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 […]
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
The computers on display in the Microsoft Store come without any run-of-the-mill “crapware“; the derisive term used for generic trial software and other unwanted programs that commonly clog new PCs when they’re shipped by computer makers.
Microsoft has launched a new online competition called 7 Ways to Change the World. How would you like to change the world? “Share your idea about how Windows could help your local community. If you have one of the 7 […]
Now that Microsoft Security Essentials, the new freeware antivirus from Microsoft, is generally available to consumers in 19 countries, Microsoft has had a chance to go over the data, and there are some very interesting results. Just in the first week […]
With the current H1N1 flu (swine flu) pandemic under way, many public health officials are concerned that critical healthcare resources could be stretched thin as people flood hospital emergency departments and physicians’ offices to determine whether they have the illness.
Microsoft Security Essentials, Microsoft Corp.’s new no-cost, core anti-malware service that helps protect consumers against viruses, spyware and other malicious software, will be available tomorrow, Tuesday, Sept. 29. Microsoft Security Essentials, independently certified by West Coast Labs, is backed by […]
The Government of Maharashtra, India, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Microsoft India to enhance ICT adoption in schools and build the employability readiness skills of the future workforce in the state.
The devil is in the details, so Ars digs into the nitty-gritty of Microsoft’s proposed browser ballot for European Union residents. Most EU Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7 users will see the browser ballot screen that lets them […]
Microsoft plans to open two of its first retail locations in Scottsdale, Ariz., and Mission Viejo, Calif. The software maker confirmed on Tuesday that it has signed leases in both spots as part of an effort to launch its first […]
MVP Kenny Johar was recently awarded the Microsoft MVP Award, for his contributions towards Internet Explorer. He has carved out a successful IT career by helping to make technology, more accessible to Australia’s visually impaired.
Yahoo! and Microsoft announced an agreement that will improve the Web search experience for users and advertisers, and deliver sustained innovation to the industry. In simple terms, Microsoft will now power Yahoo! search while Yahoo! will become the exclusive worldwide […]