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 will begin shipping its battery-life-extending Power Covers for its Surface devices starting March 19 for $199.99.
Microsoft has addressed the 'ring after pickup' bug in the Metro-Style version of Skype for Windows 8.1, a week after remedying the issue in Skype for the Windows desktop.
Researchers at Microsoft's FuSE Labs have launched a second project that investigates the intersection of hyper-local content and civic engagement.
I think Microsoft has a real shot of being a top-tier Android hardware company. Yes, I'm quite serious.
With its second major update to Windows 8 in less than 18 months, Microsoft is trying to ease the pain for Windows users who are befuddled by the Windows 8 interface on conventional PCs. Here's what you can expect. Will it be enough to calm the troubled waters?
A major update to Windows 8.1 is scheduled to arrive next month. It's aimed at making the desktop experience easier for keyboard and mouse users. Here's a close-up of the changes you can expect.
Nokia could have gone with Android a couple of years ago and had the leading Android camera phone line and maybe even leading smartphone brand today, but rolling out a Kindlefied version on low end hardware isn't a recipe for success.
Both local and international mobile phone makers, have expressed their concerns to Chinese regulators, warning the deal may result in higher patent licensing fees.
Microsoft's latest transparency report showed it received 1,281 legal order requests from Australian authorities during the latter half of the 2013.
The much-anticipated Windows 8.1 spring update, released to manufacturing days ago and due for public distribution in early April, leaked to the web early. The source isn't a shady Eastern European download site but Microsoft's own Windows Update servers.
Microsoft looks to be ready to trade OEMs a cheaper version of Windows 8.1 in exchange for shipping new devices with Bing preloaded as the default search engine.
[CORRECTION] All versions of Windows and Internet Explorer will receive updates on Patch Tuesday next week. The recent IE zero-day will be included in the fixes.
Microsoft is offering business users some useful Windows 8.1 tips, tricks and how-to content via a new blog-post series.
Microsoft's board wasn't gung-ho on the Steve Ballmer-backed idea of Microsoft purchasing Nokia's handset business, according to a new report.
SharePoint lives on as an on-premise product but for many it's time to move to Yammer.