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49 min ago | ComputerWorld

Judge clears Google AdWords in geotagging patent lawsuit

Google AdWords does not infringe a location-based search patent owned by a company called GeoTag, a U.S. judge ruled in a case in which Google and Microsoft teamed up to come to the aid of customers who use their mapping services.


Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

4 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

Microsoft opening Mall of Louisiana kiosk

Tony Stephens, senior general manager for the Baton Rouge mall, tells The Advocate Microsoft will be located in a kiosk near the mall's center court.


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

8 hrs ago | NewsFactor

Microsoft, BMC Targeting VMware

IT management company BMC is pitching its cloud management deal with Microsoft as a way for companies to migrate seamlessly away from VMware, taking those VMware-based virtualized applications and workloads and moving them over to Microsoft's Hyper-V.


Related Topix: SlideRocket, Continuity Software, Packetmotion, VMware, Software, Startups, Sentillion

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Microsoft expands ad-free Bing search for schools

The program, launched in a pilot program earlier this year, is now available to all U.S. schools, public or private, from kindergarten through the 12th grade.


Related Topix: Startups, Internet, Science / Technology, Redmond, WA, Business News


Windows Phone 8.1: Microsoft finally gets it right

Windows Phone 8.1 signals that Microsoft is now finally committed to turning its smartphone operating system into a powerful rival, and viable alternative, to Android and iOS.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups

Data Center Knowledge

Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute Goes Global via 16 Equinix Data Centers

Equinix is again boosting its ability to connect enterprises directly to cloud. Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute will be available in 16 markets globally via Equinix International Business Exchange data centers.


Related Topix: Startups, Science / Technology, Cloud Computing


Violin Memory Teams With Microsoft To Embed Windows Storage Server 2012 In All-Flash Array

Violin Memory Tuesday introduced what it called the first all-flash storage array with Windows Storage Server 2012 R2 embedded as a way to accelerate Windows-based applications while letting customers use the management tools they already have in play.


Related Topix: Startups, Microsoft, Marketing, Science / Technology, CPU


Put to the test: Microsoft's Office 365 on the iPad and Mac

The good news: Office and Exchange now works credibly on the iPad. The bad news: Microsoft is being as proprietary as Apple For years, the world has been begging Microsoft to release its Office suite for the iPad.


Related Topix: Dropbox, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Startups, Microsoft, Apple

Small Business Trends

Can't Afford Microsoft? Meet Apache OpenOffice

For businesses on a shoestring budget, having to fork out cash for Microsoft Office is an additional expense that many could do without.


Related Topix: Startups, Microsoft Office

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Xbox One controller compatibility with PC still coming this year per Microsoft

Microsoft promised that Xbox One controllers would eventually work with the PC sometime in 2014 through a driver update.


Related Topix: The, Video Games, Deep Silver, X360, Microsoft Xbox, Startups, Microsoft


Download and Install Microsoft Office 2013 Without the Disc

If your computer came with Office 2013 pre-installed , you can still reinstall Office with your product key-you just need to download it straight from Microsoft.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Microsoft Office, Startups

PanArmenian Network

Microsoft inks patent licensing agreement with Motorola Solutions

PanARMENIAN.Net - Microsoft Corp. announced on Monday, April 21, a patent licensing agreement with Motorola Solutions, Inc., a provider of communication solutions and services for enterprise and government customers.


Related Topix: Startups, Tellme, Microsoft, Motorola, EFJohnson Technologies


Microsoft will close Nokia acquisition on Friday

After 8 months, Microsoft's purchase of Nokia's devices and services business becomes official on April 25. Nokia's network and mapping groups will remain separate, but Nokia phones will become Microsoft phones.


Related Topix: Nokia, Wireless, Telecom, Startups, Microsoft


Corporate therapy for Silicon Valley

At a going rate of $30,000 a year per client, Richard Hagberg doesn't come cheap.


Related Topix: Psychology, Science, Dropbox, Startups

A challenger surfaces: The Microsoft Surface Pro 2

My Year of the Chromebook series is meant to give you a more detailed look at Google's Chromebook Pixel.


Related Topix: Computers, Startups, Science / Technology, CPU

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Microsoft Windows Phone Should Gain Momentum Despite Sagging Growth In Smartphone Markets

Investors seem to get it - the smartphone market is saturated. Share prices of all major smartphone vendors sagged in 2013.


Related Topix: Microsoft Windows, Science / Technology, Startups, Microsoft, Wireless, Telecom, Nokia


Market Snapshot: Long view on stocks is best during weak earnings season

Taking the long-term view is probably the best course of action for investors given the weakness of first-quarter results as we head into the peak week of first-quarter earnings season with reports from heavyweights like Apple Inc., Microsoft Corp., and AT&T Inc. Stocks ended the holiday-shortened week with their best weekly gain in nine months on ... (more)


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Startups


Stocks: It's report card time on Wall Street

We're heading into the heart of the earnings season this week. It's a reality check on the health of the economy and where the markets stand ... and maybe where they'll go.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Netflix, iPad App, iPhone App, iPod touch App, iPhone and iPad App, Amazon, Startups

CNet News

Microsoft Expects Cortana Voice Assistant to Get Smarter

Microsoft thinks its Cortana voice assistant tech is poised to do much more than search the Web and tidy up calendars.


Related Topix: Startups, Microsoft, Science / Technology, Internet, 2010, Kinect, Microsoft Game Studios

Seeking Alpha

Coca-Cola Or Microsoft?

Like most things in life, investing boils down to looking at various alternative options and selecting those that best fit with your desires and strategy.


Related Topix: Startups, Microsoft, Financial Markets, REIT, Personal Finance


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