Posts under Microsoft category

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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.

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Microsoft has launched Bytes by MSDN and Bytes by TechNet

Microsoft has launched Bytes by MSDN and Bytes by TechNet – a series of interviews with the brightest and the best amidst the developer and IT Pro community and Microsoft.  Each interview shares tidbits on the latest technologies and announcements, providing you […]

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Choose Bing and Microsoft will donate $3 to charity

Microsoft has teamed up with with DonorsChoose.org. If you choose Bing as your default search engine, Microsoft will donate $3 to this organization to fund a classroom project of your choice.

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Bing officially launched in Japan today!

Bing has launched  the localized Japanese version of Bing homepage. Along with the Japanese Bing, it appears that the localised Australian version too has been launched.

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Microsoft Language Portal gets a facelift

The Microsoft Language Portal has been redesigned and made easier-to-use. This exercise has been carried out as a part of a wider effort to provide IT terminology for public download in an industry-recognized format.

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Bing share of searches increases 7 percent

Experian Hitwise announced today that Google accounted for 71.65 percent of all U.S. searches conducted in the four weeks ending June 26, 2010.

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msnbot beta will now be called bingbot!

Bing today announced that they will now drop the beta tag from the Bing crawler known as msnbot and change its name to bingbot.