Judging by how things have been between both companies in the recent past, the official site of Ubuntu is the last place you would expect to see a Windows Azure logo. But stranger things have happened — and will happen — in the technology world. Canonical, the maker of the popular Linux distribution had some very...

Lenovo has officially become the second major PC OEM (after Acer) to join forces with Sweetlabs and their Pokki Suite. SweetLabs announced the deal today and indicated that Lenovo will be preloading a Start Button/Start Menu from SweetLabs on new PCs it ships worldwide, starting with its Windows 8 consumer laptops and...

Remember a small company that goes by the name of Yahoo!? It seems that the long-term relationship between Microsoft and Yahoo! may come to a premature end. Marissa Mayer (CEO of Yahoo!) and Sheryl Sandberg (COO of Facebook) recently held talks on a future collaboration on a new search engine that the social giant is...

It seems Intel’s dark clouds may be hovering over the Windows 8 launch. According to Bloomberg: Microsoft hasn’t yet approved any tablets featuring an Intel processor code-named Clover Trail because the chipmaker hasn’t produced necessary power-management software, said the person, who asked not to be named since the...

Intel felt the need to respond to the scandal and drama of their CEO saying that Windows 8 wasn’t ready. They released the following statement in response to the hubbub. Intel has a long and successful heritage working with Microsoft on the release of Windows platforms, delivering devices that provide exciting...

Yesterday (Monday), Microsoft teamed up bookselling giant Barnes & Noble in a joint venture. This is squarely aimed at grabbing a bigger share of the rapidly growing market for electronic books. Microsoft will make a $300 million investment in a new Barnes & Noble subsidiary focusing on the bookseller’s Nook tablet, and...

The Fitch Ratings agency has downgraded it’s credit rating on Nokia to junk status and say the outlook remains negative. Shares of Nokia are down at a 15 year low at 2.654 Euros. The statement from Fitch is pretty grim: “Given the potential headwinds facing the company, Fitch is currently not convinced that Nokia can...