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Microsoft Hires Former Symantec CEO and IBM Exec John Thompson

Microsoft Hires Former Symantec CEO and IBM Exec John Thompson

The Redmond-based software giant has hired a new board member, John W. Thompson, the Chief Executive Officer of Virtual Instruments and former Chairman and CEO of Symantec. With the addition of Thompson, Microsoft’s board’s size reaches to 10 members. He is currently serving as CEO of Virtual Instruments that provides… Read more »

Microsoft Extends Windows 7 Support

Microsoft Extends Windows 7 Support

If you are a Windows 7 lover and don’t want to let it go for anything else, then you will be pleased to know that the Redmond-based software giant is offering Windows 7 users an additional five years of support – until 2020. With this announcement, the mainstream support for… Read more »

Microsoft in Early Talks for New Music Service

Microsoft in Early Talks for New Music Service

It is certainly something unreasonable from the Redmond-based software giant. The company instead of working on to improve its current Zune platform of music, software and service reportedly in talks with record labels to start a new music service. CNet, the original source of news, reveals that Microsoft is looking… Read more »

Microsoft to Extend its SkyDrive apps for Windows and Mac

Microsoft to Extend its SkyDrive apps for Windows and Mac

The Redmond-based software giant is pushing hard to bring significant improvements to its cloud storage service SkyDrive recently. The company has integrated its cloud storage service into Windows Phone Mango by improving its capabilities considerably with HTML5 video support and also launch applications for Windows Phone and iOS users. A… Read more »

Mozilla Working on ‘Firefox Metro’ for Windows 8

Mozilla Working on ‘Firefox Metro’ for Windows 8

Things are rapidly changing in the tech word. Particularly, when it comes to computers and operating systems, a lot of work is going on in this field to improve the user experience. We have already heard a lot about Windows 8 and its capabilities to change the user experience. However,… Read more »

Nokia’s Lumia 800 Ready for China Launch in March

Nokia’s Lumia 800 Ready for China Launch in March

Nokia is reportedly bringing its Lumia 800 Windows Phone to China next month. The sources have told WMPowerUser that the Windows Phone 7 device is ready to become available on China Telecom’s network. The device has already been spotted in imaged in China, forcing us to believe that reports are… Read more »

Windows 8 Consumer Preview Coming February 29th

Windows 8 Consumer Preview Coming February 29th

The Redmond-based software giant has sent invitations for its upcoming event in Barcelona, Spain scheduled for February 29th – Microsoft dubbed this event as “Windows Consumer Preview.”  What we assume that the event will be utilized to exhibit Consumer Preview and likely be released to the world. As speculated, the… Read more »

Microsoft Releases OneNote Android

Microsoft Releases OneNote Android

It was back in January last year when the Redmond-based software giant felt the need to show its presence on the Apple’s App Store with its most famous note-taking solution, named OneNote. The company announced that its OneNote was installed on 78M PCs. Now it seems that Microsoft wanted to… Read more »

Microsoft to Open Retail Store in Austin

Microsoft to Open Retail Store in Austin

The Redmond-based software giant is busy expanding its presence. It has been reported that the company is planning to set up a retail store in Austin, Texas. Considering the vitality of the tech scene in the region, the selection of location by Microsoft isn’t shocking. However, we are not yet… Read more »

Microsoft Hints Zune May Not Be Dead

Microsoft Hints Zune May Not Be Dead

Just recall the leaked Windows Phone 8 news that hinted towards the end of Zune. Now it seems that the Redmond-based software giant is planning something different than what we have heard before. Before moving to the latest reports, let us first have a looked at the leaked Windows Phone… Read more »

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