Good news, haters of spam: Microsoft just took down the massive botnet known as Rustock, and with it, 39% of global spam. Holy moly.
iPod haters, today you mourn — a report from Bloomberg says that Microsoft has put the final nail in the Zune's coffin. The software giant will stop producing new Zune models and instead focus on repurposing the brand as a multimedia software service.
Was there ever any doubt that Kinect would be a runaway success? Fears of its $150 price? Hogwash. The people of Earth love Kinect so much, we've collectively purchased 10 million of the glossy motion sensors.
On your mark, get set, hire! Several job listings posted by Microsoft point to work, or at least research for a next-generation Xbox 360. Could we see a new Xbox 360 as soon as next year?
Nokia's had a tough go of it the last few years, losing tons of market share in both the high end (to Apple and Google) and the low end (to Chinese manufacturers). Now, they're giving up on running their own mobile OS and are going to start selling Windows phones.
Microsoft's Bing search engine is the first serious competitor to Google in over a decade, but now Google says that Bing is copying its own search results, and that the company has run tests that prove it.
The latest Microsoft Kinect hack involves a Japanese superhero, laser eyebeams, and a peek at how awesome becoming a virtual superhuman can be.
Surface, the ultimate multi-touch table, is one of the most incredibly cool projects that Microsoft has been working on for the last few years, and they've just introduced a brand new version that's not only significantly slimmer, it's smarter too.
Is it possible we will be seeing even better Kinect games and more importantly more comprehensive hacks in the future? A reports suggests that Microsoft is working on a new firmware update that could quadruple Kinect's accuracy.
What do you get when you add a keyboard to a tablet? Some might say you just get a laptop, but apparently that's not going to stop Microsoft from doing it anyway.