The increasing popularity of SSDs and flash-based storage have created a big problem for Windows, and that problem is getting worse as OEMs shrink storage on cheap tablets to save costs. To address the problem, Microsoft is making some radical changes in Windows 10.
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Microsoft is continuing to consolidate its mobile-handset manufacturing properties, but is not making any additional, unannounced job cuts as a result.
Discounts on the tablet have been extended through the end of February, while trading in an old Surface can get you as much as $650 toward a new Surface Pro 3.
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.
Microsoft is phasing out certain SharePoint Online features, and Public Sites are rumored to be the next to go. But Microsoft's not talking.
Microsoft is laying off its third wave of 18,000 employees it announced it would cut over the course of a year.
Microsoft, in keeping with its pledge to match Amazon price cuts on commodity cloud services, is dropping prices on select Azure cloud services starting October 1.
The fallout from Microsoft's latest round of layoffs is continuing, with a reorg and job cuts affecting the company's Trustworthy Computing group.
Microsoft Research's Silicon Valley, with about 50 employees, is one of the casualties of Microsoft's latest round of 2,100 job cuts.
As part of a second wave of cuts announced in July, Microsoft is laying off 2,100 employees worldwide on September 18.
Microsoft will continue with its planned layoffs of 18,000 with job cuts across nearly all divisions of the company with its second wave of cuts later this week.
Microsoft is tweaking its Azure SQL cloud database pricing, guaranteed uptime and more ahead of making its new tiers generally available.
Microsoft employees belonging to the firm's Nokia handset arm have taken to the streets in China, protesting against job losses deemed "hostile" and "violent."
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."
Microsoft is making major changes to the company and Nokia strategy, while also actively updating the Surface Pro 3. Swappa is feeding my smartphone addiction.
With one in five Nokia staffers in the country now facing redundancy, politicians are calling on Microsoft to support outgoing workers.
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 is believed to be ready to cut thousands of jobs this week as part of management's attempt to focus on areas where the company can win. Which teams are likely to take the brunt?