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We’ve always known that both Sony and Microsoft would want their next generation consoles out before the holiday season begins in the US, and now it looks like that probably will happen. Sony announced earlier this month at GamesCom in Europe that the PS4 would be releasing in the US … [Read More]

Categories: Featured, Gaming
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Motorola Mobility has won a ban on sales of several Microsoft products in Germany as part of a recent patent dispute between the companies. The ban, which is based on a ruling that Microsoft had infringed on two patents related to H.264 video decoding/encoding, covers the Xbox 360, Windows 7, Internet … [Read More]

Categories: Computing, Featured, Gaming
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Microsoft has announced that it will be releasing an early preview version of Windows 8 in the beginning of June. The Windows 8 Release Preview, as it will be known, will be available in the first week of June according to Microsoft President Steven Sinofsky. Sinofsky made the announcement at a Windows 8 Dev … [Read More]

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Motorola Mobility has won the latest round in a patents battle between the mobile phone giant and Microsoft. A judge for the U.S. International Trade Commission ruled on Monday that Microsoft’s Xbox 360 had infringed on patents held by Motorola Mobility, leading to speculation that shipments of the games console could … [Read More]

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Natalie Ayres

Microsoft is alleged to have paid a top female executive in the UK £1 million to step aside. Natalie Ayres, who has been with the company for 15 years was favourite to become managing director of Microsoft UK after the position was left vacant in 2006. The job was however … [Read More]

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Microsoft has announced a new open-source toolkit for building small electronic devices using the .NET Micro Framework and Visual Studio/Visual C# Express. The .NET Gadgeteer is a way to make gadgets and prototype products, with very little electronics experience, as no soldering is required. Microsoft says on their site for the … [Read More]

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