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Microsoft scientist says 'Bing It On' is no lie; Ayres experiment “wildly uncontrolled”

Microsoft scientist says 'Bing It On' is no lie; Ayres experiment “wildly uncontrolled”

Our interview with Microsoft Behavioral Scientist Matt Wallaert to set the record straight on the Bing versus Google controversy Yesterday, we published an editorial questioning whether or not Microsoft’s “Bing It On” campaign and its claims are a sham or fair play. Yale law professor, Ian Ayres, conducted a study with a collection of 1,000 people who were asked to take the “Bing It On...

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Huawei CEO: potential absence from Windows Phone 8 launch due to US political factors

Huawei CEO: potential absence from Windows Phone 8 launch due to US political factors

Huawei CEO Yu Chengdong It looks like the other shoe has dropped with OEM manufacturer Huawei and US relations. We reported a few weeks ago that the US Congress took a strong stance against Huawei and ZTE due to their closeness to the Chinese government, accusations of IP theft and other irregularities with the company. Now the CEO, Yu Chengdong, has taken to the social network Sina...

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The story that wasn't. Microsoft is not banning apps with Metro in their name.

The story that wasn't. Microsoft is not banning apps with Metro in their name.

One of the bigger stories to catch fire today was the idea that Microsoft were to start denying Windows 8 app certification to developers who use ‘Metro’ in their app's name.  The story originated from documentation found on the Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) that was quite crystal clear on the matter stating such apps will “…fail certification and won't be listed in the Windows...

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