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Chinese investors acquire the Yahoo! Bing Network Contextual Ads program

A Chinese Consortium has decided to acquire the Yahoo! Bing Network Contextual Ads program. It’s a service that allows publishers to use the Media.net platform to create and serve ads to their customers. Advertisements from Media.net can be customized in […]

Wait! Is Windows 10 showing ads on the Lock Screen?

It seems that Microsoft has started pushing advertisements for Windows 10 users on the Lock Screen along with a link, provided they have enabled the Windows Spotlight feature. Microsoft has been in for flak after it tried to force its […]

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Bing ads introduces the Bing Network for advertising

Now advertisers across the globe have more options for advertising their products and services. Microsoft today introduced the new Bing Network. Bing announced the launch of this platform via a blog post. The new Bing Network Stephen Sirich from Bing mentions in […]

Microsoft and partners planning Windows 10 devices advertising mayhem

Microsoft and its partners are planning to a huge advertising blitz that is aimed at educating the masses about Windows 10 and the various devices coming out that supports the new operating system. It’s a good plan, but can it […]

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Free Cars for Microsoft Nokia customers in Ghana

It is raining discounts and promos as far as Microsoft products are concerned. After dropping Xbox 360 costs by 19% and reducing Surface Pro 3 prices, another promo has now surfaced that will provide Microsoft customers with free brand new […]

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Google launches Contributor program that lets you block ads

Google has launched a new service named Contributor that will allow readers to kill advertisements on their favorite websites for a monthly fee. The way the Google Contributor program works is that, users can choose to make a monthly contribution […]

Microsoft releases a video selfie about its achievements in 2013

With a plan to have a productive 2014, Software giant has released a video selfie about its achievements in 2013. The video is made using the tiled interface of Windows as its theme, and each time characterizes an achievement of […]

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Internet Explorer 11 brings Red Bull biking experience to the web

Once again validating the great capabilities of Internet Explorer 11 Microsoft has joined hands with Red Bull Media House to provide viewers a chance to enjoy the great mountain biking experience on the web. Red Bull, a name famous for […]

Microsoft Launches New Ads Within Apps : Ad Pano

After experimenting with its various ad platforms, Microsoft has now come up with a new ad format “Ad Pano” with latest and interactive adverts. Redmond-based software giant has teamed up with some leading media agencies like VML, UM, Worldwide, Rooster, […]

The Cost of Annoying Ads? Very high, says Microsoft Research

The concept of ads is very tricky, I should say. It helps people earn some money, while for the end-user,  the whole experience may be helpful, but sometimes irritating too. But then in today’s life, one cannot do away with ads […]

Windows Phone new commercial pulls Samsung Galaxy S4 over price

Believe it or not, Windows Phone knows how to take on the competitors. Latest on the list is Samsung Galaxy S4. If you remember, not long ago it was Android and iPhone who were mocked by a Windows Phone commercial. The […]

Microsoft makes fun of Apple and Siri in new Windows 8 commercial

The Windows Phone Nokia Lumia 920 advertisement was one of a new kind from Microsoft where it boasts about the advantage of a Windows Phone against competitors’ devices. This slick Windows 8 ad is another where Microsoft takes Apple’s best […]

Microsoft officially retires its slogan – Be what’s Next

As rumors of Microsoft’s rebranding emerge stronger day by day, it seems that the software giant has bid adieus to its trademark slogan – Be what’s Next and it is no more the official slogan of Microsoft as it was […]

Microsoft ‘s new Surface commercial, shows how productive Surface is

Microsoft has been trying very hard to promote their Surface RT tablet. They have been trying to attract the buyers with several commercials and with street ads. Adding to this, Microsoft has came up with a new commercial of Surface RT […]

Microsoft pokes fun at Internet Explorer haters with new campaign

Of late, Microsoft has seemingly changed its marketing stance, starting from Windows 8 and Surface whose promo videos were highly appreciated by both critics and the consumers. Climbing another step in the same direction, Microsoft has now launched a new […]

Windows 8 Start Screen & Tiles show up on Conde Nast’s 14 magazine covers

Microsoft is going all guns-blazing promoting Windows 8. With a reported $1.8 billion advertising budget, Microsoft is making sure that it is exploiting all forms of media and advertising. While ads in news papers and magazines are common place, what has […]

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New Windows Phone 8 Ads Feature Jessica Alba & Gwen Stefani

Microsoft is trying hard to make Windows Phone 8 popular throughout the world and has roped in big stars to endorse it. Four new TV ads have recently been released by the company. The new ads released a few days […]

Microsoft begins airing Windows Phone 8 commercial

Last month, Microsoft started airing television commercials for its latest OS – Windows 8. Now, the software giant has started airing its first commercials for Windows Phone 8. The first TV commercial on Windows Phone 8 will be a 1 minute 3 […]

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Microsoft launches Windows 8 advertising campaign

Microsoft is all set to unveil Windows 8 globally on the 26th of October. As it enters the final countdown, it has launched the advertising campaign for Windows 8 in 42 countries. Music is at the heart of the campaign […]

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Microsoft starts airing Windows 8 commercials

Microsoft has released its first TV commercial for Windows 8 – with its launch date approaching fast. Windows 8 official product launch is all set for 26th Oct 2012. These advertisement titled “Windows 8 is coming soon’  is already being aired on […]

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Microsoft Advertising renamed as Yahoo Bing Network; adCenter as Bing Ads

Microsoft has renamed Microsoft Advertising as Yahoo Bing Network. Yahoo Bing Network will now be the new official name for their combined search marketplace. The adCenter platform will henceforth be called as Bing Ads. Today we are pleased to introduce […]

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Microsoft: Banner ads stink !

After her first 100 days on the job, Microsoft’s corporate vice president of global ad sales Carolyn Everson has reached this conclusion: Banner ads stink! With this in mind, she’s planning to reach out to a partner less familiar to […]

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Windows 7 themed restaurant opens in Taiwan

The first ever Windows 7 themed restaurant has opened in Taiwan. Hot Fried 77 restaurant offers “Windows 7 themed meals” for NTD $77.

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Get on the 2010 Windows 7 & Office 2010 Bus Tour

Get On the Bus is back in North America! The Get On the Bus Tour is back home and Microsoft is taking a  10-city road tour to the East Coast toward New Orleans and Tech-Ed 2010.

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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.