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Hacker ‘command’ servers seized in US: Microsoft

Hacker ‘command’ servers seized in US: Microsoft (via AFP) Microsoft on Monday said that cyber crime “command” servers in two US states were seized in an ongoing campaign to sever online crooks from infected computers used as virtual henchmen. A team headed by the software colossus capitalized on laws crafted to fight organized crime groups to obtain court… computers, infected …

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Microsoft demos 1ms response touchscreen

Microsoft demos 1ms response touchscreen (via The Inquirer) HARDWARE DABBLER Microsoft has demonstrated a touchscreen with a response time of one millisecond. Microsoft’s Applied Science Group managed to create a prototype touchscreen display with a response time of just 1ms, meaning that the lag between the user touching the screen and it registering the input… Microsoft, response time, touchscreen, Applied …

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Bill Gates: Better Than Batman? [infographic]

Now that’s a title that’ll get your interest huh? I figured with the CNBC special airing tonight on Bill Gates, “How a Geek Changed the World” it would be a great time to publish this interesting infographic from our friends at Frugal Dad. Mr. Gates’ contributions to, not only technology, but to society as a whole, cannot be disputed… Check …

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Microsoft’s Last CES Keynote: The analysis

For the last fourteen years Microsoft has been providing the opening Keynote for the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), held in Las Vegas. Microsoft had announced that they were no longer going to keynote CES nor were they going to have a Booth. Many expected Microsoft’s last keynote to be a big hoopla. Alas, it was actually somewhat subdued. As has …

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Microsoft Commits to Bringing Technology Access to 1 Million Low-Income Youth

Today at the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting, Microsoft Corp. launched a three-year program to ensure that 1 million students from low-income families in the United States receive the benefits of software, hardware and discounted broadband Internet service. The commitment is focused on filling the gap in home access to technology and helps give students in digitally excluded homes the …

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Microsoft Launches “Cloud CRM for Less” Offer

In an effort to help customers of Oracle, Salesforce.com and SAP switch to Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online, Microsoft has announced their “Cloud CRM for Less” program. Essentially building on the momentum of the global launch of Microsoft’s online CRM service in the first half of 2011, Microsoft is extending $150 per user seat (minimum of 50 seats per organization) to …

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Microsoft Execs ‘Typical’ Carpool

If you can’t have fun at your job – what’s the use? Even a diehard Apple fan as myself can gather some enjoyment out of watching Microsoft executives poke fun at a few of their competitors, and at the same time do a little tribute to Michael Jackson. The cast of characters are: Microsoft Office leader – Kurt DelBene (driving) …

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Microsoft Previews Mango

Recently Microsoft gave a preview of the next major release of Windows Phone, code-named “Mango.” According to Microsoft, “Mango” will deliver more than 500 new features to push the boundaries of the smartphone experience around communications, apps and the Internet. The “Mango” release will be available for free to Windows Phone 7 customers and is scheduled to ship on new …

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