Microsoft has recently submitted around 20000 lines of code to the Linux kernel, all licensed under the GPL. Some have criticized the move as a selfish one. What does Linus Torvalds, Linux’ benevolent dictator, think about all this?
Bill Gates will be in India to inaugurate the 5th year anniversary celebrations of the Microsoft Research Centre and attend a symposium on “Research and Innovation – The Keys to India’s Future” on Friday, 24 July 2009.
Windows 7 Has Been Released to Manufacturing. RTM officially happens only after sign-off occurs. What happens is a build gets designated as a RTM contender after going through significant testing and meeting our quality bar for RTM.
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.
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.
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 […]
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, […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]