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Microsoft Could Release Details On Windows 9 At BUILD Conference
2014-01-13 10:31:12

Microsoft could unveil a vision for the future of Windows at the BUILD developer conference scheduled for April of this year. The Redmond, Washington-based software giant is expected to unveil “Threshold,” the codename for a still year-off release that could eventually be Windows 9.

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

Automatic Browser Updates Coming For IE Users
2011-12-16 11:30:24

After years of complaints about Microsoft’s internet browser never getting updated, the software giant from Redmond has announced that Internet Explorer (IE) will be quietly updated via auto-updates.

2010-04-01 02:01:00

REDMOND, Wash., April 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- There is a sense of relief when a cruel joke is quickly followed by a wisecracking "April Fools!" But when consumers fall victim to software piracy, you can be sure a pirate won't relieve their misery with humor.

2009-12-02 23:01:00

REDMOND, Wash., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Microsoft Corp. today announced a surge of voluntary reports -- more than 150,000 in the past two years -- from people who unknowingly purchased counterfeit software that was often riddled with viruses or malware.

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2009-06-25 12:35:00

Microsoft Corp announced on Thursday that the cost of its new Windows 7 operating system will be 8 percent less than Vista, and that those who purchase a PC before the new system hits stores in October will be offered a free upgrade.

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2009-05-15 13:50:00

Microsoft and authorities of the Chinese city of Hangzhou announced a partnership on Friday that the software giant hopes other cities will take note of.

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2009-05-08 05:40:00

Cybercriminals have already begun dealing out booby-trapped adaptations of the recently launched Windows 7 operating system software, Microsoft said in a report on Thursday.

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2009-01-01 08:00:00

Six and a half years behind bars - That is what a Chinese counterfeiting gang that sold at least $2 billion worth of bogus Microsoft Corp. software will spend for their illegal actions.

2008-12-31 09:55:00

REDMOND, Wash., Dec. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Futian People's Court in Shenzhen, China, handed down sentences to 11 ringleaders of the world's largest software counterfeiting syndicate today.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.