Your Facebook "likes" might influence your Bing search results

The next time you run a search for "2010 election" on Bing and see a skewed amount of Republican results, it might be because you clicked on Newt Gingrich's, Rudy Giuliani's, and Michael Steele's "Like This" buttons on Facebook.

Halo: Reach pulls in big numbers, big technical flaw

The final installment of the Xbox 360's blockbuster Halo series has become the fastest-selling in franchise history. Reaching $200 million in sales in just 24 hours, it has attained the second highest launch sales of any video game.

RIM defends heavyweight smartphone title

RIM continues to successfully defend its heavyweight (BlackBerry) smartphone title against various contenders, including Apple (iOS) and Google (Android).

IE9 beta launch: Part 2 of Microsoft's quadruple threat

Much of the last decade was defined by Microsoft missteps and outright mistakes.

Microsoft sees game consoles in the 21st century workplace

Farmville. Halo. Zelda. These are all words that are ingrained in the lexicon of today's working class. Will that change the landscape of the workplace environment? Microsoft says maybe.

Bing passes Yahoo in the blink of an eye

Microsoft is proving that you can do anything if you put your mind - and the resources of a multi-billion dollar corporation - to it.

Microsoft pledges to protect NGOs from Russian government harassment

Microsoft says it plans to investigate reports that its anti-piracy policy has been used by the Russian authorities to stifle political opposition.

Yes, Windows Phone 7 is doomed

Windows Phone 7 may not fail as utterly as the hipster-oriented Kin. But the overhyped smartphone platform is doomed nonetheless.

Microsoft employees dance at mock iPhone funeral

No, we are not making this up. Microsoft employees really did dance at a mock iPhone funeral held to commemorate the launch of Windows Phone 7. Click here to watch the shocking video. Warning: Really bad dancing alert.

Video game industry weakens as recession worsens

The video game industry continues to be hit hard by the worsening recession, with US sales dropping more than a hefty 10% to $1.6 billion.

Will Microsoft launch Windows Phone 7 on October 11?

Microsoft is reportedly prepping its long-awaited Windows Phone 7 platform for a gala launch on October 11, 2010.

DHS fails cyber-security audit

The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has utterly failed an extensive cyber-security audit conducted by the agency's own Inspector General (IG).

Microsoft seizes botnet domains through legal precedent

Microsoft has defeated the Waledac botnet in court, after a legal decision that could provide a precedent in future cases.

Microsoft apologizes over Xbox Live gay snafu

A red-faced Microsoft is rushing to apologize for mistakenly banning an Xbox Live gamer who listed his West Virginia home town as Fort Gay.

Google hits back against anti-trust complaints

Google is fighting back against an anti-trust inquiry ordered by Texas' attorney general, saying that some of the companies making complaints have links to Microsoft.

Microsoft releases Windows Phone 7

Forget about iOS, BlackBerry, Android and Symbian! Microsoft wants you to know that it has released the RTM version of Windows Phone 7 - to manufacturers.

Would you pay $100 a year for Xbox Live?

Would you be willing to cough up $100 a year to access Microsoft’s Xbox Live online service?

Microsoft redesigns Xbox 360 D-Pad

Is it just me, or does it seem like it took the chronically overpaid Xbox engineering team over five friggin' years to admit the 360 controller D-Pad was in dire need of an overhaul?

Microsoft jacks up Xbox Live membership fees

Microsoft is increasing its Xbox Live Gold membership fee by $10 - from $50 to $60 a year.

Microsoft 'metermaids' miff conference delegates

Microsoft has infuriated Australians after hiring a bunch of half-naked women to pep up a developers' conference - which had a key session devoted to 'Women in IT'.