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How the MSN Home Page has changed!

Microsoft today unveiled a preview of its most significant home page redesign in over a decade. The new MSN home page is designed to be the best home page on the Web, with powerful Bing search, the top news and […]

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Will Microsoft buy Ask.com now ?

Speculation is mounting about who will buy Ask.com when the “for sale” sign starts dangling from the struggling search engine’s marquee.

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Crapware makes PCs take more than twice as long to boot up.

This study has put nine machines from the major manufacturers through a battery of tests designed to highlight where they’re being run ragged by unwanted trial software or crapware. Acer, Sony and HP are the worst offenders, as far as […]

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Microsoft Stores to sell crapware free PCs

The computers on display in the Microsoft Store come without any run-of-the-mill “crapware“; the derisive term used for generic trial software and other unwanted programs that commonly clog new PCs when they’re shipped by computer makers.

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Aussie man first to physically buy Windows 7.

While there may be others who may have bought a Windows 7 copy legally, from other sources, Spiros Giokaris seems to be the first man to have bought a Windows 7 copy physically from across the counter at a retail […]

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Microsoft announces 7 Ways to Change the World contest.

Microsoft has launched a new online competition called 7 Ways to Change the World. How would you like to change the world? “Share your idea about how Windows could help your local community. If you have one of the 7 […]

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Video: Steve Ballmer unveils Windows 7

Well, Windows 7 has been launched! In a keynote from New York, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced the worldwide availability of Windows 7.

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Search Twitter on Bing

Bing has announced that users can now search in real time by adding Twitter to search results.

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Social Media hub for Windows 7 launched by Microsoft

Microsoft has launched a social media “hub” for Windows 7 in celebration of Windows 7 launch. This hub is designed to highlight what our customers are saying about Windows 7.

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Channel 9 Learning Center launched

New Channel 9 Learning Center has been launched. It is a new destination on Channel 9 that’s designed to provide free developer training on emerging Microsoft products and technologies.

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Enjoy Windows 7 burgers at Burger King

Burger King Japan is selling Windows 7 burgers. Microsoft has taken this unusual step of promoting Windows 7 in Japan with a Windows 7 burger at Burger King. The burger stacks seven patties in an otherwise normal Whopper & measures […]

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1.5 million Microsoft Security Essentials downloads in 1st week!

Now that Microsoft Security Essentials, the new freeware antivirus from Microsoft, is generally available to consumers in 19 countries, Microsoft has had a chance to go over the data, and there are some very interesting results. Just in the first week […]

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Windows 7 Online Community Launch.

Microsoft India is conducting a series of online webcasts on Windows 7. These webcasts will be conducted by experts from Microsoft and MVPs and is being targeted especially for the Information workers and Home & Office users.

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Microsoft Help is now on Twitter

Microsoft has launched a new Twitter account that will provides customers with help and information on Microsoft products.

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Apple’s Time Capsule Graveyard

Mac users are complaining that the Backup devices are failing after about 18 months. Reports of failed Time Capsules have been common on Apple’s support site for months. Most users adding to the two most popular threads, which together boast more […]

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The Great Race of the E-Mail Service Providers

Google’s Gmail has surpassed AOL as the third most visited e-mail service in the U.S. and is poised to pass Windows Live Hotmail in about seven months.

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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.