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Microsoft Owns Microsoft-Sony.com

Microsoft now owns Microsoft-Sony.com and Sony-Microsoft.com, the most immediate thoughts of what the domains could be used for turn to a joint gaming console venture between the two companies. The move is worth noting if only because the company doesn't own similar domains and it could be something as mundane as a joint marketing campaign for Sony…
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Microsoft Licenses GeoVector

Microsoft licenses GeoVector's augmented reality search for local guidance and potentially opening the door to pointing-based local search being included in future mobile devices like Windows Phone handsets. While much of the technology relies on GPS and a compass for directional-based discovery, the licensor also holds intellectual property for…
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Microsoft Invests Billion Into Partners

Microsoft announced that it will invest 5.8 billion dollars into the Microsoft Partner Network in fiscal year 2012 and the expenditure will be a combination of tools, training and incentives. Microsoft is also starting a new communications competency in which partners can obtain Gold or Silver competencies and offering monetary incentives and…
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Microsoft Demoed Windows 8 Tablet

Microsoft showcased on Tuesday a tablet running first generation Windows 8 operating system at Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference presentation. At the event company showcased the operating system which looks like Microsoft’s current mobile operating system, Windows Phone 7.
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Microsoft Patents A Dual-Screen Smartphone

Microsoft patent suggests a detachable dual-screened smartphone, if Microsoft ever did release such a phone it would certainly stir the waters and the dual-screen design has echoes of the now-dead Courier project, something that caused quite a commotion when elements of its design leaked. The two screens offer separate functions and one practical…
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Microsoft Brings Explorer Touch Mouse

Touch Mouse from Microsoft, Pocket-lint spied a far more interesting product lurking in an unsuspecting corner of the software giant's London Christmas in July event: The Microsoft Explorer Touch Mouse. Microsoft is much more well known for their Windows operating system, but that doesn’t mean the software giant is not concentrating on other…
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Microsoft Surface 2.0 SDK Due July 12

Microsoft is gearing up to launch a center of excellence for its Surface platform and along with it will come the SDK 2.0 for Microsoft Surface, to the popular Surface interface will bring with it many new features and also some new hardware. The second SDK for Surface is he Metro design aesthetic and runs on WPF 4.0, XNA 4.0 and Windows 7. The…
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Apple Back To School Deal Is So Effective To Beat Microsoft Windows 8

Apple’s annual Back to School promotion is off to a strong start and this program offers students a $100 gift card for iTunes stores along with the purchase of a new Mac seems to be going well. Approximately 80% of the incoming students this year are choosing Apple computers over Windows PC’s and Apple Back to School sale off to a strong start…
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