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 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.'
The zero day exploit reported last week as affecting only Internet Explorer 10 also affects IE 9. Microsoft has released a "Fix it".
A device that looks like an AT&T LTE-enabled Surface 2 has received FCC approval. Maybe the promised ARM-based Surface with built-in wireless is close to announcement.
Digital inclusion initiative aims at offering "the benefits of a platform for innovation and economic mobility"
As far as Microsoft interfaces go, the live tiles that are the major feature of the home screens of Windows Phone and Windows 8 haven't been around very long. Even so, given how ineffective they are, it's been far too long.
An 'undo' button for AD could be the key to saving administrators a lot of time and pain.
Microsoft is making OneDrive, its rebranded SkyDrive cloud storage service, available globally as of February 19.
The Business Software Alliance managed to settle 16 software piracy cases in 2013, an all-time best for the global software advocate.
Microsoft plans to release its Lync unified communications app for Android tablets this summer. It also will deliver federated video across Lync and Skype before the end of 2014.
Microsoft is rolling out three new Dynamics CRM online and on-premises deliverables through the second quarter of 2014. Meet 'Mira,' 'Subra' and 'Leo.'