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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A new version of the Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit mostly improves compatibility with applications software, and specifically with Java and Chrome.
Microsoft's Sway aggregation/presentation app offers clues about the company's future intentions in the productivity and platforms space.
The MoTR guys had more time with mobile devices over the past couple of weeks, including the new Nexus tablet, new phones, wearables, and more.
Microsoft is attempting to redefine 'productivity' with new apps like Sway and the coming 'Revolve' contact-calendar app that embed more intelligence inside.
The Microsoft boss says juxtaposition of cloud and mobile "is where the world is going".
Windows 10 will bring a lot more than a new Start menu. Ed Bott pinpoints several changes that will bolster security, make life easier for enterprise admins, and accommodate the multiple-device trend.
SAP has a new CTO in Quentin Clark, who brings a lot of cloud and big data analytics to the table. It remains to be seen if Clark can turbo-charge SAP's big growth initiatives.
Amazon Web Services has refreshed WorkSpaces with an updated bundle system and more options for Office.
Eight months after launching its Enterprise Mobility Suite, how close is Microsoft to enabling users to manage not just devices, but also the apps and data on those devices?
Microsoft will unveil its first own-branded Lumia device next Tuesday, and bets are on that it's a low-end phone.
Microsoft's new CEO, Satya Nadella, faced plenty of skepticism when he took the job earlier this year. But even skeptics have to admit that things have changed in Redmond. Here are four things the old Microsoft would never have done.
On Patch Tuesday next week Microsoft will issue a large number of updates, five of them critical. The Windows 10 previews are affected as well.
Microsoft has finalized its acquisition of Minecraft maker Mojang, which it bought for $2.5 billion.
Packed with new features for non-Office 365 subscribers, Microsoft's updates to its Office apps for iPhone and iPad are highly welcomed, but device limitations reach a peak.
Microsoft is opening up its preview program for Office for Android and plans to deliver the final version of the suite in early 2015.