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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The organisations that are looking to invent, and dominate the next era of computing are, at their heart, based on advertising revenue, and in the process of owning the future, these companies and their device-based competitors will treat the personal information of consumers as a prized commodity.
China revealed exactly what patents Microsoft has in its Android patent portfolio. After examining these patents, M-Cam doubts the validity of many of Microsoft's Android claims.
CodeWeavers latest CrossOver has many improvements, one of which is that it makes it easier than ever to install Windows applications on Linux.
Microsoft is continuing to attempt to reduce Windows 8.x hurdles for its business users with a new app-management tool called Windows Apportals.
Microsoft is backing the Google-developed and now open-sourced Kubernetes container management effort.
You want your new PC to run an older Windows version. You're not the only one. Here's the best way to make it happen.
It’s very, very red. It’s also a completely different UI from Android and iOS. In many ways, though, it's just another high-end smartphone. And that's a good thing.
Microsoft is moving closer to launching a form which could see it flooded with requests to de-link search results.
Could Xbox-branded smartphones, tablets, smartwatches, smartglasses, and home automation devices be Microsoft's "mobile-first world" strategy? Or is Microsoft planning to carve off the brand so it can better focus on enterprise?
Microsoft hopes the acquisition will boost the Azure Site Recovery service and lure more enterprise clients to the Azure platform.
Microsoft's CEO posted a public letter aimed only incidentally at employees. When you get past the corporate rah-rah, here are five key messages to take away.
BBM is available on BlackBerry, iOS, and Android and will soon be available on Windows Phone.
Android is well on its way to being the most popular end-user operating system of all.
UPDATED. A security advisory from Microsoft includes more detail on the breach of an Indian government certificate authority announced by Google yesterday.
Microsoft released a lot more than security updates yesterday, as they do every month. If you know where to look, you can keep on top of the non-security updates.