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 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 has a new version of its OneNote note-taking app that will work on Android Wear watches.
Microsoft will deliver next month a single mobile keyboard that works with iOS, Android and Windows tablets and phones.
Installation problems block one of the updates for Lync Server 2010 in MS14-055.
Microsoft will show off some of the enterprise-focused Windows Threshold features at an invitation-only event in San Francisco on September 30.
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.
The next version of Internet Explorer that will be included in Windows Threshold could get extension support, as well as task-completion smarts from Bing.
If I base my start-up business on Microsoft technologies, I've instantly put myself in hock for 300 Windows Server licenses.
Microsoft's purchase of Minecraft creator Mojang lines up with both the company's mobile ambitions and the need to cultivate future customers for Windows as well as its cloud properties.
Microsoft has acquired its fourth non-.U.S. company this year with its purchase of Mojang, the creator of the Minecraft game, for $2.5 billion.
Microsoft has rolled out touch-first versions of its Dynamics NAV ERP apps for iPad, Android and Windows 8 devices.
Microsoft underestimated international demand for Surface Pro 3 based on the US response to the launch.
There is no timeline for re-release and no explanation of the problem. This was a non-security update.
Microsoft's developer outreach is taking a new turn in the new 'cloud first, mobile first' world with hackfests for enterprise developers.
The capital of Piedmont has been lured to open source with the prospect of doing away with licences and delaying the refresh cycle.