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Report: Injunctions against Motorola Mobility force German store to pull most Android devices

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Motorola Mobility apparently yanked all tablets and most smartphones from its German store. According to the company’s online German store (translated), just three devices are available for purchase: the Motorola Razr I, the Motorola Razr HD, the Motorola Gleam+. Meanwhile, there are absolutely no Motorola tablets for sale through the website  (translated). Tech...
Report: Injunctions against Motorola Mobility force German store to pull most Android devices

Week in Microsoft: Windows 8 frenzy

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This week was a big one for Redmond, WA. Microsoft released a slew of new product previews from the long-awaited Windows 8 Consumer Preview to the Visual Studio 11 beta. It wasn't all roses though. Microsoft's Azure suffered a leap-day related outage and a beta release of Skype for...
Week in Microsoft: Windows 8 frenzy
Microsoft touts energy savings from new smart campus technology

Microsoft Launching Redmond-Based News Coverage on MSN.com

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On the heels of its divorce from NBC News, Microsoft has apparently concluded it wants to stay in the news business. A newly news-centric MSN.com will roll out with the official launch of Windows 8 on October 26. The software giant’s Bob Visse says things are amicable with the ex partner...
Microsoft Launching Redmond-Based News Coverage on MSN.com
Microsoft to OnLive employees: we won't buy ya, but we'll hire ya

Whoa! Barnes and Noble and Microsoft ‘Nook up’ for digital joint venture

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This is big news. Until now, Barnes and Noble have been at odds (lawsuits) with Microsoft over its Nook (Android) software. Barnes & Noble and Microsoft Form Strategic Partnership to Advance World-Class Digital Reading Experiences for Consumers April 30, 2012 Newly Formed Subsidiary to Include NOOK® Digital and College Businesses....
Whoa! Barnes and Noble and Microsoft ‘Nook up’ for digital joint venture

Meet the 10 startups Microsoft just accepted into the TechStars Windows Azure accelerator

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Microsoft is back with a new crop of companies for its Windows Azure accelerator program, operated in conjunction with TechStars. The companies just started working today at Microsoft’s offices in the South Lake Union neighborhood of Seattle, with each receiving $20,000 in startup capital, $60,000 in Azure credit and access...
Meet the 10 startups Microsoft just accepted into the TechStars Windows Azure accelerator

Steve Ballmer: Microsoft Sold 4 Million Windows 8 Upgrades Since Launch, Interest In Windows 8 And Surface Has Been "Stunning"

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At Microsoft’s Build developer conference on the company’s main campus in Redmond, WA today, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced that Microsoft sold 4 million Windows 8 updates since the operating went on sale last Friday. In addition, Microsoft noted, the company has shipped “tens of millions of copies” to its...
Steve Ballmer: Microsoft Sold 4 Million Windows 8 Upgrades Since Launch, Interest In Windows 8 And Surface Has Been "Stunning"

Ballmer: four million Windows 8 upgrades in four days

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Greetings in beautiful, gray Redmond, WA. What better time to kick off year's Build event at the Microsoft campus than four days after the launch of Windows 8? CEO Steve Ballmer started the developer-centric event off with a nice little number: four million. According to the enthusiastic exec, that's...
Ballmer: four million Windows 8 upgrades in four days

Hello, Foot? It’s Microsoft. Shooting you is our idea.

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[Deep in the heart of Redmond, WA] Hello, Foot? You’re looking well today. I see you’re wearing the nice new Windows Phone 7 Series shoe we designed for you. It looks very nice. I’m sorry to have to be the one to tell you this, but we’re going to have...
Hello, Foot? It’s Microsoft. Shooting you is our idea.
Hands-on (and on camera) with Xbox One's new controller and Kinect
Microsoft invests $300 million in Barnes & Noble

Microsoft unveils its next game console, the Xbox One

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Microsoft debuted the Xbox One this afternoon live from a tent on its Redmond, WA. campus, putting to end months of speculation about the company's next-generation video game console. Microsoft exec Don Mattrick called it out as an "all-in-one" box. The core strategy is "simple, instant, and complete." Developing...
Microsoft unveils its next game console, the Xbox One

Now That Windows 8 And The Surface Tablet Have Launched, Microsoft Turns Its Focus To Developers

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Microsoft’s heavy schedule of launches and events this month, including the Windows 8 and Surface events in New York last week and its Windows Phone 8 event in San Francisco on Monday, is set to reach its end with the Build developer conference on the company’s huge Redmond, WA campus...
Now That Windows 8 And The Surface Tablet Have Launched, Microsoft Turns Its Focus To Developers

Barnes and Noble and Microsoft ‘Nook up’ for digital joint venture

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. This is big news. Until now, Barnes and Noble have been at odds (lawsuits) with Microsoft over its Android-based Nook software. Today, the two companies announced a Digital Joint Venture. While the press release doesn’t say so specifically, it would appear that Barnes and Noble would be abandoning Android as their...
Barnes and Noble and Microsoft ‘Nook up’ for digital joint venture

Nokia Launches NAX Cross-Platform Ad Exchange With 120 Ad Networks & Agencies, Powered By Inneractive

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At the Microsoft Build developer conference in Redmond, WA today, Nokia announced that it is launching a cross-platform ad exchange powered by mobile app monetization exchange inneractive. Through this partnership, the Nokia Ad Exchange (NAX) will offer developers on all major mobile platforms access to more than 120 ad networks...
Nokia Launches NAX Cross-Platform Ad Exchange With 120 Ad Networks & Agencies, Powered By Inneractive
When lightning strikes the staff: Ars readers react

Microsoft set to unveil "a new generation of Xbox" on May 21

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The rumors are now officially true (well, one of the rumors, anyway). Microsoft announced it will be showing off "a new generation of Xbox" at its Redmond, WA campus starting at 10am PST on May 21. An invite sent to press and industry watchers today tells recipients that "Don...
Microsoft set to unveil "a new generation of Xbox" on May 21

Microsoft invests $300M in Barnes & Noble’s Nook spin off, settles patent litigation

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Looking to jumpstart the company’s upcoming Windows 8 operating system, Microsoft today announced a $300 million investment in Barnes & Noble’s Nook business unit. As part of the deal, Microsoft will take a 17.6 percent stake in the new spin-off, a unit which has yet to be named but is...
Microsoft invests $300M in Barnes & Noble’s Nook spin off, settles patent litigation

Remembering Bill Hill: The most important operating system is Homo Sapiens 1.0

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Bill Hill “I always talk about this to folks at Microsoft, especially to developers. What’s the most important operating system you’ll write applications for? Ain’t Windows, or the Macintosh, or Linux. It’s Homo Sapiens Version 1.0. It shipped about a hundred thousand years ago. There’s no upgrade in sight. But...
Remembering Bill Hill: The most important operating system is Homo Sapiens 1.0
Microsoft Announces Git Support For Visual Studio, Team Foundation Server And Service

Microsoft partners with Barnes & Noble with $300 million e-reading investment

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In a surprise announcement, Microsoft has partnered with major bookseller Barnes & Noble, forming a new venture that will operate to “accelerate the transition to e-reading, which is revolutionizing the way people consume, create, share and enjoy digital content.”   This is a developing story, please refresh for updates. New...
Microsoft partners with Barnes & Noble with $300 million e-reading investment
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