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Bing Pulse and the Bing Interactive State of The Union Experience

Microsoft introduces Bing Policts Interactive State of The Union Experience and Bing Pulse. New Bing Webmaster Tools Search and Social Webinar video.

Employees Raised $1B in Cash; Microsoft Earns $16B in Q1 2013, High Hopes for Windows 8; Enhanced IMAP in Outlook 2013

Update 10/22: In an exclusive interview, following a Microsoft event to celebrate 30 years of Giving campaign, Bill Gates talked about the significance of the launch of Windows 8, about Windows Phone 8 and Surface.

A billion ways to make a difference — October is …

Bill Gates: Steve Jobs Appreciated my letter and kept it by his bed

Microsoft Chariman and founder, Bill Gates seems to be on revelation sphere about his relationship with late Apple CEO Steve Jobs, as the Gates in a recent interview with The Telegraph, among other things, talked about his relationship with Jobs.

Bill Gates: I wrote Steve Jobs a letter as he was dying. He kept it by his bedBill Gates: I wrote Steve Jobs a letter as he was dying. He kept it by his bed

During the interview, Gates recalled his often up and …

Bill Gates Recalls His Final Conversations with Steve Jobs….”It was great relaxed conversation”

Bill Gates Recalls Final Talks With Steve JobsBill Gates Recalls Final Talks With Steve JobsIn an interview with Bill Weir, Microsoft founder and Chariman Bill Gates on January 24, reflected on the passing of Apple CEO Steve Jobs.

Weeks before the Apple founder died, Gates paid an unannounced visit to the home of his sometime friend and longtime rival:

“He and I always …

Infographic: Bill Gates Has Saved 5,812,000 Lives

A infographic released by the Frugal Dad web site shows how much Microsoft founder and chairman Bill Gates might be doing to save the world. “Gates, who officially announced his retirement on Jun 20, 2008, from the day-to-day job at Microsoft, engaged himself in the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.”

Microsoft Trustworthy Computing Celebrates 10th Anniversary, Enters into Second Phase

10-Years of Microsoft's Trustworthy Computing10-Years of Microsoft's Trustworthy ComputingJanuary 12th marks the ten year milestone of Bill Gate’s memo on Trustworthy Computing. “Ten years ago on January 12, 2002, during a time when security problems were threatening trust in software products, Bill Gates sent an email to all Microsoft full-time employees announcing the creation of the Trustworthy Computing (TwC) initiative,” blogged …

Bill Gates Refutes a Full-time Return to Microsoft in Sydney

Bill Gates ruled out ever returning to the helm of Microsoft, dismissed harsh barbs by his former arch-rival Steve JobsBill Gates ruled out ever returning to the helm of Microsoft, dismissed harsh barbs by his former arch-rival Steve JobsIn an interview with Fairfax Media, Bill Gates, when asked whether he would return to Microsoft –ruled out ever returning to the helm of Microsoft and dismissed harsh barbs by his former arch-rival Steve Jobs.

In the interview, Gates said Jobs was driven by the fact that “Microsoft machines …

Windows Turns 26 Years Old, Skype Greets with Video Greeting Card

On November 20, Microsoft Windows turned 26. To celebrate the, the Skype team has publised a short “Happy 26th Birthday Windows from the Skype Team” video.

“Say it with Skype is a fun way to send group video greeting cards. Head over to Facebook to send your message and give someone an extra …

Bill Gates Testifies in a Billion Dollar WordPerfect Antitrust Lawsuit

Bill Gates: Testifies in Utah $1B WordPrect CaseBill Gates: Testifies in Utah $1B WordPrect CaseMicrosoft’s founder and Chariman Bill Gates returns to the witness stand on Tuesday to defend his company against a $1 billion antitrust lawsuit filed by Utah-based Novell Inc. in 2004.

The Novell in its complainst says Gates duped them into thinking he would include its WordPerfect writing program in …

Bill Gates Talks ‘The Power of the Natural User Interface’ at University of Washington

Bill Gates - Paul Allen on a PDP-10 mainframe at Computer Center Corporation (CCC)Bill Gates - Paul Allen on a PDP-10 mainframe at Computer Center Corporation (CCC)
The story of how Bill and Paul Allen honed their early programming skills on a PDP-10 mainframe at Computer Center Corporation (CCC) while in high school is well known. In an email exchange with Ed Lazowska, former chair of Computer Science & Engineering at the University of Washington, Bill discussed the significant …

Bill Gates Addresses G20 Summit; Forbes Named 5th Most Powerful Person in the World; Gates’ Reaction to Company’s Courier Tablet

Bill GatesBill GatesMicrosoft chairman Bill Gates, who spoke at the G20 summit in France last week, was named the fifth most powerful person in the world by Forbes, and also the subject of a in-depth report by CNet’s Jay Greene on why Microsoft killed its Courier tablet.

French President and G20 Chair President …

‘Steve Jobs: One Last Thing’ PBS Documentary Live Now!

PBS posted last night’s “Steve Jobs: One Last Thing” video online.

“Through interviews with colleagues and others who knew Steve Jobs, whose innovations transformed the lives of millions, “One Last Thing” provides an inside look at the man and the major influences that helped shape his life and career,” reads the episode description. …

Bill Gates on Steve Jobs Biography: Jobs’ Criticisms Don’t Bother Him

Steve Jobs- Bill GatesSteve Jobs- Bill GatesApple founder and chairman, Steve Jobs who passed away on October 5, had used some harsh word about his former colleague and Microsoft’s founder Bill Gates, as revealed in Jobs biography by Walter Isaacson.

Jobs called Gates “unimaginative” in the book and suggests he would have …

Commemorating 10th Anniversary of Windows XP: ‘Then and Now ‘ Infographic

Windows XP just turned 10 years old. While turning 10 is often lauded, in the tech industry it means you’re falling behind. 10 years is a long time to have the same old technology.

To commemorate its 10 year anniversary and Microsoft also celebrate the anniversary of Windows 7 officially being in market …

Yahoo!’s Buyout Circus: Video Animation by Next Media

These days Internet is buzzed with the rumors “who is going to buy Yhoo!?”

Ever since Carol Bartz was fired, everyone from Alibaba to AOL to Microsoft seems to be floating some kind of deal to buy or merge Yahoo. The latest rumors swirling around Yahoo is that Google might bankroll a private …