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Microsoft demos tablet-friendly Windows 8 at D9 conference

June 1st, 2011

During the D9 conference in California, Microsoft’s Steven Sinofsky began showing off Redmond’s upcoming Windows 8 operating system, fully optimized for tablets. According to AllThingsD, which got an early peak at the OS, Microsoft’s ultimate goal was to create an OS that could run on a home computer just as well as it could run …

Twitter to announce photo-sharing service this week

May 31st, 2011

Last week Twitter confirmed its purchase of the third-party TweetDeck application, and now the social network is set to break more news. According to AllThingsD and Tech Crunch, Twitter’s CEO Dick Costolo will announce a new photo-sharing service this week during the D9 technology conference in California. Typically, users flock to photo-sharing sites such as …

Microsoft says Ballmer’s Windows 8 in 2012 comment was a ‘misstatement’

May 25th, 2011

During a press event in Japan recently, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said that Windows 8 would would launch sometime next year. His firm says otherwise. “It appears there was a misstatement,” a Microsoft spokesperson recently said in a statement. “We are eagerly awaiting the next generation of Windows 7 hardware that will be available in …