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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US law can apply anywhere in the world, so long as a technology company has control over foreign data, a court rules.
Our own David Gewirtz has been using Outlook since before XP was released. He's changed every other aspect of his workflow infrastructure since then, but not email. Until now.
Chinese media believe Microsoft was raided as a result of withdrawing support for Windows XP.
Microsoft's Nadella posited the new board member's experience will "be invaluable as we transform Microsoft for growth and leadership in the mobile-first, cloud-first world."
Microsoft is actively rolling out Windows Phone 8.1 after three months of being in preview mode. The Lumia Cyan update is also coming to supported Nokia devices.
If you work in a traditional Windows-based shop, you could be in for a bumpy ride. Ed Bott explains how IT pros will need to adapt to a variety of changes.
I just passed the 30-day return period and thanks to Microsoft's speedy updates and several other factors, the Surface Pro 3 is now serving as my primary home and road computer.
Excel isn't just for number crunchers with accounting degrees. In this gallery, I present six of my favorite hidden features to make you more productive when working with Excel spreadsheets.
Microsoft will make the first update to Windows Phone 8.1 available to developers the week of August 4. Here's what to expect in that update, feature-wise.
Microsoft is releasing Cortana, its personal digital assistant for Windows Phone, in beta in China and the U.K., and in 'alpha' form in Australia, Canada and India.
Microsoft is on the hunt for security startups in Israel, after launching a security-focused accelerator program in Tel Aviv in partnership with cloud services provider, Akamai.
The self-described 'productivity and platforms' company is championing this week some cross-divisional projects meant to show how enterprise and consumer tech can be combined to create new kinds of apps and services.
Microsoft is rolling out new OneNote features for iPhones, iPads and Macs, as well as first steps on the promised support for OneDrive for Business for Macs.
First teased during its April Build conference, the Raspberry Pi-ish device is the result of the combined efforts of Microsoft, Intel and product manufacturer CircuitCo.
Chinese government investigators dropped in on multiple Microsoft offices throughout the country, according to reports.