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 has been busy forging new alliances with a variety of software vendors in recent months. But how much real substance is there in its latest partnerships?
A new report shows how Windows XP is figuring strongly in one ongoing large-scale botnet operation that's predominantly targeting US banks.
Windows 10 is a key part of Microsoft's plan to be more of an Internet of things player. The catch is that few people see Microsoft putting the pieces together.
Microsoft isn't building Windows 10 specifically with you or me in mind. Microsoft is building it to cater for the billion or so people out there using PCs that aren't touch-enabled and who just want to get their job done.
Third time is the charm for Surface Pro, but what is the future for hybrid devices and Windows 10?
Veteran tech journalist and Microsoft watcher Mary Jo Foley provides insights on Windows 10 in this exclusive Tech Pro Research analyst call and Q&A session.
Businesses are weighing up the possibility that Windows 10 really might be Microsoft's final major Windows release and the implications of rapid OS updates taking the place of big bang upgrades.
Microsoft has announced that Microsoft Azure has been recognised to be compliant with the Australian government's information security manual and protective security policy framework.
Microsoft researchers have built a prototype of a new app-shielding technology called Haven, which builds on top of Microsoft's previous Drawbridge operating system work.
Windows 10, which is expected to be the last of the traditional big bang launches, is likely to complete Microsoft's transition from a software licensing model to a cloud computing one.
We knew Microsoft makes most of its mobile operating system money from Android, not Windows Phone, but a billion dollars? From one vendor?! Microsoft's good times, however, are in danger of coming to an end.
Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 Docking Station and new Universal Mobile keyboard are key to my home office
The Surface Pro 3 is my constant companion and primary PC. Thanks to the Docking Station and new Universal Mobile keyboard, my setup has vastly improved.
A newly unsealed legal document indicates that Samsung paid Microsoft $1 billion in Android patent-licensing royalties in 2013 alone.
Microsoft shared some updated diversity statistics, showing that the company has grown the percentage of women in its overall workforce from 24 to 29 percent over the past year.
Microsoft is revising its Office 365 plans for small and midsize businesses (SMBs). Here's what's included in the three new plans and what they cost.