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From TheJournal.ie Microsoft to buy Nokia phones division and patents for €5.4 billion Smartphones

Microsoft to buy Nokia phones division and patents for €5.4 billion

Nokia shares surged as it was announced Microsoft will acquire their smartphone division, as well as important patents.

From TheJournal.ie Microsoft, mortgages and a one-man party: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Microsoft, mortgages and a one-man party: The week in numbers

Plus: how much was spent on alcohol in Ireland last year?

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Friday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Microsoft shares surge as CEO announces he is quitting Exit Through The Windows

Microsoft shares surge as CEO announces he is quitting

Steve Ballmer says he is stepping down to allow a more “long-term” successor steer the company into the world of tablets and smartphones. Investors reacted as enthusiastically as Ballmer at a tech conference.

Here are all the games you'll be able to play on XBOX One

All pre-orders will come free with a copy of Fifa 14.

From TheJournal.ie How some tech companies use numbers to make eye-popping claims Smart Economy

How some tech companies use numbers to make eye-popping claims

We’re not saying there isn’t some basic truth in them but…

From TheJournal.ie Kilkenny school wins award for using tech in teaching Microsoft Innovation School

Kilkenny school wins award for using tech in teaching

Principal Brian Boyle believes they are the smallest school to have achieved the ‘Microsoft Innovation School’ title.

From TheJournal.ie Gamers already prefer the PlayStation 4 to Xbox One PS4

Gamers already prefer the PlayStation 4 to Xbox One

Here’s how Sony did it.

The 7 most annoying things about mobile phone users

When they said to make sure your phone was off, they meant YOU too!

Xbox's new console... why does everyone hate it already?

Let’s play Devil’s advocate for a while, shall we?

From TheJournal.ie Here are some things Microsoft needs to fix in Windows 8 Fix 'em Up This post contains images

Here are some things Microsoft needs to fix in Windows 8

The tech giant is updating its much-criticised Windows 8 software next month, here’s a few things we’re hoping to see.

From TheJournal.ie Microsoft to update Windows 8 in bid to address complaints and confusion Windows 8

Microsoft to update Windows 8 in bid to address complaints and confusion

The changes, part of a software package given the codename “Blue”, won’t be released to consumers and businesses until later this year

From TheJournal.ie Waterford programmer Jordan Casey, 13, to address Californian conference Bright Spark

Waterford programmer Jordan Casey, 13, to address Californian conference

Casey is set to address over 4,000 delegates on the topic “Things I learned the hard way as a young CEO”.

From TheJournal.ie Tech firms should be trying to please women - Microsoft researcher Women In Tech

Tech firms should be trying to please women - Microsoft researcher

Men design for other men, he argues – like the vibrate setting on a phone.

From TheJournal.ie Google submits list of remedies in bid to clear EU antitrust case Google

Google submits list of remedies in bid to clear EU antitrust case

The EU Commission is probing whether Google unfairly favors its own services in its internet search results.

From TheJournal.ie EU finance chiefs to get tablet PCs for 'paperless' Dublin summit Paperless Meeting

EU finance chiefs to get tablet PCs for 'paperless' Dublin summit

EU finance ministers will hand back the tablets after the two-day summit concludes at Dublin Castle this weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how much the world's most iconic logos cost companies to design them You Paid How Much? This post contains images

Here's how much the world's most iconic logos cost companies to design them

Some of the biggest companies in the world spend hundreds of millions of dollars on their logo – while others spent nothing.

From TheJournal.ie "These are the countries where I'm the least known" - Bill Gates visits Ghana Philanthropy

"These are the countries where I'm the least known" - Bill Gates visits Ghana

The foundation set up by Bill Gates has been on a high-profile campaign to improve health in poor countries.

From TheJournal.ie EU criticised over enforcement of Microsoft's promise of web browser choice Microsoft

EU criticised over enforcement of Microsoft's promise of web browser choice

The EU has been criticised for failing to enforce a commitment made by Microsoft to offer users a choice of internet browser for which the US tech giant was fined €561 million yesterday.

From The42 As it happened: Allianz Football League action Updates

As it happened: Allianz Football League action

The All-Ireland champions travelled to Omagh while Kildare hosted Kerry on a busy afternoon around the country.

From TheJournal.ie Goodbye Hotmail, hello Microsoft Outlook Email

Goodbye Hotmail, hello Microsoft Outlook

Microsoft thinks Outlook is better than Gmail, so it’s about to spend $30 million to send its message across the US.

