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1: new post   .NET is now officially open sourced
Microsoft is providing the full .NET server stack in open source
Nov 12, 2014
2: new post   Ad-Supported Version of Microsoft Office
"Microsoft Business Division president Stephen Elop said Microsoft would release an ad-supported version of Microsoft Office 14."
Mar 6, 2009
3: new post   Announcing the Windows 8 Editions
The product names are Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro and Windows RT.
Apr 17, 2012
4: new post   Ballmer: Microsoft Is Working Hard To Bring Rival To iPad
"It is job one urgency. No one is sleeping at the switch."
July 30, 2010
5: 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
6: new post   Bill Gates to Step Down as Chairman of Microsoft Today
June 27, 2008
7: new post   Bing Replaces Google on AOL, Microsoft Passes Majority of Ad Sales To AOL
Clearly, Bing is here to stay, and Microsoft feels that strong partnerships are the way forward.
June 30, 2015
8: new post   Bing, The Costly Distraction For Microsoft
The division that houses Bing lost $2.6 billion in the latest fiscal year. Facebook, or even Apple, might make a better home for Bing.
July 26, 2011
9: new post   Cisco Will Challenge Microsoft Skype Deal at EU Court
Cisco has said it will challenge Microsoft's $8.5bn takeover of Skype at the EU's top court.
Feb 16, 2012
10: new post   Does Microsoft Still Matter? 2013 Will Decide
2013 will be a make-or-break year for Microsoft. Not so much from a financial standpoint, but for how the company is perceived.
Dec 27, 2012
11: new post   E.U. Browser Antitrust With MS IE Barely Makes a Dent
"Six months into the process, the initiative appears to be having only a minor influence on consumers, prompting a renewed debate about the effectiveness of such antitrust remedies."
Oct 12, 2010
12: new post   E.U. Fines Microsoft $731 Million Over IE Browser Choice
"We take full responsibility for the technical error that caused this problem and have apologised for it," a spokesman for Microsoft said following the announcement.
Mar 6, 2013
13: new post   EU Court Upholds Microsoft's Antitrust Fine, Reduced Slightly To $1.12 Billion
Europe's second highest court has upheld a competition ruling against Microsoft saying it "essentially upholds the Commission's decision".
June 27, 2012
14: new post   EU Might Require Microsoft to Bundle Other Browsers
"The EU tried an unbundling strategy with Microsoft before, and that effort failed miserably."
June 2, 2009
15: new post   EU To Charge Microsoft Over 2009 Browser Choice Breach
EU regulators are preparing to charge Microsoft Corp for failing to comply with a 2009 ruling ordering it to offer users a choice of web browsers, the EU's antitrust chief said on Thursday.
Sept 27, 2012
16: 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
17: new post   Europe Browser Choice Screen Starts To Roll Out
"Over the next few weeks, Microsoft will begin offering a 'Web browser choice screen' to Internet Explorer users in Europe, as required by the European Commission."
Feb 19, 2010
18: new post   Europe Clears The Way For Microsoft's Acquisition of Skype
The European Commission said that its investigation of the takeover showed that the firms' activities mainly overlapped for video communications, where Microsoft is active through its Windows Live Messenger.[br][br]"However, the Commission considers that there are no competition concerns in this growing market where numerous players, including Google, are present," it said in a statement.
Oct 7, 2011
19: new post   Former Yahoo VP to Head Up Microsoft Internet Unit
Dec 5, 2008
20: new post   Google Apps Sync Appears to Disable Outlook Search
"Because Outlook search relies upon the indexing performed by Windows Desktop Search, Outlook search functions are broken as a result."
June 17, 2009
21: new post   IE10 for Windows 7 Globally Available
We will begin auto updating Windows 7 customers to IE10 in the weeks ahead, starting today with customers running the IE10 Release Preview.
Feb 27, 2013
22: new post   India, Brazil, South Africa Challenge Microsoft Office Docs Standard
"India and Brazil have filed appeals against the adoption of the Microsoft-sponsored Office Open XML (OOXML) document format as an international standard."
May 31, 2008
23: new post   It's Official: Internet Explorer 8 Optional in Windows 7
"Microsoft has acknowledged the findings of a pair of bloggers who discovered that starting with the next major test release of Windows 7, Internet Explorer 8 will be able to be removed."
Mar 6, 2009
24: 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
25: new post   Microsoft "writes down" Aquantive for $6.2 billion
Microsoft has written down the value of an online advertising firm it bought five years ago by $6.2bn.
July 3, 2012
26: new post   Microsoft 4Q Earnings, Profits Drop 29pct
"We're still in tough economic conditions and we don't see that getting better in the near term,"
July 23, 2009
27: new post   Microsoft Acquires Semantic Search Engine, Powerset
"Microsoft announced that it will acquire Powerset, a so-called "semantic" search engine that claims it can produce more relevant search results than Google by better reading and "understanding" search queries and Web pages."
July 2, 2008
28: 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
29: 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
30: new post   Microsoft Announces It Will Deliver 'Office' Web Applications
"As part of the next release of Office, we're announcing that Microsoft will deliver Office Web applications, lightweight versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote, through a browser."
Oct 29, 2008
31: new post   Microsoft Announces Mobile Ad Exchange
"Microsoft says it has also lined up several mobile ad networks to participate in the exchange,..."
Sept 17, 2010
32: new post   Microsoft Announces New Leader For Advertising and Online Business, Frank Holland
Microsoft Corp. today announced that Frank Holland, corporate vice president, has been selected to lead Microsoft's global advertising sales business, the Advertising and Online organization. Given the strategic importance of advertising sales to Microsoft, and the company's deep commitments to our advertising customers and partners, Holland and the business will report directly to Kevin Turner, chief operating officer.
Apr 22, 2011
33: new post   Microsoft Announces New Surface Details
Microsoft Corp. today released new details about its highly anticipated Microsoft Surface, a tablet PC designed to be the ultimate stage for Windows.
Oct 17, 2012
34: new post   Microsoft Announces Nine Windows Phone 7 Phones
"Microsoft Corp. today joined its partners in revealing nine new Windows Phone 7 handsets that will be available this holiday season from leading mobile operators in Europe, North America and Asia Pacific."
Oct 11, 2010
35: new post   Microsoft Announces Silverlight 2
Oct 14, 2008
36: new post   Microsoft Backs Icahn's Bid to Oust Yahoo Board
July 8, 2008
37: 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
38: new post   Microsoft BizSpark Set Up To Help Startups
"Microsoft has launched a broad new effort, known as Microsoft BizSpark, to help entrepreneurs and startups get off the ground using Microsoft tools and technology."
Nov 5, 2008
39: new post   Microsoft Board Names Satya Nadella as CEO
After much speculation Satya Nadella has been named Microsoft's CEO
Feb 4, 2014
40: 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
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