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Microsoft Technologies that rocked 2010

Cool & Innovative are the two words that describe the Microsoft technologies that hit the Indian market in 2010. Be it Realtime search or bringing Microsoft Office to consumers through cloud computing, gaming without any controllers or  web cameras that […]

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Microsoft Fix it Solution Center gets a new look

The Microsoft Fix it Solution Center has been re-designed to give it a cool new look. The new re-designed website definitely makes navigation and finding out your fixes much easier!

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Microsoft Showcase website goes Mobile

Microsoft has recently launched the US mobile Microsoft Showcase site. The website has now gone mobile! If you’re in US, you can also text the keyword VIDEO to 47201. Standard texting rates may apply.

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Imagine Cup 2010: White House and NYC ‘like’ this

Imagine Cup is the world’s premier student technology competition, sponsored by Microsoft. This annual competition inspires students to create innovative solutions that can help solve some of the world’s toughest problems. In addition, it gives universities, colleges, and secondary schools […]

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17 games to be released for XBox 360 Kinect 12 games at launch.

On November 4th, Microsoft will officially launch Kinect to the public with 12 games being available at launch followed by 5 more by the end of November. Preorders are quickly selling out as the much anticipated controller free device gets […]

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Microsoft: Banner ads stink !

After her first 100 days on the job, Microsoft’s corporate vice president of global ad sales Carolyn Everson has reached this conclusion: Banner ads stink! With this in mind, she’s planning to reach out to a partner less familiar to […]

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Microsoft and Wikipedia come together to launch wikiBhasha

Microsoft Research today announced the launch of the beta version of WikiBhasha, a multilingual content creation tool for Wikipedia. The WikiBhasha tool enables contributors to Wikipedia to find content from other Wikipedia articles, translate the content into other languages, and […]

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TGDaily spews venom, gets into the anti-Microsoft mode!

There was a time when TGDaily gave balanced views about technologies. But now all that seems to have been changed! TGDaily, a tech site apparently has a new staff writer that has been going off about  Microsoft in a very […]

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Microsoft shuts down Live Labs

Microsoft has decided to shutdown Live Labs, a group that worked on data visualization products like Photosynth, SeaDragon, Zoom.it, Pivot, etc. It is now reorganizing the team of 68, under Bing.

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2010 Microsoft Citizenship Report released

Microsoft today released its 2010 Microsoft Citizenship Report. The 2010 Microsoft Citizenship Report offers insight on the company’s approach and outlook on economic, social, and environmental issues, as well as reporting on progress.

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Bing Search comes to Firefox

Bing and Firefox today announced that Bing will be included as one of the search engine choices within Firefox on both the Mac and PC.

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Microsoft Security Essentials Celebrates First Birthday

Microsoft Security Essentials was made generally available to the public exactly one year back today. It now has over 30 million customers in 74 different countries around the world enjoying the trusted security and quiet protection that Microsoft Security Essentials […]

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Bing launches Bing Rewards

Bing has launched a new program called as Bing Rewards.  Bing Rewards is a new program that gives you opportunities to earn credits—redeemable for great rewards—for searching and exploring online.

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Microsoft User Community goes Social

Lo and Behold! The Community Evangelism folks at Microsoft US have launched User Community on Facebook and Twitter.

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Microsoft announces “Win Big with Original” security campaign

Microsoft India, in association with Times of India and Lodestar Universal has launched a security campaign to help computer users identify threats to their systems and to make their computer networks more secure using Genuine Windows 7 and Microsoft Security […]

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Bing launches REDU website to meet education challenges in US

There is an increasingly critical national conversation developing around the state of education in the United States. This conversation is happening at all levels of American life, from the White House to the local school district.

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Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse Overview

Microsoft today unveiled the Arc Touch Mouse, the first mouse designed to flatten for portability and pop up for comfort. The new mouse features Microsoft’s first touch scroll strip for easy navigation. Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse Windows-based PC users will […]

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Microsoft introduces new game – Microsoft Flight

Twenty-eight years after the debut of Microsoft Flight Simulator 1.0, Microsoft Game Studios  announced the internal development of “Microsoft Flight,” a new Windows exclusive game.

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FarmVille pulled off MSN Games

It appears that Zynga has removed its hit game FarmVille from MSN Games, one of the bigger game portals around! This move is sure to disappoint many MSN Games users who enjoyed playing FarmVille! Zynga first added FarmVille to MSN […]

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PC v/s Mac website launched By Microsoft

Apple and Microsoft the 2 biggies in the Software industry and well known arch rivals are always up to something to show  how and why they are best in the business. Earlier you had the ‘I’m a Mac – I’m […]

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Microsoft Accessibility web site redesigned

Microsoft has just released the newly redesigned Accessibility Web site. You’ll notice some changes which make the site easier for visitors to find information about accessibility in Microsoft products. Interestingly, with the redesign, Microsoft has also illustrated that accessible Web design can also […]

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MSN launches Local Deals – Circulars for the Online Generation

Microsoft has launched Local Deals as part of MSN Local Edition which was introduced earlier this year with the complete MSN refresh. These localized deals through interactive online circulars are similar to the pamphlets and flyers that fall out of your newspaper.