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Top 10 Microsoft Fun Facts You May Not Know

Despite of being tough fight and competition from Google and Apple, Microsoft still stands as first choice of many people. With its undisputed dominance over computer Industry many are passionate about Microsoft still. With such a vast presence, many times its has been talked about company, its people, Bill Gates and roadmap. For those who are still sticking to know more here are few amazing Fun facts which you would love to learn.

Is Google Turning Out as Next Microsoft ?

In last couple of months, I have noticed that suddenly people started talking about possible next revolutionary company in IT as social media has become one of the major business model for most and they have dragged pure IT business at nearby corner. Now it's time for IT companies to come out with a bang which can again get them in mainstream of talks & discussions.

Amazing Mars Tour by NASA & Microsoft

Recently NASA and Microsoft Research has teamed up again for bringing "most complete and high-resolution coverage of Mars" as seen never before. WorldWide Telescope, a Microsoft Aps, which let you explore space either through a zoom-ann-pan interface or guided tour has made this available to all its users.

Microsoft Integrates Facebook with Outlook

Microsoft is announcing today that its has integrated Facebook and windows Live Messenger into Outlook, making million of Outlook users closer to social networking and adding a bench for huge Facebook Users with Outlook. Just last year Microsoft announced the integration of Social Networking feeds into Outlook by Social Networking Connector to give you an instant information & update inside Outlook.

Microsoft Office 2010: What’s still missing?

Office 2010 is out in the market, on Microsoft’s volume license price lists and installed (at least in Office Starter form) on many new PCs out there. But there are still a couple of complementary technologies that aren’t available yet. I’m not talking about Office Web Apps, the free version of which is still missing some promised functionality, as Microsoft itself has acknowledged. I’m talking about other related technologies of interest to both consumers and smaller business users.

Salesforce sues Microsoft

The world's biggest maker of Web-based software charged that Microsoft is infringing five Salesforce patents in programs, including in the Windows Server operating system and the widely used .Net platform. "Microsoft's continuing acts of infringement have caused and are causing irreparable harm to Salesforce.com," the complaint said.

Windows 8 May Be Ready To Ship By 2012 !

Microsoft’s next version of Windows client is far enough along that the Windows team seems to have begun sharing details about its goals with Microsoft’s PC partners. A leaked slide deck — excerpts of which first appeared on the Web site of blogger Francisco Martin Garcia — don’t reveal a whole lot in terms of specific features.

Microsoft Office 2010 Hits Stores Worldwide

Microsoft Office 2010 hits stores on Tuesday with three versions: Home and Student, Home and Business, and Professional. In stores, the versions will cost $149.99, $279.99, or $499.99 respectively, but by downloading the software and just purchasing a Key Card, the price drops to $119.99, $199.99, and $349.99 respectively.

Project Natal being lauched as Kinect

Project natal, one of Microsoft ambitious projects for it's XBox Division does away with the controller for playing video games. It was undoubtedly one of Microsoft's more successful endeavors in 2009. Motion based controllers aren't new. The Nintendo Wii was...

Check your hotmail on your mobile without Internet connection

Microsoft India has launched a new service that allows users of its Hotmail service to get email alerts on SMS. According to the company, the service also allows users to receive, read and reply to emails on SMS. The service also enables efficient viewing of emails by specifying the email address or domain from which one would like to receive alerts on SMS

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