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Create a Windows 7 Movie and win a trip to the Cannes Festival

In just one week, we are reporting another cool contest from Microsoft. This contest is one of the best contest I have ever come across. The contest is simple just create an entertaining and engaging  “Movie of 60-90 seconds highlighting […]

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Windows 7 Technology Quiz from MSDN

Here is another cool contest from MSDN India! Test your knowledge on Windows 7! Participate in the Quiz Contest and you stand a chance to win a Windows Phone, USB Pen Drives and Microsoft Arc Mouses.

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300 million Windows 7 licenses sold

Microsoft today announced a record second-quarter revenue of $19.95 billion for the quarter ended Dec. 31, 2010. Operating income, net income and diluted earnings per share for the quarter were $8.17 billion, $6.63 billion and $0.77 per share, respectively.

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Microsoft shows off Windows 8: Runs on System On a Chip(SOC)!

Today during a press conference held ahead of CES, Microsoft gave everyone a sneak peek of their next Operating System, Windows 8. The most exciting news is that Windows 8 will support System On a Chip(SOC) architectures including ARM-based systems […]

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OpenStack Cloud Software comes to Windows Server

Microsoft today announced that it has partnered with Cloud.com to provide integration and support of Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V to the OpenStack project. OpenStack is a collection of open source technology products delivering a scalable, secure, standards-based cloud computing […]

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Microsoft announces Windows Embedded Automotive 7

Microsoft today announced the availability of Windows Embedded Automotive 7 to select car makers and suppliers in the automotive industry. Designed to support the development of new infotainment systems, Windows Embedded Automotive 7 is an industry-leading platform providing integrated services […]

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Dell Says, No More Windows XP After 22nd October

Windows XP has been one  of the best selling Operating Systems after Windows 7 from Microsoft. It had a successful run for many a years. Even after the launch of its successor Windows Vista, there was still a great demand […]

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Wyse delivers Windows Embedded Standard 7 cloud clients

Tablets. Slates. Handhelds. Windows 7. Android. Meego. Wyse Technology, the global leader in cloud client computing, attempts to make news with a twist in the usual newsprint in recent weeks. Wyse has announced the availability of a family of desktop […]

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Windows Intune beta to be decommissioned tomorrow

The first Windows Intune beta which launched in April 2010 will be decommissioned on August 9th, 2010. After this date, you will no longer be able to manage computers with the April release.

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What’s new in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 ?

Microsoft has released a set of documents for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 Beta listing down the notable changes and the list of Hotfixes and Security Updates included in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 […]

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Numerous Windows 8 Details Revealed

Information has been leaked on the internet detailing Microsoft’s plans for Windows 8. The leaked slide decks are chock full of internal thinking on Windows 8; everything from customer target audiences to the Windows 8 developer market to the Windows […]

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Microsoft to release Windows 7 SP 1 Beta in July

In an opening-day keynote speech at Microsoft Corp.’s Tech•Ed 2010 North America conference, Bob Muglia, President of the company’s Server and Tools Division, announced that the Public beta of Service Pack 1 (SP1) for Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows […]

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Microsoft to launch Windows Embedded Compact 7

Microsoft has announced Windows Embedded Compact 7 for Tablets at Computex. This will be a compartmentalized version of Windows 7, that can be embedded at the hardware level.

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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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Microsoft announces Windows 7 based Embedded OS

Microsoft announced the release to manufacturing of Windows Embedded Standard 7, delivering the power, familiarity and reliability of the Windows 7 operating system in a highly customizable and componentized form.

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Windows Home Server code name Vail announced

Microsoft has announced the next version of Windows Home Server. Code named “Vail”, its public beta is now available for everyone to download and check out. Windows Home Server is part of a long-term vision by Microsoft to create a […]