As Microsoft continues its transition to more of a mobile first, cloud first vendor, its traditional Windows and Office licensing businesses are feeling the impact, as its Q2 FY 2015 numbers show.
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Microsoft is seeking participants for a new, limited pre-release program for Skype on iOS.
Anyone keen on Microsoft's new presentation app Sway can give the preview product a whirl today, while Australians and New Zealanders can try out an updated Sway app for iOS.
Microsoft has fired the latest salvo in a case to keep US agents from having access to customer data stored overseas.
As part of Microsoft's "mobile first, cloud first" mission, it has built up a large portfolio of consumer and business apps on every platform. In this roundup, I look at a dozen iOS apps that help IT pros and power users stay productive with an iPhone and Microsoft services.
Yes, you still can trick Microsoft into giving you security updates for Windows XP. No, it's not a good idea. You are not protected.
Microsoft sets Office free and adds utility on the iPhone, Apple beats Samsung in China, and the Apple Watch is rumored to be quite expensive.
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 made a mistake by extending XP Extended Support. Extending Win7 Mainstream Support some time past the intro of Windows 10 would be different.
Microsoft is rolling out its first version of a new, free video chat app for Android, iPhone and Windows Phone devices that is part of its Skype family.
UPDATED: The sapphire supplier still has $85M in cash, but the company's stock has fallen more than 35 percent over the last month.
In iOS news this week, China is getting the iPhone 6, there's a possible launch date for Apple Pay, a bug in iOS 8 deletes iCloud documents, and some users are reporting Bluetooth issues with iOS 8.
Microsoft withdrew support for Windows XP in April. That's been the cue for some in the developer community to work on new service packs for the elderly operating system.
Microsoft is going to do more than reintroduce a Start menu as part of its plan to make Windows 9, a k a 'Threshold,' more appealing to Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7 users.
Windows XP is in decline, on Netmarketshare's monthly numbers, but can we project how much longer it will stick around? It may be longer than you think.
Microsoft has filed a contract dispute suit against Samsung over Android patent-licensing royalties.
Chinese media believe Microsoft was raided as a result of withdrawing support for Windows XP.
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 is rewriting its Skype for iPhone version from the ground up and will deliver the new 5.0 release for iPhone globally in about a week. Here's what's coming, feature-wise.
Many weeks using the Nokia 1020 as my primary phone revealed it to be both a strong iPhone competitor and an example of why Microsoft has struggled to build a mobile juggernaut. Its superb camera will bring many users, but how does it stack up as a primary phone?
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