Xbox And Microsoft PC Games Come To iPhone And Android

By Robert Vamosi | 6/24/13 7:23 AM

Like "Age of the Empires" but don't have your own Xbox? Microsoft might be able to help.

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Apparently Microsoft Did Try To Acquire Nokia After All

By Robert Vamosi | 6/24/13 6:55 AM

When Microsoft partnered with Nokia a few years ago to sell Windows mobile phones the obvious question was why didn't they acquire the hardware manufacturer?

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Microsoft Also Planning Wristwatch PC

By Robert Vamosi | 4/16/13 2:08 AM

Add Microsoft to the list of vendors that are toying the idea of housing a computer within a watch-style form factor.

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Google Android Faces Microsoft, Nokia Battle In Europe

By Robert Vamosi | 4/11/13 7:30 AM

Microsoft, Nokia and other companies have asked the European Union to take antitrust action against Google and its Android product.

According to the Reuters news service, the EU originally received complaints about Google's product on the PC, but recently this has shifted to Google's Android phone. AT issue is the way Android conducts searches, automatically using its search engine. Microsoft makes Bing, another search engine with relatively modest adoption.

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Why Electronic ID Cards Aren't (Yet) The Norm

By Robert Vamosi | 2/26/13 7:00 AM

In his keynote speech at the RSA Conference 2013, Scott Charney, president of Trustworthy Computing at Microsoft, said that electronic IDs pose a bit of a chicken and egg problem for security: which comes first, the card or the reason for the card?

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Economic Reasons Behind CyberSecurity

By Robert Vamosi | 2/7/13 3:58 AM

Microsoft is attempting to better understand the socio- and economic origins of cybersecurity and concludes that wealthier countries are more secure.

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Microsoft Praises Windows Mobile Jailbreak Attempt

By Robert Vamosi | 1/9/13 2:08 AM

Maybe just for the publicity, Microsoft has publicly acknowledged the work of a hacker who published a circumvention method that he believed would jailbreak Microsoft mobile phones.

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Steve Ballmer Questions Android Security

By Robert Vamosi | 11/19/12 2:16 AM

Steve Ballmer says that Google is experiencing what his company, Microsoft, experienced in the 1990s in terms of malware.

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Skype Fixes Account Hijacks

By Robert Vamosi | 11/15/12 3:02 AM

Until recently, knowing someone's email address was enough to take over their account, according to security researchers.

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"Internet Of Things" Companies Beating Tech Giants

By Robert Vamosi | 10/19/12 1:50 AM

Large tech companies, slow to embrace mobile technology, are finding it hard to compete these days, according to Reuters.

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