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Microsoft announces Office Winter Games Contest

One female blogger and one student blogger will be sent to the 2010 Olympic Winter Games as winners of an online contest announced today by Microsoft Corp. and the U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC). The winning bloggers will use the latest […]

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Google: We will never be evil like Microsoft

At a recent press conference in New York, Google CEO Eric Schmidt and co-founder Sergey Brin fielded a lot of questions, on varying topics, from the media.

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Microsoft launches H1N1 Swine Flu Response Center

With the current H1N1 flu (swine flu) pandemic under way, many public health officials are concerned that critical healthcare resources could be stretched thin as people flood hospital emergency departments and physicians’ offices to determine whether they have the illness.

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Microsoft Security Essentials to ship tomorrow.

Microsoft Security Essentials, Microsoft Corp.’s new no-cost, core anti-malware service that helps protect consumers against viruses, spyware and other malicious software, will be available tomorrow, Tuesday, Sept. 29. Microsoft Security Essentials, independently certified by West Coast Labs, is backed by […]

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Google celebrates its 11th birthday with an extra ‘l’.

It’s Google’s 11th birthday on Sunday, September 27th: to celebrate, the company has changed its logo to a version that turns the letter “L” into the number 11. The logo is already visible.

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Microsoft To Open Windows 7 Cafe In Paris

Microsoft is close to opening retail stores in several major cities across the planet, but in Paris they’re doing something special in anticipation of the real shops and the imminent launch of the Windows 7 operating system. Microsoft France has […]

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Courier: Microsoft’s Secret Tablet

The whole world is holding its breath for the Apple tablet. But maybe we’ve all been dreaming about the wrong device. This is Courier, Microsoft’s astonishing take on the tablet.

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Facebook Lite launched in U.S. and India

Originally intended to be used in countries where high speed Internet connections are sparse or non-existant, apparently Facebook has realized there’s a real desire among all its users to have a smaller version of the service.

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Windows 7 to target Linux at the retail level.

A member of the Overclock forums who is an employee of Best Buy, has uploaded slides from a Microsoft presentation intended for the company, showing what they want workers to say about Linux.

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A taste of Windows 7 advertising.

A number of conceptual TV commercial spots by director Marty Martin produced for Microsoft with a tight budget, short 3 days deadline and a Canon 5D Mark II SLR gives some clues to what the up and coming mainstream worldwide launch […]

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Google Page Rank trick tracks extinctions!

Google’s algorithm for ranking web pages can be adapted to determine which species are critical for sustaining ecosystems, say researchers.

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Windows 7 giveaways on Twitter

Throughout the next 7 weeks, @mswindows will be giving away prizes all based on the number 7. Winners must take part in the challenges and are encouraged to invite friends to join in on the fun which all culminates on […]

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Halal Search Engine Launched!

A Kosher search engine … a Halal browser? And now … a Halal Search Engine has been launched!

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Want to Host a Windows 7 Launch Party ?

Be a  part of Windows History, Host a Windows 7 Launch Party! Windows® 7 is coming, and hosts around the world will be among the first to see it, use it, and share it with their friends.

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Steve Ballmer to kick off the Windows 7 launch in NYC

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer will kick off the Windows 7 launch at an event in New York City on October 22, according to an invitation Microsoft has sent to various media members and bloggers.

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Snow Leopard to include an Antivirus!

Mac users may be happy to know that they will now no longer have to resort to using 3rd party antivirus solutions to protect their Mac from the increasing onslaught of malware, in recent times.

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Mac malware poses as Foxit reader.

Foxit Corporation, a leader of secure mobile/desktop PDF solutions, is encouraging its users to be alert to pirated software malware attacks that claim to be Foxit Reader for Macintosh.

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Windows 7 to generate 2.35 lakh jobs in India

Microsoft India announced the commencement of a 16 city partner roadshow in its endeavour to get the ecosystem ready for the launch of Windows 7 in October this year.

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Windows4all.com moves to Silverlight 3.

Windows4all is an online virtual operating system. It is is a website that simulates an operating system inside your web browser. You can launch applications right away without installation.

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Windows 7 market share doubles that of Linux

StatCounter is reporing that the global desktop market share of the yet to be publicly released Windows 7 is almost double that of Linux.

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Top 100 dirty websites on the Internet.

Symantec has released a list of the Dirtiest Web Sites of Summer 2009 – the top 100 infected sites based on number of threats detected by Norton Safe Web as of August 2009.

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Microsoft India signs MOU with Maharashtra, India.

The Government of Maharashtra, India, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Microsoft India to enhance ICT adoption in schools and build the employability readiness skills of the future workforce in the state.