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Kogan.com No Longer Appears In Bing Search After IE 7 Tax


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Recently Australian online shopping portal Kogan.com started imposing an extra 6.8% tax on users who are using Internet Explorer 7 or below to make their purchases. Termed the “Internet Explorer Tax”, kogan.com hoped that this will force users to upgrade from the outdated browser and was applauded by many. Today there is a new twist…

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By Ricky on July 9th
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Fedora 18 To Be Signed By Microsoft For UEFI Compatibility


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Mathew Garret of Red Hat, announced that Fedora 18 will be signed by Microsoft to ensure compatibility with systems with UEFI Secure Boot. As we had earlier reported, one of the requirements for Windows 8 certification is the UEFI Secure Boot. UEFI Secure Boot is a good idea from a security point of view as it prevents…

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By Ricky on June 1st
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Microsoft says Google bypassed privacy settings in Explorer too, fails to mention similar violations by Facebook or Bing


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Last week, Microsoft announced that Google had been circumventing privacy settings on Apple Safari, violating user privacy by placing cookies that track users on the web. This week, Microsoft has gone further and attacked Google again for having done the same with Internet Explorer’s privacy settings as well. The company released a blog post this…

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By Debjit on February 23rd
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Microsoft seeks to revive MSN through buzz portal msnNOW


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Software giant Microsoft is trying to revive its MSN web portal, once very popular amongst users, which had lost its charm, with Facebook and Twitter ruling the social space now, has. The company has launched msnNOw, which the company hopes to make the one stop search engine and shop for the latest buzz and breaking…

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By Debjit on February 22nd
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HomeShop18 .com Teams Up With Microsoft, Brings Customers Closer To Their Favorite Online Store


HomeShop18 Tie-Up with MIcrosoft

India’s largest online shopping portal, HomeShop18.com has teamed up with Microsoft in a unique tie-up that promises to give customers an all new shopping experience. The benefits of this tie-up will be brought out by Windows 7 and Internet Explorer 9 this holiday season. HomeShop18 with Microsoft is aiming to bring itself closer to its…

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By Debjit on January 2nd
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Windows 7 Kicks Out Windows XP From The Top Spot In Terms Of Usage


Windows 7 is now the worlds most widely used OS

Well, its not official yet, but Microsoft’s Windows 7 has now become the most widely used operating system. The user share of Windows 7 just surpassed that of Windows XP recently for the first time since it was first launched in October 2009. This is really a good news for Microsoft as the company has…

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By Adam on October 15th
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Microsoft Has Lost $5.5Billion On Bing Till Date; $9B On Internet Services


Microsoft's ever-increasing losses from Bing

Bing – Microsoft’s answer to Google Search was initially launched by Microsoft in June 2009 and since then Bing has only been a loss affair for Microsoft. Although Bing has been slowly increasing it’s market share in web search in the US but somehow, all this success is not converting into monetary profit for Microsoft….

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By Debjit on September 22nd
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Windows 8 Certification Requirement Might Create Problem For Booting Linux


Windows 8 Certification Requirement Might Create Problem For Booting Linux

Microsoft has recently released the developer preview of Windows 8. Windows 8 represents a complete overhaul of the traditional Windows user interface and it has everyone excited and talking about it. However, there are certain aspects of Microsoft’s upcoming operating system that users should find worrying – especially those who support free and open source…

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By Ricky on September 21st
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Microsoft Drops Flash In Favor Of HTML5 For Metro Internet Explorer 10


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Flash is considered the bane of web technologies. Apple had been shipping their products Flash-free for some time now citing the impact on performance that Flash brings. It appears that Microsoft too is going in that direction. Dean Hachamovitch, the lead of the IE Team at Microsoft, has announced on a blog post that Metro…

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By Ricky on September 15th
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