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Government Says Tech Companies Can’t Reveal Data Request Numbers Because Terrorism Government Says Tech Companies Can’t Reveal Data Request Numbers Because Terrorism
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Ever since PRISM’s reveal in early June, tech companies named as participants in the program have been trying to distance themselves from it. Part of that effort involved asking the federal government to let them publish the number of federal …

New Kinect Features Previewed in New Video New Kinect Features Previewed in New Video

Microsoft is betting big on its next-generation version of its Kinect motion sensor. The device has been packed in with every one of its upcoming Xbox One consoles, ensuring that all Xbox gamers will have a Kinect. This has caused …

Yale Law Students, Freakonomics Slam Microsoft’s ‘Bing It On’ Campaign Yale Law Students, Freakonomics Slam Microsoft’s ‘Bing It On’ Campaign

Bing is really clinging on to this “Bing It On” thing. The campaign began over a year ago, and is still going strong with Microsoft setting up shop at at NFL games to get people to try the “blind taste …

Bing Ads Finally Get Those Skype-Integrated Call Extensions Bing Ads Finally Get Those Skype-Integrated Call Extensions

Earlier this year, we reported that Bing was readying Skype-integrated click-to-call mobile ads, and now it has finally announced them. On the Bing Ads blog, Microsoft’s Ambrish Verma introduced Bing’s new Call Extensions, which work across all devices, and utilize …

Microsoft Will Be Back At CES In 2014 [Report] Microsoft Will Be Back At CES In 2014 [Report]

At CES 2012, Microsoft announced that it would be their last year at the technology trade show. The news came as somewhat of a shock considering that Microsoft traditionally presented a keynote at the show. Now it appears that Microsoft’s …

Microsoft Revives Hover For Internet Explorer 11 Launch Microsoft Revives Hover For Internet Explorer 11 Launch
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Later this month, Windows 8.1 will roll out to the millions of Windows 8 machines currently in the hands of consumers. The updated OS includes a number of enhancements, including Internet Explorer 11. Microsoft promises that it’s new browser features …

Surface Pro 2 Tablet: Does Microsoft Get It? Surface Pro 2 Tablet: Does Microsoft Get It?
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The race is on in Technologyland, with the new realease of the Kindle Fire HDX, the iPad Mini 2, and the Microsoft Surface Pro during the fall. Who will take home the trophy for best tablet? Well, I wouldn’t bet …

Surface Team Is Working On Multiple Tablet Sizes Surface Team Is Working On Multiple Tablet Sizes

One of the most persistent rumors regarding Microsoft’s Surface tablets is that the company would be making a 7-incher. That turned out to not be the case when the Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 were revealed last week as …

Report: New Surface Tablets Won’t Help Microsoft Report: New Surface Tablets Won’t Help Microsoft

One week ago, Microsoft announced its updated Windows tablet lineup, the Surface 2 and the Surface Pro 2. The announcement was greeted with little fanfare, but proved that Microsoft is pushing ahead with its tablet plans, despite the failure of …

Ford CEO Alan Mulally To Replace Steve Ballmer At Microsoft [Rumor] Ford CEO Alan Mulally To Replace Steve Ballmer At Microsoft [Rumor]

It was announced last month that Steve Ballmer would be stepping down as CEO of Microsoft after 33 years with the company and 13 years as its CEO. Since then, there’s been no word out of Microsoft’s board of directors …

Xbox One Tour Coming to NA and EU Xbox One Tour Coming to NA and EU

The launch of the Xbox One is less than two months away, and Microsoft knows it has a large perception gap to close against Sony’s PlayStation 4. In order to educate people about its recent Xbox One policy reversals and …

Alan Mulally Could Run Microsoft Alan Mulally Could Run Microsoft

After Microsoft Corp. CEO Steve Ballmer announced his plan to retire within the next 12 months, the company has been trying to figure out the best candidate to replace him. According to a new report, it could be Ford Motor …

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer’s Tearful Goodbye Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer’s Tearful Goodbye

Steve Ballmer announced to an arena of Microsoft employees that, after 33 years with the company, he will resign as its CEO within 12 months. On June 11, 1980, ┬áSteve Ballmer became the 30th member of the Microsoft company and …

Microsoft Rumored to Ship 3 Million Surfaces Next Year Microsoft Rumored to Ship 3 Million Surfaces Next Year

Earlier this week, Microsoft unveiled its next-generation tablets, the Surface 2 and the Surface Pro 2. The upgraded tablets are relatively conservative improvements on Microsoft’s Surface lineup, and the company did not significantly drop the price of the tablets. DigiTimes …

Learn More About The Development Of The New Surface Tablets Learn More About The Development Of The New Surface Tablets

Yesterday, Microsoft announced the next step in its attempt to dethrone the iPad: the Surface Pro 2 and the Surface 2. The all new tablets have the same excellent hardware design as their predecessors, but Microsoft is introducing some new …

The New Surface Is Full Of Potential The New Surface Is Full Of Potential

Earlier today, Microsoft announced two new Surface tablets – the Surface Pro 2 and the Surface 2. Both will go on sale starting next month, and come with Windows 8.1 preinstalled on them. Alongside the new hardware announcements, Microsoft shared …

Microsoft’s Updated Surface 2 Officially Announced Microsoft’s Updated Surface 2 Officially Announced
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Though Microsoft was expected to unveil a smaller mini-tablet device at today’s Surface event, in order to compete more closely with popular tablets from Apple, Google, and Amazon. Instead, Microsoft revealed relatively conservative updates to its Surface and Surface Pro …

Microsoft Announces The Surface Pro 2, Still Costs $899 Microsoft Announces The Surface Pro 2, Still Costs $899

Earlier this year, Microsoft launched the Surface Pro – a Windows 8 Pro-powered PC shrunk into the body of a tablet. It did well enough for the company, and now it wants to improve upon it even more. At a …

Microsoft Expected to Announce Surface Mini Tablet Microsoft Expected to Announce Surface Mini Tablet
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Microsoft’s attempt at a first-party Windows 8 tablet lineup was a failure. A year on from the launch of its Surface tablets, the company took a $900 million adjustment on unsold Surface RT tablets during its fourth quarter. Significant price …

Microsoft Phone: Nokia Purchase May Save Phone Microsoft Phone: Nokia Purchase May Save Phone
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Steve Ballmer is retiring as CEO of Microsoft. He readily admits his company reacted too slowly to developments in the mobile and smartphone markets. He also stated that Microsoft phone sales were disappointing. He was addressing a group of Wall …

Skype Will No Longer Update Its Windows Phone 7 App Skype Will No Longer Update Its Windows Phone 7 App
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Are you still rockin’ a Windows Phone 7 device? Do you regularly use Skype? If so, you might want to consider upgrading. Skype announced this morning that it has stopped development of Skype for Windows Phone 7. The decision was …