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Tablet boom, tablet consolidation at CES

Jan 5, 2011
The big Consumer Electronics Show officially kicks off tomorrow (though unofficially it's more like today) and around 100 new tablet computers are...
Posted In: business, gadgets, Hp, iPad, manufacturing, Microsoft, samsung, tablets

Kinect for PC

Jan 4, 2011
Asus has licensed Kinect technology from Microsoft and will debut a version of Kinect to run on PCs. It's called WAVI Xtion (catchy name, guys!)...
Posted In: business, Entertainment, gadgets, kinect, manufacturing, Microsoft, Web Culture

Microsoft to announce set top box

Jan 4, 2011
This is kind of a weird one. Microsoft's CEO Steve Ballmer is giving the first big speech of CES and will apparently announce a set top box with...
Posted In: apple, Entertainment, gadgets, itunes, kin, manufacturing, Microsoft, tv, windows phone 7, xbox

Hotmail emails vanish

Jan 3, 2011
Usually the only time I think about Hotmail is when I'm admonishing my wife to drop her clunky old Hotmail account and switch over to something...
Posted In: hotmail, Microsoft, privacy, Web Culture

Microsoft to launch new OS for tablets and mobile

Dec 22, 2010
It always seemed a little odd to me that Microsoft was said to be launching new tablets that ran on the same year-old operating system that they...
Posted In: apple, business, gadgets, iPad, manufacturing, Microsoft, tablets

MIDDAY UPDATE: Ernst and Young, Kinect

Dec 20, 2010
New York prosecutors may charge accounting firm Ernst and Young for its role in the collapse of Lehman Brothers. New York prosecutors are...
Posted In: Banks, dover, Ernst and Young, kinect, Lehman Brothers, Microsoft, mid-day update, UK

Tons of new things on Bing

Dec 15, 2010
I'm going to punt over to Danny Sullivan over at Search Engine Land to give you the full rundown of new Bing features. There's a lot of them. More...
Posted In: bing, business, Facebook, Microsoft, search, social media

Microsoft joins complaint against Google

Dec 14, 2010
Google has been trying for several months now to acquire a software company called ITA, which makes a product that searches airline information for...
Posted In: business, Google, government, Law, Microsoft, Transportation

MIDDAY UPDATE: Elizabeth Warren, trade deficit, Kinect

Dec 10, 2010
Today we were joined by Elizabeth Warren, special advisor for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Warren has been tasked with serving as the...
Posted In: Elizabeth Warren, kinect, Microsoft, mid-day update, trade deficit

2.5 million Kinects sold

Nov 30, 2010
Microsoft's goal of 5 million Kinects sold this year seemed awfully ambitious when it was first announced but it looks like they'll get there. The...
Posted In: business, gadgets, games, kinect, Microsoft

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