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Back in June 2009, Microsoft launched a little search engine called Bing. In a world where only one search engine reigned supreme, few people gave Bing a chance. But 6 years later, Microsoft has achieved an historic victory: new market share reports indicate that Bing is now used by 20.1% of the search market as of the end of March 2015. Researchers have seen this coming for a little while:Read More
Earlier today, Microsoft unveiled a new operating system called Windows 8.1 with Bing. Windows 8.1 with Bing is a lower-cost Windows operating system that is cheaper for manufacturers to buy and, theoretically, cheaper for customers to buy. The new OS is exactly the same as Windows 8.1 with the most recent patches installed. However, there’s one major difference and you’ve probably alreaRead More
Microsoft has big plans for the future. As Windows Phone 8.1 rolls out around the world, we’re starting to see more of those plans come to light. Windows Phone 8.1 adds Cortana to Windows Phone. Cortana is Microsoft’s virtual assistant who aims to answer your search queries, change settings, text and call people, and perform other essential tasks. Like Google Now, Cortana also features iRead More
Microsoft is the only major company still selling operating systems to users. Other popular operating systems – like Android – are free, while some – like Apple’s Mac OS – are generally included within the cost of a computer with free upgrades. Microsoft may be changing that model slightly over the coming months as it plans to release a free version of Windows 8.1. That’s what thRead More