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Microsoft to remove Nokia name from smartphones

Tweet   American multinational corporation Microsoft Corp. is looking on dropping  Nokia name from its Lumia selection  of smartphones [Continue reading]

China improves own operating system to catch up on Apple, Microsoft

Tweet   It’s possible that by October, China could have its own operating system  [Continue reading]

Bill Gates supports social network for researchers

Bill Gates supports  social network for researchers

Tweet Microsoft co-founder turned generous contributor, Bill Gates on Tuesday showed his support to  backers of a social network whose goal is to promote scientific breakthroughs such as life-saving medicines. Gates and others gave $35 million into Berlin-based ResearchGate, which was created  five years ago by three friends [Continue reading]

Microsoft says sorry over Winehouse tweet

Microsoft says sorry  over  Winehouse tweet

Tweet   An apoogy was issued by Microsoft on Monday  for a "tweet" that has been slammed  for  appearing to be a deliberate effort to cash in on the death of 27-year-old British singer Amy Winehouse. "Apologies to everyone if our earlier Amy Winehouse ‘download’ tweet seemed purely commercially [Continue reading]

Nokia to take up Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7

Nokia to take up Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7

Tweet A company that once led the mobile-phone market is throwing in its lot with another company. Nokia announced Saturday morning that it will take up Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 software in place of its homegrown Symbian. In the  agreement, Nokia will offer  some of its own software and hardware, such as mapping technologies, to [Continue reading]

Sony Makes PlayStation 3 to 160-, 320-Gbytes

Sony Makes PlayStation 3 to 160-, 320-Gbytes

Tweet Sony made an announcement regarding the two new PlayStation 3 models with an impressive increase in storage capacity on Tuesday. This will include models with 160-Gbytes and even 320-Gbytes of capacity. The latter model, easily Sony’s largest, will be presented as part of Sony PlayStation Move bundle that will ship starting Sept. 19. [Continue reading]

Microsoft is the Surprise Winner in Oracle v. Google

Microsoft is the Surprise Winner in Oracle v. Google

Tweet Oracle’s battle against Google has one sure winner,  and it is no other than Microsoft. [Continue reading]

New XBox 360 Slim with Kinect

New XBox 360 Slim with Kinect

Tweet When Microsoft revealed the brand new model of its popular Xbox 360 gaming system at the E3 press show, industry experts appeared to unanimously agree that slim and sleek design was a great improvement over its successor [Continue reading]

"Hello World!" Tweets Microsoft icon Bill Gates

"Hello World!" Tweets Microsoft icon Bill Gates

Tweet As of 3:30pm Philippine Time, Bill Gates had already exceeded 142,000 followers. With these iconic words — coming from Microsoft co-founder and former chairman Bill Gates announced to the world his presence on the Twitter social media network. Gates was also following tweets from prestigious TED conferences, popular for mind bending [Continue reading]