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Google ‘look-alike’ Search emerges in China.

A new search engine Goojje search has been noticed in China. Apart from sounding similar to Google, it also copies the loogo of Google and includes the Baidu logo in its own.

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Microsoft Research finds new use for screensavers

When screensavers were first introduced in the 1980s, they were designed to prevent burn-in on CRT monitors. In the LCD era, they’ve largely been used as a distraction and minor security feature, but Microsoft now has a new potential use […]

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75% of Linux code is written by paid developers

The Linux world makes much of its community roots, but when it comes to developing the kernel of the operating system, it’s less a case of “volunteers ahoy!” and more a case of “where’s my pay?”

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Iranian Cyber Army Hacks Baidu !

The most popular Web search engine in China, Baidu.com, was attacked by a group of hacktivists identifying themselves as the Iranian Cyber Army. The hackers hijacked the domain’s DNS records and pointed it to a server under their control.

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Google Hacks Back!

Google had earlier announced that it will no longer censor search results on Google.cn, the Chinese version of the search engine.

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Microsoft’s Kodu Game Lab: A Game Creation Tool, is now available

Microsoft is pushing to bring computer programming back into the classroom – and back into the realm of the imagination. That push comes through Kodu, a game developed by Microsoft Research that invites users to create their own worlds while […]

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Microsoft Student Rally

Microsoft Student Rally invites you to join students around the world who want to share their creativity, learn new stuff, have fun and win some great prizes.

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Microsoft Rental Rights Licensing now available

Windows desktop operating system and Microsoft Office system licences do not permit renting, leasing, or outsourcing the software to a third party.

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Buy Windows 7 for USD 29.99 only.

The discount promotion program which Microsoft had launched some time back, for students, will expire on January 5, 2010 at 12:00 am CST. So if you are a student and have not taken advantage of this offer, you may want […]

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Microsoft India fined for using `money power’

The Delhi High Court has asked Microsoft Corporation to shell out Rs 800,000 ($16,000) for choosing to fight Search helpers in the Indian capital even though they originated in other cities.

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Google introduces a URL shortener service

Google has launched updated versions of the Google Toolbar and FeedBurner that offer a new URL shortening service from Google called the Google URL Shortener.

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Apple named ‘Brand of the Decade’ by Adweek

Apple received top honors in six categories in Adweek’s “Best of the 2000s” advertising awards, including “Brand of the Decade” and “Marketer of the Decade” for Steve Jobs.

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‘Home Sweet Homepage’ Photo Contest from Bing.

One of the most popular features of Bing’s home page, launched in May, has been its use of stunning photographs taken from around the world. Embedded within each photo are mouse-able “hot spots” that offer more information about what’s in […]

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Switch to Bing, Mozilla exec tells Firefox users

Catalyzed by Google CEO Eric Schmidt’s comments on privacy, Dolzler, a Mozilla executive, on his private blog, is telling Firefox users to ditch Google for Microsoft’s Bing, stating that Bing provides superior security.

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Microsoft launches Financial Services blog

The newly launched Microsoft Payments Community will share its thoughts, comments, news and reflections about payments and core banking from a subject matter expert from Microsoft’s Financial Services Team.

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EntityCube from Microsoft Research

EntityCube is a research prototype and is a test bed for exploring object-level search technologies, which automatically summarizes the Web for entities (such as people, locations and organizations) with a substantial presence.

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MSN Announces New Online Lifestyle Experience

Today, MSN announced an extension of the partnership with BermanBraun Interactive and a new partnership with Hachette Filipacchi Media U.S. (HFM U.S.), publisher of ELLE, Woman’s Day and ELLE DECOR brands, to launch a new online lifestyle experience focused on […]

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After RealPlayer, Avast & AdAware to bundle Chrome browser.

Google’s nascent browser has paired with one of the most popular free security programs in the world so that when users run the Avast installer on a computer that has neither Chrome nor Avast, they’ll be offered a chance to […]

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Google home-page to sport a fade-in look.

The Google homepage is sporting a new look. Google has released a new version of its classic homepage. The main feature of the new homepage is that it “fades in” — when the page first loads, it shows only  the […]