Microsoft Office 365, a new record
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Good news for MS Office 365, it brings now more money for Microsoft than all other installed Office packages. This is due mainly on the shift in the Microsoft’s philosophy of selling it, from the traditional sale to monthly or … Read More

Google to buy Digg
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It’s time for Digg. It has ad agreement with Microsoft, but Google want it. And not for ads, but for its concept and users. Digg has very specific community of users/members, not invaded yet by commercial reasons. It is made … Read More

Yahoo spurns Microsoft last offer
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Like I said in a previous post, the strategy of a big company like Microsoft to buy a big company like Yahoo!, cannot be based on a simple offer only. It takes into consideration multiple denies of the targeted company, … Read More

One more try for Microsoft to buy Yahoo
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As I said in a previous post when everyone considered Microsoft gave up, it lost a battle, but not the war. Such a transaction is not a simple business deal, to make an offer and wait for an answer. It … Read More

Yahoo! vs. Carl Icahn
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A new move of Yahoo!’s board: a letter in response to Carl Icahn’s announcement regarding his intention to nominate a slate of ten directors to Yahoo!’s board of directors at the 2008 annual meeting of stockholders: Dear Mr. Icahn: We … Read More

Astronomy live with Microsoft: WorldWide Telescope
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Microsoft researchers has been developing an interesting astronomy application, now as a public beta, allowing you to see pictures from several observatories. The service is free of charge and uses high-resolution images from the world’s best land- and space-based telescopes. … Read More

Xperia X1, a rival for iPhone
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Sony Ericcson decided to join forces with Microsoft in order to realize a smart phone powered by Microsoft’s Windows Mobile, Xperia X1. Xperia X1 will have a 3 inch touch screen and will include a full QWERTY keyboard within a … Read More

The big known surprise: Microsoft buys Yahoo!
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So, the decisive step is done: Microsoft Corp. has made a bid to buy Yahoo Inc. for $44.6 billion, in order to better compete with Google Inc. If Yahoo! agree, it will be the problem of the U.S. Justice Department … Read More

Romanian gamers complain against Xbox 360, Playstation 3, Nintendo WII
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The Romanian gaming community is complaining against the discrimination of the manufacturers of the game consoles Xbox 360, Playstation 3 and Nintendo WII that, although Romania is member of the European Union, the Romanian gamers do not benefit by the … Read More

Microsoft to buy Calista Technologies and join Citrix Systems for virtualization
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Microsoft intends to develop in the virtualization field, with a more extensive strategy that includes the relaxing of the licensing for its virtualization software and lower prices. Virtualization is a technique for hiding the physical characteristics of computing resources from … Read More

The “Wish list” no more, MS patented it
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Do you want a wish list? For shopping or for Santa Claus? Sorry, you have to pay to Microsoft for it! In accordance with Techdirt, Microdoft just got the patent for the “wish list”. In the US Patent dated January … Read More

My predictions for the new year 2008
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Due to the global warming with increased effects for this year, the developed states will change their national strategies by taking into account these aspects, and we will see important geopolitical changes. United States will try to overcome the economical … Read More

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