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Microsoft Windows is a series of graphical interface operating systems developed, marketed, and sold by Microsoft. Microsoft introduced an operating environment named Windows in 1985 as a graphical operating system shell for MS-DOS in response to the growing interest in graphical user interfaces (GUIs). Microsoft Windows came to dominate the world’s personal computer market with over 90% market share in the following years.


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Microsoft is set to make its “major announcement” Monday in Los Angeles, at a location to be disclosed Monday morning. Much of the speculation has centered around the release of a… Read more »

Here’s something you don’t see every day: folks buzzing about a rumored hardware release from Microsoft. Microsoft sent out media invitations yesterday for an event in Los Angeles on Monday promising… Read more »

A few details of how Barnes & Noble and Microsoft will try to leverage their new strategic partnership are starting to trickle out. One intriguing hint is contained in an interview… Read more »