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 believed to be planning to reintroduce a 'mini' Start Menu with a coming Windows release. But what will it look like?
A year after its rebranding of Hotmail as Outlook.com, Microsoft is taking aim at Gmail users with a new online service that simplifies the process of switching.
Microsoft is offering a $150 price cut on its first-generation, Intel-based Surface Pro with a 256 GB solid state drive as part of a bunch of Surface 'holiday deals.'
Microsoft's outgoing CEO opens up about his biggest regrets during his 13-year CEOship.
Microsoft may want to take the highly-coveted third-place space with Windows Phone in the market share rankings. And it's not far off, thanks to BlackBerry's decline. But it all boils down to money. And Android makes Microsoft plenty of dough.
Despite legal bids by Cisco to scupper the deal, a top EU court has approved the merger. But the video conferencing giant can still appeal the ruling.
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer & Co. talk about his legacy and lessons learned. Get ready for a series of posts, starting with this one.
Steve Ballmer may be known as one of the more outspoken Silicon Valley chief executives. We look back at some of his best quotes during his 13-year tenure at Microsoft's helm.
Might the Microsoft-Yahoo partnership be more lucrative for Yahoo than its executives have been hinting?
[UPDATED] 24 vulnerabilities in total are patched in today's round of updates, but four of them are already being exploited in the wild.
Microsoft is making available a variety of fixes and updates across its family of Surface devices as part of this month's Patch Tuesday.
According to analyst firm IHS, Microsoft should copy Apple and make its latest Windows 8.1 operating system free to all Windows users.
Massive tax claims fly ahead of Nokia's day in a Delhi High court.
A patent loss in a German court may lead to trouble for Microsoft's Android strategy.
Microsoft acknowledges Google's report yesterday that an improper subordinate of root-trusted certificate authority, owned by the French government, falsely issued certificates for Google and others. Microsoft has taken action and given advice.