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3 hrs ago | WinBeta

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

7 hrs ago | Bloomberg

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

11 hrs ago | 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

11 hrs ago | BetaNews

Microsoft announces Bing Offers Card-Linked -- enter to win $100

Google is a great search engine, but so is Bing. Many people dismiss Microsoft's offering without even trying it.


Related Topix: Startups, Widevine Technologies, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Internet, Science / Technology

11 hrs ago | ComputerWorld

Microsoft consolidates enterprise IT conferences

Microsoft will hold next year a new conference that encompasses its enterprise IT products, including the productivity and server Office software, IT management wares and development tools, and replaces several shows that are narrower in scope.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups

13 hrs ago | ComputerWorld

The fatal flaw in Nokia's Lumia 635 Windows Phone: What was Microsoft thinking?

The new Lumia 635 should have been a killer Windows Phone: It's low-cost phone with a solid set of specs and some innovative features.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups

14 hrs ago |

What to Expect When Microsoft (MSFT) Reports Fourth-Quarter Earnings Tuesday

The consensus estimate calls for Microsoft to report earnings of 60 cents a share on revenue of $23.03 billion.


Related Topix: Startups, TheStreet, Financial Markets

18 hrs ago |

Apple Will Murder Microsoft and Bury It With BlackBerry's Corpse

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Related Topix: Startups, Microsoft, Apple, Mozilla, Ipad, Science / Technology

18 hrs ago | Digit Magazine

Google adds better type rendering to its Chrome browser on Windows

Google last week said that it was finally ditching a 30-year-old technology to display fonts on Web pages in its Chrome browser for Windows.


Related Topix: Startups, Science / Technology, Microsoft Windows

21 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Gridstore supports Microsoft System Center 2012

Release date- 15072014 - Gridstore's integration with System Center allows for management of all resources via a single console.


Related Topix: 2012, Startups, Gliese Games, Video Games

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Xbox TV project to be canned

As a part of the layoffs and restructuring announced by new Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, the Xbox division will shutter its TV production wing, Xbox Entertainment Studios.


Related Topix: Microsoft Xbox, Video Games, Startups

International Business Times

Microsoft to Lay Nokia X Series of Phones to Rest Besides Axing 18,000 Jobs

CEO Satya Nadella informed company employees last week that management will have to take some tough decisions with long-term goals in mind.


Related Topix: Startups, Microsoft

North King County

Things beginning to heat up in election races, issues | Cornfield

DelBene raised $457,939 in the months of April, May and June, and reported $1.1 million in cash on hand at the start of July, according to reports filed Tuesday with the Federal Election Commission.


Related Topix: Financial Services, Federal Election Commission, Medina, WA, Startups, Redmond, WA, Opinion

CNet News

Microsoft Layoffs Painful Requirement to Restore Efficiency

NEWS ANALYSIS: By reducing its head count by more than 10 percent, Microsoft will be able to focus on its most promising businesses in its effort to return to robust growth.


Related Topix: Startups, Microsoft, Cell Phones, Electronics, Marketing

The Motley Fool

1 Bad Sign for Microsoft Corporation's Tablet Dreams

Making the operating system free for OEMs is one thing, but getting people to actually buy the devices is another.


Related Topix: Startups, Google, Microsoft, Ipad, Science / Technology, Apple

Al Bawaba

Microsoft devices offers exclusive Ramadan Apps

Microsoft devices has introduced exclusive Ramadan content for the users of Lumia and Nokia X range.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Startups, Microsoft, Social Software

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Tech Week: Microsoft Layoffs, Comcast Call Hell And Call Of Duty

Comcast CEO Brian Roberts gestures as he speaks during a cable convention in Washington, D.C., in 2013.


Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Startups, Activision, Call of Duty , Video Games

WTHR-TV Indianapolis


Research finds that early-rising employees behave less ethically at the end of the day when their energy is low.


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

Business Journal

Some help for laid-off Microsoft workers, just in time

Economic Development Council of Seattle and King County President Suzanne Dale Estey says her organization can help laid-off Microsoft workers.


Related Topix: Startups, Ravenna (Seattle, WA), Wedgwood (Seattle, WA), Madrona (Seattle, WA), Lake City (Seattle, WA), Ballard (Seattle, WA)

Wall Street Journal

Microsoft Tangles With Justice Department

Microsoft Corp.'s top lawyer once made peace with the U.S. government after an antitrust battle nearly broke the company apart.


Related Topix: Startups, US News


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