Neowin News Feed for: Confirms Neowin News Feed for: Confirms en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Microsoft confirms Windows 8 has hit RTM <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has stated that Windows 8 has officialy hit RTM and has also announced the dates when the OS will be availalbe on its numerous developer channels. Make the jump to see all the dates&#33; <a href="">Read more...</a> (Brad Sams) Wed, 01 Aug 2012 16:08:38 +0000 Microsoft confirms Yahoo deal, Bing to power Yahoo! search <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1431634271binghoo.png" alt="" /></div>Yahoo! and Microsoft have both confirmed earlier reports of a deal over search. In a joint statement Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz confirmed &quot;this agreement comes with boatloads of value for Yahoo!, our users, and... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Wed, 29 Jul 2009 11:53:14 +0000 FT confirms Apple 'iTablet' rumour <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/996709829apple-logo-1.jpg" alt="" /></div>The Financial Times is reporting that Apple is &quot;racing to offer a portable, full-featured, tablet-sized computer in time for the Christmas shopping season&quot;. The revelation confirms rumours that surfaced earlier this year and earlier this... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Mon, 27 Jul 2009 18:27:28 +0000 Microsoft confirms Silverlight 3 to launch on July 10 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/763910534Silverlight_H_Print.jpg" alt="" /></div>Microsoft is planning to launch Silverlight 3 and its Expression Studio 3 designer tools on July 10 company spokespeople confirmed today. Silverlight 3 introduces more than 50 new features, including 3D support, GPU acceleration, H.264... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Fri, 29 May 2009 08:39:28 +0000 Sprint confirms June 6 launch for Palm Pre <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1084961682HPP_H_S_G_MD.png" alt="" /></div>Sprint has just confirmed the rumored June 6th launch date for the Palm Pre. Engadget spotted the press release after previously noting that June 6 was the day of the Pre. The Palm Pre... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Tue, 19 May 2009 11:22:43 +0000 Microsoft confirms Zune to go international this year <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/ms_zune2.png" alt="" /></div>It looks like the folks at Microsoft just can't get enough of Twitter. There have been many leaks of information over the past few months coming from public tweets by company employees. We recently reported... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sean Bradford) Tue, 07 Apr 2009 16:31:26 +0000 Twitter confirms paid pro accounts coming <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/754977705twitter_newbird_boxed_whiteonblue.png" alt="" /></div>It's been debated for a while now about whether or not Twitter, a popular social networking service, will begin including a paid pro account for use. Well, as the Wall Street Journal reports, Twitter itself... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sam Symons) Wed, 25 Mar 2009 20:29:56 +0000 Microsoft confirms no Windows 7 beta 2, RC details <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/ms_win7.gif" alt="" /></div>Stephen Sinofsky, Vice President, Windows and Windows Live Engineering Group at Microsoft, has written a blog post to everyone testing the Windows 7 Beta giving out details about skipping the Windows 7 Beta 2, and... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andrew Lyle) Fri, 30 Jan 2009 20:27:05 +0000 Microsoft confirms Windows 7 is final name <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/ms_win7.gif" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has confirmed that Windows 7 will be the final name for the next generation operating system. In a blog, Mike Nash, Corporate Vice President, Windows Product Management confirmed the news. &quot;Since we began development... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Tue, 14 Oct 2008 14:49:00 +0000 Microsoft confirms Zune coming to Windows Mobile devices <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/ms_zune2.png" alt="" /></div>It has been long rumoured that Microsoft would introduce Zune software onto the Windows Mobile operating system. In an interview with CIO magazine Steve Ballmer confirms that Microsoft is looking to port the software to... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Thu, 02 Oct 2008 21:30:21 +0000 Square Enix confirms Tecmo bid <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>In a press recent press release, Square Enix have confirmed that they have placed a bid to aquire TECMO, Ltd. Square Enix have offered a friendly take over bid worth 920 yen per share (approx... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 01 Sep 2008 22:03:06 +0000 Microsoft confirms PDC and hints at Windows 7 sessions <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/19825736642.jpg" alt="" /></div>As part of Microsoft's Windows 7 announcements yesterday the company has revealed that their professional developers conference is scheduled this year and the company is ready to reveal more about Windows 7. Looking at the... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Wed, 28 May 2008 10:02:27 +0000 Microsoft confirms no Copyright Cop on Zune <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>According to a New York Times report that a future update of the software for Microsoft's portable media player may well include a feature that will block unauthorized copies of copyrighted videos from being played... