Xbox, Kinect and Justin Bieber? Bing Announces The Top 2011 Searches

This week, Bing announced its 2011 End-of-Year Search Results, which includes the most searched people, news stories and items by Bing users during the past year.  In terms of searches for tops consumer electronics, Xbox and Kinect took first place. Justin Bieber wins honors as the most searched celebrity for 2011, while the Casey Anthony…


“Play Fair Day” Sheds Light on Piracy

Software piracy dwells in the shadows of the legitimate IT industry, so it might surprise some to learn what a glaring impact it has on consumers, businesses and economies. Because software pirates’ ability to sell non-genuine products is largely dependent upon secrecy, awareness is power in fighting this widespread problem. Today, Microsoft is flipping the…


Microsoft Named a Top Place to Work

We’re excited to announce that Microsoft has been named one of Boston Globe’s 2011 “Top Places to Work.”  Additionally, we’ve also made the list for bringing fun into the workplace with our Xbox gaming stations, Ping-Pong and foosball tables, and indoor area for golf.  We’re proud to be a company that knows how to work and play hard….


People First: Microsoft Windows Phone

Have you ever seen a six-story phone? We have. This week, Microsoft celebrated the availability of the new Windows Phone 7.5, formerly code-named “Mango,” by putting real people inside a giant six-story phone in New York City’s Herald Square. Why? Microsoft designed Windows Phone around one single concept: people are at the center of the…