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?
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
Microsoft has recently launched a new Silverlight based map : The Local Impact Map. The map lets you explore in detail the positive impact of the local programs & promotions supported by Microsoft around the world.
Today Tellme, a subsidiary of Microsoft Corp. and pioneer of voice services, announced the first mobile voice service to combine content and communications, simplifying how people interact with their phones every day. Unlike other voice-based services, Tellme is the first […]