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1 hr ago |

Microsoft wirelessly charges a Lumia 930 using apples and potatoes

Many of you may remember, from your school days, being able to generate electrical current from a potato.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups

6 hrs ago | CIO

Microsoft Wants You to Forget Windows 8

As talk of the next Windows begins to build and some details of what most are calling for now either Windows 9 or Threshold come into focus, it's worthwhile to take a moment to remember Windows 8. Unless the Redmond, Wash.


Related Topix: Startups, Microsoft, Redmond, WA, Laptops/Notebooks, IBM, Microsoft Windows, Science / Technology

7 hrs ago | Reuters

Seattle man gets 1-1/2 years for Microsoft insider trades

An online stock trader who profited from inside information passed to him by a former Microsoft Corp finance employee was sentenced to 1-1/2 years in prison in Seattle on Friday.


Related Topix: Startups, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Retail, Barnes and Noble

11 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

Microsoft Investors Should Be Thrilled That the Surface Mini Is Dead

While the Surface Pro, now on its third iteration, has had enough success for Microsoft to continue the effort, the Surface, which runs a desktop-less version of Windows built for ARM Holdings ' processors, was an unmitigated disaster.


Related Topix: Startups, Microsoft, CPU, Science / Technology, Laptops/Notebooks, Keyboards, Intel

15 hrs ago |

Microsoft's Open Interoperability Gamble Rolls New Dice

After the 'new recipe' Coke flavoured reception that Windows 8 received and the death of Windows XP support, Microsoft is faced with an uphill struggle to garner credence for its new approach to openness and interoperability.


Related Topix: Startups, Microsoft, Microsoft Windows, Science / Technology, Skype, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Open Source Software, iPhone, Linux

20 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

Single Window Microsoft to unite OS for all platforms

Microsoft is doing away with multiple operating softwares for its multiple devices.


Related Topix: Startups, Microsoft, Science, Computer Science

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Sys-Con Media

GoDaddy & Microsoft Partner to Provide Affordable Office 365 Email &...

GoDaddy , the world's largest technology provider dedicated to small businesses, and Microsoft today announced a long-term strategic partnership to offer Microsoft Office 365 from GoDaddy as its exclusive core business-class email and productivity service for small businesses in India.


Related Topix: GoDaddy, Small Business, Personal Finance, Startups, Science / Technology, Microsoft Office


Yammer Cofounder David Sacks Is Out At Microsoft

It's been two years since Microsoft acquired business social network site Yammer for $1.2 billion and the cofounder of the company, David Sachs, announced on Twitter on Thursday that he's leaving Microsoft.


Related Topix: Yammer, Startups, Science / Technology, Microsoft Office


a Microsoft's OneNote now offered on Amazon devices

OneNote for Fire Phone is available in the Amazon Appstore for Android starting Thursday, Microsoft execs said.


Related Topix: Startups, Microsoft


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


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


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


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