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#Microsoft

# microsoft - Monday 25 November, 2013

Microsoft looking to hire 95 people in Ireland
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Microsoft looking to hire 95 people in Ireland

Nov 25th 2013, 8:59 AM 12,139 Views 18 Comments

Four other companies have also released jobs announcements this morning.

# microsoft - Friday 22 November, 2013

Playstation and Xbox had this cute exchange on Twitter
# Console Wars
From The Daily Edge
# Console Wars

Playstation and Xbox had this cute exchange on Twitter

Nov 22nd 2013, 7:00 PM 5,392 Views 1 Comment

Two multinational corporations, getting cosy. AWWWW.

Microsoft pens doctor's note to give players more time to play Xbox
# Sick Leave
# Sick Leave

Microsoft pens doctor's note to give players more time to play Xbox

Nov 22nd 2013, 1:16 PM 2,348 Views 0 Comments

Now you can get off work by telling your boss you have Zombie Flu. Possibly.

Playstation 4 Vs Xbox One: Which comes out on top?
# Console Wars
# Console Wars

Playstation 4 Vs Xbox One: Which comes out on top?

Nov 22nd 2013, 12:01 AM 18,668 Views 108 Comments

With the Xbox One released today and the PS4 a week away, which one should you invest your time and money in?

# microsoft - Thursday 21 November, 2013

Instagram launches on Windows Phone, but runs into problems already
# Awkward
# Awkward

Instagram launches on Windows Phone, but runs into problems already

Nov 21st 2013, 11:28 AM 6,549 Views 27 Comments

The app launched in beta mode last night, but confusion over whether the app could take photos or not meant it was anything but smooth.

# microsoft - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

Microsoft Windows was launched 28 years ago today, and here’s how it looked
# Safe To Turn Off
From The Daily Edge
# Safe To Turn Off

Microsoft Windows was launched 28 years ago today, and here’s how it looked

Nov 20th 2013, 8:28 PM 28,443 Views 63 Comments

On this day in 1985, your desktop looked like this.

# microsoft - Friday 27 September, 2013

Bill Gates says CTRL-ALT-DELETE was a mistake
# Login
From The Daily Edge
# Login

Bill Gates says CTRL-ALT-DELETE was a mistake

Sep 27th 2013, 12:19 PM 25,773 Views 44 Comments

Did you try turning it off and turning it back on again?

# microsoft - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Sep 3rd 2013, 11:00 PM 10,187 Views 4 Comments

Everyone’s talking about junior doctors going on strike, AIB saying some customers just don’t want to pay their mortgages, and John Waters (briefly) going to jail.

Microsoft to buy Nokia phones division and patents for €5.4 billion
# Smartphones
# Smartphones

Microsoft to buy Nokia phones division and patents for €5.4 billion

Sep 3rd 2013, 8:23 AM 4,713 Views 17 Comments

Nokia shares surged as it was announced Microsoft will acquire their smartphone division, as well as important patents.

# microsoft - Saturday 24 August, 2013

Microsoft, mortgages and a one-man party: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Microsoft, mortgages and a one-man party: The week in numbers

Aug 24th 2013, 7:30 PM 4,873 Views 7 Comments

Plus: how much was spent on alcohol in Ireland last year?

# microsoft - Friday 23 August, 2013

Microsoft shares surge as CEO announces he is quitting
# Exit Through The Windows
# Exit Through The Windows

Microsoft shares surge as CEO announces he is quitting

Aug 23rd 2013, 3:27 PM 10,752 Views 23 Comments

Steve Ballmer says he is stepping down to allow a more “long-term” successor steer the company into the world of tablets and smartphones. Investors reacted as enthusiastically as Ballmer at a tech conference.

# microsoft - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

Here are all the games you'll be able to play on XBOX One
# Let The Games Begin
From The Daily Edge
# Let The Games Begin

Here are all the games you'll be able to play on XBOX One

Aug 20th 2013, 6:42 PM 1,494 Views 2 Comments

All pre-orders will come free with a copy of Fifa 14.

