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Microsoft launches MSN portal for Men

Microsoft has launched a MSN Him portal, a website dedicated to the modern man, covering topics like Men’s Fashion, Dating, Machines, Health, Extreme Sports and Home Cinema.

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Google Gets Approval to Buy & Sell Electricity

The US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has granted its approval to Google, to become an electricity marketer, permitting it to buy and resell electricity.

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Microsoft Announces The Browser Choice Screen for Europe

Over the next few weeks, Microsoft will begin offering a “Web browser choice screen” to Internet Explorer users in Europe, as required by the European Commission. Internal testing of the choice screen is underway now.

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Microsoft offers FREE software to IEEE student members

Microsoft & IEEE have announced a collaboration to empower students to reach their professional aspirations. The goal of the Microsoft-IEEE collaboration is to increase the number of students engaged in technical pursuits with the long-term benefit of strengthening business and […]

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Google acquires Aardvark

Google has announced that they’ve acquired Aardvark, a unique technology company that lets you quickly and easily tap into the knowledge and experience of your friends and extended network of contacts.

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Microsoft: Who said we’re calling it Windows 8?

In one of the posts on the MSDN Blogs, the product manager working along with the Windows Update team discussed about what’s coming in the next version of Windows. The post appears to have now been removed by Microsoft.

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Microsoft’s Atlas and Interpublic Group Ink Ad Deal

Microsoft & Interpublic Group, one of the world’s largest advertising holding companies, today announced they have entered into a partnership agreement in which IPG will designate Microsoft’s Atlas as a preferred ad-server solution.

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Windows veteran Mike Nash to leave Microsoft

A couple of weeks after Windows Senior Vice President Bill Veghte decided to leave Microsoft, another Windows marketing veteran Mike Nash is doing the same.

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Microsoft beats Apple in Customer Satisfaction

Microsoft got a bigger boost in customer satisfaction from its latest computer operating system than rival Apple Inc. did from its most recent upgrade. 

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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.