Rumors are swirling that Microsoft may buy or invest significantly in mobile-development tool vendor Xamarin.
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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 Xbox veteran Marc Whitten is leaving the company and joining Sonos.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella may take the wraps off the long-rumored Office for iPad suite at a Microsoft press event focused on cloud and mobile on March 27.
Microsoft is updating its remote desktop applications for non-Windows platforms, but still has yet to make available a Microsoft-developed version for Windows Phone.
Microsoft will make its promised 4G LTE-enabled Surface 2 tablet available in the U.S. starting March 18 for $679.
Microsoft has made available for immediate download the expected free versions of its OneNote note-taking app for Mac and desktop Windows.
It's not scheduled to arrive for just a little more than a year from now but here are early details about what to expect with Microsoft's next big Windows release.
In a new interview with Rolling Stone, Microsoft Founder Bill Gates dropped a few tech tidbits, including that Microsoft 'was willing to buy' WhatsApp. He's also no Edward Snowden fan (no surprise).
Microsoft is adding a new Office 365 Personal variant to its hosted application line-up, and is changing the name of its shared-home offering to 'Office 365 Home.'
It looks like the Nook Windows 8 app may be superseded by a Microsoft reading app. But the planned Nook Windows Phone app is seemingly tabled.