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 adding iOS and Windows Phone email-profile provisioning and IE 11 Enterprise Mode support to its Windows Intune device-management service.
Microsoft's updated OneDrive for Android cloud storage app now adds support for OneDrive for Business.
UPDATED. Buggy updates are certainly a problem, but the company's poor communication of the problems is an even bigger cause for concern.
Did you know that Windows 8.1 Professional and Enterprise has built-in virtualization capabilities? Here's how to run multiple operating systems on a single PC.
After almost two months on limited preview, AWS's Zocalo cloud storage service is now on general availability, stepping up competition for enterprise rivals.
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 launches Surface Pro 3 in the UK with specially commissioned works at the National Portrait Gallery.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella plans to visit China at a time when the company is under investigation by the Chinese government over alleged antitrust behavior.
Microsoft is toughening its stance on rogue apps in the Microsoft Store and Windows Phone Store.
Microsoft is tweaking its Azure SQL cloud database pricing, guaranteed uptime and more ahead of making its new tiers generally available.
UPDATED. A new version of MS14-045 has been pushed to Windows Update and the Download Center. Microsoft strongly recommends that users uninstall the old version first.
Google delivers a faster, better and more secure version of its Chrome Web browser for Windows. Indeed, the 64-bit version may just be today's best Windows Web browser.
Microsoft may be planning to turn its internal-facing big-data storage and computation service into an externally-facing commercial cloud service.
Microsoft withdrew support for Windows XP in April. That's been the cue for some in the developer community to work on new service packs for the elderly operating system.
Microsoft is readying a fix meant to remedy an issue with the Intel Core i7 Surface Pro 3 tablets that is meant to remedy overheating issues reported by some users.