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Microsoft Records First Loss in 26 Years

Microsoft Records First Loss in 26 Years

Microsoft has reported a quarterly loss for the first time in its 26 years on the market. The tech giant had warned previously that it would be taking a $6.19 billion write-down its 2007 acquisition of aQuantive, which Microsoft once hoped would help it break into the display market that continues to be dominated by […]

September 11, 2012 | By | Reply More
Eric Schmidt Says Apple Is A Threat To Google’s Mobile Search Dominance

Eric Schmidt Says Apple Is A Threat To Google’s Mobile Search Dominance

As you know Apple’s virtual assistant Siri was released last month and Microsoft’s Bing is also getting very popular since June 2009 and its user base is also increasing. Well, both of these products are proving to be a serious threat to Google. Today, Google’s Chairman Eric Schmidt was talking before a senate subcommittee for […]

November 11, 2011 | By | Reply More
How To Unlock Windows Phone By Using ChevronWP7

How To Unlock Windows Phone By Using ChevronWP7

Many Windows Phone developers were anticipating for the release of new ChevronWP7. As the official Chevron team is talking about the launching of the unlock/jailbreak took because it will prove to be a great help for developers and general Windows Phone users. Chris Walsh, Long Zheng and Rafael Rivera are the developers who are behind […]

November 5, 2011 | By | Reply More
Windows 7 Beats XP, Becomes The Most Popular Operating System

Windows 7 Beats XP, Becomes The Most Popular Operating System

  A new report from WinRumors points out a new statistics report released by Stat Counter yesterday, which shows that Windows 7 has now surpassed the popular Windows XP in the popularity. So, Windows 7 has now become the world’s most popular operating system. According to the report, the latest stats from October 2011 state […]

October 17, 2011 | By | Reply More
Google Drops Lawsuit Against US Interior Department

Google Drops Lawsuit Against US Interior Department

Google filed a lawsuit against US Department of the Interior last year. The allegations were that Government body awarded a $59 million cloud computing based contract to Microsoft unfairly and did not conduct any competitive auction. In January this year, Google won an injunction against the department and the contract with Microsoft was put on […]

September 29, 2011 | By | Reply More
Samsung Will Pay Royalties For Android Devices To Microsoft

Samsung Will Pay Royalties For Android Devices To Microsoft

Today, Microsoft announced that they have signed an agreement with Samsung, and according to this agreement Samsung will pay per device royalties to Microsoft for all mobile phones and tablets running on Android OS. Previously, Microsoft has already signed this cross licensing agreement with eight Android partners including Acer, General Dynamics Itronix,  Onkyo, Velocity Micro, […]

September 29, 2011 | By | Reply More
Over 500,000 Users Downloaded Windows 8 Developer Version In Just 24 Hours

Over 500,000 Users Downloaded Windows 8 Developer Version In Just 24 Hours

As Microsoft released its latest Windows 8’s developer preview to the public, a pretty spectacular reaction has been seen because over 500,000 users have already downloaded the new Windows in just 24 hours. This only proves that Microsoft’s general approach is becoming better and better by day. It is also observed that the Windows 8 […]

September 16, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
Apple’s Brand Value Is Now No. 2 In The World

Apple’s Brand Value Is Now No. 2 In The World

According to the Interim Brand Value Report, released by a London based consulting company, Brand Finance, Apple’s brand value is now worth $39.3 billion and it is now on the 2nd place in the world. As Google is on the top of the list with $48.3 billion, 9% higher than the last year and Microsoft […]

September 16, 2011 | By | Reply More
Windows 8 Developers Build Released [Video]

Windows 8 Developers Build Released [Video]

Microsoft is displaying a Samsung tablet which is running on Windows 8 at BUILD today. Joanna Stern of the Verge did an overview about the user experience and feel of the software. As this Windows version is still unnamed and allegedly named as Windows 8 for the past few months, Microsoft has been releasing little […]

September 14, 2011 | By | Reply More
Nokia Introduces Microsoft Apps in Symbian OS!

Nokia Introduces Microsoft Apps in Symbian OS!

Well, I am sure that many of you are aware of the crisis Nokia is been into since last few years. Nokia’s popularity in US and other high end markets is getting lower and lower day by day. Nokia has taken some major some steps by scrapping the Symbian, its own operating system and by […]

September 9, 2011 | By | Reply More