windows version to the next is always confusing: Windows XP gave way to Windows Vista, which in turn produced Windows 7, and each one had various Professional and Home versions to choose from. But this time things are even more unsettled, because Microsoft isn't just introducing...
The 15 Things You Need to Know About Windows RT

THE MICROSOFT INVESTOR: Is Microsoft's Mobile Strategy Dead On Arrival? (MSFT)

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The Microsoft Investor is a daily report from SAI. Sign up here to receive it by email. MSFT Up With Markets The market is up as March PPI was flat and core inflation beat numbers. Shares of MSFT are up with the rest of tech. Upcoming events include calendar first...
THE MICROSOFT INVESTOR: Is Microsoft's Mobile Strategy Dead On Arrival? (MSFT)
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