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Australia Recognises Its First Visually Impaired MVP

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. 

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Microsoft, Yahoo! deal confirmed – Change Search Landscape

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 […]

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Microsoft Wave website launched

Microsoft Wave is a cool new site from Microsoft UK team that isn’t trying to sell anything, simply showing the breadth of cool technology that Microsoft is involved in. 

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Bill Gates’ July 2009 India visit – In brief.

Bill Gates, Microsoft founder, announced an increase in his foundation’s AIDS prevention commitment in India to $338 million, saying India’s AIDS prevention could be a model for the rest of the world.

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Linus: “Microsoft Hatred Is a Disease”

Microsoft has recently submitted around 20000 lines of code to the Linux kernel, all licensed under the GPL. Some have criticized the move as a selfish one. What does Linus Torvalds, Linux’ benevolent dictator, think about all this?

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Watch Bill Gates Live at Microsoft Research India 5th Anniversary

Bill Gates will be in India to inaugurate the 5th year anniversary celebrations of the Microsoft Research Centre and attend a symposium on “Research and Innovation – The Keys to India’s Future” on Friday, 24 July 2009.

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Microsoft launches The Windows Partner Blog.

Microsoft today, kicked off a brand new blog – Windows Partner Blog. Here, many of Microsoft’s partners will have a chance to do guest blogs to talk about their products and Windows.

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Microsoft Contributes Linux Drivers to Linux Community

In a break from the ordinary, Microsoft released 20,000 lines of device driver code to the Linux community. The code, which includes three Linux device drivers, has been submitted to the Linux kernel community for inclusion in the Linux tree.

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Microsoft is No 1 consumer UK brand

US computer giant Microsoft has won back its crown as the number one consumer brand in the UK for 2009. The 12th annual top 500 Superbrands survey has revealed the winners and losers during this economic downturn.

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Best Windows Website Contest 2009 Announced

Like the last year, this year too, The Windows Club is organizing its Best Windows Website Contest 2009, to discover and to recognize some of the best Windows bloggers and website owners.

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Get your Playboy magazine archives, courtesy Silverlight.

Silverlight is bringing magazine memories back to life through Bondi Digital Publishing’s Cover to Cover. Starting with classic issues of Playboy and Rolling Stone, Cover to Cover features stunning quality and lets you browse and search decades of content that […]

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You can’t Bing for Kamasutra in India !

I just noticed that in India and a few other countries, if you search for a simple term like kamasutra , Microsoft’s Search Decision Engine Bing.com will throw up the following:

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Participate in Microsoft’s Real Life Stories program

Does your family use the home computer to create chore lists, manage schedules or do homework?  Are you a parent with children under age 18 that use the computer to do their school work?  Are you part of a small […]

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SmartSaverGuide from Microsoft

Microsoft has released a new guide aimed at businesses to succeed in the current recession. 

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How Microsofts adCenter system was scammed…

AFTER an investigation that took more than a year, Microsoft has filed its first lawsuit over click fraud, where people manipulate clicks on a Web advertisement. Microsoft filed the civil complaint on Monday in United States District Court in Seattle […]

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Microsoft’s new Anti-Virus, Morro revealed.

Microsofts new antivirus Morro, named after a beach in Sao Paulo, Brazil, is already being tested by Microsoft employees and a trial version will be made available “soon”. Microsoft has stated that Morro would be available by the end of […]

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Microsoft Launches Interactive, Online Business Series

Legendary business gurus Jack and Suzy Welch provide expert business advice to Fortune 500 executives in an all-new online business show airing today at http://everybodysbusiness.msn.com. The premiere episode of the “It’s Everybody’s Business With Jack & Suzy Welch” show takes […]

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Student team from India wins at Microsofts Imagine Cup Egypt ’09

A team from students from Pune, India, won the first prize of USD 5,000 for their project on Parallel Computing at the Imagine Cup Egypt ’09.  The Imagine Cup is billed as the ‘World’s Premier Student Technology Competition’ and is […]

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13 cents from Microsoft.

Microsoft Corp. today announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.13 per share. The dividend is payable Sept. 10, 2009, to shareholders of record on Aug. 20, 2009. The ex-dividend date will be Aug. 18, 2009.

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Microsoft Money … No More !!!

Microsoft Money Plus will not be available for purchase after June 30, 2009. All purchased Money Plus products must be activated prior to Jan. 31, 2011. 

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Microsoft Research:How do people engage with PCs, the first time?

Microsoft Research India’s, Technology for Emerging Markets Group have identified particular patterns of use, content choice, and learning that accompany the adoption of the Internet connected PC by novice users at the workplace for low-income office workers.

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Microsoft Launches New Automated Troubleshooting Services

Microsoft’s Fix It Blog has launched a new Automated Troubleshooting Services for Windows. With one click, Microsoft can now detect problems on your machine and automatically fix any common problems that are found. Microsoft Automated Troubleshooting Services Once you download […]

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Bing overtakes Yahoo Search global share.

Global monitoring service StatCounter findings are suggesting that Bing, Microsoft’s newest search Decision Engine, has overtaken Yahoo Search as the number two search service worlwide.

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Time to Bing It, now !

Microsoft recently unveiled Bing, a new Search Decision Engine and consumer brand, providing customers with a first step in moving beyond search to help make faster, more informed decisions. Bing is specifically designed to build on the benefits of today’s […]

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New MSN City Guides Launched.

With nearly 70 percent of people online claiming they “care” about what is happening in their town or city, MSN is launching a new version of its local offering, MSN City Guides  that will help users stay in the know, […]