Microsoft is privately testing a public-facing version of its Cosmos big-data service, which features new analysis and storage engines, plus a new SQL-IP language.
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Microsoft highlighted the features in Windows 10 and outlined how it plans to connect the economic, developer and customer dots. Will it work?
What's next for Windows 10? This week's unveiling in Redmond should focus on consumer features. It will also reveal how well Microsoft is coping with the unprecedented shift from traditional PCs to mobile computing. Here's what I'll be looking for.
Which posts did 'All About Microsoft' readers click on most in 2014? Windows stories topped the charts, but there were a few surprises in the mix, too.
Microsoft is releasing a number of new Power BI business intelligence features in preview form, as well as rolling out a new native Power BI app for iPad.
Microsoft is phasing out certain SharePoint Online features, and Public Sites are rumored to be the next to go. But Microsoft's not talking.
The Microsoft Band is a data collection machine and with the ability to select your tile interface, it can do as much or as little as you want it to.
Microsoft is making available new versions of its Office apps for iPads and iPhones, and is making more of the core Office functionality available for free to consumers.
Microsoft and Dropbox are partnering to improve integration between Dropbox and Microsoft Office.
Microsoft officials are revealing a few more of the Windows 10 features testers should expect in the coming months.
Microsoft has made available for download several new Windows 10 features to those running the Windows 10 Technical preview release.
Newly available Microsoft desktop Skype clients for Mac and Windows include improvements to chat and file sharing.
Here are five features that Microsoft needs to add to Windows 9 if it is to have a chance of tempting me back into the ecosystem and dissipating the cloud of negativity that Windows 8 currently finds itself engulfed in.
Microsoft is privately testing a technical preview of the next version of its Office client for Windows. Here are a few features expected to be part of 'Office 16.'
Microsoft will show off some of the enterprise-focused Windows Threshold features at an invitation-only event in San Francisco on September 30.
Microsoft is adding iOS and Windows Phone email-profile provisioning and IE 11 Enterprise Mode support to its Windows Intune device-management service.
If you need a Windows 8.1 computer that's flexible enough to be a tablet, a laptop (if you add the optional keyboard) and even (if you add the optional docking station) a desktop PC, then the Surface Pro 3 manages the trade-offs as well as anything on the market.
Here's what to expect, feature-wise, when Microsoft rolls out its second update for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 on August 12, according to the company.
Microsoft is still on track to deliver a second update to Windows 8.1 in August. But don't expect it to include any major features or to be mandatory.
Having written IE11 to support web standards, Microsoft is shimming it to handle mobile websites that are not following standards but catering for webkit quirks and/or non-standard features in Apple's Safari on iOS.
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