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#Microsoft

# microsoft - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

5 reasons we will actually kinda miss the horrors of Internet Explorer
# Ie
From The Daily Edge
# Ie

5 reasons we will actually kinda miss the horrors of Internet Explorer

Jan 21st 2015, 7:19 PM 7,509 Views 3 Comments

We hardly knew ye.

# microsoft - Monday 19 January, 2015

Microsoft's latest patent could remove one of the most annoying problems in cinema
# SSSHHHH!
# SSSHHHH!

Microsoft's latest patent could remove one of the most annoying problems in cinema

Jan 19th 2015, 11:28 AM 15,108 Views 13 Comments

A new patent for an ‘Inconspicuous Mode’, which would silence your phone anytime you enter a cinema, was recently granted to Microsoft.

# microsoft - Monday 12 January, 2015

Microsoft criticises Google for revealing a Windows bug before it could fix it
# Backlash
# Backlash

Microsoft criticises Google for revealing a Windows bug before it could fix it

Jan 12th 2015, 9:49 AM 6,577 Views 10 Comments

The company has criticised Google’s Project Zero for revealing details of a Windows 8.1 vulnerability two days before it was due to fix it.

# microsoft - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

Sick of constant charging? This phone's battery lasts for a MONTH
# *FALLS OVER*
# *FALLS OVER*

Sick of constant charging? This phone's battery lasts for a MONTH

Jan 6th 2015, 6:09 PM 27,664 Views 28 Comments

It costs just €24.

# microsoft - Saturday 3 January, 2015

Google publishes a Windows 8.1 vulnerability before Microsoft could fix it
# Deadlines
# Deadlines

Google publishes a Windows 8.1 vulnerability before Microsoft could fix it

Jan 3rd 2015, 4:34 PM 11,607 Views 10 Comments

Google’s Project Zero, which identifies bugs and informs the relevant parties about them, published the bug after giving Microsoft 90 days to fix it.

# microsoft - Monday 29 December, 2014

Who was playing games in 2014? Half a billion people...
# Fun And Games
# Fun And Games

Who was playing games in 2014? Half a billion people...

Dec 29th 2014, 10:00 PM 10,515 Views 18 Comments

From virtual to reality, what do gamers look like in 2014?

# microsoft - Friday 26 December, 2014

Did Kim Dotcom save Xbox and Playstation users from a game-free Christmas?
# Kim Kringle
# Kim Kringle

Did Kim Dotcom save Xbox and Playstation users from a game-free Christmas?

Dec 26th 2014, 3:08 PM 41,439 Views 51 Comments

A hacking group claimed responsibility for another attack on both the systems.

# microsoft - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

Ireland has gone in to bat for Microsoft in its landmark privacy case against the US
# Shoulder To Shoulder
# Shoulder To Shoulder

Ireland has gone in to bat for Microsoft in its landmark privacy case against the US

Dec 23rd 2014, 8:28 PM 12,180 Views 29 Comments

The tech giant is fighting an order to hand over email data stored on its Dublin servers.

# microsoft - Thursday 11 December, 2014

Revenue is looking for Luxleaks links to Irish tax dodging
# The Taxman Cometh
# The Taxman Cometh

Revenue is looking for Luxleaks links to Irish tax dodging

Dec 11th 2014, 3:33 PM 11,366 Views 17 Comments

Several companies with domestic operations are tied up in the scandal.

The first major tech company to accept Bitcoin payments isn't Google or Apple
# Spend Spend Spend
# Spend Spend Spend

The first major tech company to accept Bitcoin payments isn't Google or Apple

Dec 11th 2014, 12:38 PM 6,778 Views 23 Comments

Those in the US can now purchase goods from Microsoft’s Windows and Xbox stores using the cryptocurrency.

# microsoft - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

Which games should you get for your Xbox One this Christmas?
# Game On
# Game On

Which games should you get for your Xbox One this Christmas?

Dec 10th 2014, 8:30 PM 10,709 Views 33 Comments

Microsoft’s console has had a steady twelve months, but which games are worth paying attention to?

Walt Disney paid less than 1% tax on its billion-dollar profits: Luxleaks
# Taking The Mickey
# Taking The Mickey

Walt Disney paid less than 1% tax on its billion-dollar profits: Luxleaks

Dec 10th 2014, 5:23 PM 14,197 Views 17 Comments

Pressure is mounting on European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker.

# microsoft - Saturday 6 December, 2014

Tayto crisps, Mary Lou McDonald, and U2: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Tayto crisps, Mary Lou McDonald, and U2: The week in numbers

Dec 6th 2014, 7:30 PM 13,150 Views 4 Comments

Plus: How many homeowners are more than two years behind with their mortgage repayments?