# microsoft - Sunday 30 June, 2013

How some tech companies use numbers to make eye-popping claims
# Smart Economy
# Smart Economy

How some tech companies use numbers to make eye-popping claims

Jun 30th 2013, 9:15 AM 10,364 Views 11 Comments

We’re not saying there isn’t some basic truth in them but…

# microsoft - Saturday 29 June, 2013

Kilkenny school wins award for using tech in teaching
# Microsoft Innovation School
# Microsoft Innovation School

Kilkenny school wins award for using tech in teaching

Jun 29th 2013, 9:15 AM 8,011 Views 14 Comments

Principal Brian Boyle believes they are the smallest school to have achieved the ‘Microsoft Innovation School’ title.

# microsoft - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

Gamers already prefer the PlayStation 4 to Xbox One
# PS4
# PS4

Gamers already prefer the PlayStation 4 to Xbox One

Jun 11th 2013, 2:42 PM 10,422 Views 88 Comments

Here’s how Sony did it.

# microsoft - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

The 7 most annoying things about mobile phone users
# Turn It Off
From The Daily Edge
# Turn It Off

The 7 most annoying things about mobile phone users

Jun 4th 2013, 1:00 PM 24,682 Views 73 Comments

When they said to make sure your phone was off, they meant YOU too!

# microsoft - Thursday 23 May, 2013

Xbox's new console... why does everyone hate it already?
# XBOX ONE
From The Daily Edge
# XBOX ONE

Xbox's new console... why does everyone hate it already?

May 23rd 2013, 6:00 PM 23,036 Views 95 Comments

Let’s play Devil’s advocate for a while, shall we?

# microsoft - Saturday 18 May, 2013

Here are some things Microsoft needs to fix in Windows 8
# Fix 'em Up
# Fix 'em Up

Here are some things Microsoft needs to fix in Windows 8

May 18th 2013, 5:00 PM 13,532 Views 27 Comments

The tech giant is updating its much-criticised Windows 8 software next month, here’s a few things we’re hoping to see.

# microsoft - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

Microsoft to update Windows 8 in bid to address complaints and confusion
# Windows 8
# Windows 8

Microsoft to update Windows 8 in bid to address complaints and confusion

May 7th 2013, 2:15 PM 10,792 Views 52 Comments

The changes, part of a software package given the codename “Blue”, won’t be released to consumers and businesses until later this year

# microsoft - Thursday 2 May, 2013

Waterford programmer Jordan Casey, 13, to address Californian conference
# Bright Spark
# Bright Spark

Waterford programmer Jordan Casey, 13, to address Californian conference

May 2nd 2013, 3:53 PM 12,520 Views 40 Comments

Casey is set to address over 4,000 delegates on the topic “Things I learned the hard way as a young CEO”.

# microsoft - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

Tech firms should be trying to please women - Microsoft researcher
# Women In Tech
# Women In Tech

Tech firms should be trying to please women - Microsoft researcher

Apr 24th 2013, 4:07 PM 6,630 Views 30 Comments

Men design for other men, he argues – like the vibrate setting on a phone.

# microsoft - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

Google submits list of remedies in bid to clear EU antitrust case
# Google
# Google

Google submits list of remedies in bid to clear EU antitrust case

Apr 16th 2013, 6:55 AM 3,394 Views 2 Comments

The EU Commission is probing whether Google unfairly favors its own services in its internet search results.

# microsoft - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

EU finance chiefs to get tablet PCs for 'paperless' Dublin summit
# Paperless Meeting
# Paperless Meeting

EU finance chiefs to get tablet PCs for 'paperless' Dublin summit

Apr 9th 2013, 6:50 AM 6,027 Views 35 Comments

EU finance ministers will hand back the tablets after the two-day summit concludes at Dublin Castle this weekend.

# microsoft - Monday 1 April, 2013

Here's how much the world's most iconic logos cost companies to design them
# You Paid How Much?
# You Paid How Much?

Here's how much the world's most iconic logos cost companies to design them

Apr 1st 2013, 6:30 PM 29,341 Views 12 Comments

Some of the biggest companies in the world spend hundreds of millions of dollars on their logo – while others spent nothing.

# microsoft - Sunday 31 March, 2013

"These are the countries where I'm the least known" - Bill Gates visits Ghana
# Philanthropy
# Philanthropy

"These are the countries where I'm the least known" - Bill Gates visits Ghana

Mar 31st 2013, 8:30 AM 8,622 Views 32 Comments

The foundation set up by Bill Gates has been on a high-profile campaign to improve health in poor countries.

