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New Windows Version Officially Named

After months of using the codename of Windows 7 for the “after Vista OS”, Microsoft officially announced that the name of the new version of Windows Operating system will be called – Windows 7. Kind of an anti-climatic announcement, I suppose, but at least they are keeping things simple for users. Hopefully, you were not […]


Microsoft Opening European Search Centers

Steve Balmer of Microsoft announced Thursday that they were opening 3 R&D centers in Europe as part of their ongoing efforts to catch up to Google in Search Engine market share.  The search center locations would be in Munich, Paris and London. Microsoft also announced that it was going to be increasing its $600 million/yr […]


New Microsoft Pay to Search Program

Microsoft started an initiative back in May called Live Search Cashback which provides rebates to users of its search engine who search for and purchase products through Microsoft Live. It was a novel approach to attempt to increase search engine market share.  Currently, Google has a commanding lead at about 63%.  Yahoo! is second with […]