Microsoft and Google continue to battle it out in court over patent infringement and a judge has ruled in victory for Microsoft this time around. Well, if you want to call it a victory. Microsoft is to pay Google’s Motorola unit $1.8 million a year, which is less than what Google originally asked for.
A week after Google announced a new rendering engine called Blink, Microsoft has reportedly rushed to trademark the term 'Blink' to make it their own.
File this in the "WTF!" category.. Apple has been granted a trademark of its retail store design and layout. This news comes after Apple trademarked the leaf and patented the rectangle. While some may say that Apple is taking a preemptive measure against fake stores disguising themselves as Apple Stores, we think this has something to do with Microsoft.
Microsoft has announced that BMW will be another company to jump on board the exFAT band-wagon to provide customers the cutting edge features in its vehicles. BMW can be added to a list of several other big name companies who will now pay Microsoft to use this file system technology for their products.
Recently, it was revealed that Microsoft had acquired app-maker Id8 Group R2 Studios, Inc. The company is headed by Sling Media founder Blake Krikorian, who will be joining Microsoft as part of the deal. The XBOX division of Microsoft will reap the benefits of this purchase.
Here are the two Beta software downloads for Windows (32bit or 64bit) for the week. BinaryFortress just recently released Beta 6 of their popular DisplayFusion multi-monitor software and MakeMKV has hit a new build that offers improved handling for DVD discs.
Rumors have been floating around about Google blocking Windows Phone users from accessing Google Maps via Internet Explorer. Google responded by stating that the mobile version of Google Maps was built for Webkit browsers, therefore, will not work on Internet Explorer. Microsoft, on the other hand, issued a contradicting statement.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently investigated Google for possible improper business practices and found some issues that needed to be resolved, including issues involving patent lawsuits. Google agreed to a settlement and promised to change its ways. Microsoft, unfortunately, is not too happy with the outcome.
Microsoft has expanded its exFAT licensing agreement to five new companies, including those that mak
Windows 8, which was launched only a few days ago, is already facing its first lawsuit. An operating
A court in Mannheim Germany ruled that Microsoft was no longer allowed to sell its popular Xbox 360
Just recently, Microsoft announced that the software giant would join forces with Barnes & Noble by
A new Microsoft patent has come to light which enables content owners to charge viewers for skipping