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'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 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.
UPDATE. A non-security update that was quietly pulled last week because of bugs has been quietly re-issued.
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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.'
Local operation achieves higher than average growth; focuses heavily on SMEs and sales training.
Although the agreement with the U.S. government does not land the technology giant in any trouble for now, it could still face repercussions.
Microsoft may be ready to spend a sizable chunk of its offshore cash to buy the Swedish company behind Minecraft, according to new report. Here's why this deal would make sense for the Softies.
Microsoft is kicking off its multi-month staged rollout of Delve, a new Office 365 search and presentation application.