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Thu, 08 May 2008 12:25:32 +0000 Id Software confirms Doom 4 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Id Software's confirmed what we've known since last August -- that Doom 4's in the offing. Today's emailed news-bomb courtesy Karina Tang confirms Doom 4 finally has a dedicated team, and hey, they're hiring! (I... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Thu, 08 May 2008 09:19:27 +0000 Microsoft confirms Windows-Word attacks <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft Corp. yesterday warned of a critical vulnerability that affects users of Word running on Windows 2000, XP and Server 2003 SP1 -- several weeks after one security company first reported an exploit and a... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Mon, 24 Mar 2008 10:03:30 +0000 Sony BMG Confirms DRM Free Music <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Sony BMG Confirms DRM Free Music, But Will Force Customers to Visit A Store To Buy It:As we reported January 4, Sony BMG will become the last of the big four record companies to sell... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 07 Jan 2008 19:37:44 +0000 Blizzard Confirms 'Unannounced Next-Gen MMO' <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Following speculation surrounding job advertisements on Blizzard's website, a community administrator has confirmed on the World of Warcraft forums that the developer is currently at work on an unannounced, next-gen MMO. The job postings displayed... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 14 Dec 2007 07:13:11 +0000 Google Confirms Bid for Wireless Spectrum <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google confirmed Friday that it will bid on wireless spectrum, the first step toward the establishment of the company's long-rumored wireless network. Google will file a bid with the FCC on Monday for a portion... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 30 Nov 2007 18:33:26 +0000 Microsoft confirms that XP has random number generator bug <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Windows XP, Microsoft Corp.'s most popular operating system, sports the same encryption flaws that Israeli researchers recently disclosed in Windows 2000, Microsoft officials confirmed late Tuesday. The researchers, Benny Pinkas from the University of Haifa... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Thu, 22 Nov 2007 10:57:28 +0000 AMD confirms 19 November RV670 launch <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>AMD will indeed release its 'RV670' graphics chip on 19 November - as predicted - an analyst has claimed the company told him recently. As yet, however, RV670's go-to-market branding remains unknown - some pundits... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Mon, 29 Oct 2007 13:03:44 +0000 Apple Confirms Some Leopard 'Blue Screens,' Posts Fix <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Apple is confirming that some installations of its Leopard operating system have left a &quot;Blue Screen of Death,&quot; and recommends the OS be reinstalled or installers use &quot;line commands&quot; to get the systems booting properly.... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Mon, 29 Oct 2007 12:51:06 +0000 Gran Turismo Producer Confirms PSP Version <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Gran Turismo creator Kazunori Yamauchi has confirmed rumours that a PSP version of the game is already in the works: &quot;We are working on the PSP version, and we will get around to it eventually.&quot;... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 05 Oct 2007 03:02:56 +0000 Microsoft (Finally) Confirms 360 Price Cut <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft Corp said on Monday it will cut the price of its main Xbox 360 video game console model by about 13 percent in the United States, hoping to boost sales ahead of the crucial... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Christopher Vendemio) Tue, 07 Aug 2007 13:26:03 +0000 Bungie Confirms Four Player Halo 3 Online Co-Op <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Halo fans rejoice! Bungie, maker of Halo 3, one of the most anticipated games for Microsoft's Xbox360, has just confirmed today that Halo 3 will have a not two, not three, but four person co-op... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 01 Aug 2007 03:54:31 +0000 Microsoft Confirms Windows XP SP3 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Unfortunately, Microsoft is releasing few details about the service pack. According to an e-mail from a Microsoft spokesperson, &quot;We're currently planning to deliver SP3 for Windows XP in the first half of CY2008. This date... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 31 Jul 2007 10:02:42 +0000 Microsoft Confirms Windows Seven <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Windows Seven now has an official ship target &mdash; 2010. At Microsoft's Global Exchange (MGX) annual sales conference in Orlando this week, Microsoft shared a bit more &mdash; albeit at a high level &mdash; on... