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Google to phase out Windows on security concerns

Google is phasing out the internal use of Microsoft’s ubiquitous Windows operating system because of security concerns, according to several Google employees.

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Ballmer unconcerned about Apple’s rise

Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer on Thursday said he was unconcerned that his company had been overtaken by rival Apple as the world’s biggest technology firm in terms of market value.

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Facebook’s New Privacy Controls

Facebook has revamped its Privacy Settings and they will be  rolled out in phases to users over the next couple of weeks.

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Apple overtakes Microsoft as biggest tech company

Apple Inc shot past Microsoft Corp as the world’s biggest tech company based on market value on Wednesday, the latest milestone in the resurgence of the maker of the iPhone, which nearly went out of business in the 1990s.

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Google allows website visitors to opt out of Google Analytics

Many website owners & bloggers use Google Analytics to track & see their website statistics.  Google has now announced that they are now giving the option to the visitors to opt out of being counted! Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on […]

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Pakistan now blocks Twitter!

After earlier banning Wikipedia, Flickr, Youtube & Facebook, Pakistan has now blocked Twitter.

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Windows 7 themed restaurant opens in Taiwan

The first ever Windows 7 themed restaurant has opened in Taiwan. Hot Fried 77 restaurant offers “Windows 7 themed meals” for NTD $77.

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Internet threats force Govt of India to develop Operating System

The Government of India has set in motion an ambitious plan to develop its own software and end the reliance on foreign operating systems and anti-virus products after growing worries over the spurt in cyber attacks on Indian establishments.

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Windows Phone 7 design – Dell Lightning

The long wait is finally over. We all have been tweaking, searching and reading about Windows Phone 7 all over the web but none of were actually aware about the exact prototype design of WP7 by any mobile making company […]

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Google gives its home page a new look

The look and feel of Google’s search results have changed! Today’s metamorphosis responds to the increasing richness of the web and the increasing power of search — revealing search tools on the left and updating the visual look and feel […]

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Microsoft to move away from NewsGroups to Forums

Microsoft has a long history of establishing newsgroups that channel users and issues into the newsgroup (NNTP) space where information is shared and problems can be addressed by the community.

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Microsoft announces Windows 7 based Embedded OS

Microsoft announced the release to manufacturing of Windows Embedded Standard 7, delivering the power, familiarity and reliability of the Windows 7 operating system in a highly customizable and componentized form.

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Windows Home Server code name Vail announced

Microsoft has announced the next version of Windows Home Server. Code named “Vail”, its public beta is now available for everyone to download and check out. Windows Home Server is part of a long-term vision by Microsoft to create a […]

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Windows Intune Launched

The latest Microsoft cloud service broke cover today as Windows Intune went in to beta. Windows Intune provides cloud based PC management including anti-virus, patch updating and more. UPDATE 20th March: Windows Intune final version has been launched and  is now […]

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Microsoft TownHall Announced

Today at the Politics Online Conference in Washington, D.C. Microsoft launched TownHall, a new Windows Azure-hosted engagement platform that fosters, moderates and houses conversations between groups.

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Microsoft launches TechNet Wiki

Microsoft has launched TechNet Wiki, a portal for community generated content about Microsoft Technologies.

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Silverlight 4 Released

Microsoft has released Silverlight 4. Silverlight is a powerful development platform for creating engaging, interactive user experiences for Web, desktop, and mobile applications when online or offline.