With Latest IE9 Preview, Microsoft Woos Developers

Microsoft Wednesday unveiled the second platform preview of its Internet Explorer 9 browser, which isn’t due to be released to market for another year. Industry watchers expect the iterative versions will help Microsoft keep developers interested in its technology as the browser market shares become ever more fragmented. Microsoft seeks browser comeback with IE9 Microsoft…

Microsoft Zune HD Video Media Player of 16GB

Here’s LogicBUY’s latest gadget deal of the day for a 16GB Microsoft Zune HD Video Media Player. The new Zune HD wireless media player features built-in HD RadioTM receiver, HD-compatible video, multi-touch navigation and 3.3-inch OLED touchscreen. The 16 GB version Microsoft Zune HD player holds up to 5 hours of high definition video, or…

Infosys in 3-year pact with Microsoft

Infosys Technologies today said it had signed an agreement with Microsoft to manage internal IT services of the software giant globally. As part of this three-year agreement, Infosys will streamline implementation processes, simplify support and service, and lower enterprise costs by using latest Microsoft solutions such as Windows 7, the Bangalore-based company said. “The infotech…

Dr Henry Edward Roberts, who inspired Bill Gates dies

Dr Henry Edward Roberts, a developer of an early personal computer that inspired Bill Gates to found Microsoft, died on Thursday in Georgia. He was 68. Roberts, whose build-it-yourself kit concentrated thousands of dollars worth of computer capability in an affordable package, inspired Bill Gates and his childhood friend Paul Allen to come up with…

Microsoft to release 2 emergency security patches

Microsoft will release two emergency security patches tomorrow afternoon.Microsoft normally issues security fixes as part of its monthly patching cycle, but the two fixes for Internet Explorer and Visual Studio will arrive out-of-band. “While we can’t go into specifics about the issue prior to release, we can say that the Visual Studio bulletin will address…