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Microsoft announces Xbox Music service

Oct 15, 2012
With the release of Windows 8 just 11 days away, today Microsoft announced a new music service called Xbox Music.
Posted In: Microsoft, xbox, Music, itunes

A new new strategy for Yahoo coming soon

Sep 24, 2012
New CEO Marissa Meyer is expected to use her Google experience to jump-start growth at Yahoo
Posted In: Google, Marissa Mayer, Microsoft, Yahoo, Yahoo!

Microsoft and Nokia try again with a new smartphone

Sep 5, 2012
The two companies are hoping to capitalize when they introduce their new designed-from-the-ground-up smartphone today, based on the same Windows 8 system that'll run next-generation PCs.
Posted In: windows 8, windows phone, Microsoft

Why is the Windows Phone always an afterthought?

Sep 5, 2012
A new Nokia Windows Phone debuts and the silence is deafening.
Posted In: Microsoft, windows phone, according to a recent study

Apple vs Samsung verdict is a big win for Microsoft

Aug 27, 2012
Microsoft has been trying to compete in the smartphone market for years. With the recent Apple vs. Samsung patent verdict, Microsoft may be able to point out the hidden costs of Android.
Posted In: patent wars, apple, samsung, Microsoft

The surprising economics of spam

Aug 13, 2012
A look at the screwy economic model of that pesky inbox filler.
Posted In: spam, Microsoft, email, Facebook, mail

Hotmail signs off, replaced with Outlook.com

Aug 1, 2012
If you've still got a Hotmail account -- and there are still millions of you out there -- take note. As of today, Microsoft is phasing out its free email brand. The company is renaming the service Outlook.com and adding features to better compete with Yahoo and Gmail.
Posted In: hotmail, outlook, Microsoft, email

Amazon’s Bezos donates $2.5 million to support same-sex marriage

Jul 27, 2012
Why support for gay rights is also a shrewd tactical move in the tech community.
Posted In: Amazon, Microsoft, apple, Google, jeff bezos, Twitter

Sen. Joe Lieberman on why the new cybersecurity bill is more carrot than stick

Jul 26, 2012
Will incentives be enough to spark security improvement in corporate America?
Posted In: cybersecurity, lieberman, Microsoft

Microsoft vs. Google: A tale of two earnings reports

Jul 20, 2012
After the close on Wall Street yesterday, Microsoft announced its first quarterly loss ever. And Google announced a $2.8 billion profit for the quarter. Two very different situations -- but they might just share a theme.
Posted In: Microsoft, Google, mobile, Mergers and Acquisitions

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