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Microsoft remains one of the world's biggest and most powerful technology companies. Microsoft soft products include Bing, Windows, Microsoft Office, the Xbox and more. Here is our latest coverage of Microsoft.

No April Fool's for Microsoft: Microsoft sent around an internal memo banning April Fools pranks. (April 1, 2019)

Microsoft Changes OneDrive Storage Plans, Removes Unlimited Option: Microsoft is changing its OneDrive storage plan. The changes include the removal of the unlimited storage plan. (November 3, 2015)

Microsoft Announces Windows 10 Will Arrive July 29: Microsoft has announced that Windows 10 will be available starting July 29. It features a personal digital assistant and a new browser. (June 1, 2015)

Microsoft Unveils New Logo: Microsoft unveiled a new logo today. (August 23, 2012)

Text Through Your Pants With Microsoft's PocketTouch Technology: This project from Microsoft, called PocketTouch, enables a person to use an input device through their pants or a jacket. (October 19, 2011)

Microsoft Reports Q3 Profit of $5.23 Billion: Microsoft Corp. (April 28, 2011)

Yahoo Search to Be Bing Powered: Microsoft and Yahoo have cut a 10-year deal that will see Microsoft's Bing search engine powering Yahoo's search results. (July 31, 2009)

Microsoft to Cut 5,000 Jobs: Microsoft has announced plans to cut 5,000 jobs over the next 18 months. (January 22, 2009)

Eggs Thrown at Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer: Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer ducks for cover as a man throws several eggs at hm during a speech he was giving at a Hungarian University. (May 20, 2008)

Microsoft Finds Yahoo's Rejection Unfortunate: Earlier today Yahoo rejected Microsoft's offer saying it was too low - that it undervalues Yahoo. (February 11, 2008)

Microsoft Excel: What You Know About Math?: This is an appropriate time to link to the What You Know About Math video. (September 28, 2007)

Windows Vista Arrives in Stores: Windows Vista has officially launched for consumers. (January 30, 2007)

Study Finds Microsoft is Leading Internet Company Worldwide: If you had to name the dominate Internet leader you would think Google right? A new study from ComScore says Microsoft not Google is the top worldwide media company. (May 18, 2006)

Microsoft and AOL Rumors Spread: The Mercury News reports that a New York Post article has spread rumors that Microsoft is considering an acquistion of partnership with Time Warner's AOL division. (September 18, 2005)

Wearable Camera Records Your Day: Microsoft has a project called SenseCam, which is a wearable camera that takes 2,000 photographs a day of the wearer's surroundings so that they can be examined later. (July 13, 2005)

Write Down Your Passwords Says Microsoft Security Expert: Microsoft security expert Jesper Johansson thinks people should write down passwords. (May 23, 2005)

Will IE Upgrade to Battle Firefox?: A recent Gartner study suggests that Firefox might not be pulling away as quickly as it appears. (February 11, 2005)

Microsoft Enters AntiSpyware Market: Microsoft recently acquired the anti-virus firm Giant Company which started rumors they were planning to offer security software. (January 7, 2005)

Microsoft's Browser Dominance Slipping: Microsoft still dominates the browser market with Internet Explorer but recently they have showed some slight weakness. (September 15, 2004)

Google Browser Rumor Persists: Rumors, like this entry on the kottke. (September 1, 2004)