Microsoft has settled its latest patent spat with patent-licensing vendor VirnetX by paying $23 million covering disputed unified communications patents.
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Microsoft has fired the latest salvo in a case to keep US agents from having access to customer data stored overseas.
The company has secured two patents to streamline cloud deployment and enhances real-time analysis of cloud data.
Google has agreed to settle with the Apple and Microsoft-backed consortium that outbid it for Nortel's patents in 2011.
Big Blue says the engine will eventually enable businesses to aggregate international requirements for data transfers and flag any cross-border privacy issues.
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.
UPDATED. I ran the numbers and vulnerabilities in browsers are up this year, as is their severity. We know more about this for Internet Explorer because Microsoft provides the most data.
Eight months after launching its Enterprise Mobility Suite, how close is Microsoft to enabling users to manage not just devices, but also the apps and data on those devices?
Microsoft, Google and Apple are all looking to aggregate your health data, launch wearables and crunch your information in the cloud. How much does being an enterprise class cloud provider matter?
Another new Microsoft Azure service now in preview is aimed at helping developers integrate and get insights from their disparate data sources more easily.
Microsoft is taking steps toward delivering on its cross-platform device, application and data management with new Office 365 capabilities.
Microsoft is working on a service that will allow Azure users to take advantage of more analytics and data services. And Apache Storm support may be coming to Azure soon, as well.
Although the agreement with the U.S. government does not land the technology giant in any trouble for now, it could still face repercussions.
A US judge has lifted a stay on a ruling, forcing Microsoft to hand over data it stores overseas. But the software giant said it will not comply, pending an appeal.
Microsoft may be planning to turn its internal-facing big-data storage and computation service into an externally-facing commercial cloud service.
European officials are only now are expressing concern over a US court ruling that can allow the FBI and NSA to grab oversees data. But Europe knew the risks at least three years prior.
IBM has patented a technique designed to help customers automatically analyse and manage the location where their public and private cloud data is stored.
Microsoft's wrestling match with Samsung may just be a contract fight, or it could be the beginning of a war over the validity of Microsoft's Android patents.
Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo are meeting data protection officials in Brussels to discuss how best to handle right to be forgotten requests.
China revealed exactly what patents Microsoft has in its Android patent portfolio. After examining these patents, M-Cam doubts the validity of many of Microsoft's Android claims.
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