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Microsoft Contributes Linux Drivers to Linux Community

In a break from the ordinary, Microsoft released 20,000 lines of device driver code to the Linux community. The code, which includes three Linux device drivers, has been submitted to the Linux kernel community for inclusion in the Linux tree.

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Microsoft is No 1 consumer UK brand

US computer giant Microsoft has won back its crown as the number one consumer brand in the UK for 2009. The 12th annual top 500 Superbrands survey has revealed the winners and losers during this economic downturn.

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Microsoft Office 2010 introduced.

The Microsoft Office 2010 website has gone live. Microsoft® Office 2010 gives you powerful new tools to express your ideas and work together, wherever your life takes you. The website has several short videos which tell you about whats new […]

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The Economic Impact of Microsoft’s Windows 7, Worldwide

Windows 7, Microsoft’s follow-on to Windows Vista, will become commercially available in October 2009. For Microsoft, the launch of Window 7 suggests strong growth in client operating systems again.  But the impact of Windows 7 will reach far beyond Microsoft, […]

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Microsoft Security Essentials ranked No 2 out of 25!

Just how good is your AntiVirus software at detecting malware in the wild? In a study titled Most Effective Antivirus Tools Against New Malware Binaries, SRI International suggests that the Microsoft AV may actually be very good.

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Windows Live Planet is a Microsoft initiative.

A forum member had posted a few days back about Windows Live Planet, a new an online destination that allows you to Find a Match or even chat to your friends Online. there were certain doubts being raised on the […]

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More Windows Vista SP2 Languages Released to Windows Update

The first wave of languages (English, German, French, Spanish, and Japanese) was made available in May 2009, on Windows Update at that time. Today, Microsoft is releasing the remaining languages for Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 SP2 to Windows […]

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Best Windows Website Contest 2009 Announced

Like the last year, this year too, The Windows Club is organizing its Best Windows Website Contest 2009, to discover and to recognize some of the best Windows bloggers and website owners.

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Download IE8 & get a free unreleased Nickelback song!

Microsoft has come up with yet another promotion for Internet Explorer 8.  ‘Because the best just is’nt enough‘, Microsoft is offering an exclusive unreleased track from Nickelback when you download and install this special edition of  Windows Internet Explorer 8, […]

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Microsoft to charge Europeans double for Windows 7

European customers will pay up to twice as much for Windows 7 compared to U.S. users, even though the new operating system will ship without a browser in Europe, according to Microsoft.

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Google increases Page Rank of Bing

Since the release of Bing, the Google Page Rank of the site had been set at PR level 2. This week that level has jumped up to PR level 9 showing that Google are taking the competition fairly seriously and […]

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Apple approves porn app for iPhone, iPod.

Yesterday Apple approved an update to a NSFW app called “Hottest Girls”. The update made the app to be first on the store having nude content. Seems that with the 3.0 Parental controls, Apple won’t babysit you anymore and leave […]

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Kayak to Bing : Stop Copying Us!

Kayak, the popular multi-airline airfare search engine, thinks Microsoft Bing’s new travel search engine looks so much like its own that it’s confusing Kayak users. The travel search company sent Microsoft a legal letter last week telling them to cut […]

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Microsoft to launch Windows 7 Upgrade Option website on 26th June

Neowin has learnt that on June 26th Microsoft will be launching a new website Windows7UpgradeOption. What will be provided on Friday is unknown but we may finally find out pricing options for Windows 7 upgrades or it could possibly show […]

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Microsoft confirms Windows 7 Box art designs

Microsoft approached the packaging for Windows 7 the same way we approached the product – by listening to what our customers told us they wanted: make it a simple clean design, easy to open, and reduce waste. Customers told us […]

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Windows 7 RC program closes August 15th

If you are still on the Windows 7 Beta you may want to move to the Windows 7 RC fast. Starting July 1st, the Beta will start to reboot every 2 hrs and expire Aug 1st.

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Windows 7 RTM sign off set for July 13?

Wzor is claiming that the final sign off is set for July 13th. According to a translation, this is the final roadmap for Windows 7:

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Get your Playboy magazine archives, courtesy Silverlight.

Silverlight is bringing magazine memories back to life through Bondi Digital Publishing’s Cover to Cover. Starting with classic issues of Playboy and Rolling Stone, Cover to Cover features stunning quality and lets you browse and search decades of content that […]

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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 […]