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Satya Nadella Officially Microsoft’s New CEO Satya Nadella Officially Microsoft’s New CEO

Microsoft has officially named Satya Nadella as CEO after news late last week that he had been selected. He was previously the Executive Vice President of the company’s Cloud and Enterprise group. Nadella joined the company back in 1992, and …

Microsoft Details The Future Of SQL Microsoft Details The Future Of SQL

Microsoft, like any other major tech company today, is all about big data. As more companies demand more data, Microsoft will have to step in with even bigger offerings on its server platforms to serve those needs. To that end, …

Microsoft Celebrates Tech In Its Super Bowl Ad Microsoft Celebrates Tech In Its Super Bowl Ad

Ever since Apple’s infamous 1984 Super Bowl ad, we’ve never really had a good tech-related ad during the game. Microsoft may have finally done it with its latest. On Sunday night, Microsoft aired a Super Bowl ad called “Empowering.” It …

Microsoft Says All Digital Xbox One Isn’t Happening Microsoft Says All Digital Xbox One Isn’t Happening

Last week, a massive Xbox One leak hit the Internet revealing a number of games for the console. Alongside the reveal of games like Halo 2 Anniversary Edition and Forza Horizon 2, it was said that Microsoft was looking into …

Yahoo Reportedly Plotting Exit From Microsoft Search Deal Yahoo Reportedly Plotting Exit From Microsoft Search Deal

Apparently Marissa Mayer and Yahoo are fast-tracking a way out of the company’s “Search Alliance” with Microsoft, which currently sees Bing powering the technology behind Yahoo searches. This is according to Kara Swisher, who is probably more familiar with the …

Windows Phone Grew 69% Last Year Windows Phone Grew 69% Last Year
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Microsoft was late to the smartphone game. Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer himself laughed at the iPhone when it was released, calling attention to what he considered the device’s outrageous price. More than six years on, Microsoft is still trying to …

Windows 8.1 Update May Make Boot To Desktop The Default Option Windows 8.1 Update May Make Boot To Desktop The Default Option

Windows 8 was a mess, but Windows 8.1 pretty much fixed all of the problems that people had with the radically different OS. One of those fixes was adding in an option that allowed users to boot to desktop therefore …

Satya Nadella Reported To Be Next Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Reported To Be Next Microsoft CEO

It looks like Microsoft has its next CEO. Bloomberg is reporting that the company’s board is preparing to make the company’s enterprise and cloud chief Satya Nadella the man for the job. The report cites “people briefed on the process”. …

Xbox One Sans Disc Drive Coming In 2014 [Rumor] Xbox One Sans Disc Drive Coming In 2014 [Rumor]

Despite costing $100 more than the PS4, the Xbox One has been doing pretty well for itself. Microsoft sold over 3 million consoles in 2013 and it doesn’t look like demand is letting up anytime soon. That doesn’t mean Microsoft …

Bing Rewards Now Supports Mobile Browsers Bing Rewards Now Supports Mobile Browsers

Bing Rewards began as a program to entice users to use Bing over the competition for their daily search needs. As a user searches every day on Bing, they accrue credits that can then be spent on gift cards and …

New Nokia Phones Rumored For Mobile World Congress New Nokia Phones Rumored For Mobile World Congress

This year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) was filled with a wide array of tablet, smartphone, and TV announcements and reveals. Manufacturers will get a second world stage to debut products at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, and it …

Microsoft Renames SkyDrive To OneDrive Microsoft Renames SkyDrive To OneDrive

Microsoft’s cloud storage platform – SkyDrive – got into a trademark dispute last year with European telecom Sky. Instead of fighting for its right to use the SkyDrive name, Microsoft opted to change it. Microsoft announced this morning that SkyDrive …

Microsoft Buys Gears Of War IP, Shifts Development To Black Tusk Microsoft Buys Gears Of War IP, Shifts Development To Black Tusk

Gears of War was the first game on the Xbox 360 to really feel next-gen when it launched in 2006. Epic’s intimate knowledge of Unreal Engine 3 combined with the power of the Xbox 360 helped to make the console …

Xbox One Proves A Huge Success For Microsoft Xbox One Proves A Huge Success For Microsoft

It’s been a great year for gaming. After sitting on the success of the Xbox 360 since 2005, Microsoft finally launched Xbox One back in November, selling more than 1 million consoles in its first 24 hours. The console, with …

Here’s What AMD Has In Store For 2014 Here’s What AMD Has In Store For 2014

For the past several years, AMD has always played second fiddle to Intel when it came to CPUs. Recently, the company has been moving away from the CPU market to APUs – CPUs that have a GPU on the same …

Microsoft Reports Record $24.52 Billion In Revenue In Q2 Microsoft Reports Record $24.52 Billion In Revenue In Q2

Over the holidays, Microsoft launched a number of new hardware products, including the Xbox One and Surface 2. As it turns out, those product launches combined with its new focus on devices and services led to a record quarter for …

Internet Explorer Thinks Its Time To Rethink The Modern Web Internet Explorer Thinks Its Time To Rethink The Modern Web

Internet Explorer has come a long way since it became the butt of every Internet browser joke back in the mid-2000s. While it’s still looked down upon by those who use any other browser, Microsoft has transformed what was once …

Syrian Electronic Army Hacks Microsoft Again Syrian Electronic Army Hacks Microsoft Again

The Syrian Electronic Army has hacked a Microsoft blog again. You may recall earlier this month when the organization gained control of the company’s official Skype blog and Skype social media accounts. At the time, it advised readers against using …

Microsoft, Nokia Might Be Making An Android Device Microsoft, Nokia Might Be Making An Android Device

Last year, Microsoft acquired Nokia’s devices and services business in what appeared to be an effort to make its own Windows Phone hardware going forward. While Microsoft will still continue making Windows Phones under the Nokia brand, it looks like …

Microsoft Extends Anti-Virus Support For Windows XP Microsoft Extends Anti-Virus Support For Windows XP
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Windows XP’s long overdue death is quickly approaching. After extending support numerous times, Microsoft is finally going to pull the plug on Windows XP on April 8. While Microsoft hopes this gives XP users a reason to upgrade to Windows …

Microsoft Scroogles Danny Sullivan Out Of A Scroogled Mug Microsoft Scroogles Danny Sullivan Out Of A Scroogled Mug

It looks like Microsoft is “scroogling” the people that are actually buying into its “Scroogled” campaign. Back in November, the company added a Scroogled product page to its online store, where it started selling Scroogled mugs, a Scroogled hat and …