Microsoft Research and Duke University are combining device graphics chips with those in the cloud to cut mobile broadband usage for streamed applications by up to 83 percent.
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Will Distelli's founders' experience putting together very large computing environments while at Microsoft and Amazon make a difference for you?
Microsoft will share more about the Windows 10 'consumer experience' at an event on January 21 in Redmond.
Time and again we write about security breaches that would have been prevented by two-factor authentication. What are the ways people do this in the real world?
Microsoft's Nadella posited the new board member's experience will "be invaluable as we transform Microsoft for growth and leadership in the mobile-first, cloud-first world."
Nokia's Android experiment was fun while it lasted. Microsoft's Stephen Elop says: 'We plan to deliver additional lower-cost Lumia devices by shifting select future Nokia X designs and products to Windows Phone devices.'
The PC industry worldwide sold 136 million desktop PCs last year, along with 160 million traditional notebooks driven by keyboards and touchpads. Those big numbers explain why Microsoft is feverishly improving the desktop experience for "the next iteration of Windows."
Microsoft gave its reseller partners their fiscal 2015 marching orders on the opening day of its annual partner conference. Productivity, enterprise mobility, security and CRM all figured prominently.
Windows Phone continues to improve with the latest 8.1 update, and offers enterprise users a personal experience with the power of Microsoft and Exchange in their hands.
Here are some thoughts on how I see the CRM market moving and various tech companies and projects that I think you'll find to your liking.
[UPDATED] A bad update caused users of many Microsoft security products, not just Security Essentials, to experience "interrupted service". The latest update fixes the problem.
Microsoft researchers are looking at ways to allow Windows 8, Windows Phone and Xbox users able to interact directly with Live Tiles.
Microsoft is betting big on cloud computing, and its biggest stack of chips is on Office 365. One year after the biggest launch in its history, how's that gamble working out?
The accounting software company is expanding further into the US, with senior roles being filled by three new hires with combined experience from HP, Microsoft, PayPal, and Intuit.
Microsoft is continuing to tweak the Windows 8 user interface to make life easier for users who prefer the desktop experience, as new Windows 8.1 Update 1 screen shot leaks indicate.
I've already railed against Apple's overhaul of iOS 7, with its jarring use of white and its over-reliance on textual Web motifs. But, as the rest of the software industry follows suit – and as Microsoft and Apple blur the boundaries between tablet and desktop user interfaces – it's worth asking if the user experience really is improving.
What if the best CEO for Microsoft turned out to be the one it already has? Ballmer has the experience, guts, and passion to succeed.
A seamless Microsoft remote desktop experience between your Windows Phone and Windows desktop? It isn't happening.
This book describes an ex-Microsoft employee's experience of moving from the software giant to the small, unconventional company behind the WordPress blogging platform.
The real advantage to everyone in the Microsoft/Nokia deal is that the user experience will be better. That benefits everyone...
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