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Microsoft reportedly to debut next generation Xbox in April after being caught 'off-guard' by Sony

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Microsoft could be looking to hold an event in April where it will debut its next generation Xbox game console, if reports are correct. According to CVG, a growing number of developers and industry professionals have knowledge that an event is planned with a senior Sony official saying that Microsoft...
Microsoft reportedly to debut next generation Xbox in April after being caught 'off-guard' by Sony

In a blow to Android, judge says Moto patents can't get injunctions

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flickr / Tsahi Levent-Levi The Seattle federal judge who recently oversaw a two-week trial between Microsoft and Motorola over standards-based patents handed down a key order today, finding that Motorola won't be able to use its patents to get an injunction against Microsoft. That means that while Motorola might...
In a blow to Android, judge says Moto patents can't get injunctions
Windows Phone and BlackBerry are the only things that can slow Android's rise in enterprise

No, Windows Phone did not make $736 million for Microsoft in fiscal 2012

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A report in Seeking Alpha has the Windows Phone community up on its chair crowing: according to the analysis, Windows Phone brought in revenues of $736 million in fiscal 2012. The report goes on to estimate that in fiscal 2011, the figure was $756 million, and for fiscal 2010, Windows...
No, Windows Phone did not make $736 million for Microsoft in fiscal 2012

Microsoft wins round vs. Motorola in key patent case

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In a closely watched technology patent dispute, a federal judge in Seattle this afternoon granted Microsoft’s motion for a temporary restraining order to prevent Motorola Mobility from blocking sales of Windows and Xbox in Germany, regardless of the outcome of a German court’s ruling in a related case. The decision...
Microsoft wins round vs. Motorola in key patent case

Microsoft Announces Its Next Build Developer Conference: June 26-28 In San Francisco

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Build is Microsoft’s developer conference for its Windows, Windows Phone, Windows Server and Azure platforms and the company just announced that Build 2013 will take place June 26-28 at San Francisco’s Moscone Center. Registration will open next week, Tuesday, April 2 at 9am PT and early bird pricing for the...
Microsoft Announces Its Next Build Developer Conference: June 26-28 In San Francisco

Yes, a Microsoft tablet would be a big deal, at least for Microsoft

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Windows execs Mike Angiulo and Steven Sinofsky show a prototype Windows 8 tablet for developers in September. The big question for the past day on the Microsoft beat: What in the heck is the major, can’t-miss news that the company is promising to deliver on Monday? Microsoft isn’t saying a...
Yes, a Microsoft tablet would be a big deal, at least for Microsoft

Microsoft testing out new sewage gas-powered data center

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The next time you find yourself saying that Microsoft’s (MSFT) cloud services stink, you could be more right than you realize. Technology Review reports that Microsoft has “gotten approval to test a modular data center run from a biogas-powered fuel cell located at a wastewater treatment plant in Cheyenne, Wyoming.”...
Microsoft testing out new sewage gas-powered data center
Court shreds power of Motorola's standard-based patents
For Microsoft, Being Second-Best Makes A Lot Of Sense

Intel's dilemma and the slowly crumbling PC ecosystem

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For an industry whose lot in life is to invent the future and challenge the status quo, technology’s giants are astonishingly stubborn when faced with change. And no two companies personify that more than Microsoft and Intel — the glimmer twins of the personal computer revolution. For decades the PC...
Intel's dilemma and the slowly crumbling PC ecosystem
Windows Phone Marketplace more than doubles in 2012 with 75,000 new apps

Steve Ballmer During Reid Hoffman Interview: People Are Having Their "Oh" Moment With Surface

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At the Churchill Club in Santa Clara, two tech titans sat down to have a conversation. LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman interviewed Microsoft’s CEO Steve Ballmer at an event with “tech influencers and innovators”, and a bunch of of us press folk. Ballmer is riding on the release of Windows 8,...
Steve Ballmer During Reid Hoffman Interview: People Are Having Their "Oh" Moment With Surface
After warning Microsoft to 'think twice' about Surface, Acer CEO still thinks it will have a 'negative effect'

Microsoft Loses Patent Case…Again

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The U.S. Federal Court of Appeals again upheld a jury’s verdict saying that Microsoft “willfully infringed on a patent awarded to i4i.” The verdict was originally affirmed in December and Microsoft was to pay about $240 million in damages. They were also supposed to remove a specific feature of Microsoft...
Microsoft Loses Patent Case…Again
Microsoft: 4M individual Windows 8 upgrades sold so far

