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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Microsoft's next CRM release codenamed 'Vega,' available in cloud and on-premises flavors, is due in the fourth quarter of 2014.
Microsoft, continuing in its mobile-first, cross-platform vein, is updating its services and software for Apple's latest operating system release.
The Lumia 520 was one of the most popular devices ever to run Windows Phone. Can its successor follow in its footsteps?
Bing accurately predicted which way the Scottish independence referendum would go six weeks before the vote occurred.
The fallout from Microsoft's latest round of layoffs is continuing, with a reorg and job cuts affecting the company's Trustworthy Computing group.
Microsoft Q&A with Mary Jo Foley: Windows 9, Azure and SharePoint plans, Nadella's performance, and much more
Veteran Microsoft watcher Mary Jo Foley provides insights on Windows 9, Microsoft's cloud strategy, and much more in this exclusive analyst call and Q&A.
Microsoft Research's Silicon Valley, with about 50 employees, is one of the casualties of Microsoft's latest round of 2,100 job cuts.
The tools for anonymous confessions have been deemed illegal in the country but Google and Microsoft question the concept of anonymity and feasibility to meet Court demands.
Microsoft is privately testing a technical preview of the next version of its Office client for Windows. Here are a few features expected to be part of 'Office 16.'
As part of a second wave of cuts announced in July, Microsoft is laying off 2,100 employees worldwide on September 18.
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.
Microsoft is replacing two long-term retiring board members with two new ones later this year.
Microsoft makes new 'basic' version of Active Directory in the cloud generally available.
Microsoft will continue with its planned layoffs of 18,000 with job cuts across nearly all divisions of the company with its second wave of cuts later this week.
Microsoft will deliver next month a single mobile keyboard that works with iOS, Android and Windows tablets and phones.