Microsoft has added bitcoin as a payment option for US-based Microsoft account purchases of Xbox games and mobile content, along with other products and services in its Windows Store.
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Starting with Windows 10, Microsoft's plan for making money on Windows is via other services that will be attached to the operating system, rather than depending on OS licensing as much as in the past.
Windows 7 is more than five years old. Most of the cheap upgrade offers that were available when it was fresh and new are long gone. But if you prefer the familiar Windows 7 interface (or need it for testing and evaluation) you can still find great deals. Here are all the details you need.
Microsoft's fitness band may be the first device to leverage the coming Windows 10 Internet of Things operating system, as well as a number of brand-new Azure cloud services.
An upgrade of Vodafone Australia's network core with Ericsson will allow the company to offer voice over 4G services in 2015, CEO Inaki Berroeta has said.
Microsoft's plan to integrate its Cortana digital assistant technology into Windows Threshold is looking more likely, according to a new report.
If Microsoft is working on an Android and iOS friendly fitness band, it would fit neatly into its new strategy of promoting its services even when it can't sell you Windows.
During its annual SAP Sapphire Now conference, the German enterprise software giant announced upgrades to its keystone product including mobile, analytics, data and cloud integration services.
The deals include a play by LogMeIn to build up its cloud services and Internet of Things integration skills.
Microsoft has rolled out BizTalk Server 2013 R2 enterprise-integration server, along with a preview of its new BizTalk Services Hybrid Connections service.
Amazon Web Services WorkSpaces, which allows firms to deploy Windows 7 virtual images to desktops, laptops and tablets, is now available from AWS' EU datacentre in Dublin.
Whether Mac users are running Windows XP in Apple's Boot Camp solution or in a virtual machine, the latest exploit of Internet Explorer brings the PC question of the month front and center: Stay with XP or upgrade?
I don't like everything in the new version of Windows Phone. For all the excellent new features, the change from social integration to apps is a step backwards for the Metro philosophy.
Gartner estimates annual spending for this category at more than $1.5 billion. Liaison Technologies is one of three companies it designates as a Leader in its latest Magic Quadrant.
A deal with a Spanish financial services company looks to be Nokia's largest enterprise win to date with Windows Phone.
Country has achieved high global rankings in its deployment of e-government services, which enjoy high citizen participation. However, such services still lack integration and adoption among the silver generation.
Microsoft will rebrand its cloud platform from 'Windows Azure' to 'Microsoft Azure' as part of the company's push to emphasize its cross-platform services prowess.
Cloud infrastructure market leader Amazon Web Services upgrades its tools so that Windows Server 2012 virtual-machine images can move between on-premise systems and EC2.
If and when Microsoft makes Windows 8 free, how will it monetize it if so many of its core services and key apps are built-in for no extra charge? Let the experiments commence.
Microsoft has begun testing its second update to its Visual Studio 2013 tool suite and is readying an update to Windows Embedded Compact 2013 that provides VS 2013 integration.
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