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Microsoft Releases Kinect for Windows

Microsoft Releases Kinect for Windows

As promised by Steve Ballmer in January, the Redmond-based software giant has announced Kinect for the Windows Software Development Kit (SDK) version 1.0. Back in November last year, Beta 2 version was released by the company and the current version is launched with significant enhancements over the previous version, including… Read more »

Google, Yahoo Unites to Deal with Phishing

Google, Yahoo Unites to Deal with Phishing

Google, Yahoo, AOL and Microsoft have united to fight against sources of phishing, the emails that try to deceive users into giving up their personal information. The companies in collaboration with the financial services providers, Including Bank of America and Fidelity Investments has formed DMARC.org, also called Domain-based Message Authentication,… Read more »

Nokia to Push Retail for Lumia Line

Nokia to Push Retail for Lumia Line

Steven Elop, CEO of Nokia announced that the company is planning to battle both iOS and Android handsets. The company is also devising a new strategy that it is going to employ in the United States. We are in fact talking about how the Lumia handsets will be processed in… Read more »

Microsoft in Works to Bring Kinect to laptops

Microsoft in Works to Bring Kinect to laptops

Microsoft is pretty much sure about the fact that it is on the top when it comes to its Kinect accessory. The Redmond-based software giant has already sold 18 million units since its launch a year ago. The company has recently made an announcement saying that the product will soon… Read more »

Microsoft to Drop Microsoft Points in a Step to Align Pricing

Microsoft to Drop Microsoft Points in a Step to Align Pricing

Inside Mobile Apps reports, citing some of its sources that Microsoft is planning to drop its Microsoft Points virtual currency system and aiming to completely phase it out by the end of this year. By the end of this year, the software giant will push all transactions to be established… Read more »

Microsoft in Talks with Pantech to Sign Android Patent Deal

Microsoft in Talks with Pantech to Sign Android Patent Deal

Microsoft is reportedly in talks with the South Korea’s third largest mobile manufacturer, Pantech so as to make it its next patent licensee. Both the companies are in negotiations over finalizing the royalty payments for its patents regarding Android smartphones. According to Yonhap News, the company is most probably following… Read more »

Microsoft Aiming for HD Set-Top Box with Kinect Integration

Microsoft Aiming for HD Set-Top Box with Kinect Integration

The Daily reports that Microsoft is preparing a set-top box in which the Redmond-based company adds Kinect features, whereas as connecting it with several music and video services. Moreover, the device will also include different apps and games. Microsoft describes its device as an entertainment-specific media hub. Also, the company… Read more »

Bing Outruns Yahoo as the Number 2 Search Engine

Bing Outruns Yahoo as the Number 2 Search Engine

A research firm, comScore reveals that Microsoft’s search engine Bing outrun Yahoo in the market share for the first time in December 2011. This makes the Bing the number 2 search engine trailing the search giant Google. According to research firm, in December, the Bing saw a growth of 15.1%… Read more »

Microsoft Roll Outs Windows Phone Update

Microsoft Roll Outs Windows Phone Update

In order to address some of the most common bugs in its mobile OS, Microsoft is rolling out a new Windows Phone update. In a blog post, the company announced that it is rolling out its new Windows Phone update, 8107, beginning this week. The new update includes a fix… Read more »

Microsoft Aiming to Bring Xbox LIVE Gaming to iOS

Microsoft Aiming to Bring Xbox LIVE Gaming to iOS

One of the recently-posted job listing reveals that the software giant Microsoft is planning to port its Xbox LIVE gaming portal to iOS and other such platforms. It is important to note here that iOS has recently got s new Xbox LIVE app but the gameplay section is still a… Read more »

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