Microsoft Buys Nokia’s Handset Division For $7.17 Billion

Microsoft Buys Nokia’s Handset Division For $7.17 Billion

Microsoft and Nokia have been working together ever since Windows Phone platform was launched. Nokia has been the primary brand supporting the platform. Now, Microsoft has acquired Nokia’s handset division in a deal that rakes in $7.17 billion.

By On September 3, 2013 1 Response
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Microsoft Pulls The Plug On Its Masters Level Certification Exams

Microsoft Pulls The Plug On Its Masters Level Certification Exams

Microsoft has surprised quite a few people by announcing that it is pulling the plug on its Masters level certification exams. According to the company, the ceritification will no longer be offered after October 1, 2013.

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Microsoft Finally Releases Windows 8.1 To Manufacturers

Microsoft Finally Releases Windows 8.1 To Manufacturers

We have been waiting for the Windows 8.1 for a while now. In the past, it had been rumored that Microsoft will release it to manufacturers by the end of August. The company has made good on that promise, although we’re not sure if users are also going to get it by October.

By On August 25, 2013 1 Response
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Microsoft Reportedly Shutting Down Games For Windows Live In July 2014?

Microsoft Reportedly Shutting Down Games For Windows Live In July 2014?

Earlier this month Microsoft announced that it would shut down the Games for Windows Live marketplace on August 22. But now it seems like Microsoft has planned to shut down the entire Games for Windows Live service. Microsoft support page hints that the company will shut down Games For Windows Live on July 1, 2014.

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Microsoft Offers Skype-Integrated Outlook.com In US and Europe

Microsoft Offers Skype-Integrated Outlook.com In US and Europe

We have been hearing for a while that Microsoft has been working on integrating Skype with its email service, the Outlook.com. Now, the company has finally announced that the Skype-integrated Outlook.com is ready and available in U.S., UK, Germany, France, Canada and Brazil.

By On August 21, 2013 Respond
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Xbox One Is Not Region-Locked, Microsoft Tells Euro Games

Xbox One Is Not Region-Locked, Microsoft Tells Euro Games

Microsoft’s Xbox One console will be launched later this year. However, the console will be launched much later, in 2014, in most European markets. To console the European gamers, Microsoft has now reiterated that the console will not be region-locked.

By On August 17, 2013 Respond
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Microsoft Brings Back Google-Approved YouTube App For Windows Phone

Microsoft Brings Back Google-Approved YouTube App For Windows Phone

Back in May, Microsoft and Google had a disagreement over the YouTube app meant for the Windows Phone platform. Since then, the two companies have apparently been working together on an app which would be acceptable to each and now, their efforts has resulted in an updated YouTube app for Windows Phone users.

By On August 14, 2013 Respond
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Windows 8.1 May Finally Arrive In October

Windows 8.1 May Finally Arrive In October

We have been hearing about Windows 8.1 for quite some time now. Although the new version of the Windows 8 OS wouldn’t pack a lot of new features, it will still bring many fixes and improvements to the users. Now, it has been hinted that Microsoft may roll out Windows 8.1 by October this year.

By On August 13, 2013 1 Response
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Nvidia Joins Microsoft For Second Generation Of Surface Tablets

Nvidia Joins Microsoft For Second Generation Of Surface Tablets

Microsoft unveiled its Surface tablets a while ago amidst a lot of anticipation. However, over time, the Surface slates have failed to gain much traction in the tablet market. Now, the company is apparently gearing up for the second-generation of Surface tablets, this time in collaboration with Nvidia.

By On August 11, 2013 1 Response
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Xbox One Has Been Built To Last Ten Years

Xbox One Has Been Built To Last Ten Years

Microsoft’s upcoming console, Xbox One, has been making a lot of headlines of late. Whereas the company has focused on entertainment in the new console, Microsoft has also taken many wise decisions regarding its hardware. Apparently, Xbox One has been created with the intent of making it last for ten years, even when powered on.

By On August 5, 2013 1 Response
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Microsoft Cuts The Price Of Surface Pro Tablet By $100

Microsoft Cuts The Price Of Surface Pro Tablet By $100

Around three weeks ago, Microsoft cut the price of its Surface RT tablets. Following that reduction, Microsoft has reduced the price of its Surface Pro tablets by $100.

By On August 5, 2013 1 Response
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Microsoft Explores Possibility Of Augmented-Reality Glasses For Xbox

Microsoft Explores Possibility Of Augmented-Reality Glasses For Xbox

Augmented reality glasses have long been the stuff of fiction but more recently, they have entered the realm of reality. Google has certainly taken the lead on this front with its Glass Project. Now, Microsoft seems to be considering the possibility of augmented-reality glasses for its game console, Xbox.

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Microsoft Reveals Xbox One Developments Ahead Of Launch

Microsoft Reveals Xbox One Developments Ahead Of Launch

Microsoft showed off its upcoming game console, Xbox One, at the E3 event. Since then, the company has incorporated a number of new features into the console. In a recent podcast, Xbox executive Marc Whitten revealed the ongoing developments on the Xbox One front.

By On August 3, 2013 Respond
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Microsoft Makes Windows 8.1 Enterprise Preview Available

Microsoft Makes Windows 8.1 Enterprise Preview Available

Microsoft has finally rolled out the Windows 8.1 Enterprise Preview, making it available for download at the official site. Along side the release, the company has also detailed on the new features that the update packs.

By On July 31, 2013 1 Response
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Xbox One Wireless Controller, Charge Kit And Headsets Available For Pre-Order

Xbox One Wireless Controller, Charge Kit And Headsets Available For Pre-Order

Some new accessories for the Xbox is now available for pre-order at the Microsoft Store. Amazon is also taking the pre-order for Xbox One controller, which has been listed on last Wednesday and showing November 27 release.

By On July 28, 2013 Respond
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