Following on from the Superfish debacle the company found itself embroiled in earlier this month, PC maker Lenovo is promising to bring to an end to the practice of pre-loading crapware onto systems.
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Is Microsoft looking to Android vendors like Cyanogen and Samsung to give the Redmond company a leg up in the mobile space?
Microsoft is set to buy the company which supplied the technology for the Surface Pro 3, and has spearheaded the comeback of pen tech.
Microsoft has purchased Sunrise, the company behind the popular calendar application for iOS and Android, as previously rumored.
Once a plodding behemoth, the new Microsoft is increasingly nimble, responsive to feedback and focused on mobile. James Kendrick is very impressed with Redmond's ongoing transformation of its products and services.
Microsoft loves Linux, is adopting Docker for its servers, and just bought Revolution Analytics, the biggest open-source R statistical language company. This is not your dad's Microsoft.
Microsoft has acquired Revolution Analytics, a company that develops R programming-language-based analytic solutions for open-source and proprietary big data platforms.
In the next few days, Microsoft will deliver the latest preview release of Windows 10. But don't expect to see everything that the company showed off in this week's live demo. Here's what you'll see and what's still missing.
Microsoft is making Windows 8.1 available to its PC partners for anywhere from 'zero dollars' to $15 per copy, according to recently disclosed OEM licensing information.
Intel's launch of its 5th generation Core processors could spur PC sales, but perhaps the company needs focus on next-gen platforms.
Optus has announced that it will acquire Microsoft partner and IT managed services company Ensyst for AU$13 million.
Microsoft is building a new platform called Azure BizTalk Microservices that could be key to what's next for the company on the cloud platform-as-a-service front.
Microsoft Corporate Strategy Vice President Jeff Teper talks about Microsoft's thinking on everything from its Minecraft acquisition, to how the leadership team is evaluating what's core to the company.
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.
Microsoft has purchased its fifth non-U.S.-based company this year by buying Israeli cloud security vendor Aorato Ltd.
[UPDATED] Does Microsoft find and fix security problems in their own products? You might assume so, but the company gives no reason to believe it. I assume they do, but silently.
Microsoft veteran Lisa Brummel, the head of human resources at the company since 2005, is retiring at the end of 2014.
Microsoft released a new version of Outlook for the Mac today, aimed exclusively at Office 365 subscribers. The company also detailed ambitious plans for Office for the Mac upgrades next year.
A Microsoft-branded Lumia device is coming soon. In the meantime, the company is scrubbing Nokia from social accounts and websites.
If reports about HP's next computing play are true, the company will promote 3D scanning and a computing interface that rhymes with work conducted by Microsoft Research.
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