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 show off some of the enterprise-focused Windows Threshold features at an invitation-only event in San Francisco on September 30.
The next version of Internet Explorer that will be included in Windows Threshold could get extension support, as well as task-completion smarts from Bing.
If I base my start-up business on Microsoft technologies, I've instantly put myself in hock for 300 Windows Server licenses.
Microsoft's purchase of Minecraft creator Mojang lines up with both the company's mobile ambitions and the need to cultivate future customers for Windows as well as its cloud properties.
Microsoft has acquired its fourth non-.U.S. company this year with its purchase of Mojang, the creator of the Minecraft game, for $2.5 billion.
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 has rolled out touch-first versions of its Dynamics NAV ERP apps for iPad, Android and Windows 8 devices.
Microsoft underestimated international demand for Surface Pro 3 based on the US response to the launch.
There is no timeline for re-release and no explanation of the problem. This was a non-security update.
Microsoft's developer outreach is taking a new turn in the new 'cloud first, mobile first' world with hackfests for enterprise developers.
A leaked build of what Microsoft might distribute as its soon-to-be-released Windows Threshold Enterprise Tech Preview (aka Windows 9) provides a snapshot of the next version of Windows.
The capital of Piedmont has been lured to open source with the prospect of doing away with licences and delaying the refresh cycle.
Microsoft may be phasing out usage of both 'Nokia' and 'Windows Phone' in its advertising and marketing materials as soon as this holiday season.
Microsoft is removing the 2 GB file-size limitation from both consumer OneDrive and OneDrive for Business for customers worldwide 'in the coming weeks.'
Although the agreement with the U.S. government does not land the technology giant in any trouble for now, it could still face repercussions.