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Microsoft Enhances Virtual Earth Platform Imagery with GlobeXplorer Aerial Imagery

GlobeXplorer deal refreshes 409,997 square miles of U.S. aerial imagery in Virtual Earth. REDMOND, Wash., Jan. 9 / -- Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ:MSFT) today announced that it will begin to update the Virtual Earth(TM) online mapping platform with new, more detailed U.S. imagery under an agreement with GlobeXplorer LLC, a leading global provider of aerial and satellite images. The deal is part of...

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Microsoft Extends Branch Office Promotion to Enterprises with Scalable, Cost- Effective Package of Server, Security and Management Solutions

Microsoft partner Packeteer provides special pricing on its wide area file services software for Microsoft customers that buy branch office promotion. REDMOND, Wash., Jan. 24 // -- In response to customer and partner feedback, Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ:MSFT) is extending its branch office promotion to enterprises with a large number of remote branch sites. The Microsoft(R) Branch Infrastructure...

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Microsoft Industry Partners Help Boost Small-Business Success

REDMOND, Wash., Jan. 23 // -- Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ:MSFT) today announced that its industry partners are building an array of applications for small and midsize businesses on the Windows Vista(TM) operating system and 2007 Microsoft(R) Office system. According to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), the failure rate of small businesses tops 50 percent in the business's first year.*...

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Microsoft and AT Vendors Usher in Next Wave of Technology for People with Disabilities

Windows Vista, the 2007 Microsoft Office Release and Assistive Technology Companies Bring Customers Unprecedented Ease of Use ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 24 // - Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ:MSFT) and assistive technology (AT) vendors today unveiled an array of innovative products and services for people with disabilities at the Assistive Technology Industry Association's eighth annual conference. The...

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Microsoft and Partners to Offer 'Mix and Match' MiFID Solutions

LONDON, January 24/ / - - Technology helps firms comply with directive's requirements including all client classification, best execution, reporting and systematic internalisation. Microsoft Corp (Nasdaq: MSFT) and its partners today announced the launch of a new package of Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) solutions for what it sees as the main challenges of MiFID: planning and...

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Microsoft Announces Extended Support for Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Media Center Edition

Microsoft adds the Extended Support phase to two consumer products, providing customers with an additional five years of support. REDMOND, Wash., Jan. 24 // - Who: Microsoft Corp. What: Today, Microsoft is announcing the addition of an Extended Support phase for the Windows(R) XP Home Edition and Windows XP Media Center Edition operating systems, providing consumers with an additional phase of...

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Microsoft adCenter Labs Showcases Digital Advertising Breakthroughs at Third Annual Demo Fest

REDMOND, Wash., Jan. 17 -- Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ:MSFT) will offer a glimpse at the future of online advertising this week at its third annual Demo Fest, a two-day gathering on Microsoft's Redmond, Wash., campus. Wednesday's event will spotlight breakthrough digital advertising tools by Microsoft® adCenter Labs (http://adlab.msn.com/), the innovation engine for the Microsoft adCenter...

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Next Generation of Windows Live OneCare Launches Internationally Alongside Windows Vista

REDMOND, Wash., Jan. 23 // - Starting Jan. 30, consumers in the United States and 16 other countries will be able to purchase a major release of Windows Live(TM) OneCare(TM) online or from participating retail stores. Building on versions of Microsoft's comprehensive PC care service previously available in the United States, the new Windows Live OneCare release will now offer an even simpler...

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Microsoft Launches New Versions of Point-of-Sale Software and Complete POS Solution with First Data and HP

Software updates and complete solution drive innovations for small and midsize retailers NEW YORK, Jan. 15 // -- Today at the National Retail Federation Annual Convention & Expo in New York, Microsoft Corp. announced the release of Microsoft Dynamics(TM) - Point of Sale 2.0 and Microsoft Dynamics Retail Management System (RMS) 2.0, furthering Microsoft's commitment to delivering best-in-class...

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It's Coming: Mac BU Announces Intent to Deliver Office 2008 for Mac

New version brings enhanced compatibility and Mac-first, Mac-only capabilities. SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 9 /- Microsoft Corp.'s Macintosh Business Unit (Mac BU) today revealed at Macworld Conference & Expo 2007 the news Mac fans have been waiting to hear: A new version of Office for Mac is on its way. The Mac BU announced its intent to deliver the first Universal version of Office for Mac for PowerPC-...

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