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Wednesday 8 April, 2020


# microsoft - Thursday 2 August, 2012

Microsoft's Windows 8 on its way

Customers with PCs and tablets that run Microsoft’s operating system are one step closer to upgrading.

# microsoft - Saturday 21 July, 2012

From The Daily Edge Revenue, Bolt and Burger King: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Revenue, Bolt and Burger King: The week in numbers

Revealed: The true cost of Olympics tickets, and the secrets behind manufacturing a worldwide chart-topper…

iForgot: TDs rarely use tablet computers that Leinster House already provides Exclusive

There are already tablet computers available for TDs to use in the Dáil – but they’ve only been used 25 times since the election.

# microsoft - Friday 20 July, 2012

Microsoft makes first ever loss

However revenue still rising as the software giant gears up for the launch of the Window’s 8 operating system.

# microsoft - Thursday 19 July, 2012

iLawmakers: TDs and Senators to get tablet devices from Oireachtas

The devices will allow TDs and Senators to carry out their work more efficiently and will cut the cost of printing texts of bills and other documentation, Leinster House authorities say.

# microsoft - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

EU opens antitrust investigation of Microsoft

Microsoft has been warned of “severe” consequences if the company is found not to have kept antitrust commitments it made in 2009.

# microsoft - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

Why has Microsoft taken a $6.2billion hit?

The company hasn’t suffered a quarterly loss in 20 years – but it looks like it will this quarter. What is the reason behind this?

# microsoft - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

Microsoft agrees $1.2 billion deal for Yammer acquisition

The social networking company Yammer was founded four years ago and has over 5 million users.

# microsoft - Thursday 21 June, 2012

Why do Nigerian scammers say they are from Nigeria?

Nigerian scams deliberately target gullible people, according to research from Microsoft.

# microsoft - Tuesday 19 June, 2012

Microsoft tablet is here: Firm unveils its iPad rival 'Surface' Tech Wars This post contains videos

Microsoft tablet is here: Firm unveils its iPad rival 'Surface'

The tech giant’s new device has a few innovations. See it in action here…

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things to know this morning…

# microsoft - Saturday 16 June, 2012

Microsoft tablet? Computing giant 'to announce iPad rival'

There are widespread reports that a pioneering Windows tablet will be unveiled on Monday.

# microsoft - Thursday 24 May, 2012

Google releases data on copyright infringement reports

Data from the internet search company shows that Microsoft was the copyright owner with the most requests for link removals.

# microsoft - Wednesday 23 May, 2012

Workers in Ireland hate laziness, moodiness and volume of co-workers - study

A study has uncovered the habits employees in Ireland find most annoying in their co-workers.

# microsoft - Saturday 28 April, 2012

Open thread: Could you work, full time, from home?

Microsoft wants businesses to close their offices on May 23 and have people work from home wherever possible. Could you?

# microsoft - Friday 27 April, 2012

66 per cent of Irish commuters work overtime - impacting their personal lives, says survey

Mircosoft assembled to survey to highlight the role that cloud computing could play in helping people to enjoy the personal and professional benefits of a more flexible way of working.

# microsoft - Sunday 22 April, 2012

1,500 building jobs to be created over next two years

Hundreds of jobs will be created in the construction industry over the next couple of years as a result of recent announcements for foreign direct investment in Ireland, the Industrial Development Authority has said.

# microsoft - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

Apple market value hits $600 billion

Apple is already the world’s most valuable company but today it became only the second company EVER to be valued at $600 billion.

# microsoft - Tuesday 27 March, 2012

FBI: US man stole Microsoft co-founder's identity

The soldier, who had been absent without leave from the army, managed to change the address on an account held by billionaire Paul Allen.

# microsoft - Monday 5 March, 2012

Confused about the new version of Windows? Here's everything you need to know

What’s new in Windows 8? And how come there’ll be two different types of OS for tablets? Business Insider explains.

# microsoft - Thursday 23 February, 2012

Microsoft to create 400 construction jobs with new Dublin data centre

Microsoft is investing just under €100m in an expansion of its data centre in Clondalkin, with 400 construction jobs for 12 months.

