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Tue, 26 Apr 2011 11:00:00 GMT
Microsoft Advertising, MEC and Mindshare Worldwide have released a study that reveals a contrast in receptiveness to online advertising between the more mature markets – UK, France, Spain, Canada, Japan and US - and emerging markets like Brazil, China, Mexico, Russia and India. It also shows that spontaneous activity on the internet has halved in the last two years as consumers, conscious of the addictive nature of the web, try to stay focused and make better use of time spent online. Read here the two press releases and additional materials.
Mon, 28 Mar 2011 15:00:00 GMT
Today, Microsoft Corp. and Telefonica S.A. announced a collaboration that creates new possibilities for application development across PC, TV, mobile and beyond, powered by Telefonica's new BlueVia developer platform. This collaboration project combines telco functionality from Telefonica with Microsoft's experience in Web development and the cloud, to help drive innovation in applications and services in a simple and frictionless way. Read here today's news announcement.
Mon, 14 Mar 2011 17:00:00 GMT
Microsoft launches Internet Explorer 9 with a survey revealing fresh insights on the Web surfing habits of consumers in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Mon, 14 Feb 2011 17:30:00 GMT
Microsoft today kicked off Mobile World Congress by giving people a glimpse of what the rest of the year will bring for Windows Phone 7. Among the updates are several new features, a booming app marketplace, and the integration of even more Microsoft products with the phone. A concrete example of the company's vision is the new strategic partnership with Nokia. "This partnership will combine the strengths of our two companies, and fuel our growth as we build the global Windows Phone ecosystem. This is a great win for us, for Nokia, and for our existing and new customers around the world," said Andy Lees, president of Microsoft's Mobile Communications Business.
Mon, 14 Feb 2011 14:00:00 GMT
Watch here at 3 p.m. GMT/4 p.m. CET Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's keynote and more from the big event in Barcelona.
Mon, 14 Feb 2011 12:00:00 GMT
This year's Valentine's Day falls on an unromantic Monday, so many loved-up consumers will be spicing up their day at work with saucy e-mails to their other halves, as suggested by an international poll from Windows Live Hotmail released today.
Fri, 11 Feb 2011 11:15:00 GMT
Microsoft unveiled the Internet Explorer 9 Release Candidate (RC) yesterday during a launch event in San Francisco. The Release Candidate introduces several new features that build on the browser's core themes of speed, streamlined design, privacy and security, and interoperability. After months of beta testing, the feature complete Release Candidate is available for download at Beauty of the Web. Read here the full press release.
Fri, 11 Feb 2011 10:30:00 GMT
Nokia and Microsoft today announced plans to form a broad strategic partnership that would use their complementary strengths and expertise to create a new global mobile ecosystem. Nokia and Microsoft intend to jointly create market-leading mobile products and services designed to offer consumers, operators and developers unrivalled choice and opportunity. As each company would focus on its core competencies, the partnership would create the opportunity for rapid time to market execution.
Today in London, Nokia and Microsoft announced plans for a broad strategic partnership that combines the respective strengths of both companies and builds a new global mobile ecosystem. Read the full open letter from Stephen Elop and Steve Ballmer here.
Thu, 06 Jan 2011 12:00:00 GMT
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer delivers the opening keynote address at 2011 CES on Wednesday 5th January in Las Vegas - watch the full on-demand video here.
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