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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.

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Microsoft Stores to sell crapware free PCs

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.

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Microsoft announces 7 Ways to Change the World contest.

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 […]

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1.5 million Microsoft Security Essentials downloads in 1st week!

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 […]

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Microsoft launches H1N1 Swine Flu Response Center

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.

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Microsoft Security Essentials to ship tomorrow.

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 […]