Intermec’s line of Radio Frequency Device (RFID) hardware devices will be supported by Microsoft’s BizTalk Server 2006 R2, which enables customers of all sizes to connect core business processes across applications, platforms and partners.
Vodafone unveiled a range of new handsets and services for the key Christmas period on Monday including an exclusive music service offering unlimited tracks, to challenge the iPhone in Britain.
Microsoft and Siemens will join forces to develop in-car entertainment and navigation products that should make it easier for consumers to connect devices such mobile phones and music players.
Microsoft has lost a preliminary vote to have its Office Open XML document format approved as an international standard, denting the company’s hopes of wider adoption of the standard by public-sector organizations.
Microsoft said on Tuesday that it is “not unreasonable” for the company to introduce a mobile phone combined with features of its Zune digital music player to compete with Apple’s iPhone.
Microsoft agreed to acquire Parlano, which provides technology to allow companies to create group chat sessions for employees, and add the application to its portfolio of communication offerings.
Microsoft said on Tuesday it plans to release the first major update to its Windows Vista operating system early next year.
A Microsoft document format that may be adopted as an international standard this weekend is a ploy to lock in customers, who could lose control over their own data in a worst-case scenario, critics say.
Microsoft has increased the size of inboxes for Windows Live Hotmail users, offering a standard 5GB of storage and 10GB for paid MSN Premium and Hotmail Plus accounts.
Microsoft told the U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Monday it was confident that vacant television airwaves can be used for wireless services without interfering with broadcast signals.
Microsoft Corp. said on Monday it formed a new business group to work with advertisers and publishers and gain a foothold in an online advertising market expected to grow to $80 billion by 2010.
Microsoft has completed its $6 billion acquisition of Web advertising firm aQuantive Inc, aiming to better capitalize on the Internet’s growth as a media outlet.
Football season is almost here and for U.S. video gamers, that means one thing — a new version of “Madden NFL,” which could be back in championship form after a couple of lackluster seasons.
Dell said on Tuesday it has decided to expand sales of consumer personal computers loaded with the Linux operating system to the United Kingdom, France, Germany and China.
Microsoft said on Wednesday it will pipe advertisements into a slate of popular sports video games from Electronic Arts, including its best-selling “Madden” football franchise.
Microsoft said on Tuesday its Office Live will use search advertising tools from Ask.com to help small businesses reach consumers on the Internet.
Microsoft said on Tuesday it will hold firm on pricing for its Xbox 360 game console, defying widespread expectations that it would respond to a price cut by rival Sony for the PlayStation 3.
Microsoft announced the addition of Walt Disney films to the Xbox 360′s download service, Xbox Live, on Tuesday night at the opening news conference for the E3 Media and Business Summit.
Microsoft has no plans now to cut the price of its Xbox game console in Japan, where it trails far behind rival machines from Nintendo and Sony.
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Microsoft said on Thursday said it would take a more than $1 billion charge to fix “an unacceptable number of repairs” to its Xbox 360 video game consoles and had missed shipment targets for the end of June.
Microsoft Corp. said on Thursday it would launch the advanced version of its Xbox 360 game console, Xbox 360 Elite, on October 11 in Japan, a country where sales of its game gear lag far behind rival machines from Nintendo Co. Ltd. and Sony Corp.
Google asked a federal judge on Monday to extend the consent decree that settled the landmark antitrust case against Microsoft in order to address competition concerns involving the Windows Vista operating system.
Microsoft has agreed to modify its new Vista operating system in response to complaints that its desktop search function puts Google and other potential competitors at a disadvantage, a source familiar with the case told Reuters on Tuesday.