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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24 vulnerabilities in total are patched in today's round of updates, but four of them are already being exploited in the wild.
Microsoft is making available a variety of fixes and updates across its family of Surface devices as part of this month's Patch Tuesday.
According to analyst firm IHS, Microsoft should copy Apple and make its latest Windows 8.1 operating system free to all Windows users.
Massive tax claims fly ahead of Nokia's day in a Delhi High court.
A patent loss in a German court may lead to trouble for Microsoft's Android strategy.
Microsoft acknowledges Google's report yesterday that an improper subordinate of root-trusted certificate authority, owned by the French government, falsely issued certificates for Google and others. Microsoft has taken action and given advice.
[Correction] A log of recent account activity, an account recovery code and better control of notifications to be added in coming days. Microsoft accounts are used in Windows 8, Outlook.com and Skydrive.
Many updates to many products, especially Windows 8 and 8.1, designated "non-security" will be released on Patch Tuesday.
After the first 20 are sold at each brick-and-mortar outlet, the price goes up to $199 while supplies last. The first 100 tablets sold through the Microsoft online store will also be available for $99, or $199 thereafter.
Who will make it off the CEO-candidate island and become Microsoft's next CEO? Let the guesses continue.
Don't worry, though, Windows 7 fans: There's still another year until PC makers won't be allowed to sell new machines with Windows 7 preloaded.
Microsoft's EVP of Legal and Corporate Affairs outlined the company's new data protection strategy on the basis that the US government is an "advanced persistent threat" — a label used for cyber criminals.
Microsoft has announced it worked with police in Europe and the United States to disrupt a "dangerous" army of virus-infected computers used to hijack searches at Google, Bing and Yahoo.
The foundation behind the promotion of free and open source software says it is impossible to have a true chain of trust without the ability for users to fix back doors themselves.