Microsoft is no longer legally required to remind Windows users in the European Union that they have a choice of browsers beyond IE, as has been the case for the past five years.
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New rules will stop apps from interfering with user control of extensions and settings in all browsers. Other products do this, but Microsoft now makes it a baseline protection.
Microsoft is continuing its cross-platform push, bringing a number of its MSN-branded consumer apps to iOS, Android and Amazon devices.
A Pacific Crest survey highlights how Microsoft stands to gain over the next three years, CIOs are seeing software price increases and decreases in maintenance and prepackaged apps are on the way.
Google is allowing users to run Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter on its cloud platform, and is now allowing them to run some of their licensed Microsoft enterprise apps on Google Cloud.
Microsoft and Barnes & Noble officially are cancelling their Nook Media joint venture, with no new Windows or Windows Phone e-reading apps in sight.
As part of Microsoft's "mobile first, cloud first" mission, it has built up a large portfolio of consumer and business apps on every platform. In this roundup, I look at a dozen iOS apps that help IT pros and power users stay productive with an iPhone and Microsoft services.
Microsoft is rolling out a slew of Visual Studio announcements meant to enable devs to create any and all kinds of apps on a variety of target platforms.
Microsoft is attempting to redefine 'productivity' with new apps like Sway and the coming 'Revolve' contact-calendar app that embed more intelligence inside.
Eight months after launching its Enterprise Mobility Suite, how close is Microsoft to enabling users to manage not just devices, but also the apps and data on those devices?
Microsoft is making available new versions of its Office apps for iPads and iPhones, and is making more of the core Office functionality available for free to consumers.
Microsoft and Dropbox are partnering to improve integration between Dropbox and Microsoft Office.
Next week developers will be handed a browser ready for debugging and testing web apps on all platforms.
Microsoft and Salesforce are on their way to delivering on the jointly developed CRM apps and connectors the two companies promised earlier this year.
Microsoft researchers have built a prototype of a new app-shielding technology called Haven, which builds on top of Microsoft's previous Drawbridge operating system work.
A newly unsealed legal document indicates that Samsung paid Microsoft $1 billion in Android patent-licensing royalties in 2013 alone.
Microsoft has rolled out touch-first versions of its Dynamics NAV ERP apps for iPad, Android and Windows 8 devices.
Another update improves the free office suite that's still trying to compete with older versions of Microsoft Office. However, both Office and modern web apps are moving in a different, more mobile, direction.
Microsoft is rebranding its Bing consumer apps as MSN apps and bringing them to iOS and Android devices. It also is revamping the MSN.com portal.
Microsoft is toughening its stance on rogue apps in the Microsoft Store and Windows Phone Store.
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