Microsoft is readying new Cortana companion apps for iPhones and Android devices that the company will introduce later this year.
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Microsoft is considering a bid for Salesforce — San Francisco's largest tech company
Microsoft could be forced to stop selling certain Lumia handsets which were found to infringe two patents in the US.
Microsoft has signed another patent licensing deal with a maker of Android and Chrome OS devices. This time it's ODM Qisda, based in Taiwan.
Microsoft has purchased cross-platform, mobile business-intelligence vendor Datazen Software, a Toronto-based company, for an undisclosed amount.
Microsoft is working on a new set of Azure 'mobile first/cloud first' microservices for business users, an effort some at the company say could become another billion-dollar business.
Microsoft officials confirm the company will deliver the second tech preview of Windows Server 2016 in May.
The figures are from the Microsoft Vulnerabilities Report by UK-based security firm Avecto, in which the company pulled data from every Patch Tuesday issued by Microsoft in 2014.
In Android this week was news that Microsoft apps will be preinstalled on Android phones, Galaxy S6 gets an availability date, and Motorola was found guilty of patent infringement.
Microsoft has bought another productivity company. This time it's LiveLoop, a vendor of collaboration plug-ins and tools for Microsoft Office.
Microsoft has updated its patent agreements -- both of which likely include Linux licensing elements -- with Fuji Xerox and Melco Holdings.
Microsoft warned of "attempts to spoof content, perform phishing attacks, or perform man-in-the-middle attacks," but reports quickly began to pin blame on the company.
Former LinkedIn and Microsoft executive Tony Ward has been picked to head up SurveyMonkey's Australian and New Zealand operations, as the company works to ramp up its enterprise growth.
A Reuters report today says Microsoft is working on a major update to its Cortana personal assistant technology. The report also cites unnamed sources predicting the company will release Cortana as a standalone app for other platforms. But you might have a long wait.
Microsoft's OneDrive and OneNote apps are preloaded on the just-announced Samsung Galaxy S6 Android phone. Could this be just the start of more OEM deals for Microsoft?
No doubt Apple is still smarting over a $533 million court case won by Smartflash this week, but Ericsson is now also suing the company in a patent dispute.
Is Microsoft looking to Android vendors like Cyanogen and Samsung to give the Redmond company a leg up in the mobile space?
Microsoft is set to buy the company which supplied the technology for the Surface Pro 3, and has spearheaded the comeback of pen tech.
Microsoft has purchased Sunrise, the company behind the popular calendar application for iOS and Android, as previously rumored.
Once a plodding behemoth, the new Microsoft is increasingly nimble, responsive to feedback and focused on mobile. James Kendrick is very impressed with Redmond's ongoing transformation of its products and services.
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