Microsoft officials are attributing a nearly 11-hour Azure outage across a large part of the world earlier this week to a performance update the company made to its Storage services.
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The investment arm of Intel has announced 16 companies that the computing giant will take a stake in, at an average of $3.9 million each.
Intel is buying its way into the mobile market with subsidies to vendors, but that investment — on track to lose $4 billion in 2014 — is needed if it's going to threaten the ARM ecosystem.
On this Microsoft Patch Tuesday, the ARM-based Surface 2 is getting a number of firmware updates. But Intel-based Surface Pro 3 users have more weeks to wait for more Wi-Fi fixes.
Intel has released the latest generation of its Xeon E5 processor family, with a range of features aimed at boosting performance, cutting power draw and making it easier to use in virtualised environments.
Microsoft is readying a fix meant to remedy an issue with the Intel Core i7 Surface Pro 3 tablets that is meant to remedy overheating issues reported by some users.
Talk about Chromebooks and the conversation will eventually turn to the threat they are to Microsoft and Windows 8. That is true, but the lowly laptop from Google may be a bigger concern for Intel.
First teased during its April Build conference, the Raspberry Pi-ish device is the result of the combined efforts of Microsoft, Intel and product manufacturer CircuitCo.
Microsoft has put a lot of dollars and effort into Windows Phone, even going as far as to buy Finnish handset firm Nokia in order to gain traction in the smartphone space. But despite this investment Windows Phone's usage share has grown from about one percent to around two percent over the past 12 months.
Microsoft is trimming between $100 and $200 off the price of its second-generation, Intel-based Surface Pro 2 tablets just ahead of availability of its Surface Pro 3.
Stronger demand for enterprise PCs---also known as the flight from Windows XP once Microsoft support ended---has delivered better-than-expected second quarter sales for Intel.
Microsoft's investment partner Nook Media is working with Samsung on a new Android-based Nook tablet. Is there still a place for Microsoft in this arrangement?
Microsoft's OneNote business is getting a big push in the newly reorganized Office business. Here's what else the company is prioritizing with its latest moves.
The new chipsets allow faster transfer speeds for storage devices and support Intel's forthcoming refreshed Haswell CPUs. Unlike the H97, the Z97 allows overclocking when used with an unlocked Intel processor.
Joining the ranks of Apple, Microsoft, and others, Nokia is the latest tech giant to announce investment in the connected vehicle.
The Intel Smart Device Innovation Center in Shenzhen will be granted a $100m cash injection for investment within China.
Intel on Thursday said it made a significant investment in Cloudera, making the startup its preferred distributor of software for Big Data.
Apple, Intel, Salesforce.com, and now Microsoft are just a few of the big corporate names adding their voice forward to protest Arizona's SB 1062, a law that would allow employees and workplaces to discriminate against people based on their religious beliefs.
Microsoft has made a $15 million investment in Foursquare and signed a multi-year contract to license Foursquare data, according to reports.
As January comes to a close, here's another attempt at making sense of the firmware updates Microsoft delivered this month for ARM-and Intel-based Surfaces.
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