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Mainstream Support For Windows 8.1 Has Ended

The end is near! Windows 8.1 is nearing sunset, as Microsoft has officially ended mainstream support for this version of the operating system this week. It will no longer receive new features and updates. Other than security

Microsoft Might Be Forced To Rename Skype In Europe

The European odyssey continues for Microsoft, and the market is slowly becoming a bit of a hostile environment for the company, at least when it comes to legal issues. After the hefty fine handed to it by

Microsoft Catching Windows 7 Pirates Via Their IP Addresses

The oldest trick in the book! But a bit surprising to see Microsoft going after Windows 7 pirates with this intensity, at this stage of the lifecycle of the operating system. And more so, with Windows 10

Windows 7 Still Not Showing Any Signs Of Slowing Down

Turn back the clocks to a blustery day in 2009 when Windows 7 was launched with much fanfare, but little did Microsoft know that their hit operating system would still be running strong six years later. Six

Microsoft Named The World’s Best Place To Work

The company has received the Global Randstad Award 2015, despite the challenging situations it had to face with the recent waves of layoffs pertaining to the Nokia acquisition. Google has, over the past few years, attained leading

Microsoft Loses 12 Cents On Every Windows Phone Sold

No one ever said that the mobile market was an easy fish to fry. Microsoft is learning this first hand, as both Google and Apple continue to make steady progress in this highly competitive arena. Sure, it

Office Has Been Downloaded 100 Million Times On iOS, Android

Or rather, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is the one doing the talking here, explaining the details of the mobile first, cloud first strategy — that he is actively pursuing. When compared to the devices and services approach

Microsoft Earnings Reveal $21.7 Billion Total Revenue

The Redmond based technology giant has released its financial results for the FY15 Q3, that’s third quarter of the fiscal year 2015, and total revenue came in at $21.7 billion. However, profits dropped 12% compared to the

Google Further Extends Windows XP Support For Chrome

It was around this time last year when Microsoft retired one of its most popular operating systems ever. Windows XP was let go on April 8, 2014, with the user base recommend to upgrade to a newer

Microsoft And Yahoo Extend Search Partnership

Renew it, actually. Microsoft and Yahoo signed their search deal in 2009, which saw the Bing become the search provider for Yahoo services. The partnership has seen ups and downs, though. There was even recent speculation that