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Bloggers … be careful with your reviews now !

Many bloggers accept perks such as free laptops, trips to Europe, $500 gift cards or even thousands of dollars for a 200-word post. Bloggers vary in how they disclose such freebies, if they do so at all.

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You can’t Bing for Kamasutra in India !

I just noticed that in India and a few other countries, if you search for a simple term like kamasutra , Microsoft’s Search Decision Engine Bing.com will throw up the following:

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Participate in Microsoft’s Real Life Stories program

Does your family use the home computer to create chore lists, manage schedules or do homework?  Are you a parent with children under age 18 that use the computer to do their school work?  Are you part of a small […]

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SmartSaverGuide from Microsoft

Microsoft has released a new guide aimed at businesses to succeed in the current recession. 

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How Microsofts adCenter system was scammed…

AFTER an investigation that took more than a year, Microsoft has filed its first lawsuit over click fraud, where people manipulate clicks on a Web advertisement. Microsoft filed the civil complaint on Monday in United States District Court in Seattle […]

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Mozilla Service Week – Make a Difference

Mozilla is celebrating its very first Mozilla Service Week. During the week of September 14-21, 2009, we’re asking people to step up and make a difference by using the Web to better their community. Mozilla is a global community with […]

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Microsoft’s new Anti-Virus, Morro revealed.

Microsofts new antivirus Morro, named after a beach in Sao Paulo, Brazil, is already being tested by Microsoft employees and a trial version will be made available “soon”. Microsoft has stated that Morro would be available by the end of […]

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Microsoft to offer Windows 7 Internet Pack to EU customers.

Microsoft will offer European customers an “Internet Pack” that includes IE8 when they buy a retail copy of Windows 7, which will be sold sans browser.  There will be a Windows 7 Internet Pack available to consumers who buy the […]

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What can Windows 7 run on?

What can Windows 7 run on? “I asked if you’d had a chance to run the Beta or Release Candidate version on one of your older machines yet – and I received a welcome deluge of emails from people who […]

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Windows 7 on a Pentium II.

Forum member hackerman1 has done something extraordinary. He has got his Windows 7 to run on a P2 with 266MHz CPU, 96MB RAM & 4Mb graphic card !

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Microsoft Launches Interactive, Online Business Series

Legendary business gurus Jack and Suzy Welch provide expert business advice to Fortune 500 executives in an all-new online business show airing today at http://everybodysbusiness.msn.com. The premiere episode of the “It’s Everybody’s Business With Jack & Suzy Welch” show takes […]

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Google is worried about Bing.

Google co-founder Sergey Brin is so rattled by the launch of Microsoft’s rival search engine that he has assembled a team of top engineers to work on urgent upgrades to his Web service. 

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Student team from India wins at Microsofts Imagine Cup Egypt ’09

A team from students from Pune, India, won the first prize of USD 5,000 for their project on Parallel Computing at the Imagine Cup Egypt ’09.  The Imagine Cup is billed as the ‘World’s Premier Student Technology Competition’ and is […]

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Springboard Series Blog – Now part of The Windows Blog!

The Springboard Series Blog will now be part of The Windows Blog! By partnering with The Windows Blog, Microsoft is taking one more step towards creating that one stop shop for key information on Windows through blogging at one location. 

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Mozilla Introduces Add-on Collections.

Mozilla on Wednesday announced its new Add-On Collections, which allows users to showcase the apps they like best; not like, but similar to the IE Addons Gallery.

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13 cents from Microsoft.

Microsoft Corp. today announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.13 per share. The dividend is payable Sept. 10, 2009, to shareholders of record on Aug. 20, 2009. The ex-dividend date will be Aug. 18, 2009.

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Microsoft Money … No More !!!

Microsoft Money Plus will not be available for purchase after June 30, 2009. All purchased Money Plus products must be activated prior to Jan. 31, 2011. 

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Microsoft Research:How do people engage with PCs, the first time?

Microsoft Research India’s, Technology for Emerging Markets Group have identified particular patterns of use, content choice, and learning that accompany the adoption of the Internet connected PC by novice users at the workplace for low-income office workers.

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Windows 7 Software Logo Toolkit Now Publically Available

Microsoft is pleased to announce the public availability of the Beta release for the Windows 7 Software Logo Toolkit.  The toolkit allows ISVs to submit and receive the “Compatible with Windows 7” logo for their products. Improvements, including self-test for […]

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Microsoft Launches New Automated Troubleshooting Services

Microsoft’s Fix It Blog has launched a new Automated Troubleshooting Services for Windows. With one click, Microsoft can now detect problems on your machine and automatically fix any common problems that are found. Microsoft Automated Troubleshooting Services Once you download […]

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Bing overtakes Yahoo Search global share.

Global monitoring service StatCounter findings are suggesting that Bing, Microsoft’s newest search Decision Engine, has overtaken Yahoo Search as the number two search service worlwide.

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What will Windows 7 cost ?

Forum member whs, has posted the proposed pricing for Windows 7, which he received from the Florida Computer Club. While not official, some information has leaked about editions that will be available for individual sale in the US.

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Time to Bing It, now !

Microsoft recently unveiled Bing, a new Search Decision Engine and consumer brand, providing customers with a first step in moving beyond search to help make faster, more informed decisions. Bing is specifically designed to build on the benefits of today’s […]

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Windows 7 General Availability date set at 22nd Oct 2009.

During a keynote address at Computex 2009 in Taipei, Microsoft’s OEM Division Corporate Vice President Steve Guggenheimer revealed that the company is confident with the progress made with Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2, and that as a result, […]

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Google unveils new Search Options

At its second annual Searchology event at its Mountain View California headquarters, Google rolled out new Web search features and an update to its “Sky Map” that can allow users of its mobile phones to figure out which constellations they […]