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Google Interested in Breaking Up Microsoft & Yahoo Partnership

Google Interested in Breaking Up Microsoft & Yahoo Partnership

Google Chairman Eric Schmidt publicly stated that he’s interested in breaking up the Yahoo & Microsoft search relationship earlier this month

Sep 27th, 2012Comments Off on Google Interested in Breaking Up Microsoft & Yahoo Partnership
Microsoft Objects to Apple’s App Store Trademark

Microsoft Objects to Apple’s App Store Trademark

Microsoft recently requested the trademark application from Apple on the name “App Store” be denied by the US Patent and Trademark Office, claiming the term was too generic and that they believe competitors should be able to use the term.

Apple has not yet commented on this appeal. (via PC World)

You can read Microsoft’s filing here.

Jan 12th, 2011Comments Off on Microsoft Objects to Apple’s App Store Trademark
Microsoft Kinect Sales Exceed 8 Million

Microsoft Kinect Sales Exceed 8 Million

Steve Ballmer, Microsoft’s CEO, delivered news that Kinect sales had exceeded initial sales projections at his keynote today.  They sold over 8 million Kinect units within 60 days of the release date, making the product a huge hit.

Jan 5th, 2011Comments Off on Microsoft Kinect Sales Exceed 8 Million
Introducing Mobile Email 4.0 by Verizon

Introducing Mobile Email 4.0 by Verizon

Verizon Wireless announced an update coming to their email app, Mobile Email 4.0, earlier this month.  The application allows users to connect their regular phones (non-smartphones) to Microsoft’s Exchange, push email, and leverage an integrated contact list.  The service cost is roughly $5 per month and is only available to users who have a data plan of at least $15 per month.

Unfortunately, this software is only compatible with a handful of phones at this time.  (via Verizon)

Jan 1st, 2011Comments Off on Introducing Mobile Email 4.0 by Verizon