Disable accelerators feature in IE8

To disable accelerators in IE8 (stop the blue arrow when high lighting text) perform the following steps 1. Start Internet Explorer 8. 2. Click Tools -> Internet Options -> Advanced 3. Then unch...

Microsoft blocked from selling Word

In a giant decision 13th August 2009, a federal district court judge has ruled against Microsoft, and told the software company it must stop selling the extremely popular Word word processing software...

Microsoft discontinues Encarta

Microsoft is shutting down its Encarta encyclopedia Web sites and will also discontinue its Student and Premium Encarta software products. “The category of traditional encyclopedias and referenc...

Microsoft poised to announce job losses

Microsoft is preparing to announce the first widescale layoffs in its 32-year history, with up to 15,000 jobs at risk, according to some predictions. Speculation about job cuts was triggered by a repo...