Rising Download Numbers Of Microsoft Office for iPad

A progressing download number of Microsoft Office for iPad was announced today at the TechEd Conference. As noted, the suite of applications, Word, Powerpoint, Excel has been downloaded from the App Store 27 million times till date. The number was shared on Twitter by Paul Thurrott, Microsoft observer and also noted by Business Insider.

Apple and Microsoft are Just Amazing ‘Two-Trick Ponies’

Microsoft’s former CEO, Steve Ballmer during a talk at the Oxford Union reckoned Apple and Microsoft as amazing ‘Two-trick’ ponies, according to Geekwire. In Steve Ballmer’s words, After inventing the modern PC, Ballmer said Microsoft’s second trick was working with IBM and figuring out how to incorporate microprocessors into the way businesses work. He added…

Microsoft & Apple Word Campaign Extent to Europe

Microsoft has joined HTC, Nokia, and Sony in the fight against Apple’s App Store trademark application in the EU, according to Digital Daily. “Microsoft and other leading technology companies are seeking to invalidate Apple’s trademark registration for APP STORE and APPSTORE because we believe that they should not have been granted because they both lack…

Microsoft to Acquire Skype for $8 Billion

Microsoft is reportedly close to a deal to buy Skype for $7 to $8 billion dollars, according to the WSJ. The acquisition could be announced as early as Tuesday but negotiations are not yet finalized. Here the representatives for Microsoft and Skype declined to comment on this report. Read more: “At a value close to…

Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen Describe Steve Jobs as Monomaniacal

In a recent interview Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen describe Steve Jobs as monomaniacal. According to tuaw: The comments from Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen came in an interview with The Sunday Times, where he also praised Apple’s almost unbelievable turnaround since Jobs returned to the company in 1997. Paul Allen has recently published autobiography known as…

Comic: we all are inventor

Folks check out the the comic on the topic ‘We are all inventor’ Here, Joy of Tech comic strip explains: “We all are inventor”, that’s the Motto of the story. [via] http://www.joyoftech.com

Microsoft exec Mundie calls iPad a Fad

Yes we can all understand the frustration from Apple’s rival known as Microsoft. By the record, till now no other company has come half of what Apple has sold iPad. It was learn that on Wednesday, Microsoft chief research and strategy officer Craig Mundie speak to the congregation at a lunch in Sydney chair by…

Amazing secret story on Microsoft( Never Before)

Amazing secret story on Microsoft Here is the amazing story on why Microsoft founder Bill Gates choose the Company Name. Who knows Apple name was coin by Steve Jobs because he loves Apple fruit and perhaps Bill Gates has name the Company Microsoft based on his life experience. [Via] http://www.funnyism.com

Did Foxconn surge manufacturing cost for iPhone, iPad?

Is Foxconn about to increase what it charges Apple and other companies to produce products like the iPhone and iPad? Oct 13 (Reuters) – Hon Hai, the world’s largest electronic parts maker, will raise prices from October for some clients, including Apple (AAPL.O), according to a Citibank analyst, a Taiwan newspaper reported on Wednesday. Citibank…

Watch Microsoft’s appealing, addictive, entertaining Ad for Windows Phone 7 [Video]

This is the first TV advertisement from Microsoft for its new Windows Phone 7 and it’s actually pretty entertaining and appealing. Well, it’s not embarrassingly strange and meaningless like Microsoft’s recent advertising. Even if the ad has little to do with Windows Phone 7, and more about mobile culture in general, it’s still eye-catching and…