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Microsoft Is Not All That Troubled By Windows Leaks

Alex Kibkalo is a name that will echo in eternity in the technology world. A former Redmond employee that spent 7 years at the technology…

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Intel To Pay AMD $1.4 Billion For Shady Sales Tactics

Big fines are not a rare occurrence in the world of computing technology, and neither are questionable sales tactics. Microsoft tangled in this web in…

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Microsoft Finally Wins Novell Windows 95 Lawsuit

Boy, what a blast from the past! Remember Novell Inc., the famed software company? Well the story goes that the firm sued Microsoft one balmy…

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Microsoft Sued Over Unauthorized Font Usage In Windows And Office

If you have been clamoring for some legal news, fret not. This is a bit of a regular occurrence in the world of Microsoft. This…

Microsoft rebrands SkyDrive
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Microsoft is being forced to change the name for cloud service “SkyDrive”

In what must be seen as a humiliating blow, Microsoft is being forced to change the name for cloud service “SkyDrive”. This is being done in response…

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Samsung go all in against the iPhone 5 – video version

Samsung are showing no signs of slowing down their campaign against Apple’s iPhone 5. Check out their new video making fun of the Apple faithful. This is…

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Samsung go all in against the iPhone 5 – graphic version

Samsung clearly just don’t give a damn. They’ve decided to aggressively position their products as superior to Apple’s. Here’s a graphic ad that they put together contrasting the iPhone…

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The jury comes back – Apple crushes Samsung at trial, gets Billions in damages and Microsoft wins!

This is a FANTASTIC day to be Microsoft! Today, the deliberating jury in the Samsung vs Apple case came back and returned several affirmative votes in…

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Microsoft means business – Metro named apps being banned from the Windows Store

In a very forceful show of strength, Microsoft have started to turn away apps that have the term “Metro” in their naming. Their application naming guide…

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What the… Now the phrase Metro is going away?

I’m so tired. Anyway, here’s the latest on Microsoft and Metro. For the uninitiated, Metro has been the descriptive name used to characterize the new tiled based layout and…

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Tablet Wars – on the eve of Google’s event, Apple hands Samsung an Android smackdown

This is awkward. On the eve of Google’s annual conference, a  judge has granted Apple Inc’s bid to stop Samsung Electronics from selling its Galaxy Tab 10.1…

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The U.S. Department of Justice brings a lawsuit against Apple

The U.S. Department of Justice on Wednesday brought a lawsuit against Apple and several publishing companies over a scheme to fix e-book prices. The suit stems…

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Microsoft Claims Google Is Tracking IE Users

A lot has changed in the technology world in just a little over a decade. I remember a time when the big ‘rivals’ that we…

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Microsoft Sues British Retailer For Illegal Copies Of Windows

Usually when Microsoft and court end up in the same sentence it often means that MS is getting sued by someone, such as in the…

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Microsoft Wins Patent Suit Against Motorola

There is fine line between protecting your patents and bullying other companies, a line that many different companies in the mobile world have been flirting…

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Jurors Deadlocked In $1 Billion Microsoft Antitrust Lawsuit

Today, Friday, a Federal Jury has failed to reach a verdict in a Utah company’s $1 billion antitrust lawsuit against Microsoft Corp. Novell Inc. sued the…

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Windows 8 Secure Boot May Cause Antitrust Issues for Microsoft

As you probably already know, Microsoft is implementing a new feature in Windows 8 called Secure Boot that prevents any kind of software that doesn’t…