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Thursday: June 25, 2009

Microsoft would like Yahoo to know that they are still open to the whole partnership thing.Microsoft would like Yahoo to know that they are still open to the whole partnership thing.

If at first you don't succeed, try six thousand times.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 9:46 AM | Tags (3) | yahoo | microsoft | partnership |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 4 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: June 24, 2009

Microsoft unveils brand new energy conservation website.Microsoft unveils brand new energy conservation website.

Sounds like a neat concept once it actually comes out of beta land.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 2:36 PM | Tags (4) | beta | conservation | environment | microsoft |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 5 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: June 23, 2009

A faster version of the Xbox 360 dashboard is coming some point this year.A faster version of the Xbox 360 dashboard is coming some point this year.

I don't see any kind of speed issues my Xbox at all, but more speed is always nice.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 10:27 AM | Tags (5) | xbox | microsoft | dashboard | speed | nxe |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 3 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: June 19, 2009

Microsoft confirms that a new Xbox won't be coming next year.Microsoft confirms that a new Xbox won't be coming next year.

Although the year after that one is still might be fair game.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 6:55 PM | Tags (4) | microsoft | natal | release | xbox |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 8 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Microsoft won't let you change desktop background on Windows 7 Starter Edition for netbooks.Microsoft won't let you change desktop background on Windows 7 Starter Edition for netbooks.

This should go over well with all future netbook owners.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 6:38 PM | Tags (4) | microsoft | wallpaper | default | netbook |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 20 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Microsoft to hand out free anti-virus software.Microsoft to hand out free anti-virus software.

Beta version will be available online starting on June 23rd.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 8:18 AM | Tags (2) | microsoft | antivirus |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 10 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: June 18, 2009

Mozilla fires back at Microsoft, shows them where the ten grand is buried.Mozilla fires back at Microsoft, shows them where the ten grand is buried.

Well played, Mozilla (Microsoft's original URL: TenGrandIsBuriedHere.com).

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 11:03 AM | Tags (4) | firefox | ie8 | microsoft | mozilla |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 46 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Microsoft would like you to have all of the facts when choosing a web browser.Microsoft would like you to have all of the facts when choosing a web browser.

Right, this seems to be fair and balanced. Even includes a 'mythbusting' section!

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 7:54 AM | Tags (6) | browsers | chrome | firefox | microsoft | myths | safari |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 20 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: June 17, 2009

Microsoft's Bing gains a little bit of search market share.Microsoft's Bing gains a little bit of search market share.

One week after its May 28 debut, Bing's market share rocketed past that of rival Yahoo, both in the U.S. and globally. Bing took second place behind Google, which has 71.47 percent of the U.S. market, and beat Yahoo's 10.22 percent with 16.28 percent, according to StatCounter, a New York daily Internet tracking company.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 5:18 PM | Tags (6) | bing | google | microsoft | search | share | yahoo |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 4 Clicks | Posted by Vin


New study shows that PowerPoint animations are comprehension killers.New study shows that PowerPoint animations are comprehension killers.

Really, who would've guessed?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 7:39 AM | Tags (4) | animations | comprehension | microsoft | powerpoint |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 11 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: June 16, 2009

Microsoft to convert free game show into pay per play?Microsoft to convert free game show into pay per play?

I'm going to join in on the theory that this is probably in regards to Xbox Live Silver members, not Gold members.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 8:37 PM | Tags (3) | 1vs100 | microsoft | xbox |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 2 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Microsoft files suit against three people for massive click fraud.Microsoft files suit against three people for massive click fraud.

And all of said click fraud was just get more ads online for World of Warcraft and insurance companies.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 7:24 AM | Tags (3) | clicks | fraud | microsoft |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 10 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: June 15, 2009

If your computer stops working, you may want to check your copy of Internet Explorer 8.If your computer stops working, you may want to check your copy of Internet Explorer 8.

Many other stories of strange installation woes on source website - but bravo, Microsoft.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 11:51 AM | Tags (4) | microsoft | crash | computer | explorer |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 10 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Is Google a little scared of Microsoft's new search engine?Is Google a little scared of Microsoft's new search engine?

Bing has been warmly greeted by analysts, critics and users alike who seem to largely welcome Microsoft's new approach to the everyday business of searching the Internet. Early statistics show Bing increasing Microsoft's market share by two percentage points, to about 11 percent -- but that the gains largely didn't come from Google or Yahoo!

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Google @ 10:07 AM | Tags (4) | bing | google | microsoft | yahoo |  | Discuss (1) |  | facebook | twitter | 17 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: November 9, 2006

Office Assistant

In real life Clippy is my secret lover.

Posted to DotComic filed in Comics @ 1:00 AM | Tags (6) | clippy | comic | dotcomic | humor | microsoft | office |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 0 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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