Microsoft Encarta Premium 2007 is fun for exploring the arts, history, science, and geography through articles, images, and videos, especially for elementary school learners.
Encarta is an addictive multimedia treat, once you figure out how to use it and fend off the long arm of Microsoft's marketing team.
The addition of Discovery Channel videos and interface tweaks make Encarta 2004 an essential tool for both parents and children.
The tile-based user interface created for Windows Phone has moved to the core of Microsoft's consumer offerings. Now, Microsoft has to make sure it doesn't muddy Metro's clear design.
The software maker decides to shelve its online encyclopedia, no doubt due to the growth of alternatives such as Wikipedia.
Juror hears that defendant in manslaughter case acted prudently. Needing to be sure what "prudent" meant, he checks on is phone and a mistrial is declared.
Following a cross-country collegiate jaunt, Microsoft's chairman speaks with CNET's Ina Fried about the tour, the challenges in global health and education, and nostalgia for the software company he founded.
Although a relatively minor update, Encarta 2005 makes it easier and more enjoyable for kids to get at all of the information in this excellent reference library.
The software maker has notified financial institutions that it plans to stop selling its long-running personal finance program, CNET News has learned.
Having determined that it can't cut it in search, the user-generated reference company of Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales kills its experimental engine.