From TheJournal.ie iDethroned: Apple is no longer the most valuable company in the world Apple

iDethroned: Apple is no longer the most valuable company in the world

Exxon Mobil regained top spot after the tech giant’s share value fell dramatically this past week.

From TheJournal.ie Tánaiste to meet Bill Gates in Dublin today Bill Gates

Tánaiste to meet Bill Gates in Dublin today

They’ll discuss EU budget and size of Emergency Aid Reserve and European Development Fund.

From TheJournal.ie Microsoft in negotiations to buy struggling Dell - reports Computer Giants

Microsoft in negotiations to buy struggling Dell - reports

Microsoft is considering investing billions in joining a takeover bid for Dell.

From TheJournal.ie 7 TV shows that were saved by their fans Fans This post contains videos

7 TV shows that were saved by their fans

Have you ever started a petition or sent random objects to TV networks to save your favourite show?

From TheJournal.ie 9 famous logo changes in 2012 that you may not have noticed Logo Changes This post contains images

9 famous logo changes in 2012 that you may not have noticed

Some subtle, some not so subtle.

From TheJournal.ie 20 quotes that reveal how Bill Gates became world’s richest man So He Said

20 quotes that reveal how Bill Gates became world’s richest man

In short: good grades, being a ‘businessman’ are less important than being ‘smart’, feeling the fear and listening to unhappy customers.

From TheJournal.ie Minister Bruton opens Cloud Computing Centre in DCU Cloud Computing

Minister Bruton opens Cloud Computing Centre in DCU

The €6 million funded centre hopes to make Ireland a world leader in this fast-growing sector.

From TheJournal.ie Microsoft getting sued over most distinctive new Windows 8 feature Windows 8

Microsoft getting sued over most distinctive new Windows 8 feature

A company called SurfCast claims that Live Tiles “violates” one of its patents.

From TheJournal.ie Microsoft chief says Windows 8 is off to a "stunning" start Tech

Microsoft chief says Windows 8 is off to a "stunning" start

Steve Ballmer said there have been four million upgrades to Windows 8 in the past three days.

From TheJournal.ie Microsoft launches new tablet in bid to take on Apple's iPad Microsoft

Microsoft launches new tablet in bid to take on Apple's iPad

Ireland just getting the new Windows 8 operating system for now, as Microsoft praises the company’s Sandyford, Dublin team for its work on device.

From TheJournal.ie Europe's largest technology conference to begin in RDS today Dublin Web Summit

Europe's largest technology conference to begin in RDS today

Over 3,000 people are expected at the RDS for the Dublin Web Summit, thought to be worth €12m to the local economy.

From TheJournal.ie Oireachtas says TDs still set for tablet computers despite hitch Tablet TDs

Oireachtas says TDs still set for tablet computers despite hitch

The Oireachtas cancelled a tender looking for 300 tablet computers – saying a better deal can be reached through other means.

From TheJournal.ie Time Machine: Here's how 26 popular websites used to look Flux Capacitor This post contains images

Time Machine: Here's how 26 popular websites used to look

Have you ever seen the very first version of RTE.ie? Or wondered what the name ‘Daft’ came from?

From TheJournal.ie EA Games, Microsoft recruiting at Career Zoo Jobswatch

EA Games, Microsoft recruiting at Career Zoo

The Convention Centre event is set to attract more than 10,000 jobseekers today.

From TheJournal.ie US Senate condemns Microsoft for 'dubious' Irish tax operations Tax

US Senate condemns Microsoft for 'dubious' Irish tax operations

A Senate committee memo criticises the software giant for manipulating international tax laws, including through Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Shares in Nokia plunge as it apologises for fake ad Nokia

Shares in Nokia plunge as it apologises for fake ad

Finnish company apologises for fake ad in which conventional camera and not its new smartphone was used to film footage.

From TheJournal.ie Apple takes Microsoft's record as most valuable company ever* Apple

Apple takes Microsoft's record as most valuable company ever*

The technology giant is now worth $623 billion – more than Microsoft was worth in 1999. Ish.

From TheJournal.ie GALLERY: 20 company logos from before they were famous Branding

GALLERY: 20 company logos from before they were famous

Some of the brands we think are slick now? Well, they used to be… a lot less slick.

From TheJournal.ie Microsoft's Windows 8 on its way Microsoft

Microsoft's Windows 8 on its way

Customers with PCs and tablets that run Microsoft’s operating system are one step closer to upgrading.