Microsoft releases Windows XP Mode to manufacturing


With Microsoft Thursday releasing the Windows XP Mode to manufacturing, the add-on utility will allow the computers equipped with the forthcoming Windows 7 operating system to run older applications built for the Windows XP.

The availability of the XP Mode will coincide with the official launch of Windows 7 - on October 22!

Bing’s US market share dips 1.17% in September; Google gains, expands Search Options!

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Going by the most recent Internet search figures compiled by online metrics firm StatCounter, the US market share of Microsoft Bing dropped to 8.47 percent in September - marking a 1.17 percent fall from its 9.64 percent share in August.

Microsoft's anti-malware, MSE, to work only with legitimate copies of Windows


According to a recent Microsoft announcement, its Tuesday launched final version of the free anti-malware product, Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE), will be made available only to users running 'legitimate copies' of Windows XP SP2, Vista or the forthcoming Windows 7.

Judge Smith overturns jury's mammoth patent verdict against Microsoft!


US District Judge William Smith has overturned the verdict of the US District Court judge in Rhode Island jury to give software biggie Microsoft its second colossal win this month in yet another patent infringement lawsuit - this one filed by an Australian investor Ric Richardson!

Microsoft releases its free anti-virus software - Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE)

Microsoft releases its free anti-virus software - Microsoft Security Essentials

After a successful three-month long beta test in three countries, Microsoft has finally released the Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) – the long-awaited free anti-virus service that would bring for Windows a wide-ranging real-time protection!

Survey: 40% Windows XP users don’t want to upgrade to Windows 7

After having gone through the forgettable Windows Vista experience and comfortable with the Windows XP for reasons aplenty, most of the Windows users are keeping their minds open about the forthcoming Windows 7, which is scheduled for an October 22 release!

Microsoft ‘Pink’ - ‘Chubby-looking’ smartphones targeting the youth!


The not-long-ago published pictures of the two supposed "Pink" smartphones, codenamed 'Turtle' and 'Pure,' from Microsoft revealed two different models of the rather 'chubby-looking' smartphones, which, by no means, can be termed as cool and flashy - the way customers would have wanted them to be!

Microsoft returns $50 on purchase of Xbox 360 Elite

Xbox 360 Elite

Present time may be the best for those who are planning to buy an Xbox 360 Elite.

Microsoft announced that starting today, until October 5, if someone purchases an Elite console, he/she will receive a rebate slip worth $50 bucks back.

Bing’s search market share increases to 9.3%; potential for accelerated progress!

According to the most recent comScore data referenced by JPMorgan in a Monday research note, Microsoft Bing increased its US search market share to 9.3 percent in August, with its increase of nearly a half percentage point over the July figures of 8.9 percent.

Images of Microsoft's prototype tablet leaked to!

Gizmodo. com

Gizmodo. com Tuesday revealed some pictures and a video of a prototype tablet - apparently called 'Courier' - that Microsoft is rumored to be working on! And, going by the revelations on the Gizmodo site, Microsoft seemingly has a winner on its hands!

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