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1 hr ago | Billboard

Microsoft Isn't Killing Xbox Music; Update Coming

If you took Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's comment this week that the company would "streamline our investments in music and video" to signal the imminent demise of Xbox Music, well, relax.


Related Topix: X360, Microsoft Xbox, Video Games, Startups

5 hrs ago | ITworld

UK government adopts ODF for document exchange with citizens and suppliers

The U.K. government has adopted ODF as its standard for the exchange of word processor and spreadsheet files between departments and with citizens and suppliers, meaning that companies and citizens will not be required to buy a particular application or software suite in order to collaborate with government staff.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Microsoft Office, Startups

9 hrs ago | Wired

Why Dropbox Is Tying Its Future to Microsoft Office

Hot startups don't often stake their reputation for innovation on how well their technology works with Microsoft Office, but that's exactly what Dropbox is doing today.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Microsoft Office, Startups, Microsoft, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Wed Jul 23, 2014

AME Info

Microsoft sets two years for Nokia to break even

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Related Topix: Startups, Qatar, Middle East

Microsoft Stalls in Post-Earnings Trading: What Wall Street's Saying

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Related Topix: Startups, Mozilla, Science / Technology, Cloud Computing, Business News


Microsoft Admits to Killing the Surface Mini

During Tuesday's quarterly earnings call, CFO Amy Hood said that part of the reason revenue from the company's line of Surface tablets took a hit was because it had decided to kill an unreleased product.


Related Topix: Startups, Microsoft, CPU, Science / Technology, Microsoft Xbox, Video Games

The Motley Fool

Why Did Microsoft Kill Off Nokia X and Asha?

The Nokia X was never meant for developed markets. Instead, it was intended to compete against low-end Android phones in developing and emerging ones.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups

Phone Scoop

Microsoft Intros Entry-Level Lumia 530

Microsoft today revealed the Lumia 530, a new entry-level Windows Phone that succeeds last year's 520.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups

Moray Firth Radio

Apple Profits Up 12% As Microsoft Innovates

For Apple, investors want to see if it can again produce a revolutionary new product, something it has not done since the iPad in 2010.


Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Microsoft, iPhone, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Insider Monkey

Apple Inc. (AAPL) & Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Earnings a Victory...

Apple Inc. reported impressive second-quarter earnings that have kept the tech industry going, awaiting to see the impact of its product cycle that set to receive a refresh in September with iPhone 6. MD & Senior Analyst, Daniel Ives, told CNBC that the second-quarter earnings were a victory for both Apple and Microsoft Corporation in the tech ... (more)


Related Topix: Apple, Startups, iPhone, Tellme Networks, Groove Commerce, Sentillion


Microsoft unveils 100 cars from Forza Horizon 2 garage

With the debut of Forza Horizon 2 less than two months away, publisher Microsoft has unveiled the first 100 cars included in the open-world racing sim's roster of exotic machines.


Related Topix: Turn 10, Microsoft, Forza Horizon, Video Games, Startups, The, Deep Silver, X360, Microsoft Xbox


Microsoft brings two open source tools to Azure

Following through on promises from new CEO Satya Nadella, Microsoft continues to add support for non-Microsoft technologies, allowing them to run well on the company's Azure cloud hosting platform.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups


Stocks are back in 'vroom vroom' mode

The S&P 500 hit another all time high Tuesday before pulling back slightly. It still gained half a percent for the day.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Startups, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Life, Food, Dining

Silicon Alley Insider

LIVE: Microsoft Delivers Slight Beat On Revenue, Misses On Earnings...

It was a miss on EPS, which Microsoft says is due to the Nokia acquisition. Microsoft says the Nokia acquisition accounted for a $0.08 per share loss.


Related Topix: Startups

Microsoft Shutters Xbox Entertainment Studios And Shows Why Content Is So Hard

If you grow up in the Boston area, no good adjective is ever left to stand on its own - "wicked" is the go-to adverb for all occasions.


Related Topix: Startups, X360, Microsoft Xbox, Video Games

Seeking Alpha

Microsoft: Time To 'Sell The News'?

When Microsoft rallies a point and a half in one trading session and then attempts to rally nearly another two points in premarket trading the following day, one has to wonder if it is time to sell the news.


Related Topix: Tellme, Tellme Networks, Startups, Groove Commerce, Sentillion, Stanley


Looking past Windows, Nadella seeks very different Microsoft

As the company's quarterly earnings announcement looms, CEO Satya Nadella sends signals that a break with Microsoft's past may be soon.


Related Topix: Startups, Microsoft

Mon Jul 21, 2014


A history of the Microsoft Flight Simulator franchise: the origins, the end, and a new beginning

With roots that stem back to the late 70's, Microsoft Flight Simulator has since garnered a relatively strong and loyal following, almost cult-like in fact.


Related Topix: Microsoft Flight, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games, Computers, Startups, Microsoft, IBM, Microsoft Windows, Science / Technology


Russia to Reduce Reliance on Microsoft, IBM After Sanctions

Bloomberg's Ryan Chilcote reports on mounting international pressure on Russian President Vladimir Putin over the downing of flight MH17 in Ukraine.


Related Topix: IBM, Startups, Vladimir Putin, Publishing, Media, News, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, FOX News Network

Bellingham Herald

Microsoft makes design central to its future

Among them: dried noodles that come wrapped around a pair of chopsticks; a tubular meal that can be pulled with two fingers from a car cup holder base; and a fork that squeezes out sauce.


Related Topix: Startups, Microsoft, Dining, Science, Computer Science, Redmond, WA, Computers


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