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Wednesday 20 October 2010
Tuesday 12 October 2010
Microsoft has launched its latest assault on the smartphone market with a series of Windows Phone 7 devices.
Wednesday 15 September 2010
Tuesday 13 July 2010
Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer touted new tablet-style devices running the Windows 7 operating system from about 20 manufacturers at a conference on Monday, underlining the giant software company's eagerness to counter the explosion of interest in Apple Inc's iPad.
Thursday 01 July 2010
Microsoft has pulled the plug on a new generation of smartphones less than three months after unveiling the devices that were part of its efforts to catch-up with Apple and Google in the fast-growing mobile market.
Friday 28 May 2010
The chief executive of Microsoft, Steve Ballmer, yesterday brushed off news that it had been overtaken by Apple, saying his company would remain more profitable than its US rival.
Tuesday 16 February 2010
Microsoft has stepped up its attempt to gain traction in the mobile phone market with the launch of the "next generation" Windows Phone.
Friday 15 January 2010
China today sought to play down a threat by Google to quit the country on hacking and censorship concerns, saying any decision by the internet search giant would not affect US trade ties.
Friday 08 January 2010
Call it a "slate" or call it a "tablet," the technology world is suddenly awash with a novel category of mobile devices seeking to grab the spotlight from a hugely anticipated product launch by Apple later this month.
Friday 08 January 2010
Microsoft has never really quite got marketing. Steve Ballmer, the company's boss, was keen to beat Apple to the punch in unveiling Microsoft's new tablet computer yesterday. A pity then that he chose to demonstrate the device's appeal to fans of e-books with the front cover of the novel Twilight displayed on the screen. The cover features a large picture of an apple.
Thursday 07 January 2010
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer showed off a new touch-screen, tablet-style computer from Hewlett-Packard Co., the first of several such devices expected to be unveiled this month.
Monday 04 January 2010
US Electronics sales rebounded in the just-ended holiday season, but the industry's biggest event will still have the recession hanging over it.
Friday 06 November 2009
Sales of Microsoft's new Windows 7 operating system have been "fantastic" in Japan since its launch last month, CEO Steve Ballmer said yesterday.
Tuesday 03 November 2009
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer says that corporate spending on information technology will not recover to levels seen in recent years before the global economic slowdown.
Thursday 22 October 2009
Although no one waits in long lines for a new edition of Windows software anymore, the debut of Microsoft's latest operating system is part of why buying a PC is starting to feel fun for the first time in years.
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