Tag Archives: ' Microsoft'

Bill Gates Apologizes for Ctrl-Alt-Del Design, Blames IBM

Bill Gates said that a convoluted login screen was a big design flaw for Windows, but he's not taking credit for it. The Microsoft co-founder revealed in a speech at a Harvard University fundraiser that forcing users [...]

World’s Thinnest Keyboard Is a Half Millimeter Thick

An English research firm unveiled on Monday a keyboard that is less than a half millimeter thick — making it the thinnest in the world CSR, the firm behind the technology in products like Beats Wireless [...]

Nokia Has Lost 20% of Smartphone Market Since Microsoft Partnership

Nokia's share of the smartphone market has been in rapid decline for several years. While at the start of 2010 nearly 40% of smartphone owners used Nokia devices, the company's market share has plummeted to below [...]

Microsoft offering $1B for Nook’s digital media and tablet business: report

Microsoft is offering $1 billion for Nook Media LLC, the tablet and digital media business started by Barnes & Noble and other investors, according to a report in TechCrunch. Microsoft already owns a piece of Nook, having [...]

Microsoft smartwatch reportedly in the works

Come one, come all – step right up! Make your own smartwatch! Apple’s doing it, Samsung’s doing it, and so can you! Okay, maybe it isn’t quite that common, but it’s almost comical how many big [...]

Microsoft’s initial mobile strategy ‘clearly a mistake,’ Bill Gates says

Microsoft's (NASDAQ:MSFT) co-founder and chairman, Bill Gates, called the company's initial efforts to dominate the smartphone market "clearly a mistake." In an interview with CBS This Morning's Charlie Rose, Gates acknowledged mounting media and investor criticism [...]

Report: Skype makes up one-third of all international phone traffic

Microsoft's (NASDAQ:MSFT) Skype unit grew its international traffic by 44 percent in 2012, more than twice the volume growth achieved by all the phone companies in the world combined, according to a report from TeleGeography. The [...]

Nokia gets Q4 boost from stronger Lumia sales

Nokia reported that improved sales of its Lumia Windows Phone smartphone range helped its mobile phone business achieve underlying profitability in the fourth quarter of 2012. Click here for details on the Nokia Lumia 920. [...]

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