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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Here's what to expect, feature-wise, when Microsoft rolls out its second update for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 on August 12, according to the company.
Former Qualcomm exec Peggy Johnson is joining Microsoft as its new Executive Vice President of Global Business Development.
In the war of ecosystems, the winners are the truly neutral. But how do you build a compelling cross-device platform?
Microsoft employees belonging to the firm's Nokia handset arm have taken to the streets in China, protesting against job losses deemed "hostile" and "violent."
NFL players and coaches will have the option of reviewing plays in full color on modified Surface Pro 2 devices this season instead of viewing black and white printed photographs.
Join us for an exclusive Microsoft analyst call and Q&A session with veteran Microsoft watcher, Mary Jo Foley.
Windows XP is in decline, on Netmarketshare's monthly numbers, but can we project how much longer it will stick around? It may be longer than you think.
Microsoft has filed a contract dispute suit against Samsung over Android patent-licensing royalties.
Microsoft is still on track to deliver a second update to Windows 8.1 in August. But don't expect it to include any major features or to be mandatory.
In its ads, Microsoft says the Surface Pro 3 is "the tablet that can replace your laptop." With the addition of a new docking station, the Surface Pro has its eye on your desktop PC, too.
As far as I can see, the future of Windows Phone is that it will eventually be replaced by Android. In fact – and I don't make bold predictions lightly – I can't see a future where Microsoft doesn't pull the plug on Windows Phone in the next few years and switch to Android.
Say hello to PDF sharing, picture tools and custom font support in Word for iPad versions 1.1. Excel and PowerPoint for iPad also received new features in version 1.1. Here's what you need to know.
Having written IE11 to support web standards, Microsoft is shimming it to handle mobile websites that are not following standards but catering for webkit quirks and/or non-standard features in Apple's Safari on iOS.
US law can apply anywhere in the world, so long as a technology company has control over foreign data, a court rules.
Chinese media believe Microsoft was raided as a result of withdrawing support for Windows XP.