Goodbye Metro, it was nice knowing you. That’s right, Microsoft is killing off the name that it had given to the Windows 8 interface, according to The Verge, which reports that the Redmond-based company has signalled an imminent the change of name will come this week.
As if the soon to be released Windows Phone 8 couldn’t get anymore mysterious, it just did. A chinese website leaked the SDK for Microsoft’s new mobile OS and those who have gotten their hands on it seem to have mixed feelings about WP8.
There are so many reasons to mock Microsoft’s new web-based reality TV show, Be The Next Microsoft Employee, it’s hard to know where to start.
There’s the premise: Four SQL Server programmers run a gantlet of database programming challenges while being filmed and scrutinized by Microsoft database experts to win the ultimate prize: a job doing …
Microsoft has contributed thousands of lines of code to the Linux kernel, the open source software at the heart of the widely used Linux operating system. And now, the software giant has contributed some controversy too.
VMware has named Pat Gelsinger as its new CEO, moving the industry veteran from parent company EMC, where he served as president and chief operating officer. Gelsinger replaces current VMware boss Paul Maritz, who will move to EMC, where he will serve as chief strategist.
Microsoft wants to let you sword fight without the physical risk of getting stabbed. A team at Microsoft Research has created a smartphone localization technology that enables you to play a multi-player sword fighting game using only your mobile phones.