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Microsoft launches MSN portal for Men

Microsoft has launched a MSN Him portal, a website dedicated to the modern man, covering topics like Men’s Fashion, Dating, Machines, Health, Extreme Sports and Home Cinema.

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Microsoft Announces The Browser Choice Screen for Europe

Over the next few weeks, Microsoft will begin offering a “Web browser choice screen” to Internet Explorer users in Europe, as required by the European Commission. Internal testing of the choice screen is underway now.

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Microsoft offers FREE software to IEEE student members

Microsoft & IEEE have announced a collaboration to empower students to reach their professional aspirations. The goal of the Microsoft-IEEE collaboration is to increase the number of students engaged in technical pursuits with the long-term benefit of strengthening business and […]

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Microsoft’s Atlas and Interpublic Group Ink Ad Deal

Microsoft & Interpublic Group, one of the world’s largest advertising holding companies, today announced they have entered into a partnership agreement in which IPG will designate Microsoft’s Atlas as a preferred ad-server solution.

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Windows veteran Mike Nash to leave Microsoft

A couple of weeks after Windows Senior Vice President Bill Veghte decided to leave Microsoft, another Windows marketing veteran Mike Nash is doing the same.

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Microsoft beats Apple in Customer Satisfaction

Microsoft got a bigger boost in customer satisfaction from its latest computer operating system than rival Apple Inc. did from its most recent upgrade. 

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Microsoft Research finds new use for screensavers

When screensavers were first introduced in the 1980s, they were designed to prevent burn-in on CRT monitors. In the LCD era, they’ve largely been used as a distraction and minor security feature, but Microsoft now has a new potential use […]

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Microsoft’s Kodu Game Lab: A Game Creation Tool, is now available

Microsoft is pushing to bring computer programming back into the classroom – and back into the realm of the imagination. That push comes through Kodu, a game developed by Microsoft Research that invites users to create their own worlds while […]

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Microsoft Student Rally

Microsoft Student Rally invites you to join students around the world who want to share their creativity, learn new stuff, have fun and win some great prizes.

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Microsoft Rental Rights Licensing now available

Windows desktop operating system and Microsoft Office system licences do not permit renting, leasing, or outsourcing the software to a third party.

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Microsoft India fined for using `money power’

The Delhi High Court has asked Microsoft Corporation to shell out Rs 800,000 ($16,000) for choosing to fight Search helpers in the Indian capital even though they originated in other cities.

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‘Home Sweet Homepage’ Photo Contest from Bing.

One of the most popular features of Bing’s home page, launched in May, has been its use of stunning photographs taken from around the world. Embedded within each photo are mouse-able “hot spots” that offer more information about what’s in […]

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Microsoft launches Financial Services blog

The newly launched Microsoft Payments Community will share its thoughts, comments, news and reflections about payments and core banking from a subject matter expert from Microsoft’s Financial Services Team.

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EntityCube from Microsoft Research

EntityCube is a research prototype and is a test bed for exploring object-level search technologies, which automatically summarizes the Web for entities (such as people, locations and organizations) with a substantial presence.

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MSN Announces New Online Lifestyle Experience

Today, MSN announced an extension of the partnership with BermanBraun Interactive and a new partnership with Hachette Filipacchi Media U.S. (HFM U.S.), publisher of ELLE, Woman’s Day and ELLE DECOR brands, to launch a new online lifestyle experience focused on […]

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Microsoft launches MSN Juku as a part of ClubM in China

Microsoft has launched a microblog / twitter style service in China based on Windows Live Messenger, expanding the social-networking functions linked to the chat software in a country where it is a hit.

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Microsoft founder has fond words for his rival.

When asked about Steve Jobs in a TV special that aired this week, Bill Gates said the Apple co-founder has shown “more inspiration” than any other leader in the tech industry.

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How the MSN Home Page has changed!

Microsoft today unveiled a preview of its most significant home page redesign in over a decade. The new MSN home page is designed to be the best home page on the Web, with powerful Bing search, the top news and […]

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Will Microsoft buy Ask.com now ?

Speculation is mounting about who will buy Ask.com when the “for sale” sign starts dangling from the struggling search engine’s marquee.