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 is actually listening and responding to customer feedback. That's a refreshing change from the policies of some divisions over the last few years.
Microsoft supposedly has walked away from 'advanced' talks to buy Windows Phone partner Nokia. Will this look like Redmond's choice to abandon its Yahoo buy-out, in hindsight?
The plan was to combine Microsoft with a device maker with scale and then go after the likes of Apple and Samsung.
Wondering which Microsoft apps and services are validated and supported on Windows Azure for running in virtual machine? Here's the list.
The software giant's bug bounty program will aim to fix security flaws, bugs, and vulnerabilities even before products are released.
We want our data protected from failures. After a failure we want our data back quickly. And we want to pay as little as possible. How?
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.