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  • Blog Post: Thoughts on today’s Nokia announcement

    With our announcement today regarding Nokia, we’re taking a huge step in fulfilling our stated strategy of transforming Microsoft. For me, it’s been an incredibly rewarding journey. As the engineering leader for the Windows Phone efforts, I was there at the birth of Windows Phone, and a key part of our...
  • Blog Post: Windows at WPC 2013

    Today at the Microsoft’s annual Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) in Houston, Texas – Microsoft executives took the stage to discuss the company’s devices and services approach with our partners. Tami Reller, Windows CMO and CFO, talked about how Windows is the foundation that people trust and how it...
  • Comment: Comment on Continuing the Windows 8 vision with Windows 8.1

    Love Windows 8 so far, it's a shame the update is about 6 months old. I'm glad that you're updating internet explorer, One doe's hope that you fix the issue 'Internet Explorer has stopped working/interacting with Windows. Somewhat Impressed with #XBOXONE shame it's late Microsoft...
  • Blog Post: The new Office #Timeto365

    Today over on the Official Microsoft Blog, Steve Ballmer talks about the new Office and what it means for the company . Starting today, people can now subscribe to Office as a service via Office.com instead of purchasing Office as a piece of software to install. Click here for more on the benefits...
  • Blog Post: Samsung SUR40 for Microsoft Surface now shipping!

    Yesterday at the National Retail Federation (NRF) conference in New York – Samsung announced that the SUR40 for Microsoft Surface is now available and shipping to customers! At CES 2011, we first unveiled Microsoft Surface 2.0 in partnership with Samsung with the SUR40. This year, the SUR40 won the CES...
  • Blog Post: Windows and Security: Setting the Record Straight

    There’s been some coverage overnight about the security of Windows and whether or not one particular company is reducing its use of Windows. We thought this was a good opportunity to set the record straight. There is some irony here that is hard to overlook. For starters, check out this story...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Customer Satisfaction Improves, Likely due to Windows 7

    The University of Michigan published their annual American Customer Satisfaction Index report earlier this week and Microsoft shows quite a jump. In 2009, our score was 70. For 2010, our score is 76 – our highest score on the report yet! Ed Bott published a blog post earlier this week diving deep...
  • Blog Post: Windows 7 Momentum Continues: 175 Million Licenses Sold

    Today is earnings day and Windows continues to have a strong showing. We announced a new milestone in Windows 7 sales - 175 million copies. This continues our record breaking pace of more than 7 copies sold per second. And as of today – Windows 7 is now running on more than 16% of all PCs worldwide...
  • Blog Post: 400 Million Windows 7 Licenses Sold

    Today during the Day 1 keynote of our annual Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference , Steve Ballmer revealed that Windows 7 has officially sold 400 million licenses to-date. Our previous statement of 7 copies of Windows 7 sold a second continues to hold true. We continue to see excellent momentum for...
  • Blog Post: CNN: The 9-year-old Microsoft genius

    CNN has an article putting the spotlight on a 9 year old kid from Macedonia who literally is a Microsoft genius. Marco Calasan holds 4 Microsoft certificates and has written a 312-page book on Windows 7 – and he really loves computers. He’s written an IPTV system for his school that streams high quality...
  • Blog Post: 2 New Videos on the Connected and Entertainment Experience with Microsoft Products

    Back in December, I posted about a really neat video directed by Keith Rivers that highlighted how up and coming indie artist Andrew Belle used Windows 7 and Windows Live to create a song. If you liked that video, you won’t want to miss these two new videos that were also directed by Keith that go beyond...
  • Blog Post: Windows 7: 300 Million Licenses Sold

    Today as part of our Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2011 earnings release , we announced that Windows 7 has sold over 300 million licenses to-date. To put that in perspective, 300 million is roughly the combined number of households in North American and in Europe! Or, to put it another way, if you lined...
  • Blog Post: Next Generation Surface Unveiled at CES 2011

    Yesterday, we lifted the covers off the next generation Microsoft Surface – or Surface 2.0 – at CES. Surface 2.0 represents an incredible collaboration between Microsoft and Samsung on the Samsung SUR40 for Microsoft Surface. In the Microsoft CES Keynote last night, Mike Angiulo (Corporate Vice President...
  • Blog Post: Windows 8 Previewed Today at BUILD

    The keynote finished a few hours ago at BUILD where Steven Sinofsky and other members of his engineering leadership team shared a detailed preview of the next major Windows release codenamed “Windows 8” to the thousands of developers in attendance here in Anaheim. As I look around the...
  • Blog Post: Helping people around the world with our technology

    Our friends over at Microsoft Citizenship have numerous programs running worldwide designed to help create social and economic opportunities for people and businesses (such as nonprofit organizations) through the use of Microsoft technologies. To help tell stories of success and impact from these programs...
  • Blog Post: Chat About Windows and Microsoft Office with Microsoft MVP Experts

    My friends from the Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals (MVPs) Program asked me to pass this information on. They are hosting a online Q&A style chat open to anyone with our MVPs to discuss Windows 7 and Office 2010. October 14, 2010 10:00 A.M. - 11:00 A.M. Pacific Time Additional Time Zones Add...