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Microsoft Bing Replaces Google In AOL Partnership

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According to the announcement made by Microsoft, the company will be handing over a part of its display advertising business to AOL. AOL, which is owned by Verizon, will have Bing as its default search engine and not Google. The switch is scheduled to take place in January 2016. Just last year, Google lost a partnership with Mozilla to Yahoo, causing its largest drop since 2009 in search market share. So, this is pretty big news for Google. Read More

Microsoft Releases ‘Analog Keyboard’ For Android Wear

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Microsoft has just released a keyboard for Android Wear devices, but instead of the usual design this ‘Analog Keyboard’, as they’re calling it, will let you draw characters on your screen which will then be converted into text. For now, this keyboard only supports square displays with a 320×320 resolution, as well as the Moto 360’s round display. Read More

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Microsoft Plans To Open Retail Store Close To Apple’s Fifth Avenue Store

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The 8700 sq. ft. space at 677 Fifth Avenue, which was previously occupied by Fendi, might be Microsoft’s first ever New York City retail store. This is just a few blocks away from Apple’s Fifth Avenue store. The software giant wants to setup a permanent store near one of its competitors’ most iconic locations, reports New York’s Daily News. Read More

Apple Releases iOS 6.1.2 To Fix Microsoft Exchange Calendar Bug That Was Draining Battery, No Fix for Lockscreen Bypass

iosupdateApple has released iOS 6.1.2 that fixes the critical Microsoft Exchange Calendar bug that was eating away valuable battery and data. Due to increased network cycles related to the Calendar, the bug was using precious battery life. This update should improve battery life and reduce some data usage, but this does not address the iOS lockscreen bypass issue whereby users can simply follow a procedure to bypass the lockscreen on iOS devices to get access to certain elements on a phone. Read More

This Is Exactly How Microsoft Should Advertise Surface Against the iPad


So the iPad 4th generation and the iPad mini is here, but so is Surface from Microsoft. Although the hardware coming from the folks at Redmond is still not completely baked yet and even there aren’t as many Apps as available on the App Store, here is a fake advertisement from which Microsoft should definitely draw some inspiration. Read More