Feb 20, 2013 By the end of the summer, Hotmail will be no more. Its parent, Microsoft, is converting Hotmail to a new 21st century emailer called Outlook.com.
Feb 19, 2013 Microsoft is launching a $30 million ad campaign today to promote Outlook.com -- a new product meant to compete with Internet-based email systems like Google Inc.’s Gmail.
Feb 7, 2013 New "Scroogled" campaign raises questions about the efficacy of attack ads in the commercial realm.
Feb 5, 2013 Founder Michael Dell, equity firm Silver Lake Partners, and Microsoft are taking the Texas-based company off the market in an effort to make the company more agile, and hopefully, more profitable.
Feb 4, 2013 As Dell explores going private, Microsoft is an interested investor. It needs computer companies that focus on Windows-powered machines.
Jan 31, 2013 The pop star brings new meaning to the perils of celebrity endorsements in the age of social media.
Jan 31, 2013 Blackberry is back, with the launch of two new phones it hopes will revive the struggling smartphone company formerly known as Research in Motion. Facebook is working on best practices in an emerging area of social media -- suicide prevention. And, the military is using brain scans on new recruits -- canine recruits.
Jan 30, 2013 A protocol that lets musical instruments talk to and trigger one another turns 30 years old today. MIDI is still used by the likes of dance-punk band !!!. It’s inventor Dave Smith explains its use. A new version of Microsoft Office turns purchasers into subscribers. And, the IRS has had a Tumblr for months, but it’s just now getting noticed.
Jan 29, 2013 The long-awaited Blackberry 10 operating system is about to be unveiled and Research in Motion's fate is riding on its success.
Jan 25, 2013 Twitter new acquisition, Vine, allows users to share short videos. And, privacy advocates are demanding Skype be more transparent about what data it shares with the government.