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"Get off your stupid smartphone," say new ads for smartphone

Sep 27, 2010
Interesting marketing approach from Microsoft as they get ready to roll out the new Windows Phone. They've created advertisements that talk about...
Posted In: Microsoft, mobile, shame

Halo Reach pulls in 200 million dollars in first day

Sep 16, 2010
That's the dollar estimate in the first 24 hours in the US and Europe. That's compared to 170 million for Halo 3 when it was released in 2007. ...
Posted In: games, halo, Microsoft

Internet Explorer 9 beta launches

Sep 15, 2010
I think we need a new story category on this blog: Geek Chow. Stories that probably don't matter a whole lot in the short term to the average...
Posted In: browsers, Facebook, geek chow, Google, internet explorer, Microsoft, search

Microsoft engages in Fort Gay bashing

Sep 9, 2010
Josh Moore lives in the very small town of Fort Gay, WV. He signed up to play on the Xbox Live network and entered his hometown as part of his...
Posted In: games, Microsoft

Amazon poaches key game exec from Microsoft

Sep 7, 2010
This is kind of weird considering that Amazon is not exactly known for making original games. Nonetheless, Andre Vrignaud who served as MSFT's...
Posted In: Amazon, games, Kindle, Microsoft

Microsoft hoping for mobile mojo

Sep 2, 2010
Microsoft is released its latest mobile phone software to cell phone manufactures today....
Posted In: Microsoft, mobile, smartphones, Windows 7

MID-DAY UPDATE: Bernanke: Too big to fail?

Sep 2, 2010
...Shut 'em down Is high unemployment here to stay? Retailers show surprisingly solid sales Flash crash: SEC suspects "quote stuffing" and "sub-...
Posted In: Bernanke, community gardens, double rainbow, Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission, flash crash, Microsoft, mid-day update, mortgage rates, pets, retails at us, Unemployment, urban gardens, veggie theft

Google to debut Chrome store for web apps

Aug 18, 2010
This is interesting and potentially very significant. At a gaming conference in Cologne, Germany, Google detailed plans to launch a store for...
Posted In: apple, Chrome, Facebook, Google, Microsoft

MID-DAY UPDATE: Scandal at Hewlett-Packard...

Aug 9, 2010
... Where does the company go from here? Microsoft's "http://marketplace.publicradio.org/display/web/2010/08/09/am-microsoft-fixing-glitches-in-...
Posted In: adult entertainment, China, clean energy, college athletics, Hewlett-Packard, Hp, Microsoft, mid-day update, Monster Patch Tuesday

No need for colleges in five years says Bill Gates

Aug 6, 2010
I guess a dude who dropped out of Harvard and became the richest person on the planet couldn't be expected to strenuously fight for the campus...
Posted In: bill gates, Microsoft, YouTube

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