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 kicking off a limited preview of a new Azure cloud service for managing and analyzing data from Internet of Things devices and sensors.
Microsoft has made the latest updates for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 available to volume licensees.
Microsoft's newest Office 365 subscription plan is now generally available and includes iPads among the devices it supports.
Google launches two Asia regions for its cloud to bring a faster experience to customers with users in the region.
Giving away Windows free to OEMs to load onto desktop and notebook PCs might seem like a good idea on the face of it, but in reality it's not necessary, and even if Microsoft were to do it, it's unlikely that it would do anything to overall PC sales.
A new research paper by Microsoft has indicated that small and medium-sized enterprises are the drivers that will keep Australian globally competitive, with the potential to inject AU$6 million into the Australian economy.
A Microsoft Corporate Vice President claims Microsoft is 'done' with its 'Scroogled' campaign. But is the company really Scroogled out?
Microsoft is making the Web versions of its Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote apps available to users through the Chrome Web Store.
Windows Phone 8.1 was released as a Developer Preview today and some of the latest and greatest can be seen in these screenshots. You can download and test out this update on your Windows Phone device today.
The Windows Phone 8.1 developer preview bits, including a beta of its Cortana digital assistant, are available as of April 14. I've been using WP 8.1 for over a week. Here's what I found.
Amazon Web Services, Google Compute Engine, and Microsoft Azure are likely to be the three lead dogs in cloud infrastructure services. Why? Economics, scale, and skills.
Microsoft researchers are looking at ways to allow Windows 8, Windows Phone and Xbox users able to interact directly with Live Tiles.
Apple iOS and OS X devices aren't affected by the Heartbleed bug, but BlackBerry's BBM and Secure Work Spaces are — and the company says it lacks a fix for the issue.
For years, one of the best bargains in tech was Microsoft's free Custom Domains service, which allowed anyone to assign a custom domain to free Hotmail and Outlook.com accounts. Effective today, Microsoft has begun "winding down" the service.