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Dec 9, 2013

$99 Tablet Promo: Dell Venue 8 Pro To Be Sold By Microsoft For $99 This Monday Only

$99 Tablet Promo: Dell Venue 8 Pro To Be Sold By Microsoft For $99 This Monday Only
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Dell Venue 8 Pro Credit: Dell The Dell Venue 8 Pro will be sold at Microsoft Store locations all over the United States and Canada this Monday for only $99 as part of Microsoft‘s 12 Days of Deals promo. This gives customers big savings as the tablet’s original price is $299. The promo is valid […]


Sep 3, 2013

Microsoft buys Nokia smartphone business for $7.2 billion

Microsoft buys Nokia smartphone business for $7.2 billion
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Microsoft buys Nokia‘s Devices & Services business, license Nokia‘s patents, and license and use Nokia‘s mapping services in cold cash, amounting to around $7.2 billion. This is according to the joint press release of Microsoft Corporation and Nokia Corporation this Monday, September 2, 2013, as announced by the Boards of Directors for both companies. Microsoft […]


May 3, 2013

Hotmail officially dead, Microsoft finished migrating 400 million Hotmail users to Outlook

Hotmail officially dead, Microsoft finished migrating 400 million Hotmail users to Outlook
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Hotmail is now officially dead. Microsoft began to automatically change Hotmail email addresses to Outlook.com last February. Microsoft‘s Outlook announced on their official blog this Thursday, May 2, 2013 that they have already finished migrating 400 million Hotmail users to Outlook. Outlook screenhot Image Credit: Blogs.office.com “Today, we’re excited to announce that we’ve completed upgrading […]


Mar 5, 2013

Forbes list of billionaires 2013: Number of world’s billionaires increased by 210

World's Billionaires Forbes 2013 List
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Forbes richest list 2013 Credit: Forbes The Forbes 2013 list of billionaires has increased to 1,426 individuals, about 210 more than last year’s lineup. About 30 percent of the world’s billionaires are from the US with 442. Other top sources of billionaires were from the Asia-Pacific and Europe with 386 and 366 respectively. Mexico‘s telecom […]


Feb 21, 2013

Hotmail replaced, Microsoft starts converting email to Outlook

Hotmail replaced, Microsoft starts converting email to Outlook
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Updated: May 3, 2013 9:40 p.m. Read Hotmail officially dead, Microsoft finished migrating 400 million Hotmail users to Outlook Hotmail was replaced by Outlook.com officially, as Microsoft begins to automatically change Hotmail email addresses to Outlook. The complete transition to all of its users is being expected this summer, with Microsoft noting that there are […]


Dec 19, 2012

Zuckerberg donating $500 million worth of Facebook stocks to Silicon Valley Charity

Zuckerberg donating $500 million worth of Facebook stocks to Silicon Valley Charity
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Mark Zuckerberg is donating $500 million worth of Facebook stocks to a Silicon Valley charity, according to a post by the CEO on his social network page on Tuesday, December 18, 2012. Mark Zuckerberg Image Credit: Facebook The 28-year-old Facebook CEO is reportedly donating about 18 million shares to the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, a […]


Jul 16, 2012

Microsoft, NBC split after 16 years, MSNBC website to be called NBCNews.com

MSNBC website NBCNews screenshot
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Microsoft Corporation and NBC are now split into two after 16 years of partnership, with the MSNBC website now being rebranded and will later be called NBCNews.com. This will eventually end the 50-50 joint venture between Microsoft and NBCUniversal, which is now majority-owned by Comcast Corp. As announced by NBC on its official website on […]


Jun 22, 2012

Microsoft Tablet: Surface To Come Initially With Wifi Only, Report Says

Microsoft tablet: Surface
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Microsoft Surface Image Credit: Microsoft The recently unveiled Microsoft tablet, known as Surface, will initially go on sale with Wifi only, a recent report on Bloomberg published on Friday, June 22, 2012 said. According to the report, two people familiar with the matter who declined to be identified because the full specifications of Surface are […]


Jun 19, 2012

Microsoft tablet Surface unveiled, specs revealed, to compete against Apple iPad (Video)

Microsoft Surface tablet
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Microsoft, the world’s largest software maker, unveiled on Monday, June 18, 2012 its tablet called Surface, along with its specs, as shown in their promo video below; and is being expected to compete against the Apple iPad. Microsoft tablet Surface Image Credit: Microsoft.com As noted at technology websites that day, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer revealed […]


Jun 5, 2012

XBox Smart Glass: Microsoft Unveils App Ahead of E3 2012 (Video)

XBox SmartGlass
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XBox SmartGlass App Image Credit: Microsoft Microsoft unveiled its XBox SmartGlass application ahead of the 2012 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) on Monday, June 4, 2012, according to reports by several international news sites. SmartGlass is Microsoft‘s new multiscreen entertainment platform that lets users beam content from their mobile devices to the Xbox 360. Reports say […]