# microsoft - Thursday 16 February, 2012

One year after Lion, Apple previews Mountain Lion

The new Mac operating system update will copy even more iPhone/iPad features and apps.

# microsoft - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

Tech giants join forces to end phishing emails

Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Yahoo, and PayPal are among the companies which have started a tough new approach to stopping scam emails.

# microsoft - Friday 23 December, 2011

The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9 This post contains videos

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things to know this morning…

# microsoft - Thursday 8 December, 2011

Bill Gates to work with China over new nuclear reactor design

The 4G reactors would run on depleted uranium and take “safety to a new level”, according to the Microsoft billionaire.

# microsoft - Wednesday 16 November, 2011

Here's a quick look at Microsoft's new social network

Despite its relationship with Facebook, Microsoft is apparently setting up its own social network.

# microsoft - Thursday 27 October, 2011

Nokia unveils new smartphone in battle against iPhone and Android Smartphones This post contains images

Nokia unveils new smartphone in battle against iPhone and Android

The company is fighting to stop shedding market share to its rivals in the highly competitive smartphone market.

# microsoft - Thursday 6 October, 2011

Microsoft reported to be considering takeover bid for Yahoo

Shares jumped amid reports that Microsoft is renewing its interest in the company it tried to buy three years ago.

# microsoft - Wednesday 7 September, 2011

Yahoo CEO emails colleagues: 'I've just been fired over the phone'

Carol Bartz got her marching orders yesterday after an unsuccessful two-and-a-half years at the helm of the tech company.

# microsoft - Monday 15 August, 2011

Was Microsoft about to do a major patent deal with Motorola?

One of the reasons Google paid so much for Motorola may have been because Microsoft was about to strike a deal itself.

# microsoft - Friday 29 July, 2011

The Daily Fix: Friday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Friday

In the Friday Fix: Report into Air France crash released, heartbreaking scenes as Dublin autism school shuts, Trinity College chief is an Anchorman fan… and has Microsoft ‘leaked’ an anti-Google video?

# microsoft - Tuesday 26 July, 2011

From The Daily Edge Amy Winehouse funeral held today as album sales soar Winehouse

Amy Winehouse funeral held today as album sales soar

Meanwhile, Microsoft UK PR has apologised for a tweet it sent out yesterday morning encouraging people to “remember Amy” by downloading her album via Zune.

# microsoft - Thursday 14 July, 2011

Irish students win top Microsoft innovation prize

The group from Sligo IT won in the software design category at the global competition in New York.

# microsoft - Friday 24 June, 2011

Google faces probe over online dominance

Rival companies claim that the tech giant uses its search engine to gain an unfair advantage.

# microsoft - Tuesday 7 June, 2011

Skype users unleash their rage on Twitter as service goes down

Skype service goes down for a second time in two weeks for some users across the globe. Microsoft recently bought the service for $8.5 billion.

# microsoft - Tuesday 10 May, 2011

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Our nightly wrap-up of what’s been going on… including some hints on who to watch in tonight’s Eurovision semi-final.

Microsoft confirms $8.5bn takeover of Skype service

The takeover deal, first flagged by the Wall Street Journal this morning, is the largest in Microsoft’s 36-year history.

# microsoft - Monday 9 May, 2011

Apple overtakes Google to become world's most valuable brand Brands This post contains images

Apple overtakes Google to become world's most valuable brand

The value of the Cupertino tech company almost doubles in 2011, as the launch of the white iPhone 4 sparks scuffles in China.

# microsoft - Thursday 31 March, 2011

Microsoft co-founder lifts the lid on troubled relationship with Bill Gates

Paul Allen and Bill Gates founded one of the most recognisable names in the computer industry but their relationship was not a perfect one.

From The Daily Edge Google: "You +1 me, you really +1 me?" Google

Google: "You +1 me, you really +1 me?"

Search engine giant invites users to recommend sites with the click of a button. Will it have Facebook quaking in its boots?