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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.

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Microsoft retires Windows Installer CleanUp utility!

Microsoft’s Windows Installer CleanUp Utility, MSICUU2.exe, was a tool one used to remove failed installations and information for programs, that were installed using Windows Installer. Windows Installer Clean Up utility While the Windows Installer Cleanup utility was found to a […]

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Be a King of Bing Maps!

Microsoft Bing is looking for a King of Bing Maps! Someone to lead the way in Bing Map App development. Someone who will set the bar for what a Bing Map App should be.

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Microsoft’s Project Natal will be named Kinect

Microsofts Project Natal will be named as Kinect! Kinect or Project Natal is a “controller-free gaming and entertainment experience” by Microsoft for the Xbox 360 video game platform. UPDATE-2:  Microsoft today officially unveiled Kinect for Xbox 360, a controller-free gaming […]

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The new Bing Webmaster Tools to debut soon!

The Bing Webmaster team held a session showed a preview of the next version of Bing Webmaster Tools, Microsoft’s no-cost toolset for webmasters and search engine optimizers (SEOs). Bing Webmaster Tools were rebuilt from the ground up to offer more […]

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Microsoft to shut down Bing CashBack

Microsoft plans to shut down Bing Cashback, a service that offered online shoppers cash rebates for buying products, after searching for them on Bing.

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Ballmer: We have our hammer, while Apple had its own hammer!

Steve Ballmer gave a spirited defense of the Microsoft’s strategy and the future of its Windows operating system, following an assertion from Steve Jobs earlier that personal computers that run it are in permanent decline.