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1: new post   Microsoft Enters Search Box Fray
"Microsoft is set to release a pair of low-cost enterprise search products, a move one company official said comes at a time when the market in question is "at a tipping point.""
Nov 6, 2007
2: new post   Microsoft Enters Search Box Fray
"Microsoft is set to release a pair of low-cost enterprise search products, a move one company official said comes at a time when the market in question is "at a tipping point.""
Nov 6, 2007
3: new post   Windows Live Emerges From Beta
"Windows Live is about making Windows better by tying it to online services,"
Nov 7, 2007
4: new post   Microsoft Sees Growth Opportunities in Digital Ads & "BRIC" Region
"At the company's annual shareholder meeting, Ballmer said Microsoft's sales in "BRIC" countries -- Brazil, Russia, India and China -- will grow to almost $3 billion in fiscal 2008 ending in June from about $1 billion three years ago."
Nov 14, 2007
5: new post   Microsoft Aims For "Top Two" in Web Advertising
"The plan, which represents Microsoft's aspirations over the next three to five years, calls on Microsoft to increase the company's share in Web search, page views, percentage of time on the Internet and percentage of advertising dollars."
Nov 16, 2007
6: new post   Microsoft Wins Viacom Ad Deal From DoubleClick
"Microsoft and Viacom today announced a multi-year content and advertising partnership."
Dec 20, 2007
7: new post   Microsoft In Open Source Deal
"The deal signed in the United States by the non-profit Protocol Freedom Information Foundation was focused on helping Samba, a non-profit maker of free, open source server software."
Dec 21, 2007
8: new post   Microsoft Offers $1.2Billion For Fast Search And Transfer
Jan 8, 2008
9: new post   Microsoft Bids $44.6Billion for Yahoo
"Microsoft Corp. offered to buy search engine operator Yahoo Inc. for $44.6 billion in cash and stock in a move to boost its competitive edge in the online services market."
Feb 1, 2008
10: new post   Microsoft May Borrow Money For Yahoo Deal
"Microsoft Corp said on Monday it may borrow money for the first time in its history to fund a portion of its $44.6 billion unsolicited offer for Yahoo Inc. "
Feb 5, 2008
11: new post   Yahoo to Reject Microsoft Bid
"...Yahoo's board feels the offer of $31 per share 'massively' undervalues the company."
Feb 9, 2008
12: new post   Yahoo Formally Rejects Microsoft Bid
"Many analysts expect Microsoft to raise its offer by $5 billion to $12 billion to entice Yahoo to sell. Yahoo is believed to want a bid of at least $56 billion, or about $40 per share."
Feb 11, 2008
13: new post   Microsoft Brings In aQuantive CEO In Management Shake-Up
"Brian McAndrews, the former CEO of the aQuantive digital advertising company that Microsoft bought last year, will assume greater responsibilities at the company's online services unit..."
Feb 15, 2008
14: new post   Microsoft's Web Effort Will Proceed With or Without Yahoo
"We can afford to make big investments in the engineering and marketing that needs to get done. We will do that with or without Yahoo," said Gates in an interview with Reuters."
Feb 19, 2008
15: new post   Microsoft Moves To Greater Interoperability
Feb 21, 2008
16: new post   Judge OKs Class Action Lawsuit Over "Windows Vista Capable" Labeling
"The lawsuit said Microsoft's labeling of some PCs as "Windows Vista Capable" was misleading because many of those computers were not powerful enough to run all of Vista's features, including the much-touted "Aero" user interface."
Feb 24, 2008
17: new post   Microsoft's Ad "Engagement Mapping" Beta Due March 1st
Feb 25, 2008
18: new post   EU fines Microsoft $1.4 billion For Defying Sanctions
"The European Union fines Microsoft for defying sanctions imposed on it for anti-competitive behaviour."
Feb 27, 2008
19: new post   Microsoft comes out with super cool World Wide Telescope
Mar 2, 2008
20: new post   Microsoft Expands Online Web Services
"Microsoft Corp, faced with Web rivals looking to poach its business customers, said on Sunday it plans to broaden the availability of its online services for e-mail and collaboration software."
Mar 3, 2008
21: new post   Microsoft Launches Web-Based Office Suite: Office Live Workspace
"the software giant said it was opening to the public a test version of its "Office Live Workspace," a service that allows users to save Office documents such as memos and spreadsheets online so that they may be accessed by other users connected to the Web."
