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Microsoft Unveils Windows 8
Microsoft has taken the lid off of Windows 8, a radical departure from the last 15 years of Windows operating systems. Microsoft has officially unveiled some key new features of its forthcoming operating system. The next-generation OS, which may or may not be called “Windows 8” (its “internal code-n…
Microsoft Buys Skype for $8.5 Billion
Microsoft is set to shell out big bucks - a whopping $8.5 billion - to buy Skype Global, the NY Times is reporting.
According to the report, the deal will allow Microsoft to leverage Skype, which last year had 207 billion minutes of voice and video conversations, on platforms including Xbox 360, Kine…