• Reprinted with permission from Knowledge@Wharton. Microsoft announces that it will spend about $2 billion to fend off rivals such as Google and thwart Sony’s video game ambitions, and the company loses more than $30 billion in market capitalization in a day. Fair trade or overreaction? Probably a little of both, according to...

  • MUSICGIANTS ANNOUNCES AVAILABILITY OF THE ONLY HIGH-DEFINITION MUSIC STORE IN MICROSOFT’S WINDOWS MEDIA PLAYER 10 MusicGiants HD Music Store Provides the Highest Sound Quality for the Home Audio Market INCLINE VILLAGE, NV; April 18, 2006 – MusicGiants, the leader in HD music downloads, today announced immediate availability of the highest sound quality...

  • Palm, Inc. (Nasdaq:PALM) today announced a software update for the Palm Treo™ 700w smartphone from Verizon Wireless...

  • Reprinted with permission from Knowledge@Wharton. Although Microsoft recently unveiled an ‘ultra-mobile personal computer,’ or UMPC, in a...

  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jenny Barrett or Chelsey Tyson jenny@parksassociates.com; chelsey@parksassociates.com 972-490-1113 Microsoft Opening Keynote at CONNECTIONS Focuses on Future of Television Dallas, TX March 21 — CONNECTIONS announced today that Peter Barrett, Chief Technology Officer and General Manager of Engineering for the Microsoft TV division, will deliver the opening keynote, IPTV...

  • Santa Monica, CA — March 9, 2006 — Movielink, the leading broadband video-on-demand (VOD) download service, announced today that it has teamed up with Microsoft to offer premium Hollywood content to the Ultra-Mobile PC (UMPC) devices announced by Microsoft. Through the arrangement, Movielink will be the premier brand and provider of video...

  • Annual showcase of emerging technologies includes a prototype that creates a more dynamic and compelling way to interact with a computer using foot controls. Step User Interface (Step UI), an innovative technology prototype that encourages people to control their computers using their feet in addition to their hands, is among more than...

  • First cars featuring Windows Mobile for Automotive-powered in-car communication and digital entertainment debut Today at the 2006 Geneva International Motor Show, Microsoft Corp.’s Automotive Business Unit introduced Windows Mobile for Automotive, a software platform and hardware reference design that helps the automotive industry speed the development of safer, more reliable and affordable...

  • Microsoft joins Intel, Modeo, Motorola, Nokia and Texas Instruments as founding members of the Mobile DTV Alliance. Microsoft Corp. today announced its participation as a founding member of the Mobile DTV Alliance, a new organization created to promote the growth and evolution of the open standard for broadcast digital TV on mobile...

  • Offerings deliver unique value across business and consumer audiences. Microsoft Corp. today announced the product lineup of...

  • (Redwood Shores, CA, December 15, 2005) – Visto Corporation has filed a legal action against Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) for misappropriating Visto’s intellectual property. The complaint asserts that Microsoft has infringed upon multiple patents Visto holds regarding proprietary technology that provides enterprises and consumers with mobile access to their email and other data....

  • Future Versions of Media Center PCs to Receive Digital Cable Programming without the Need for a Cable Set-Top Box REDMOND, Wash. & LOUISVILLE, Colo. – Microsoft Corp. and Cable Television Laboratories Inc. (CableLabs) today announced they have reached an agreement that will allow Microsoft and PC manufacturers to bring to market digital-cable-ready...

  • Jacksonville, FL — October 14, 2005 — DiStream today announced that it has made its gaming-on-demand service, Game xStream, available through the Online Spotlight feature on personal computers running Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005. Gamers can now easily access Game xStream’s catalog of video game titles via remote control right from...

  • Companies announce significant expansion of global relationship TOKYO – June 27, 2005 – Microsoft Corp. and Toshiba Corp. today announced a significant expansion of the companies’ global relationship to enhance the development and delivery of innovative digital consumer electronics products and personal computers by sharing each other’s respective hardware and software technologies....

  • Launch of new MSN Postmaster Web site and enhancements to e-mail authentication aim to help customers and service providers better understand e-mail delivery to MSN Hotmail. REDMOND, Wash. — May 26, 2005 — Microsoft Corp. today announced new MSN Hotmail tools and services designed to expand e-mail industry collaboration in fighting spam...

  • Video Game Console and Digital Television Manufacturers Team Up to Usher in New Era for High-Definition Gaming New York, NY — Samsung Electronics, a global HDTV leader, and Microsoft Corp., a leading force in the software and video game industries, today announced an alliance to elevate gaming to the next level through...

  • SEATTLE, April 25, 2005 — HP today introduced the first business desktop system to meet future Microsoft security requirements and support for Microsoft Windows x64 Editions across platforms for business users. The new business desktop PCs and workstations with advanced security features are specifically designed to take advantage of enhancements planned for...