Microsoft confirms it will have a Nano Server mode in Windows Server 2016, along with new Hyper-V containerization technology.
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At the WinHEC conference in China today, Microsoft showed off a new biometric authentication feature called Windows Hello. The ambitious technology, which uses fingerprint and iris recognition to replace passwords, will debut in Windows 10 devices later this year.
Even as it expands to support iOS and Android, Nokia isn't abandoning the Windows Phone platform with its HERE mapping technology.
Microsoft is aiming to make available a technology preview of Windows Threshold around late September or early October.
Microsoft's plan to integrate its Cortana digital assistant technology into Windows Threshold is looking more likely, according to a new report.
We're all used to crapware subsidizing Windows PCs. Now firmware-based spyware is subsidizing Android phones. Here's what to look for.
Microsoft officials admit they're contemplating whether to bring Microsoft's Cortana personal digital assistant technology to non-Windows platforms. Are the tradeoffs worth it?
It's easy to dismiss organisations that have failed to move away from XP as ignorant or lazy, but it's not quite that simple.
By combining the technology foundation of Schneider Electric’s StruxureWare Resource Advisor on the Microsoft Windows Azure cloud platform, customers across varied industries can now develop custom, cloud-based energy management and sustainability software.
AppZero is collaborating with Microsoft to persuade users of Windows Server 2003 to update before Microsoft stops supporting the operating system using AppZero's application virtualization technology.
UEFI — the BIOS replacement that bought the Secure Boot technology to Windows 8 PCs — is set to appear in a wide range of devices, from smartphones to servers.
Innovation means change, and consumers tend to react badly to change. (Look at how Windows 8 is working out.) Can technology companies innovate without moving the cheese...?
Microsoft is making available its first public preview of HDInsight, the Hadoop big-data framework on Windows Azure technology it is developing with Hortonworks.
Microsoft is planning to make its 'Drawbridge' virtualization/hosting technology available on its Windows Azure cloud.
With its tablet enthusiasm, growing taste for Apple and history of early adoption in technology, Sweden could well be the perfect test for the latest generation of Windows hardware and software. So where's the love, Microsoft?
A panel of technology executives outlined their early rollouts of Windows 8, including Windows RT.
Nokia's flagship Windows Phone 8 smartphone is to feature wireless charging, and the Finnish handset company has struck deals to put charging pads on airlines and coffee shops. Is this enough to make the technology mainstream.
VMware isn't the only company on the "software-defined datacenter" train. With Windows Server 2012 and its virtual-machine manager technology, Microsoft is onboard, as well.
The ongoing operation has a specific mission: monitor communications on infected machines, hijack documents and upload sensitive files to remote servers controlled by the attackers.
Software giant converges PC and mobile operating systems' technology so Windows Phone 8 will share common networking, security, media and Web browsing capabilities with Windows 8.
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