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A senior Microsoft executive has admitted that the company's previous criticism of open source software was 'a mistake\
We've known that proper Xbox Live gaming (powered by XNA) was coming to Windows Phone 7 devices. Microsoft has finally come clean with details about its launch strategy for the platform, and from where we sit, it's definitely looking pretty promising.
Today, Symantec issued a press release stating that Microsoft would be setting a record for the number of patches sent out in a single month, and it would tie the record for the total number of vulnerabilities since it began its “Patch Tuesday” program of releasing weekly patches when necessary.
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The Get a Mac ads may be dead, but Microsoft is quite happy keeping the PC vs. Mac comparisons going with a new section on its Windows 7 website.
"New figures released by Microsoft shows that nearly half of all Windows 7 installations are running on the 64-bit version of the company's flagship operating system."
Windows Run commands are super handy to know, especially when dealing with computer users over the phone. Trying to talk them through an issue can be difficult enough without worrying about what version of Windows they are running or whether or not they have moved the shortcut to their control panel and all sorts.
RIM's commitment to protect customers from the prying eyes of the government contrasts Microsoft's IE8 privacy policies.
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Microsoft’s statement at court when sued over WGA“the software collected and communicated private identifying information from consumer’s computers and sent that information back to Microsoft on a daily basis.”
Microsoft today disclosed that version nine of its Internet Explorer Web browser will have a beta release in September.
Without question, AT&T's wireless growth these past few years has been largely based on iPhone -- and with apparently good reason, if you look at the numbers. As far as other platforms go, however, it's not been as rosy.
Microsoft has long been a software company: it builds the software, and lets third parties build the hardware. It's a model that has served the company well. But if it wants to be a serious player in the phone market, that needs to change.
Generally speaking it’s better to make changes to an image before importing it into an Office document (document, spreadsheet or presentation). There even the Microsoft Picture Manager provided with Office to let you do that, as well as many other photo editing tools.
Microsoft's new slogan may be a bit on the strange side, but it's not nearly as bad as some of the company's past attempts at creating catchphrases.
What words come to mind when asked to describe Microsoft today? Cool, stylish, revolutionary, and innovative are probably out of the question. However, those words could easily be used to describe Apple.
The official pricing of Microsoft's Kinect is $150, but the company is also launching a new flavor of the 360 system with 4GB internal storage and a new matte-black finish.