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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]