According to information Microsoft provides to developers, the Windows Store marketplace for applications on Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 racked up roughly 1.7 million daily downloads, both free and paid, in October, a 38.56% increase since June.
According to Russian Blogger Eldar Murtazin, Microsoft is offering Samsung $1 billion to support their Windows Phone operating system by manufacturing devices. As we all know, Samsung is the leading Android OEM by a landslide. But on the Windows Phone front, Microsoft is struggling to have a company come forward that isn’t Nokia (who may be releasing a device based on Android).
Microsoft announced today that it is bringing together its Windows and Windows Phone developer programs. The commingling of both groups is a move by Microsoft to encourage developers to build for more than one of its supported device classes.
OR those who do not remember, Microsoft harassed the man who ran the "Boycott Microsoft" Web site by contacting his employer. Microsoft’s censorship on the Web and policing of people’s views is a well-established fact that Microsoft may try to deny.
Microsoft Windows users running XP, Vista or Windows 7 will be able to upgrade to Windows 8 Pro for $39.99 when the new operating software becomes available, a date that has yet to be officially announced but which most observers and insiders believe will be sometime in October.
Of the two versions of Windows 8 Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) plans to ship, Windows 8 Pro is more feature-rich and eventual