Latest Criticism of Microsoft Stories

2013-05-26 23:01:53

All computer users who have Windows based Operating Systems on their machines can now take advantage of the round the clock and complete Microsoft Tech Support Service offered by iRepair.net. (PRWEB) May 26, 2013 Microsoft´s Windows based Operating Systems are the most popular OS in the world, and the largest numbers of PC and Laptop users have a Microsoft OS installed onto their devices. Now, the leading online computer repair company, iRepair.net has decided to extend their unlimited...

Microsoft Reports Modest Profits In Q3 Despite Lagging PC Sales
2013-04-19 11:42:34

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online After declining PC sales, and several reports showing fewer sales in the future, Microsoft saw the writing on the wall and changed its strategy. The company made investments in the cloud, changed its software licensing structure, and set up long-term software contracts with businesses to diversify its revenues. Microsoft reported its earnings at close of market on Thursday, stating a quarterly revenue of $20.49 billion, for the...

Microsoft May Burn Bridges With Surface Tablet
2012-07-27 14:20:05

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Microsoft admitted in filings to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that it might just anger a few people with its Surface tablet line. Apple and Microsoft are both competing companies when it comes to making operating systems in the computer realm, but their way of doing things has almost always been just a little different. Microsoft has partners to build computers for them, while the company just focuses on software. On...

Microsoft Under EU Scrutiny Over Browser Choice Screen
2012-07-17 15:23:53

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The European Commission has begun an investigation into whether Microsoft failed to follow through with antitrust commitments it made back in 2009. The European Union executive body announced that it would begin probing Microsoft to determine whether it had "fallen short" of its obligation to provide the "browser choice screen (BCS)." The controversy started back in 2009, when the European Commission announced that Microsoft...

2011-05-06 12:50:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, United Way honored Microsoft Corporation with two Summit awards for the company's generosity and for innovative technology and software programs focused on improving education. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110504/MM95810LOGO) "Microsoft is maximizing all its resources, from financial to software to employee expertise, to improve education and help young people and communities," said Brian Gallagher, president...

2010-12-15 13:25:00

REDMOND, Wash., Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. is making it easy and affordable for corporations to have high-quality webcams, headsets, mice and keyboards with its line of Hardware for Business products. The line includes a range of Microsoft Hardware products packaged for volume purchasing by businesses, such as the recently launched LifeCam Studio for high-definition video calls, saving businesses money and time on travel, and the Natural Ergonomic Keyboard 4000,...

2010-10-20 16:07:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Deputy Mayor for Operations Stephen Goldsmith, Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications (DoITT) Commissioner Carole Post and Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer today announced a wide-ranging information technology agreement that will consolidate the City's dozens of individual license agreements into a single one and will provide more than 100,000 City employees with state-of-the-art computing power....

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  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
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This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.