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So.cl, a Search-Based Social Network for Students is An Experimental Research Project by Microsoft’s FUSE Labs

So.cl is an interesting experiment developed at Microsoft’s FUSE labs. So.cl, announced yesterday, is a social-search project.

What is So.cl? So.cl (pronounced “social”) is an experimental research project, developed by Microsoft’s FUSE Labs, focused on exploring the possibilities of social search for the purpose of learning. So.cl combines social networking and search, to help people find and share interesting web pages in the way students do when they work together. So.cl helps you create rich posts, by ...

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Apple Becomes World’s Largest Company

Apple No 1

Apple has passed Exxon Mobile in market value to become the world’s largest company. It’s a historic day for computing as a whole as Apple has officially become the largest company in the world based on market value. Exxon Mobile was the previous holder of said top spot but was just passed today by Apple making this the first time ...

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Android Becomes Microsoft’s Cash Cow

Android Smartphones by Samsung, HTC

Microsoft found its latest mobile goldmine and it is not Windows Phone. The company doesn’t even need to make or sell the product. It is Android, which is a mobile phone platform made by its rival Google. In the last nine months, Microsoft went after several companies that manufacture Android tablets and smartphones. It has filed lawsuits or asked the ...

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Microsoft’s takeover of Skype approved by FTC

Microsoft Corp.'s purchase of Internet calling service Skype

Microsoft Corp.’s purchase of Internet calling service Skype has been approved by the Federal Trade Commission’s antitrust authority, according to a report. The approval will allow the Redmond, Wash., company to go through with its $8.5 billion all-cash takeover of Skype, which is Microsoft’s largest acquisition and one of the most massive deals in recent years for the tech industry. ...

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