Normalcy resumed after the dizzying highs of the past few weeks in the world of Microsoft. The biggest news, obviously, being the release of Windows Phone 8.1, at least for users bold enough to grab it before its official arrival in summer. Other than this, it was easy going all around. Here are the easiest of bits,...

Microsoft made many friend and a few enemies with its Scroogled campaign that was aimed against its immediate rival Google, but it now appears that the company has silently laid it to rest. The Scroogled campaign, ladies and gentlemen, seems to have done what it set out to do — in other words, Redmond no longer plans...

For those unaware, Pig Latin is a language game where players alter English language words according to a simple (or not so simple) predefined set of rules. Looks it up. It also recently featured in one of Microsoft’s newest Scroogled ad. Now it has been more than a year since Redmond began the Scroogled advertising...

Go back and take a look at the history of computing and you will find that it is filled with rivalries, large and small, in pretty much all domains, hardware, software and the web. Banter you will not find as much — but there has been some interesting chit chats over the years. Microsoft has been rather aggressive in...

It has been a solid year or so since Microsoft kicked off its marketing efforts against Google. The Scroogled campaign launched with the intention of showing the world how the search engine company deals with the privacy of user data. And now Redmond has shifted a gear, this time allowing users in the United States a...

Microsoft sure seems to be have a field day churning out one Scroogled campaign after another. The search engine titan is, without doubt, Redmond’s most immediate competitor. But while it remains a very controversial attempt and one perhaps the most offensive attack at a direct rival from the company, a study shows...

Steve Ballmer made a bright and bold impression at Microsoft’s financial analyst meet up yesterday. His appearance had a mix of emotions, ranging from dreams to disappointments, promises to pans. In terms of panning, the Redmond CEO had some hard words to say about its immediate rival, Google. As a matter of pure...

If you have been wondering that it has been a while since we have heard something new on the Scroogled front, then stop wondering. Microsoft has just launched a new round of attack on Google. This time Redmond is pointing out how the search engine giant violates the privacy of Gmail users. In a blog post, the software...

If you were wondering whether Scroogled was done and dusted, wonder no more. Microsoft and Google played nicely for a few months with collaboration on mobile apps and such, but the age old rivalry is alive and kicking. Redmond has just relaunched its Scroogled campaign in order to bring into spotlight, what it...

Boy, Microsoft seems to launch direct attacks on Google on almost weekly basis. This time the software titan has released a statement saying that its own services are bunch better than its rival based in Mountain View. This follows Redmond’s popular Scroogled efforts where the technology titan bashed everything from...