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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Once Microsoft officially owns Nokia's phone business, the Redmond company just might find more reasons to keep than 'Kin' Nokia's new line of Android phones.
Microsoft announced that Lync and Skype would soon be able to share video, as well as voice and IM. So how will it work?
Nokia X and Amazon's Fire OS are evidence of a strange new world where Android is being used to compete with itself, and with Google.
Through Nokia, Microsoft has just set its sights set on emerging markets and it's hoping to use Android to win new converts. Is this history repeating itself?
Several tech vendors in China including Tencent and Kingsoft will offer Windows XP users technical aid related to system upgrades and security features, after Microsoft cuts the cord April 8. One quarter of China's computers still run on the OS.
The G20 group of nations is set to adopt a common tax reporting standard to combat transfer pricing from companies such as Apple, Google, Microsoft, and Facebook.
Microsoft is poised to become a Windows Phone manufacturer in its own right, but is still managing to add new partners to its roster.
Microsoft execs have acknowledged publicly what's been rumored for months: An update to Windows 8.1 is coming to users this spring.
Microsoft is cutting the price it charges PC makers for each copy of Windows 8 they sell from $50 to $15, but only on low-end devices, according to a new report.
Microsoft is betting big on cloud computing, and its biggest stack of chips is on Office 365. One year after the biggest launch in its history, how's that gamble working out?
Non-critical patch addresses problems in the Windows Update system files which could cause errors in future updates.
Microsoft execs dropped a few clues and hints this week regarding the company's planned timing for the next versions of Office client and servers for Windows.
Windows XP support may be ending soon, but there are a whole lot of folks who refuse to abandon the soon-to-be sunk ship. These are their stories.
U.S.-based cellphone maker Hop-on is the latest company to sign an Android patent-licensing deal with Microsoft.
Microsoft has rebranded its Web-based versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote as 'Office Online.'