# microsoft - Thursday 7 March, 2013

EU criticised over enforcement of Microsoft's promise of web browser choice
# Microsoft
# Microsoft

EU criticised over enforcement of Microsoft's promise of web browser choice

Mar 7th 2013, 8:20 AM 4,503 Views 26 Comments

The EU has been criticised for failing to enforce a commitment made by Microsoft to offer users a choice of internet browser for which the US tech giant was fined €561 million yesterday.

# microsoft - Sunday 3 March, 2013

As it happened: Allianz Football League action From The42
Live Mar 3rd 2013, 1:42 PM

As it happened: Allianz Football League action

# microsoft - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

Goodbye Hotmail, hello Microsoft Outlook
# Email
# Email

Goodbye Hotmail, hello Microsoft Outlook

Feb 19th 2013, 6:00 PM 12,395 Views 29 Comments

Microsoft thinks Outlook is better than Gmail, so it’s about to spend $30 million to send its message across the US.

# microsoft - Saturday 26 January, 2013

iDethroned: Apple is no longer the most valuable company in the world
# Apple
# Apple

iDethroned: Apple is no longer the most valuable company in the world

Jan 26th 2013, 11:59 AM 18,823 Views 43 Comments

Exxon Mobil regained top spot after the tech giant’s share value fell dramatically this past week.

# microsoft - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

Tánaiste to meet Bill Gates in Dublin today
# Bill Gates
# Bill Gates

Tánaiste to meet Bill Gates in Dublin today

Jan 23rd 2013, 7:56 AM 3,762 Views 20 Comments

They’ll discuss EU budget and size of Emergency Aid Reserve and European Development Fund.

# microsoft - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

Microsoft in negotiations to buy struggling Dell - reports
# Computer Giants
# Computer Giants

Microsoft in negotiations to buy struggling Dell - reports

Jan 22nd 2013, 8:31 PM 12,280 Views 30 Comments

Microsoft is considering investing billions in joining a takeover bid for Dell.

# microsoft - Sunday 6 January, 2013

7 TV shows that were saved by their fans
# Fans
# Fans

7 TV shows that were saved by their fans

Jan 6th 2013, 4:14 PM 15,859 Views 53 Comments

Have you ever started a petition or sent random objects to TV networks to save your favourite show?

# microsoft - Thursday 27 December, 2012

9 famous logo changes in 2012 that you may not have noticed
# Logo Changes
# Logo Changes

9 famous logo changes in 2012 that you may not have noticed

Dec 27th 2012, 11:20 AM 31,726 Views 20 Comments

Some subtle, some not so subtle.

# microsoft - Sunday 2 December, 2012

20 quotes that reveal how Bill Gates became world’s richest man
# So He Said
# So He Said

20 quotes that reveal how Bill Gates became world’s richest man

Dec 2nd 2012, 11:00 AM 22,907 Views 30 Comments

In short: good grades, being a ‘businessman’ are less important than being ‘smart’, feeling the fear and listening to unhappy customers.

# microsoft - Monday 26 November, 2012

Minister Bruton opens Cloud Computing Centre in DCU
# Cloud Computing
# Cloud Computing

Minister Bruton opens Cloud Computing Centre in DCU

Nov 26th 2012, 9:50 AM 3,237 Views 11 Comments

The €6 million funded centre hopes to make Ireland a world leader in this fast-growing sector.

# microsoft - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

Microsoft getting sued over most distinctive new Windows 8 feature
# Windows 8
# Windows 8

Microsoft getting sued over most distinctive new Windows 8 feature

Oct 31st 2012, 6:28 PM 16,711 Views 19 Comments

A company called SurfCast claims that Live Tiles “violates” one of its patents.

# microsoft - Tuesday 30 October, 2012

Microsoft chief says Windows 8 is off to a "stunning" start
# Tech
# Tech

Microsoft chief says Windows 8 is off to a "stunning" start

Oct 30th 2012, 9:37 PM 13,328 Views 34 Comments

Steve Ballmer said there have been four million upgrades to Windows 8 in the past three days.

# microsoft - Thursday 25 October, 2012

Microsoft launches new tablet in bid to take on Apple's iPad
# Microsoft
# Microsoft

Microsoft launches new tablet in bid to take on Apple's iPad

Oct 25th 2012, 6:17 PM 11,331 Views 34 Comments

Ireland just getting the new Windows 8 operating system for now, as Microsoft praises the company’s Sandyford, Dublin team for its work on device.