Mar 4, 2008
22: new post   Microsoft's Ballmer Talks About The Market, Google and Yahoo
"We're in the game, and we're the little engine that could, just working away, working away, working away,"
Mar 8, 2008
23: new post   Microsoft to Acquire Rapt Inc.
"Rapt's technology, along with its information and advisory services offerings, will become key components of the Atlas Publisher Suite, part of Microsoft's Advertiser and Publisher Solutions Group."
Mar 14, 2008
24: new post   Microsoft File Format Gets ISO Approval
"The decision was made public on the Web site of a European standards organization, Ecma International, on Tuesday. ISO is expected to formally announce the vote Wednesday."
Apr 2, 2008
25: new post   Microsoft Windows Mobile And IE Mobile Updated
"The updated IE Mobile browser will support Adobe Flash and Microsoft's Silverlight so that Windows Mobile users will be able to view multimedia Internet applications in their browsers."
Apr 2, 2008
26: new post   Microsoft and Yahoo Hold Meetings To Discuss Proposed Acquisition
"Microsoft Corp. and Yahoo Inc. senior executives met this week to discuss Microsoft's proposal to acquire the Internet company but failed to resolve any of their differences,..."
Apr 4, 2008
27: new post   Microsoft Said to Be In Talks With News Corporation About Joint Yahoo Bid
"The combination, which would join Yahoo, Microsoft's MSN and News Corporation's MySpace, would create a behemoth that would upend the Internet landscape."
Apr 10, 2008
28: new post   Microsoft Announces 'Albany' (Private Beta) All-In-One Service
"With just a few clicks, "Albany" subscribers will be able install the whole package, which includes Microsoft Office Home and Student 2007, giving them the latest versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote for their personal and school projects"
Apr 19, 2008
29: new post   Microsoft Offers Advertising Funded Works SE
"After years of exploring the matter, Microsoft has finally started offering an ad-funded version of Microsoft Works in some countries."
Apr 19, 2008
30: new post   Microsoft Unveils Live Mesh Web Service
"This new software-plus-services platform enables PCs and other devices to 'come alive' by making them aware of each other through the internet,"
Apr 23, 2008
31: new post   Microsoft Quarterly Figures Show $14.45 billion
"For the quarter, Microsoft had sales of $14.45 billion, flat relative to the same period a year ago. Profit was $4.39 billion, or 47 cents a share, beating the 44 cents Wall Street analysts expected on average."
Apr 25, 2008
32: new post   Microsoft Ready to Go Hostile in Yahoo Deal
Apr 25, 2008
33: new post   Microsoft walks away from Yahoo deal
May 4, 2008
34: new post   Bill Gates Says, Microsoft "focused on its independent strategy"
"Those comments seemed to set a different tone than on Tuesday in South Korea, where he said the company wasn't ruling out alternative partnerships after the failure to buy Yahoo."
May 7, 2008
35: new post   Microsoft Launches Messenger Video
"Microsoft Corp has launched a new online service in 20 countries which will allow users to watch video clips at the same time as a network of friends and chat via Windows Live Messenger."
May 13, 2008
36: new post   Microsoft WorldWide Telescope (Public Beta) Now Available
"WorldWide Telescope is a rich Web application that brings together imagery from the best ground- and space-based observatories across the world to allow people to easily explore the night sky through their computers."
May 13, 2008
37: new post   Microsoft Readies For Office Cloud Computing
"Microsoft Corp sees tens of millions of corporate e-mail accounts moving to its data centers over the next five years, shifting to a business model that may thin profit margins but generate more revenue."
May 19, 2008
38: new post   Microsoft Proposing To Buy Yahoo Search?
"Microsoft Corp has proposed to buy Yahoo Inc's search business and take a minority stake in the Web pioneer, stopping short of a full-out merger, a person familiar with the discussions said on Monday."
May 20, 2008
39: new post   Microsoft Live Search Cashback
"The Redmond, Wash., software maker is rolling out a service called "Live Search cashback" that gives consumers money back on certain purchase of products found through Microsoft's live.com Web search service,..."
May 21, 2008
40: new post   Microsoft's Ballmer Says Yahoo Buy Not a Strategy In Itself
"Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Steve Ballmer said on Friday that buying Yahoo was not a strategy in itself, and dropping the bid meant it now had $50 billion to spend on other acquisitions."
May 23, 2008
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