Microsoft is fiercely competitive, but the field is more challenging. Microsoft is competing with Google on search via its Bing effort and Apple in the mobile market. Meanwhile, the software giant is positioning its wares for cloud computing with software and services. The company's two cash cows - operating systems and the Office productivity suite - are performing well.
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When Microsoft execs take the stage later today to talk about what the next version of Windows will do for the enterprise, they'll be trying to restore confidence in something that's looking more and more like a legacy OS. Here's what they should be talking about.
Windows Phone 8.1 is the most widely-used version of its mobile OS, according to Microsoft, as new Windows Phone OEMs emerge in meaningful numbers.
HP lifts the lid on its Windows-equivalent to the Chromebook with a starting price of $200.
The Korean giant will now use Microsoft Word as the company's official word-processing program instead of its self-designed one, reports ZDNet Korea’s Cho Mu-hyun.
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.
Join us for an exclusive Windows 9 analyst call and Q&A session with veteran Microsoft watcher, Mary Jo Foley.
Windows 9 will be the linchpin in Microsoft's future plans for cloud and mobile. Here's a look at the to-do list on the strategic front.
Microsoft confirms it is planning to open its first New York City flagship retail store on Fifth Avenue, just blocks from one of Apple's flagship stores.
On September 30 at its first official Windows 'Threshold' reveal, Microsoft officials may go public with the name of the coming OS, in addition to sharing some product specifics.
After a more than six-year hiatus, Microsoft is relaunching its WinHEC Windows hardware engineering conference, with a March 2015 debut planned for Shenzhen, China.
Step-by-step instructions to help you tighten security and dramatically reduce the risk that crucial cloud services will be compromised. If you use a Microsoft or Google account, Office 365, Dropbox, Facebook, or Twitter, keep reading.
It should be easier for airlines to deploy Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 as electronic flight bags.
Microsoft, in keeping with its pledge to match Amazon price cuts on commodity cloud services, is dropping prices on select Azure cloud services starting October 1.
Even as it expands to support iOS and Android, Nokia isn't abandoning the Windows Phone platform with its HERE mapping technology.
UK consumers can soon get their hands on the LTE-equipped Lumia 735, the first Lumia available in the UK that comes with Microsoft's Cortana voice assistant.