# microsoft - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

Bad news everyone! Microsoft is getting rid of Clip Art once and for all
# Memories
# Memories

Bad news everyone! Microsoft is getting rid of Clip Art once and for all

Dec 2nd 2014, 5:33 PM 17,430 Views 17 Comments

Powerpoint presentations will never be the same again.

# microsoft - Thursday 20 November, 2014

One of the most extraordinary (and decadent) houses in the US is on sale for $85 million...
# Through The Keyhole
# Through The Keyhole

One of the most extraordinary (and decadent) houses in the US is on sale for $85 million...

Nov 20th 2014, 10:11 AM 3,891 Views 1 Comment

Let’s have a nose around.

Privacy shouldn't be sacrificed for safety from crime, survey finds
# Concerns
# Concerns

Privacy shouldn't be sacrificed for safety from crime, survey finds

Nov 20th 2014, 9:47 AM 4,219 Views 8 Comments

The findings come from Microsoft which is currently involved in a legal battle concerning a US warrant for emails stored on Irish servers.

# microsoft - Monday 17 November, 2014

Explainer: Why does Facebook want to build a new site to compete with LinkedIn?
# Working 9 To 5
# Working 9 To 5

Explainer: Why does Facebook want to build a new site to compete with LinkedIn?

Nov 17th 2014, 8:30 PM 13,009 Views 7 Comments

They’re the same reasons why any company tries to expand into a new area.

# microsoft - Saturday 15 November, 2014

Is the Windows 10 preview a step in the right direction?
# Ch-ch-ch-changes
# Ch-ch-ch-changes

Is the Windows 10 preview a step in the right direction?

Nov 15th 2014, 10:30 AM 9,678 Views 23 Comments

The new version of Windows is still in the very early stages, but is there cause for optimism?

# microsoft - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

If you're using Windows, you may want to update it now
# Flaw
# Flaw

If you're using Windows, you may want to update it now

Nov 12th 2014, 4:35 PM 20,564 Views 35 Comments

Microsoft has issued emergency patches for a flaw that has been around since Windows 95 was released.

# microsoft - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

This excellently honest corporate video has just put all others to shame
# Risual
From The Daily Edge
# Risual

This excellently honest corporate video has just put all others to shame

Nov 11th 2014, 1:45 PM 3,121 Views 0 Comments

So much synergy in their dynamics.

Goodbye, old friend: Microsoft has officially ditched Nokia from its phones
# New Beginnings
# New Beginnings

Goodbye, old friend: Microsoft has officially ditched Nokia from its phones

Nov 11th 2014, 11:04 AM 11,594 Views 23 Comments

The Lumia 535 will be released in selected markets and is expected to cost €110.

# microsoft - Friday 7 November, 2014

This headset helps the blind navigate the city they're in
# Smart Navigation
# Smart Navigation

This headset helps the blind navigate the city they're in

Nov 7th 2014, 10:56 AM 4,497 Views 3 Comments

The device creates a 3D soundscape to aid its wearer, providing them with context to their surroundings.

# microsoft - Thursday 6 November, 2014

Microsoft is hoping this device will make you a more active person
# Let's Get Physical
# Let's Get Physical

Microsoft is hoping this device will make you a more active person

Nov 6th 2014, 3:15 PM 12,823 Views 21 Comments

Microsoft has entered both the health and smartwatch industry with its new wearable, Band, but what is it like?

# microsoft - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Now Nintendo and Microsoft are getting in on the health craze
# Healthy Competition
# Healthy Competition

Now Nintendo and Microsoft are getting in on the health craze

Oct 30th 2014, 1:07 PM 5,121 Views 3 Comments

Microsoft has unveiled its challenger to Apple Health and Google Fit while Nintendo looks to develop a device that will monitor a user’s fatigue and map their sleep.

# microsoft - Sunday 26 October, 2014

Review: Is the Lumia 735 the selfie phone you always wanted?
# The Competition
# The Competition

Review: Is the Lumia 735 the selfie phone you always wanted?

Oct 26th 2014, 5:00 PM 12,176 Views 13 Comments

With Microsoft’s vision in full swing, the Lumia 735 is catering for the selfie market, but is its efforts enough to set itself apart in a crowded field?

# microsoft - Thursday 23 October, 2014

IMAGES: RIP Nokia mobile phones (1987-2014)
# We Hardly Knew Ye
# We Hardly Knew Ye

IMAGES: RIP Nokia mobile phones (1987-2014)

Oct 23rd 2014, 11:00 PM 74,600 Views 98 Comments

Why do the good die young?

