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Microsoft to move away from NewsGroups to Forums

Microsoft has a long history of establishing newsgroups that channel users and issues into the newsgroup (NNTP) space where information is shared and problems can be addressed by the community.

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Microsoft TownHall Announced

Today at the Politics Online Conference in Washington, D.C. Microsoft launched TownHall, a new Windows Azure-hosted engagement platform that fosters, moderates and houses conversations between groups.

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Microsoft launches TechNet Wiki

Microsoft has launched TechNet Wiki, a portal for community generated content about Microsoft Technologies.

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Silverlight 4 Released

Microsoft has released Silverlight 4. Silverlight is a powerful development platform for creating engaging, interactive user experiences for Web, desktop, and mobile applications when online or offline.

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Microsoft announces Fix it Center Online

Microsoft has announced a proactive and personalized troubleshooting experience for customers with the launch of the Fix it Center Online (Beta). You will notice that the Fix it Center Online service,  incorporates some of Microsoft’s KB content. Microsoft Fix it […]

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Microsoft updates Service Pack Support Policy

The Microsoft Support Lifecycle (MSL) policy standardizes Microsoft product support policies for Business and Developer products, and for Consumer, Hardware, and Multimedia products.  The Microsoft Support Lifecycle team recently announced important changes to the Service Pack Support policy.  

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Windows Azure – Now available in 41 Countries

Microsoft Windows Azure platform, including Windows Azure, SQL Azure, and Windows Azure platform AppFabric will now be generally available in an additional 20 countries, making the flexible cloud services platform available to a global customer base and partner ecosystem across […]

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Visual Studio 2010 & .NET Framework 4 Announced

Microsoft has announced the availability of Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4. Microsoft also announced that Silverlight 4 will release to Web (RTW) later in the week.

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Glo, a Premium Online Lifestyle Destination for Women from MSN

Microsoft, BermanBraun and Hachette Filipacchi Media U.S. have launched Glo, a new lifestyle site that focuses on fashion, beauty, lifestyle and relationships content that combines the imagery and feel of a magazine, with the appeal of a dynamic site such […]

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Imagine Cup: Vote for Student Tech Innovations 2010

Students across America have been dreaming up ways to solve the world’s toughest problems using the magic of software. They are competing in the Imagine Cup, the world’s premier student technology competition hosted annually by Microsoft Corp.

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Bing homepage to go dark in support of Earth Hour

On Saturday, March 27th from 8:30pm Eastern Daylight Time to 9:30pm Pacific Daylight Time, the  Bing homepage will be dark in support of Earth Hour. Created by World Wildlife Fund, Earth Hour asks people to participate and demonstrate their concern […]

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Microsoft Messenger for Mac 8 Beta released

Microsoft Messenger for Mac 8 Beta has been released and is now available for download from Microsoft. Microsoft Messenger for Mac 8 Beta provides real-time collaboration between people in different locations. You can use instant messaging and audio and video […]

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Microsoft Hardware blog launched.

Microsoft has launched a new Hardware blog. If you’re looking for a new product, or want to make the most out of the one you already have, then this is a great place for you.  

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MSN New Homepage Launch Begins Today! Like it?

MSN has commenced the launch of its new homepage to its customers in the U.S. The new MSN homepage is designed to cut through the clutter with a clean, new design and offers search, news, local and social networking – […]

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Get set for Bing’s Earth Day Photo Contest!

The Bing homepage helps people explore and learn about the world every day. Microsoft is giving students across the country the opportunity to win great prizes for themselves and their school, and help educate others too.

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Give with Bing : Search & Raise money for Sport Relief

Search with Bing, the new search engine from Microsoft, and for every 10 qualifying searches you do, Microsoft will donate 5p to Sport Relief, a registered charity and an initiative of Comic Relief.

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Microsoft launches MSN portal for Men

Microsoft has launched a MSN Him portal, a website dedicated to the modern man, covering topics like Men’s Fashion, Dating, Machines, Health, Extreme Sports and Home Cinema.

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Microsoft Announces The Browser Choice Screen for Europe

Over the next few weeks, Microsoft will begin offering a “Web browser choice screen” to Internet Explorer users in Europe, as required by the European Commission. Internal testing of the choice screen is underway now.

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Microsoft offers FREE software to IEEE student members

Microsoft & IEEE have announced a collaboration to empower students to reach their professional aspirations. The goal of the Microsoft-IEEE collaboration is to increase the number of students engaged in technical pursuits with the long-term benefit of strengthening business and […]