As of April 8, Microsoft will make available to all Windows 8.1 users an update for the operating system. In order to continue to get patches, 8.1 users need to move to it soon.
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Mary Jo Foley
Mary Jo has covered the tech industry for 30 years for a variety of publications and Web sites, and is a frequent guest on radio, TV and podcasts, speaking about all things Microsoft-related. She is the author of Microsoft 2.0: How Microsoft plans to stay relevant in the post-Gates era (John Wiley & Sons, 2008).
Microsoft's Scott Guthrie talks about his new role, priorities and plans for the company's powerful Cloud & Enterprise unit in his first press Q&A since becoming part of the Microsoft senior leadership team.
Microsoft's decision to open source more of its .Net platform didn't happen overnight, or even in the past few weeks. It was a move years in the making.
Microsoft has taken steps to ease onerous restrictions that have curtailed development of business applications for Windows 8. But some say the company still hasn't gone far enough.
From the truth-is- stranger-than-fiction files, Microsoft -- along with its mobile-dev tool partner Xamarin -- is creating a new foundation to open source more .Net technologies.
Microsoft's 'Project N,' now officially christened '.Net Native' -- a new compiler for building faster Windows Store apps -- is available now as a developer preview.
Microsoft officials finally and officially revealed Microsoft's Cortana personal assistant and Windows Phone 8.1 operating system at Build 2014.
Microsoft officials are sharing an unusual glimpse into the company's Windows roadmap during the Build 2014 conference.
Microsoft is starting its rollout of Windows 8.1 Update on April 2. The new features and changes are starting to make this an operating system I actually want to use.
Microsoft is cutting prices for a number of its Azure services to match (and in some cases, beat) Amazon's latest pricing.