# microsoft - Saturday 18 October, 2014

These are the questions you need to answer to get a job with Google (and others)
# Get Googley
# Get Googley

These are the questions you need to answer to get a job with Google (and others)

Oct 18th 2014, 8:30 PM 53,052 Views 41 Comments

You are going to have to think a bit outside the box…

# microsoft - Friday 10 October, 2014

Women shouldn't ask for pay rises, they should 'have faith': Microsoft boss
# Nadella Bites
# Nadella Bites

Women shouldn't ask for pay rises, they should 'have faith': Microsoft boss

Oct 10th 2014, 8:52 AM 11,128 Views 28 Comments

But the CEO’s comments didn’t go down so well…

# microsoft - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

Soon Microsoft Kinect will be able to track exact finger movements
# Hands Free
# Hands Free

Soon Microsoft Kinect will be able to track exact finger movements

Oct 8th 2014, 2:57 PM 5,192 Views 8 Comments

A new system from Microsoft, named Handpose, is able to track finger movements under a range of conditions.

Two companies are recruiting with 150 positions up for grabs
# Pick Me
# Pick Me

Two companies are recruiting with 150 positions up for grabs

Oct 8th 2014, 1:31 PM 17,637 Views 20 Comments

Microsoft is looking for 100 graduates while FINEOS will hire 50 people over the next 18 months.

# microsoft - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Microsoft and Mozilla are lining up to challenge Google Chromecast
# Fight Fight Fight
# Fight Fight Fight

Microsoft and Mozilla are lining up to challenge Google Chromecast

Oct 1st 2014, 10:44 AM 6,743 Views 22 Comments

The two companies are releasing their own streaming dongles, which aim to capitalise upon the success of Google’s own device.

# microsoft - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Microsoft decides to skip 9 and instead unveils Windows 10
# Cause 7 8 9
# Cause 7 8 9

Microsoft decides to skip 9 and instead unveils Windows 10

Sep 30th 2014, 6:59 PM 15,680 Views 34 Comments

The new version will work on all platforms including desktop, tablet, smartphone and Xbox, and combines elements from Windows 7 and 8.

# microsoft - Thursday 18 September, 2014

More staff shown the door at Microsoft, though Irish workers should be safe
# Phew
# Phew

More staff shown the door at Microsoft, though Irish workers should be safe

Sep 18th 2014, 4:41 PM 8,894 Views 12 Comments

Latest layoffs the next round of company’s 18,000 job cuts.

# microsoft - Monday 15 September, 2014

It's official! Microsoft confirms it will buy Minecraft makers for €1.9 billion
# Done Deal
# Done Deal

It's official! Microsoft confirms it will buy Minecraft makers for €1.9 billion

Sep 15th 2014, 2:34 PM 8,013 Views 16 Comments

The company will join Microsoft studios while its three founders, Markus Persson, Carl Manneh and Jakob Porser, are now leaving.

# microsoft - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Microsoft said to be close to buying Minecraft makers for $2 billion
# Game On
# Game On

Microsoft said to be close to buying Minecraft makers for $2 billion

Sep 10th 2014, 8:46 AM 6,316 Views 38 Comments

The company is said to be close to buying the makers of the open-world game in a deal that could be completed this week.

# microsoft - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Will this 'affordable flagship' phone help Microsoft challenge Apple and Samsung?
# Nokia Lumia 830
# Nokia Lumia 830

Will this 'affordable flagship' phone help Microsoft challenge Apple and Samsung?

Sep 4th 2014, 10:24 AM 10,571 Views 33 Comments

The company launched the Nokia Lumia 830, which is expected to cost €330, and will ship globally this month.

# microsoft - Thursday 28 August, 2014

Microsoft begins cleaning up the Windows store by removing 1,500 fake apps from it
# Clean Up
# Clean Up

Microsoft begins cleaning up the Windows store by removing 1,500 fake apps from it

Aug 28th 2014, 2:35 PM 7,317 Views 11 Comments

The company promises to remove more apps which mislead users and crack down on fake and scam apps.

# microsoft - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Review: Is this the phone that will fix Microsoft's mobile problems?
# Nokia Lumia 930
# Nokia Lumia 930

Review: Is this the phone that will fix Microsoft's mobile problems?

Aug 23rd 2014, 10:00 AM 13,590 Views 33 Comments

After acquiring Nokia’s handset division, Microsoft is hoping its fortunes in mobile will improve, but is the Lumia 930 the phone that will accomplish this?

# microsoft - Friday 22 August, 2014

Microsoft expected to say 'good riddance' to Windows 8
# Back To Basics
# Back To Basics

Microsoft expected to say 'good riddance' to Windows 8

Aug 22nd 2014, 11:40 AM 19,561 Views 99 Comments

The latest update to Microsoft’s desktop OS, which will bring back it back to its roots, is expected to be unveiled on 30 September.

# microsoft - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

One of the best Android smartphones this year just got a Windows Phone twin
# Choices
# Choices

One of the best Android smartphones this year just got a Windows Phone twin

Aug 19th 2014, 5:45 PM 16,873 Views 24 Comments

The HTC One M8 for Windows is being priced at $99 (€74) in the US and online sales will begin today.