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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

Eyeball video game controls. For when any kind of motion is simply too taxing.

Aug 4, 2010
Microsoft's Kinect system is coming soon. It'll be great for when you simply can't be bothered to use a controller. But what if physical movement...
Posted In: games, kinect, Microsoft, video games

Microsoft issues emergency patch

Aug 3, 2010
This was in order to address an issue so severe that it couldn't wait for Patch Tuesday, the monthly release of various security patches. I'll...
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Microsoft wants employees to build Windows 7 Phone apps in their spare time

Jul 23, 2010
Yesterday, we brought news of all Microsoft employees being given free Windows 7 Phones when the late entry to the smart phone war debuts later...
Posted In: Microsoft, smartphones, windows 7 phone

Suspect in Russian spy case worked at Microsoft

Jul 14, 2010
So did he somehow infiltrate and doom the Kin project? Apparently not. Alexey Karetnikov was apparently a low level software tester at Microsoft...
Posted In: Facebook, Microsoft, Russia

Microsoft paying developers to build apps for Windows Phone 7

Jul 14, 2010
Microsoft is getting ready to make a big push in mobile but it obviously isn't going to have very many apps at the time of launch. Nowhere near...
Posted In: android, apple, Microsoft

Microsoft Office 2010 sales results "a bit disappointing"

Jul 14, 2010
This according to a report by research group NPD. It's kind of a mixed bag report, really, nothing apocalyptic for MSFT. But it does get at a...
Posted In: Google, Microsoft

Search engine popularity metrics range from opaque to meaningless

Jun 11, 2010
I've been trying to make sense of a couple recent articles about the latest information on the popularity of the major search engines. It seems...
Posted In: bing, Google, Microsoft, Yahoo

Eyebrow raisers from the iPhone announcement

Jun 8, 2010
You may have heard a bit about the new iPhone yesterday, considering the news replaced oxygen as the most common thing in the air. Ars Technica has...
Posted In: apple, Google, iPhone, Microsoft, netflix, video, wwdc

Tech News In Brief - 6/4/10

Jun 4, 2010
Google data collection mess gets messier China blocking FoursquareU.S. Cyber Command wants to ‘operate freely' to protect and defend computer...
Posted In: aol, energy, foursquare, Google, Microsoft, security, Twitter, YouTube

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