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Samsung sued by Microsoft over patent issues

Samsung sued by Microsoft over patent issues

Aug. 2 | In another patent issue US based software giant Microsoft has sued South Korean giant Samsung for breaching the contract involving Android patent royalties. The complaint has been filed in the US district court in the Southern District of New York on...

UK gamers rush to stores for Xbox One’s launch at midnight

UK gamers rush to stores for Xbox One’s launch at midnight

Nov. 22 | US-based software giant Microsoft has launched its highly anticipated Xbox One in the UK on November 22, 2013 and the new device will be priced at £429.99. A huge number of the next-gen console’s fans waited in line outside a pop-up Game store...

Microsoft unveils Office Remote app

Microsoft unveils Office Remote app

Nov. 19 | Tech giant Microsoft on November 19, 2013 announced the release of its Office Remote, which is a new application that enables users to turn their Windows Phone into a smart remote. The application will allow users to be in control of Microsoft Office...

Bill Gates asked to step down as chairman by Microsoft investors

Bill Gates asked to step down as chairman by Microsoft investors

Oct. 2 | Recent reports have claimed that three out of 20 top Microsoft investors are pressurising Bill Gates to step down as the chairman of the software giant. Gates founded the company 38 years ago and for the first time ever, some major investors are asking...

Microsoft cuts prices of its Surface Pro

Microsoft cuts prices of its Surface Pro

Aug. 5 | On August 4, 2013, software giant Microsoft has cut prices of its Surface Pro tablet. After the price decrease, the 64-GB model will be available for $799 and the 128-GB model will be available for $899. Surface Pro’s Touch Cover and Type Cover...

Microsoft announces pop up warning against child abuse content

Microsoft announces pop up warning against child abuse content

Jul. 29 | US based software giant Microsoft has introduced a new ‘Pop-Up Warning’ on its Bing Search engine which will tell the users in UK that they are searching for illegal child abuse images. Just a day before the government of UK had appealed to the search...

Microsoft Surface hits the UK market

Microsoft Surface hits the UK market

Dec. 17 | US tech giant Microsoft has launched its Surface tablet in the UK. Customers in the UK can now checkout the tablet live and in person. Reports say that the Windows RT-based tablet can now be found in John Lewis, which is a well known departmental store...

Microsoft to open retails stores in UK by 2013

Microsoft to open retails stores in UK by 2013

Nov. 26 | US software giant Microsoft said that it plans to open its second wave of retail stores in Europe. The company is at present in talks with landlords in the UK about potential locations for the new stores. The new plan has been unveiled following the...

Steve Ballmer criticizes Android and Apple

Steve Ballmer criticizes Android and Apple

Nov. 16 | Steve Ballmer, the Microsoft chief executive officer (CEO) has launched a broadside attack against Windows Phone competitors Google, Android and Apple. Ballmer raised questions about both competing platforms, saying that Android was uncontrolled and Apple’s...

Microsoft  Windows 8 available in Ireland

Microsoft Windows 8 available in Ireland

Oct. 25 | Software giant Microsoft, has announced the availability of its Windows 8 operating system (OS) for its customers in Ireland and across the world. From October 26, 2012, people can buy the Windows 8 OS, which has a new user interface, new windows store...