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Google Apps Ends Support For Internet Explorer 9 Google Apps Ends Support For Internet Explorer 9

Are you still using Internet Explorer 9? It’s not exactly a dead browser yet as Microsoft still officially supports it, but Google Apps has turned its back on it. In an announcement today on the Google Apps blog, the company …

Bing Hero Ads: Microsoft’s Answer To Those New Google Branded Search Ads? Bing Hero Ads: Microsoft’s Answer To Those New Google Branded Search Ads?

Last week, there was a lot of talk about a new ad format Google is testing that essentially places a banner-like graphic near the top of a search results page when the user searches for that brand. While Google indicated …

Mozilla’s Open Web Apps Have Made Great Progress Mozilla’s Open Web Apps Have Made Great Progress

When building apps for Firefox OS, developers use modern Web tools like HTML5, JavaScript and CSS to deliver apps with near native performance on mobile devices. Now Mozilla is helping those same developers bring their Firefox OS apps to other …

Windows Updates: Microsoft To Merge To One App Store Windows Updates: Microsoft To Merge To One App Store
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Windows is looking at a major update to its systems. Microsoft is reportedly planning to make it simpler for its users by creating a single app store that would encompass all of the company’s various devices including PCs, tablets and …

Foursquare Makes Its Way To Windows 8 Foursquare Makes Its Way To Windows 8

Windows 8 needs apps, and not just any apps either. It needs the big apps that every other platform has. It won’t be able to compete with iOS and Android until it does. It still has a ways to go, …

There Is A Reason Behind Ballmer’s Sudden Retirement [Report] There Is A Reason Behind Ballmer’s Sudden Retirement [Report]
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On Friday, Steve Ballmer announced that he would be retiring as CEO of Microsoft within the next 12 months. The stock market had a field day with the news, but the rest of us were were wondering why the longtime …

Windows 8.1 Will Officially Arrive On October 17 Windows 8.1 Will Officially Arrive On October 17
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We heard reports yesterday that Windows 8.1 will move out of preview and into its final version in October. Rather than let rumors scurry along the underbelly of the Internet, Microsoft has come out to confirm the launch date for …

Windows May Not Monopolize Mobile, But It Still Dominates Worldwide Windows May Not Monopolize Mobile, But It Still Dominates Worldwide
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It seems as if there is a rush to downgrade the Windows operating system, declaring its an institution that has seen its pinnacle and is now in decline. Often, PC shipment rates are used to bolster these claims, and while …

Watch Steve Ballmer Talk About Microsoft’s Big Restructuring Plan Watch Steve Ballmer Talk About Microsoft’s Big Restructuring Plan

On Thursday, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced a massive restructuring of the core Microsoft business. The strategy calls for Microsoft to realign itself as a single entity focused on one goal – keeping people in the Windows ecosystem. Ballmer announced …

HP, Microsoft Team Up to Get Businesses Off Windows XP HP, Microsoft Team Up to Get Businesses Off Windows XP

Over one decade from its release and three new versions of Windows past, Windows XP remains one of the most popular operating systems in the world – and for good reason. XP was a stable operating system with loads of …

Microsoft Adds New Bing Search Ads To Windows 8.1 Microsoft Adds New Bing Search Ads To Windows 8.1
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Microsoft has announced the launch of some new search ads in Windows 8.1, the latest version of Windows which also brings a much more integrated Bing experience all around. The Bing As platform will be available in Windows 8.1 Smart …

You Can Now Apply To Pay $400 For The New Kinect For Windows Sensor You Can Now Apply To Pay $400 For The New Kinect For Windows Sensor

Microsoft is really onto something with the Kinect. Sure, it’s not that great for games, but developers are doing some amazing things with it in the application space. It’s only going to get more amazing next year as the new …

Windows 8.1 Preview Is Now Available Windows 8.1 Preview Is Now Available
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As promised, Microsoft has released the Windows 8.1 Preview to the world as part of its annual BUILD developer conference. The preview includes a number of updates that will make Windows 8 more palatable for even the most diehard Windows …

Can Bing Put A Bigger Dent In Google Searches? Can Bing Put A Bigger Dent In Google Searches?
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Bing has been struggling to make a significant dent in Google’s share of the search market since its launch, but Bing’s share has been slowly growing over that time. While Bing still has a very long way to go if …

Microsoft Launches Bing Translator For Windows Microsoft Launches Bing Translator For Windows
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Microsoft has announced that the Bing Translator App for Windows is now available. “Designed specifically for Windows devices, the app places translation technology in your hand by instantly translating content in more than 40 languages,” a spokesperson for Microsoft tells …

Here’s A Video Of Windows 8.1 In Action Here’s A Video Of Windows 8.1 In Action
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Windows 8.1 is real, and it’s coming later this year. Thus far, we’ve heard from Microsoft what the update will mean for consumers and Enterprise customers. Now a Microsoft developer has delivered the first video of the operating system in …

Windows RT Tablets Are About To Get Cheaper Windows RT Tablets Are About To Get Cheaper
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Nobody really wants Windows RT. That much was obvious when manufacturers started to pull their Windows RT tablets from store shelves. Now Microsoft is trying to increase interest in RT with a new pricing strategy. Bloomberg reports that Microsoft is …

Former Windows Boss Knew Windows 8 Would Be Polarizing Former Windows Boss Knew Windows 8 Would Be Polarizing
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Shortly after completing work on Windows 8, former Windows boss Steven Sinofsky left Microsoft. He hasn’t said much since, but he finally opened up during an interview yesterday at D11. The general message seemed to equate to he knew Windows …

Microsoft Talks Bing On Windows 8.1 Microsoft Talks Bing On Windows 8.1
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As previously reported, Windows 8.1 is adding an updated Bing experience. Now, we have a better idea of what that entails, as Microsoft has just put out a blog post about them. With the new Bing experience on Windows, you’ll …

Windows 8.1 Comes With Bing Upgrade Windows 8.1 Comes With Bing Upgrade

Update: Bing now has an official post about the new features. Windows 8 is about to get a big dose of Bing, according to reports. We’ve already seen the return of the Start button in a leaked screenshot of Windows …

Microsoft Releases Windows Azure SDK 2.0 For .NET Microsoft Releases Windows Azure SDK 2.0 For .NET

In its latest earnings report, Microsoft said Windows Azure and related products hit $1 billion in sales. It shows that Microsoft’s cloud platform is starting to really take off. In its efforts to get more developers to use Azure, Microsoft …