Microsoft debuts Vista in global marketing blitz
Microsoft Corp. rolled out Windows Vista at retailers in 70 countries on Tuesday, delivering a PC operating system that aims to better manage the explosion of digital media and protect users from the dangers of the Internet.
Microsoft rolls out Vista with marketing barrage
Microsoft has launched the home version of its Windows Vista operating system at a glitzy party in New York with Bill Gates, marking the roll-out of the software to retailers in 70 countries.
Microsoft launches new Vista system
Retailers across the country stayed open through the wee hours of Tuesday morning to sell the long-awaited Windows Vista operating system, even though most knew customers wouldnt be lining up out the door for the midnight launch of Microsoft Corp.s latest product.
Microsoft gets Vista launch off the ground
NEW YORK - Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer expects most people to get the Windows Vista operating system when they buy a new PC instead of upgrading their current machine. The opportunity we see to drive PC sales and the industry is huge, Ballmer said at a press conference Monday.
Microsoft Vistas China debut raises piracy issue
Microsoft Corp. rolled out Windows Vista at retailers around the world on Tuesday, hoping to dazzle customers with new multimedia features, while in China the focus turned to its new anti-piracy properties.
At Microsoft, a Sad Software Lesson
Why did it take the worlds biggest and most successful software company so long to revamp its flagship product -- and what do Microsofts delays tell us about our growing dependence on balky software products?
Microsoft CEO: Very happy with Vista
Following the launch festivities Monday for new consumer versions of Windows Vista and Office 2007, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer sat down with USA TODAY reporter Jon Swartz for an interview. Here are excerpts:
Microsofts Vista goes on sale
NEW YORK (AP) -- Acrobatics, blaring music and plenty of hype accompanied Microsoft Corp.s long-delayed debut of its new Windows Vista operating system.
Can Microsofts Vista inspire consumers?
Microsoft has launched the latest version of its Windows operating system, called Vista, but can it inspire consumers?
Microsofts Vista May Fail to Spur PC Buys Initially
Jan. 30 (Bloomberg) -- Microsoft Corp.s new Windows Vista software may fail to spur big gains in personal-computer purchases in its first few months in stores because the program was delayed and missed the holiday season.