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  • I told people in the mid 90's that they would see this day come, and they laughed.

    I told people in the mid 90's that they would all live to see the day when everyone used Apple instead of Microsoft, and of course they all laughed. Today they all use Apple and so does the rest of the world.

    Tags: Apple Inc., Market share, Microsoft

    44 days ago

  • Microsoft's retail store chain flounders in stark contrast to busy Apple Stores

    Nearly six years have passed since Microsoft began opening retail outlets patterned after Apple's blockbuster retail locations. However, the now 116 Microsoft Stores are still a pale imitation to Apple's own retail network of 460 locations, often featuring more employees than customers as the fir...

    Tags: Microsoft, Retail, Stores, Employees, Customers, Fail

    779 days ago

  • Microsoft finally fixes 19yo ‘rare, unicorn-like’ bug

    The Microsoft Corporation has finally sorted out a bug that's plagued its Windows operating system undetected for the last 19 years. The bug was present in every version of the OS from Windows 95 onwards, and allows a remote user to take over and control a computer. Any attacker could run code ...

    Tags: Microsoft, Windows, Bug, 19, Fixes

    1107 days ago

  • Microsoft to open an empty store NeXT to Apple's crowded one

    The Apple Store on New York’s Fifth Ave has become nearly as iconic as the other shiny glass and aluminum beauties it sells, and now Microsoft is ready to take on Apple in the Big Apple with a Fifth Ave store of its very own. Microsoft is in negotiations to open its first ever NYC s...

    Tags: Microsoft, New York, Fifth Avenue, Store, Glass Cube, Empty, Crowded

    1205 days ago

  • Microsoft announces biggest layoff in history, cutting 18,000 jobs

    The first step to building the right organization for our ambitions is to realign our workforce. With this in mind, we will begin to reduce the size of our overall workforce by up to 18,000 jobs in the next year,”Satya Nadella said in the memo published by Business Insider. The fall of...

    Tags: Microsoft, Layoff, 18, 000 jobs

    1226 days ago

  • Microsoft may announce biggest round of layoffs in company history this week - report

    Redmond, Wash., software giant Microsoft, which has struggled to find an answer to the success of Apple's iPad and iPhone, is said to be planning major staff reductions that could be the single biggest round of layoffs in the company's history

    Tags: Microsoft, Evil Redmond Castle, Layoffs

    1227 days ago

  • Linux is the quiet revolution that will leave Microsoft eating dust

    Linux, the most widely used open source operating system in the world, has scored a major publicity coup in the revelation that it is used on 94% of the world’s top 500 supercomputers. Every operating system has technical issues and Linux has not been faultless. But some k...

    Tags: Linux, Microsoft

    1244 days ago

  • Microsoft will pay you $650 to ditch your MacBook Air for a Surface

    No matter how many updates Microsoft makes to its Surface tablets, it just hasn’t been able to live up to its promise of killing the iPad and MacBook Air in one swoop, but now Redmond is ready to try another tactic — buying you out. Microsoft announced that starting today...

    Tags: Microsoft, Surface, MacBook Air, 650$, Switch, 2014

    1249 days ago

  • Microsoft to reportedly cut Windows pricing by 70% as Apple, Google eat PC marketshare

    As the mobile device market -- led by device from Apple and Google -- continues to devour traditional PC marketshare, Microsoft is reportedly looking cheaper Windows licensing fees in a bid to stop the hemorrhaging

    Tags: Microsoft, Market Share, Windows, Pricing, 70%;

    1371 days ago

  • Apple sells more computers than Microsoft

    Apple, Inc. sold more computers than all of Microsoft's Windows PC partners in December quarter Seven years after entering the mobile computing market with iPhone, the Cupertino-based company has now reached a peak of building and selling more computers than all of Microsoft's Windows licensees ...

    Tags: Apple, Microsoft, Market Share, Computers, PC, iOS, Windows, OS X

    1379 days ago

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