US and EU approve Microsoft-Yahoo mega search deal

The US and EU have approved a mega search deal - without restrictions - between Microsoft and Yahoo.

Microsoft goes social with Outlook 2010

Corporate drones rejoice! You will soon be able to use Microsoft Outlook to view Facebook and MySpace status updates from the privacy of your dreary cubicles!

Windows Phone Series 7: Attractively Different but can it Win?


Being attractively different may be the first requirement for something to step out from under the iPhone's and Android's shadows.

Microsoft Zunes in on Phone interfaces

While everyone waited with baited breath for Microsoft to announce a "Zune phone" at this year's MWC in Barcelona, Steve Ballmer added a surprise Microsoft twist to the mix, effectively announcing that all Microsoft phones would be Zune phones from now on.

EU tipped to approve Microsoft/Yahoo search deal

The EU is expected to approve Microsoft's search deal with Yahoo this week.

Microsoft touts Office 2011 for Mac OS X

Microsoft has confirmed that it will be releasing an updated version of its Office suite for the Mac sometime during 2010.

Bill Gates insists he doesn't have iPad envy

Microsoft founder Bill Gates has confirmed that he isn't suffering from a chronic case of iPad envy.

Microsoft turned down US army XBox contract

It has emerged that four years ago Microsoft turned down a potentially huge and profitable deal with the US military which had wanted to stock up on Xbox 360 consoles for soldier training.

Microsoft says Windows 7 does not ruin notebook batteries

Microsoft has vehemently rebuffed claims that its Windows 7 operating system is responsible for causing the alleged and rapid degradation of notebook batteries. 

Apple makes gains in smartphone market

Apple now has more than a quarter of the US smartphone market, according to the latest figures from ComScore.

Microsoft eliminates multitasking support in Windows Mobile 7

Microsoft has reportedly decided to emulate Apple and eliminate multitasking support in its upcoming Windows Mobile 7 operating system.

Yet another Bada Bing: Microsoft search gets Facebook

Forget Google! Microsoft has confirmed that it will soon offer Facebook users full access to its snazzy Bing search engine.

Microsoft pulls the plug on Xbox Live for older consoles

Microsoft has announced plans to ax Xbox Live for the original, eight-year-old Xbox in April.

Microsoft relents on default search engine in IE7, letting users choose

Washington (DC) - Giving journalists another opportunity to use the phrase "bending to pressure" with respect to Microsoft, the company demonstrated another curious and uncharacteristic about-face today, stating it will allow users to choose which search engine to use as the default for Internet Explorer 7 in Windows Vista. In the current beta and previous editions, when an existing choice had not been listed in the System Registry, an IE7 installation presumed the default search engine as Windows Live Search.