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Seattle: Microsoft Corp made its most vehement and public attack on Google Inc on Friday, calling its internet rival's actions potentially anti-competitive, and urging victims to file complaints to regulators.

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  • Xbox 360 holiday bundles announcedXbox 360 holiday bundles announced

    Microsoft has announced two exclusive Xbox 360 bundles for Holiday season. The Xbox 360 Elite Holiday Bundle for $299 (Rs. 14,400 approx.) and the Xbox 360 Wireless Controller Pack for $60 (Rs. 2,880 approx.) are the new exclusive offerings from the Xbox 360 team.

  • Tony Hawk RIDE Coming on Nov 17

    Activision's yet another major game Tony Hawk RIDE is now expected to release on November 17. To play this game you will require a unique Skateboard shaped controller for $120 (Rs. 5760 approx)

  •  Review: Bounce Boing Voyage

    I grew up playing a lot of 2D games - Double Dragon, Mario, Contra, Top Gun, Green Beret, and so on - and till today, I rank these way up on my list of games. There is something really unique about 2D games; they have a different appeal.

  • Ashes Cricket 2009: PreviewAshes Cricket 2009: Preview

    As a kid I was hooked onto Brian Lara's Cricket and it still remains my favorite cricket game on any platform. Codemasters did what EA couldn't; it captured the fun and excitement of cricket, even though the game was riddled with bugs. Codemasters next release in 2007 was also fairly successful. Fast-forward to 2009 and we have the latest cricket iteration called Ashes 2009.


Safe Computing

  • Swiss watchdog to examine Orange/Sunrise deal

    Zurich: Switzerland's competition watchdog will examine closely the planned merger between France Telecom's Orange and Danish-owned Sunrise to ensure the grouping does not dominate the Swiss mobile market.

  • Russia to prosecute YouTube police whistleblower

    Moscow: A former policeman who accused senior officers of corruption in a series of video blogs will himself face prosecution for abuse of office, Russian investigators said on Monday.

  • Microsoft pegs China search market as top priority

    Shanghai: China is a vital market for Microsoft's Web search business, as it chases leaders Baidu Inc and Google in the world's biggest Internet market, the world's largest software maker said.

  • Memory chip shortage seen in 2010

    London: Memory chips for computers are likely to be in short supply by the second half of next year as consumers demand more capacity and companies embark on a delayed drive to replace PCs, industry tracker DRAMeXchange believes.



  • Six laptops that can replace desktopsSix laptops that can replace desktops

    Not everyone wants a desktop, they are big, occupy a lot of space and the jungle of wires just seem to grow over time. A nice 15.6" laptop could be the perfect desktop replacement. It'll let you do all your routine tasks without you having to strain your eyes. Below we've listed some of the best notebooks we think would fit the bill. This is of course not an absolute list, so if you have anything in mind or are using a different laptop that you think deserves a place here then please holler in the comments section.

  • Gadget of the day: Sony PS ‘Move’Gadget of the day: Sony PS ‘Move’

    The new system will help Sony keep pace with rival Nintendo

  • Smartphone growth to continue strong in 2010

    Batcelona: The wireless chip industry expects smartphone market surge to continue, with British microchip designer ARM saying growth would likely even accelerate further next year.

  • Plugged In: Watching your own TV, thousands of miles away

    Amsterdam: So you're moving from the United States to another country and the most important thing you can think of is how you can watch the new season of "American Idol"?

Microsoft Updates
  • Microsoft's App Marketplace on Oct. 6

    Microsoft seems to be well set to launch its Windows Marketplace for mobiles in the next week. The product, which has been in the works for quite some time, is finally ready for launch on Oct. 6 - the day Windows Mobile 6.5 too will be made official.

  • More about Office 2007 SP2

    Microsoft has released the Microsoft Office 2007 Service Pack 2. The Office 2007 SP 2 brings 'Save to' support for OpenDocument and PDF formats. As promised by Microsoft, the second service pack arrives via Windows Update service. Note that MS Office 2007 SP2 will show up only if MS Office 2007 suite is installed in the computer.

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