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Microsoft Windows 8 crosses 200 mn license mark

Since its launch 15 months ago, Microsoft Corporation's Windows 8 has sold over 200 million licences, the tech giant's Executive Vice President of Marketing Tami Reller informed Thursday.

Feb 15, 2014, 00:42 AM IST

Microsoft Windows 8 lags predecessor in first-year sales

The latest Windows 8 sales figure, announced by Reller at a Goldman Sachs technology conference on Thursday, is the first that Microsoft has made public for more than six months.

Feb 14, 2014, 09:06 AM IST

Microsoft rolls out internet explorer 11 for Windows 7 users

The IE 11 is available for a free download and improves the performance of websites that use JavaScript.

Nov 08, 2013, 12:17 PM IST

Windows 8 reaches 100 million sales

Microsoft will soon be rolling out an update to Windows 8, provisionally code-named 'Windows Blue', by the end of this year. Details of the update will be released in the next few weeks.

May 07, 2013, 13:00 PM IST

Lacklustre performance for Microsoft Windows 8 as PC sales drop

Consumer sales of Windows-powered PCs have dropped 21 percent overall last month, indicating the poor performance of Microsoft’s new operating system, Windows 8.

Dec 01, 2012, 21:25 PM IST

Microsoft working on ‘Apple TV-rival’ Xbox TV

The set-top box would run the Windows 8 operating system as an ‘always on’ device that booted in a matter of seconds.

Nov 24, 2012, 16:21 PM IST

Four million Windows 8 upgrades since launch: Microsoft CEO

Microsoft Corp has sold 4 million upgrades to Windows 8 since its launch this Friday, the company has confirmed.

Oct 31, 2012, 09:40 AM IST

Windows 8 to bridge gap between PC, mobile devices

Microsoft launched a radical redesign of its world-dominating Windows operating system, introducing a touch-enabled interface that attempts to bridge the gap between personal computers and fast-growing mobile devices powered by the company's fiercest competitors.

Oct 26, 2012, 15:15 PM IST

Microsoft Windows 8 hits India, upgradation at Rs 1,999

Windows 8 can be controlled using touch (with tablets) and with mouse and keyboard (desktops).

Oct 25, 2012, 09:39 AM IST

Microsoft Windows 8 up for pre-order, priced at $70 for a DVD pack

The company has also set the price for an upgrade to the full version of the software at USD 70 for a DVD pack.

Oct 13, 2012, 09:17 AM IST

Microsoft Windows 8 ads appear online

Advertisements for software giant Microsoft''s upcoming Windows 8 operating system have reportedly been published online.

Oct 11, 2012, 14:30 PM IST

Microsoft to launch Xbox Music on Oct 26

Microsoft has plans to launch the Xbox Music service on October 26, as per media reports, around the same time when the company's much awaited latest OS, Windows 8 will also come.

Oct 04, 2012, 13:03 PM IST

Windows 8 heads to computer manufacturers

Microsoft has announced that it has completed the product development and testing of Windows 8 and is releasing its next generation of operating system to computer makers.

Aug 02, 2012, 13:42 PM IST

Microsoft to launch Windows 8 on October 26

It has been touted to be the most important launch for company since Windows 95 almost two decades earlier.

Jul 19, 2012, 09:18 AM IST

Now, upgrade to Windows 8 at $40

The upgrade at USD 40 is a promotional rate that will last through the end of January 2013.

Jul 04, 2012, 09:30 AM IST

Wipro launches affordable desktop PC for SMB sector

The AMD FX 6100 is a low-cost advanced technology CPU with high-speed and Windows 8 compatibility.

Jun 20, 2012, 18:07 PM IST

Microsoft Windows 8 on track for October 2012 release

Microsoft Corp signaled the makeover of its much-anticipated Windows operating system is nearly complete with Thursday's release of the final test version of Windows 8.

Jun 01, 2012, 09:41 AM IST

Microsoft unveils Windows 8 for consumer testing

The test "beta" version of the revamped system was introduced at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and borrows some of the look of Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 software for Windows 8.

Mar 01, 2012, 09:37 AM IST