Microsoft honors its 2008 Most Valuable Professionals (MVPs), a highly select group of experts who represent the best and brightest in technical communities, at the 2008 MVP Global Summit April 14–17 in Seattle at the Washington State Convention and Trade Center and at Microsoft headquarters in Redmond.
Yesterday, at the RoboBusiness Conference and Exposition in Pittsburgh, Microsoft released the first community technology preview (CTP) of Microsoft Robotics Developer Studio 2008, the new version of its robotics programming platform.
Although Microsoft announced that it will cut down the support for Windows XP as the new Vista establishes itself into the market, the Redmond giant now changed it’s mind and decided to offer Windows XP for two more years.
After more than 14 months of intensive review, a Joint Technical Committee of the International Standardization Organization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) has concluded its formal process to evaluate Ecma International’s submission of the Draft International Standard (DIS) 29500: Office Open XML (Open XML).
AT&T and Microsoft today announced a collaborative alliance through which AT&T will use Microsoft Surface in its retails stores.
Microsoft launched a new online resource and released two new open-source accessibility testing tools for developers who want to create accessible and assistive technology products that make it easier for everyone —including people with impairments and disabilities — to see, hear and use computers and other devices.
Microsoft is now configuring the settings in Internet Explorer 8, the upcoming version of its browser, to render content — by default — using methods that give top priority to Web standards interoperability.
Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates today will unveil a software giveaway that will ultimately provide millions of college and high school students around the world with access to the latest Microsoft developer and designer tools at no charge to unlock their creative potential and set them on the path to academic and career success.
Microsoft announced that it is releasing a new version of its Windows Live Mobile Developer Program, enabling developers to create mobile versions of its popular Windows Live services that can be built for virtually any mobile phone independent of phone operating system.
Yesterday at Mobile World Congress 2008, Microsoft and Cbeyond announced a new e-mail service, including support for mobile devices, that is now available as part of a communications package specifically targeting small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs).
Today at Mobile World Congress 2008, Microsoft announced the availability of a technology preview for accessing MSN Direct content on Windows Mobile-based devices.
Microsoft added two new desktop mice to its line of input devices with the new Wireless Laser Mouse 6000 and Wireless Laser Mouse 7000, giving consumers more choice and flexibility in their computing experience.
Microsoft has announced the release to manufacturing (RTM) of the eagerly awaited Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1)
Microsoft Research, the basic research arm of Microsoft Corp., announced today that it will open a new lab in Cambridge, Mass., in July 2008.
Microsoft and EDGAR Online announced a strategic alliance in which the two companies will collaborate to bring relevant advertising to the EDGAR Online audience and content to the MSN portal.
Microsoft’s Macintosh Business Unit (Mac BU) announced the official availability of Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac at the Macworld Conference & Expo 2008.
Satisfying demand for Vista gaming support for numerous Xonar D2 customers, ASUS has activated DirectSound3D Game Extensions 1.0 (DS3D GX 1.0) and Acoustic Echo Cancellation (AEC) technologies in the latest Vista drivers.
Microsoft today launched the Xbox 360 Family Timer worldwide, available for download via Xbox LIVE in 26 countries.
Microsoft will release two important Serial Packs (SPs) for Windows XP and Windows Vista. So far, the older OS gets a much bigger increase in speed when compared to the newer Vista.
To the delight of gamers and science-fiction (sci-fi) fans alike, the wait is finally over as “Mass Effect,” an award-winning action role-playing game (RPG) hits retail shelves today, with a continued rollout to retailers worldwide planned.
VMware, the virtualization software leader, today announced VMware Fusion 1.1, a new update to its award-winning VMware Fusion desktop virtualization software for Intel-based Macs.
Microsoft is stubborn at keeping (a rather small) a market share in the music players industry and has released a new version of Zune with a capacity of 80GB.
Microsoft said on Wednesday it is adding a feature to its Xbox 360 that limits the amount of time children can play video games.
Microsoft released on Tuesday a suite of free Web services that connect to its Windows operating system, delivering a major element of its strategy to maintain the dominance of its software while extending its reach on the Internet.