Posts Tagged ‘microsoft’

Microsoft Surface RT

by Tom Warren Source: After announcing its Surface tablets nearly four months ago, Microsoft has now unveiled the pricing for both of its ARM-based Surface RT tablets at its Microsoft online stores.

Windows 8 Release Date is October 26

Date: July 18th, 2012 Source: Windows 8 will be released on October 26, 2012. Steven Sinofsky, president of Microsoft’s Windows division, made the announcement during the company’s annual sales meeting, according to the Windows Team Blog. The company had already announced late October availability for the new operating system, but did not give a [...]

Previewing Windows 8

By Julie Larson-Green Corporate Vice President Windows Experience REDMOND, Washington – June 1, 2011 – Today, at the D9 Conference, we demonstrated the next generation of Windows, internally code-named “Windows 8,” for the first time. Windows 8 is a reimagining of Windows, from the chip to the interface. A Windows 8-based PC is really a [...]

Microsoft nears US$8.5b Skype buy in web shift

Source: TheMalaysianInsider Date: May 10th, 2011 NEW YORK, May 10 — Microsoft is close to buying internet telephony network Skype in an US$8.5 billion (RM25.5 billion) deal, a source familiar with the situation said, as it seeks to regain ground on growing rivals such as Google. Buying the loss-making but popular Skype would underline Microsoft’s [...]

Intel says will find new MeeGo partners

By Paul Sandle Source: Reuters – CEO says Nokia made wrong decision on Microsoft tie-up – Says decision was financially motivated – Says will look for new MeeGo partners – Dismisses ARM’s prospects in servers (Adds further comments on PC outlook, ARM competition)

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