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Sat, 21 Jul 2007 13:10:32 +0000 Nintendo Confirms Plans For WiiWare Downloadable Content <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Officials from Nintendo have confirmed plans to release original downloadable content on the Wii, with an announcement today at a private Nintendo developer conference. The company describes WiiWare as a &quot;game-creation service&quot; that will allow... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 27 Jun 2007 20:36:51 +0000 Sun confirms OS X Leopard will use ZFS <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Sun Microsystems has confirmed that Apple will use Sun's Zettabyte File System (ZFS) for the forthcoming OS X 10.5 Leopard due in October. Sun chief executive Jonathan Schwartz said at a company event in Washington... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Fri, 08 Jun 2007 10:06:24 +0000 Apple confirms MySpace ban in retail stores <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A new Apple regulation states you can no longer access on any of the Macs on display in the 5th Avenue Apple Store in New York City. When an attempt is made to load... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 25 May 2007 22:14:26 +0000 Dell Confirms Latitude Tablet PC <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Jeff Clarke, senior vice president and general manager of Dell Incorporated's business product group, has confirmed that the company will sell a Latitude Tablet PC before the end of year via a short video posted... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 19 May 2007 01:50:38 +0000 Jobs Confirms LED Laptop Displays <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>In an letter issued by Steve Jobs today, Apple confirmed the transition to LED backlight displays for it's entire notebook line by the end of 2008. The first notebooks using the new technology are expected... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 02 May 2007 21:21:31 +0000 Square Enix Confirms FFXIII Is Not Exclusive To PS3 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>In a huge blow to Sony, Motomu Toriyama of Square Enix confirmed that Final Fantasy XIII, the blockbuster RPG highly anticipated by millions of fans of the series, will not be an exclusive game for... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 19 Apr 2007 22:55:09 +0000 Paul Thurrott: Microsoft Confirms Move to DRM-Free Music <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Following EMI's (and Apple's) announcement last week regarding their decision to sell digital music without digital rights management restrictions, Microsoft admitted that it too, would offer music without DRM. Microsoft says it has been working... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 09 Apr 2007 19:24:10 +0000 Sega Confirms Wii NiGHTS For U.S. This Fall <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Following a flurry of internet reports and speculation over the past week, Sega of America has confirmed the upcoming release of a new NiGHTS game for the Nintendo Wii, with an expected stateside release window... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 03 Apr 2007 00:00:53 +0000 Google exec confirms phone in the labs <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Rumours, hints and leaks have all suggested that Google was working on a GPhone. Official confirmation comes from Isabel Aguilera, Google's chief executive in Spain and Portugal. The woman has admitted that the search giant... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 15 Mar 2007 21:46:34 +0000 Nintendo confirms Wii Hardware Revisions Coming <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Video game consoles are essentially a closed platform, hardware upgrades do happen but they are usually minor due to compatibility reasons. Nintendo usually does not follow this rule with portable systems, as we've seen with... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sun, 25 Feb 2007 17:25:58 +0000 Asus confirms AMD ATI Mobility Radeon X2300 imminent <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Asus has thoughtfully pre-announced AMD's next-generation mobile graphics chip, the ATI Mobility Radeon X2300, which the Taiwanese vendor today said it's planning to build into an upcoming Core 2 Duo-based notebook. The laptop, the A8Jr,... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Mon, 22 Jan 2007 16:16:07 +0000 Sapphire Confirms Dual-GPU Graphics Card <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Sapphire Technology, the world's largest producer of ATI Radeon-based graphics cards, unveiled at Consumer Electronics Show the industry's first dual-chip graphics card based on the Radeon X1950 Pro graphics processing units (GPUs). The novelty may... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Tue, 09 Jan 2007 11:19:49 +0000 Seagate Confirms 1TB Hard Drive <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Thanks to several members including slimy for writing in about this one. Seagate has confirmed to the folks over at DailyTech, that they plan to launch a 1TB (Terabyte) hard drive sometime in the first... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 05 Jan 2007 02:55:21 +0000 Microsoft Confirms Another Word Zero-Day Flaw <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>There is a second confirmed zero-day vulnerability in Microsoft Word software program that is being targeted by unknown attackers. According to a US-CERT advisory, the latest bug is a memory corruption issue that occurs when... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Wed, 13 Dec 2006 11:44:55 +0000