The start of something exciting? Microsoft is, once again, said to be interested in a deal with Dailymotion, the increasingly popular video streaming website. According to this report by the Wall Street Journal, Microsoft and Orange are discussing the details of a deal that would see the former investing in...

Microsoft is currently going through a particularly interesting transformation, and perhaps the most notable of changes is its enhanced focus on directly connecting with end users and consumers. The Redmond based technology titan loves to talk numbers — big numbers. And now the company has just launched a special...

It seems that Redmond has pretty much made most of its preparations for the anticipated launch of the public preview build of Windows 8.1 at the BUILD developer conference later this month. Not only has the software titan been sending out test builds of the upcoming OS to select partners, development on the operating...

Microsoft is busy preparing for the crucially important release of Windows 8.1 later this year, but the software titan wants to go in all bases covered this time around. And perhaps the most important part of this brand new Windows experience is the apps on offer, at least as far as the tablets and mobile devices are...

To say that Redmond’s online store is a major part of its retail strategy would be an understatement. The technology titan has used its online store to showcase not just its own solutions, but the most popular Windows 8 products as well. Keeping in mind just how important a role the online Microsoft Store is set to...

Microsoft sure is quick to launch dedicated websites. Not that it’s a bad thing. In fact, this one was pretty much essential considering just how many users and businesses are still on Windows XP. If there is one thing Redmond would like to see dead, it’s Windows XP. The 11-year-old operating system is still going...

Well, Microsoft has been giving a new look to all its products and services. From Windows Phone to Windows 8, from Bing to Xbox 360, and from Hotmail to SkyDrive, Microsoft had been incorporating its Metro style design into everything they have. Now Microsoft has given a new look to its website. They have done a major...

Fixing Windows 8 — a new site run (apparently run) by user interface designer and former Microsoft employee Michael Bibik Jr seems to have been shut down. The URL seems to be going to a blank page at this point. While this is just speculation, it does seem like the author or authors of the blog had no idea exactly how...

So imagine you have this thriving website with thousands of daily visitors and you got to sleep on Saturday night thinking about new posts for the week that you have to edit, new writers you’ve hired etc. Then you wake up and head to the site (like you’ve done a million times before) with your cup of coffee and you type...