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Visual China Group Acquires Corbis Entertainment; Financial Details Not Disclosed

Visual China Group Acquires Corbis Entertainment; Financial Details Not DisclosedWithout disclosing financial details of the deal, Microsoft Corp's co-founder Bill Gates said on Friday, he has sold Corbis, the image-licensing firm to a Chinese company.

Corbis is the owner of one of the biggest collection of news photos in the world that also includes rare pictures of the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre.

Nook Media Agreement Between Barnes & Noble and Microsoft Come to an End

Nook Media Agreement Between Barnes & Noble and Microsoft Come to an End Once what was thought to be a new lifeline for the Nook division of Barnes and Noble, is now at a staggering end. Microsoft Corporation, the Software developing company and Barnes and Noble, the bookseller are parting ways, ending a commercial agreement of two-years in which Microsoft had agreed to invest $300 million in the Nook division of Barnes.

Microsoft sheds further light on reworked Start Menu for ‘next’ Windows version

Microsoft sheds further light on reworked Start Menu for ‘next’ Windows versionAt Microsoft's Worldwide Partner Conference earlier this week, the company revealed a few more details about the reworked Start Menu which it is planning to introduce in the forthcoming version of its Windows operating system.

NetMarketShare releases latest monthly Desktop OS sampling

NetMarketShare releases latest monthly Desktop OS samplingAccording to the latest monthly Desktop OS sampling by NetMarketShare, Microsoft latest Windows 8. x operating system face stiff competition from Windows 7 OS during the month of April.

Microsoft increases its OneDrive for Business storage from 25GB to 1TB per user

Microsoft increases its OneDrive for Business storage from 25GB to 1TB per userMicrosoft revealed in a Monday announcement that it has increased its OneDrive for Business storage from 25GB to 1TB per user. The announcement marks a big storage capacity boost for OneDrive for Business users, enticing them to purchase an all-in-one product from Microsoft instead of buying technology "piecemeal" from various sellers.

Nokia will likely get Microsoft rebranding after acquisition

NokiaWith Finnish handset maker Nokia having revealed in an April 21 announcement that the $7.17 billion acquisition of its mobile phone business by software giant Microsoft will likely complete by April 25, a new online leak has disclosed that the materialization of the acquisition deal will mark the end of the Nokia handset brand.

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