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 recently partnered with the folks at We Are Juxt to challenge them to capture photos with the Nokia Lumia 920. The results are pretty amazing and inspiring with tips and tricks you can use to improve your photo experiences.
Microsoft is enhancing its Socl social-search site with new creation tools, including an animated GIF creator.
Microsoft's Dynamics NAV 2013 and GP 2013 ERP offerings are now available, via certified partners, hosted on Windows Azure.
What would the technology world look like today if the 2000 ruling by the recently deceased Thomas Penfield Jackson -- that Microsoft be broken into two companies -- had been upheld?
Microsoft is targeting schools and universities directly with a Surface RT discount offer during the summer back-to-school buying season.
Skype video messaging is now generally available across a variety of mobile devices and computing platforms, but Windows Phone support is only partially there.
Fortune 500 firms appear to be warming to Microsoft's Azure cloud platform, which is now host to more than 250,000 customers.
In response to stories about widespread spying by the NSA, some giant tech companies asked the government for permission to disclose more details about national security orders. The government has now granted those requests, with significant restrictions that have Microsoft and Google agreeing they don't go far enough.
Microsoft just released Office Mobile for the iPhone and after comparing it with what we see on Windows Phone, the capabilities are the same. There is no advantage going to Windows Phone in this case.
A quick round-up of Microsoft-related news of the week, with the latest on Surface, Microsoft reorg rumors and more.
Last week's bombshell stories by The Guardian and The Washington Post accused some of the biggest names in tech of willingly working with the NSA to give up your data. It now appears that those stories misread the technical details and got the story wrong.
At long last, Microsoft has released a version of its Office suite for iOS. The new app targets the iPhone and closely resembles the Office app that’s built into Windows Phone 8. Here's what you'll find in the new app, which is available from the App Store immediately.
Microsoft is rolling out a small-screen optimized version of Word, Excel and PowerPoint for iPhone users who subscribe to Office 365.
Frame plugin for Internet Explorer 6, 7, 8, and 9 is obsolete, says Google.