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2010-02-15 08:00:00

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today at Mobile World Congress 2010, Microsoft Corp. CEO Steve Ballmer unveiled the next generation of Windows® Phones, Windows Phone 7 Series. With this new platform, Microsoft offers a fresh approach to phone software, distinguished by smart design and truly integrated experiences that bring to the surface the content people care about from the Web and applications. For the first time ever, Microsoft will bring...

2009-11-18 12:30:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- During the second day of Microsoft Corp.'s Professional Developers Conference 2009, Microsoft outlined new opportunities and resources for developers to create applications that take advantage of the power of Windows and the reach of the Web. Microsoft also invited developers to test new beta versions of Microsoft Silverlight 4, Microsoft Office 2010 and Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010. (Logo:...

2009-11-13 03:30:00

MONTE CARLO, Monaco, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Microsoft Advertising has unveiled two new exclusive branding opportunities available on Windows 7. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000822/MSFTLOGO) Microsoft is enabling global marketers to utilize the desktop or Internet browsing experience exclusively for their brand, with Windows Theme Experience and Windows Personalization Gallery. The announcement was made at the Monaco Media Forum in Monte Carlo. Both of these...

2009-11-03 23:01:00

REDMOND, Wash., Nov. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Microsoft Corp. today unveiled a preview of its most significant home page redesign in over a decade. The new MSN home page is designed to be the best home page on the Web, with powerful Bing search, the top news and hottest entertainment, and some of the most popular social networks -- all in a fresh new look. The new home page will deliver comprehensive local information from the new MSN local information offering, MSN Local Edition, also...

2009-10-22 10:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today Microsoft Corp. announced the worldwide availability of its new Windows 7 operating system. Windows 7 delivers on a simple premise: make it easier for people to do the things they want on a PC. The new operating system offers a streamlined user interface and significant new features that make everyday tasks easier and allow people to get the most out of computers of all styles and sizes. (Logo:...

2009-10-15 02:00:00

WUERZBURG, Germany, October 15 /PRNewswire/ -- MACH, the leading provider of solutions to simplify and accelerate the creation and operation of the mobility supply chain, today announced the renewal of its relationship with Microsoft to further extend global coverage of Microsoft's Windows Live mobile messaging services. MACH's Connectivity business unit, a successful Microsoft partner for more than 8 years, offers carrier grade messaging solutions with global SMS coverage. MACH...

2009-10-01 02:01:00

REDMOND, Wash. Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today, MSN released the beta of My Health Info, a new online service that helps people manage their health information on the Web. My Health Info is a unique service that offers people a variety of tools and widgets to upload, organize and monitor health information stored in their personal Microsoft HealthVault accounts. The new service allows people to research medical concerns, read the latest health news, gain guidance from medical...

2009-08-24 14:01:00

REDMOND, Wash. Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Microsoft Corp. today announced Microsoft OneApp, a new software application that enables feature phones -- commonly found in emerging markets -- to access mobile apps such as Facebook, Twitter, Windows Live Messenger, and other popular apps and games. The result is a better mobile experience for the many people around the world who want to do more with the phones they already own. (Photo:...

2009-06-28 23:01:00

From Windows 7 to free teacher resources, and a collaboration between Microsoft's Innovative Teachers Network and the Smithsonian Institution, Microsoft helps educators effectively engage students. WASHINGTON, June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- This week at the National Educational Computing Conference (NECC) 2009, Microsoft Corp. is showcasing innovative technologies that enable teachers to engage their students more deeply by adapting teaching to the unique needs of each learner. These...

2009-06-03 00:30:00

Hardware peripherals will be fully compatible with new operating system and deliver new features to make everyday tasks faster and easier. REDMOND, Wash., June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Microsoft Hardware today announced that its current line of award-winning mice, keyboards, LifeCams, gaming devices and notebook accessories will be fully compatible with Windows 7 once the operating system is launched to retail customers on Oct. 22, 2009.(1) Making everyday tasks faster and easier,...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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