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Opera happy with Microsoft ballot screen; but gets greedy!

Opera Software, the Norwegian browser maker that sparked an antitrust investigation into Microsoft’s European business practices, said it is “very happy” with Microsoft’s offer to provide users a choice of browsers, but says now the deal should be extended worldwide.

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Branded Platinum Visa Credit Cards from Linux!

Linux Foundation, the non-profit that supports the growth of the Linux kernel, is today announcing an affinity Visa Platinum credit card for people who want to contribute to advancing the OS through the organization’s initiatives.

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Microsoft Wave website launched

Microsoft Wave is a cool new site from Microsoft UK team that isn’t trying to sell anything, simply showing the breadth of cool technology that Microsoft is involved in. 

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China Gets Microsoft Office for $29.

Microsoft is cutting the price of Office and offering the free versions of Word, Excel, and other programs to head off competition from Google and other rivals that offer similar software at little or no cost.

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White House bans Twitter

White House has blocked online access to Twitter. White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs made the admission today, while acknowledging that he does not Twitter because the world knows enough already about what he’s doing. Gibbs clearly doesn’t appreciate the […]

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Bill Gates’ July 2009 India visit – In brief.

Bill Gates, Microsoft founder, announced an increase in his foundation’s AIDS prevention commitment in India to $338 million, saying India’s AIDS prevention could be a model for the rest of the world.

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Linus: “Microsoft Hatred Is a Disease”

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?

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Watch Bill Gates Live at Microsoft Research India 5th Anniversary

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.

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Microsoft launches The Windows Partner Blog.

Microsoft today, kicked off a brand new blog – Windows Partner Blog. Here, many of Microsoft’s partners will have a chance to do guest blogs to talk about their products and Windows.

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Windows 7 has RTM’d !

Windows 7 Has Been Released to Manufacturing. RTM officially happens only after sign-off occurs. What happens is a build gets designated as a RTM contender after going through significant testing and meeting our quality bar for RTM.

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Mac OS X gets a rootkit manual

Over the past decade, the world has seen advances in rootkits running on Windows and Unix operating systems that few would have thought possible.

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Microsoft Contributes Linux Drivers to Linux Community

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.

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Microsoft is No 1 consumer UK brand

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.

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Microsoft Office 2010 introduced.

The Microsoft Office 2010 website has gone live. Microsoft® Office 2010 gives you powerful new tools to express your ideas and work together, wherever your life takes you. The website has several short videos which tell you about whats new […]

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The Economic Impact of Microsoft’s Windows 7, Worldwide

Windows 7, Microsoft’s follow-on to Windows Vista, will become commercially available in October 2009. For Microsoft, the launch of Window 7 suggests strong growth in client operating systems again.  But the impact of Windows 7 will reach far beyond Microsoft, […]

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Microsoft Security Essentials ranked No 2 out of 25!

Just how good is your AntiVirus software at detecting malware in the wild? In a study titled Most Effective Antivirus Tools Against New Malware Binaries, SRI International suggests that the Microsoft AV may actually be very good.

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Windows Live Planet is a Microsoft initiative.

A forum member had posted a few days back about Windows Live Planet, a new an online destination that allows you to Find a Match or even chat to your friends Online. there were certain doubts being raised on the […]

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More Windows Vista SP2 Languages Released to Windows Update

The first wave of languages (English, German, French, Spanish, and Japanese) was made available in May 2009, on Windows Update at that time. Today, Microsoft is releasing the remaining languages for Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 SP2 to Windows […]

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Best Windows Website Contest 2009 Announced

Like the last year, this year too, The Windows Club is organizing its Best Windows Website Contest 2009, to discover and to recognize some of the best Windows bloggers and website owners.

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Download IE8 & get a free unreleased Nickelback song!

Microsoft has come up with yet another promotion for Internet Explorer 8.  ‘Because the best just is’nt enough‘, Microsoft is offering an exclusive unreleased track from Nickelback when you download and install this special edition of  Windows Internet Explorer 8, […]