Time for Microsoft to Make Some Enemies, for Consumers' Sake

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If we’ve learned anything from Apple, it’s that pissing the right people off pays. The company isn’t afraid to take on Samsung, Motorola, or any of its other competitors, and is willing to go “thermonuclear” to take down a competitor’s product. Despite – or, perhaps, because of – its...
Time for Microsoft to Make Some Enemies, for Consumers' Sake

Mundie: Microsoft positioned to eliminate the ‘cacophony’ of modern computing

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Craig Mundie. (Microsoft file photo) At a small event in Redmond this morning, Craig Mundie, Microsoft’s chief research and strategy officer, is providing an update on the company’s long-term vision for the digital world, and the company’s role in it. Mundie started by talking about the challenges introduced by evolution of...
Mundie: Microsoft positioned to eliminate the ‘cacophony’ of modern computing

This Guy's Microsoft Blog Will Be Seen As A Death Warrant By Advertisers (MSFT)

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Microsoft chief privacy officer Brendon Lynch's recent blog post recommitting the company to a default "do not track" setting for Internet Explorer 10 will be regarded by the ad industry as a death warrant for Microsoft Advertising. Lynch argued that, when asked, most consumers prefer to browse in private rather than...
This Guy's Microsoft Blog Will Be Seen As A Death Warrant By Advertisers (MSFT)

On Monday Microsoft will maybe announce a tablet

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On Monday at 3:30pm pacific time Microsoft will unveil something that "you will not want to miss," the company says. Our senior Microsoft editor Peter Bright will be in LA giving you the juicy details, but All Things D and The Wrap seem to have all but confirmed that the...
On Monday Microsoft will maybe announce a tablet

Microsoft Confirms They Won’t Be Making Their Own Windows Phones

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When Microsoft announced their intentions to jump into the hardware space with the unveiling of their new Surface tablet, the next logical question seemed to be whether or not the folks at Redmond would do the same for smartphones. After all, the model seemed to be doing well enough for...
Microsoft Confirms They Won’t Be Making Their Own Windows Phones

Microsoft: Google Bypasses Privacy Settings in Internet Explorer, Too

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Last Friday, a Wall Street Journal report revealed that Google and some advertising companies had been circumventing privacy settings in order to follow users browsing through the Safari browsing on the iPhone and on the Web. Now, Microsoft has said that Google is working around the privacy settings on its...
Microsoft: Google Bypasses Privacy Settings in Internet Explorer, Too
Paul Maritz exits CEO job at VMware, to be replaced by EMC's Pat Gelsinger

'People want Android, not Windows Phone' says Samsung's Mobile Chief

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Samsung’s Mobile Chief has got some harsh words directed towards Microsoft. In an interview with The Wall Street Journal, J.K. Shin said that Android devices such as phones and tablets are outselling Windows Phone devices and there is a clear demand for Android over Windows.  The exact Q&A goes as follows:...
'People want Android, not Windows Phone' says Samsung's Mobile Chief

Report: Microsoft has sold just 1.5 million Surface tablets

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Microsoft has sold a grand total of 1.5 million Surface tablets so far — counting both the Surface RT and Surface Pro models — according to a report from Bloomberg News this afternoon, citing three anonymous sources. The news service says the result is substantially less than Microsoft had been...
Report: Microsoft has sold just 1.5 million Surface tablets
Analysts whack Nokia sales estimates… again

Why Is Microsoft Trying to Hobble Firefox on Windows 8 Tablets - and Why Does It Matter?

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As Windows 8 approaches, Mozilla developers have been working hard on a Metro version. If you're using Windows 8 on the desktop, no problem. Tablet users, however, are going to be denied a fully functional Firefox - and will face restrictions on many other third-party applications. In the name...
Why Is Microsoft Trying to Hobble Firefox on Windows 8 Tablets - and Why Does It Matter?

Office on the iPad: A litmus test for the modern Microsoft

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We know now that Microsoft is working on a touch-friendly version of Microsoft Office for Windows 8. But here comes that age-old question, resurfacing once again: What about Microsoft Office on the iPad? Veteran analyst Rick Sherlund, now with Nomura Research, threw some cold water on the possibility in a...
Office on the iPad: A litmus test for the modern Microsoft
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