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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 […]

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Confirmed: Windows 7 to Hit This Holiday Season!

Bill Veghte, Senior Vice President of the Windows Business at Microsoft, stated: “Microsoft is committed to ensuring that IT professionals and developers continue to have the platform and technologies to drive maximum value and business results. Getting the most out […]

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Windows 7 Box Designs.

CentrumXP.pl a ‘leading Polish website’ about Microsoft products and technology, have published shots of the Windows 7 retail packaging. Adam Stepien, editor-in-chief of CentrumXP.pl, wrote to us and mentioned that they have received it from Microsoft. 

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Google to promote Chrome through TV?

Google may promote it’s Chrome browser through TV ads. This ad, was made by the Google’d Japan Team to promote Chrome, and according to Google’s official blog, will be featured on TV. However, a Google spokesperson said there currently aren’t […]

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New MSN City Guides Launched.

With nearly 70 percent of people online claiming they “care” about what is happening in their town or city, MSN is launching a new version of its local offering, MSN City Guides  that will help users stay in the know, […]

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Genuine Advantage makes way for Windows Activation Technologies.

With Windows 7, Microsoft is making some subtle changes to the ways it tries to thwart piracy. It has changed the name of its anti piracy technology, from Windows Genuine Advantage to Windows Activation Technologies, since the Windows Genuine name […]

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Second wave of Microsoft layoffs sees 3000 job cuts!

Microsoft on Tuesday notified more than 3,000 workers that it was eliminating their jobs. The layoffs are part of a second wave of notices tied to job cuts announced earlier this year.

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Apple to go in for price cuts.

Apple is seriously considering price cuts on its desktop machines and on the 13” MacBook. Word of the changes comes just weeks after Cupertino-based company became the target of a renewed advertising blitz from rival Microsoft Corp., which is using […]

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The Story behind the Windows 7 RC wallpapers.

The Windows 7 RC wallpapers have evoked a strong response. While some have liked it, others have not. Windows is for the whole world; and with this in mind, Microsoft to recognize the global audience of Windows by seeking out […]

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Microsoft Local Impact Map launched.

Microsoft has recently launched a new Silverlight based map : The Local Impact Map. The map lets you explore in detail the positive impact of the local programs & promotions supported by Microsoft around the world.

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“How’s the Weather?” Contest is Open!

The weather is an endless topic for conversation, and the ‘Net is chock full of great weather sites as well as weather gadgets, widgets and so on. So, we here at The Windows Club in association with WindowsTalk are asking […]

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Microsoft Tellme Launched

Today Tellme, a subsidiary of Microsoft Corp. and pioneer of voice services, announced the first mobile voice service to combine content and communications, simplifying how people interact with their phones every day. Unlike other voice-based services, Tellme is the first […]

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Windows Vista SP2 RTM release announced.

Microsoft has announced the Release to Manufacturing (RTM) of Service Pack 2 (SP2) for Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008. It includes all updates that have been delivered since SP1, as well as support for new types of hardware and […]

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Windows 7 Learning Portal Launched.

Built on the foundation of Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista, Windows 7 is the desktop operating system you need as an IT professional to enhance your organization’s desktop environment. Windows 7 provides greater security and manageability for remote and […]

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Microsoft Office 2007 Service Pack 2 Released

Today the availability of Service Pack 2 (SP2) for the 2007 Microsoft Office system was announced. The service pack includes major performance enhancements for Office applications, most notably Microsoft Office Outlook, as well as Microsoft Office SharePoint Server.

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Microsoft introduces Vine.

The Microsoft Vine Beta connects you to the people and places you care about most, when it matters. Stay in touch with family and friends, be informed when someone needs help. Get involved to create great communities. Use alerts, reports […]

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Talking About Windows With Microsoft

Talking About Windows is a new website that offers a behind-the-scenes look at the making of Windows 7 from the Microsoft engineers who helped build product as well as showcasing real IT Professionals talking candidly about their implementations and experiences […]