Forrester Research argued in a research report that Google and Microsoft check off the consumer, commerce, corporate and connected checkboxes to be a business digital app platform. It may make sense to throw other players into the mix too.
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Microsoft is set to buy the company which supplied the technology for the Surface Pro 3, and has spearheaded the comeback of pen tech.
Spanish football club will offer data analytics platform to players, staff, and fans.
Microsoft is releasing Cortana, its personal digital assistant for Windows Phone, in beta in China and the U.K., and in 'alpha' form in Australia, Canada and India.
Microsoft and Canon are cross licensing their respective mobile and digital imaging patent portfolios.
Microsoft officials admit they're contemplating whether to bring Microsoft's Cortana personal digital assistant technology to non-Windows platforms. Are the tradeoffs worth it?
Microsoft is consolidating teams in Office, Windows, Surface and Perceptive Pixel to work on a unified digital inking strategy and set of technologies.
The Queensland Government has sealed a AU$26.5 million three-year deal with Microsoft that it expects will revitalise the state’s digital services and deliver millions of dollars in savings.
Google has the leading digital platform in 2014, says Forrester, but Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Microsoft are all vying to be personal coaches and your assistant. Be wary CMOs.
On Patch Tuesday, Microsoft will issue an update that removes support for TLS/SSL and other digital certificates that use MD5 hashes.
Tie up with Microsoft Italy will integrate digital document services
Microsoft joined Google and Mozilla in withdrawing the trust of digital certificates used in man-in-the-middle/spoofing attacks against the *google.com domain.
Microsoft researchers have unveiled a user interface system called Digits, which captures users' hand gestures via a wrist-mounted system and translates them into commands.
A forum on the Digital Economy, hosted by Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard, has heard from the likes of Google, Microsoft, and Atlassian on ideas and concerns surrounding the digital economy in Australia.
At Advertising Week 2012, Microsoft will be talking up the ad potential of Windows 8 and Skype.
Developers can now resume publishing their apps to the Windows Phone Marketplace, after Microsoft fixes a problem with digital certificates.
YouView has just been launched in the UK, to make FreeView digital TV channels and broadband TV services such as the BBC's iPlayer available via a single set-top box.
The amounts required to license digital media decoders on Windows PCs seem like chump change. But multiply those pennies times hundreds of millions of PCs, and the bill for Microsoft and its PC OEM partners could be as much as $800 million per year. Who pays, and who gets paid?
Microsoft is to dive into the thriving e-reader market, after it stopped suing Barnes & Noble and went into partnership with the bookseller instead.Microsoft had been in litigation over Barnes & Noble's alleged infringement of Microsoft patents in its Android-based Nook tablet, but on Monday the companies announced the end of the legal battle and the start of a strategic partnership around digital content.
The increasing use of smartphones and tablets for personal computing tasks is leading users to put a "personal cloud" at the centre of their digital lives, according to Gartner Inc. Where once they would have centralised their data on a PC, probably by synchronising with Microsoft Outlook, they will increasingly synchronise their data using cloud-based services.
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