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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The Korean giant will now use Microsoft Word as the company's official word-processing program instead of its self-designed one, reports ZDNet Korea’s Cho Mu-hyun.
Here are five features that Microsoft needs to add to Windows 9 if it is to have a chance of tempting me back into the ecosystem and dissipating the cloud of negativity that Windows 8 currently finds itself engulfed in.
Windows 9 will be the linchpin in Microsoft's future plans for cloud and mobile. Here's a look at the to-do list on the strategic front.
Microsoft confirms it is planning to open its first New York City flagship retail store on Fifth Avenue, just blocks from one of Apple's flagship stores.
On September 30 at its first official Windows 'Threshold' reveal, Microsoft officials may go public with the name of the coming OS, in addition to sharing some product specifics.
Join us for an exclusive Windows 9 analyst call and Q&A session with veteran Microsoft watcher, Mary Jo Foley.
After a more than six-year hiatus, Microsoft is relaunching its WinHEC Windows hardware engineering conference, with a March 2015 debut planned for Shenzhen, China.
Step-by-step instructions to help you tighten security and dramatically reduce the risk that crucial cloud services will be compromised. If you use a Microsoft or Google account, Office 365, Dropbox, Facebook, or Twitter, keep reading.
It should be easier for airlines to deploy Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 as electronic flight bags.
Microsoft, in keeping with its pledge to match Amazon price cuts on commodity cloud services, is dropping prices on select Azure cloud services starting October 1.
Even as it expands to support iOS and Android, Nokia isn't abandoning the Windows Phone platform with its HERE mapping technology.
4Afrika invests in competition to improve pan-continental collaboration and help improve lifespan of African innovation centres.
UK consumers can soon get their hands on the LTE-equipped Lumia 735, the first Lumia available in the UK that comes with Microsoft's Cortana voice assistant.
With its 6-inch display, the Nokia Lumia 1520 is a perfect example of the phablet category. Technically it's a phone, but in day-to-day use it's an incredibly small, light tablet. Here are my impressions after a week of use.
Microsoft's new wireless display adapter will allow devices running Windows 8.1 and Android 4.2.1 (and later) to connect to HDTVs, monitors and projectors.