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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.
Beginning this summer, Microsoft will offer free Windows 10 upgrades to hundreds of millions of PCs. A recent Windows Update contains details about how the Get Windows 10 (GWX) program will work.
After selling its smartphone business to Microsoft, Nokia is planning a return to the market. Google's Android software makes the most sense for the new phones.
Optus is working to expand its cloud services capability, becoming a partner of Microsoft's Cloud OS Network in a bid to offer its enterprise and government customers Microsoft Azure-enabled products and services.
Android operating system vendor Cyanogen will integrate Microsoft's Office, Skype, OneDrive and other apps and services with its Open OS Platform later this year.
Microsoft has purchased cross-platform, mobile business-intelligence vendor Datazen Software, a Toronto-based company, for an undisclosed amount.
Microsoft is in Germany this week showing off how its software works with industrial applications of the Internet of Things.
The compromised website is redirecting all traffic to a Nuclear Exploit Kit targeting vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash, Oracle Java and Microsoft Silverlight software.
After a slow start beginning last year, Google is now providing tools and store support for Android app developers to port their software to Chrome OS.
Microsoft wants Windows 10 to run on every PC worldwide, which is why they're offering it as a free upgrade to everyone running Windows 7 or 8.1. But the company's obsession with "genuine" Windows threatens to scuttle that grand plan.
The fledgling company will give you its productivity focused slate at any of its crowd-funded reward levels -- if you agree to be a beta tester for its Remix OS software.
Microsoft has released the first public preview of Office 2016 for Mac, its updated Office suite for Mac OS 10.10 users, which is due out this summer.
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?
Microsoft is rolling out the first major update to software and services for its Microsoft fitness Band, along with the first Band developer kit previews for Windows Phone and Android phones.
That was fast. Roughly 24 hours after news emerged that an unknown number of Lenovo PCs were infected with potentially dangerous software, Microsoft released a tool that automatically removes the offending code. [Updated]
Google's security team has disclosed three separate zero-day vulnerabilities on Apple's OS X platform. It seems annoying Microsoft wasn't enough.
Microsoft wants Windows 10 to boost its mobile play, but that's not the only battle the software giant will have to fight.
Alibaba Group will strengthen its anti-counterfeit measures to protect the intellectual property rights of Microsoft as part of a new memorandum of understanding.
Microsoft is making more organizational changes aimed at getting more software developers to write for its platforms.
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