New figures released by analytics firm comScore this morning show Australians have continued to embrace online videos, with nearly half the population watching at least one online clip in May.
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A developer preview of the next major release of Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 mobile operating system has been released for Australian developers overnight.
Telstra and Microsoft Australia have partnered to launch Microsoft’s new online offering, Office365, in Australia.
Microsoft has today opened registrations for their Tech.Ed conference in Australia, offering a discount for those quick to sign-up before the 15th July.
A day before E3, and of cause Microsoft has its big keynote regarding releases for the XBox line.
This morning at an event at the All Things D:) conference held in the United States, Microsoft revealed officially for the first time a glance at the next edition of Windows, internally dubbed “Windows 8″. New features demonstrated to the audience include a tablet-centric interface which appears to overlay over the traditional Windows UI and boasts the Metro style — made popular by the company’s Windows Phone 7 UI. The new tile-based home-screen will replace the Windows “Start” menu [...]
According to reports out of the United States today, Microsoft is set to announce the acquisition of Skype for more than $8.5 billion. Skype has had a somewhat turbulent history, after being acquired by eBay back in October 2005 before more recently being spun off on their own after failing to integrate with the eBay team. Rumours began over the weekend that the two companies were in close talks about a possible partnership or acquisition, [...]
Microsoft today announced the 2012 finals for their Imagine Cup competition will be held in Australia next year. The competition, which will see more than 400 students to descend on Sydney to showcase their entries in front of finalist judges and was once described by former Microsoft CEO Bill Gates as the ‘the Olympics of the software world’, is Microsoft’s initiative to encourage students attending a university across many countries to do something good for [...]
The joint venture between Microsoft and Channel Nine Australia, ninemsn, has unveiled a new-look website which is cleaner, stylish and more modern than the current edition. Following in the footsteps of Microsoft’s revamp of MSN.com last year, which the beta mimics in part, a small percentage of users from today will begin being re-directed to the all-new website. It boasts a new, more modern logo for ninemsn, as well as the ability to customise the [...]
iiNet has today announced a partnership with Microsoft that will see the telco launch a number of new hosting plans. The partnership will see Microsoft supply iiNet with their Windows Server operating system for a discounted price, which customers can then choose to install when they purchase a virtual private server (VPS) hosting plan. “Whether it’s used for developing complex websites or a new mobile application, a VPS will provide developers with a dedicated platform [...]