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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At long last, Microsoft has given up force-feeding the Windows 8 Metro/Modern interface on users. Have they done it in time to keep their user-base?
Microsoft fills out features on its cut-price Azure cloud platform as its share of the Fortune 500 inches up.
Surprise, surprise — Microsoft's Office apps are a hit on the iPad.
It's true. I did. For some people, Windows XP is here to stay.
From the truth-is- stranger-than-fiction files, Microsoft -- along with its mobile-dev tool partner Xamarin -- is creating a new foundation to open source more .Net technologies.
[UPDATE] Windows XP and Office 2003's final Patch Tuesday will have only four updates total and only one critical each for Office and XP. The number of vulnerabilities is still undisclosed. The recent zero-day vulnerability in Word will be one of the fixed problems.
I didn't think too much of the earlier Cortana leaks, but after seeing it perform in person and diving into all that it can do I think this smart personal assistant may even bring people to Windows Phone from iOS and Android.
Microsoft's 'Project N,' now officially christened '.Net Native' -- a new compiler for building faster Windows Store apps -- is available now as a developer preview.
Windows Phone 8.1 includes many management and security features that IT should find compelling. Does that matter anymore?
Microsoft's developer conference brings a merged Windows and Windows phone development model. We talked to Kevin Gallo, the technical lead for the unified Windows platform strategy, about how developers will build these new apps.
Office 365 is becoming the jewel in Microsoft's mobile strategy following its decision to remove Windows Phone licensing fees for OEMs.
Apple has released updates to Pages, Numbers and Keynote for iOS in the wake of Microsoft's launch of Office for iPad suite. Is it enough to steal the thunder from Redmond?
Microsoft officials finally and officially revealed Microsoft's Cortana personal assistant and Windows Phone 8.1 operating system at Build 2014.
After Microsoft announced Windows Phone 8.1, Nokia followed up with some new devices and their update plan for existing Lumia devices.
Microsoft officials are sharing an unusual glimpse into the company's Windows roadmap during the Build 2014 conference.