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 collection of notable security news items for the week ending October 10, 2014. Covers enterprise, controversies, reports and more.
A long-running court case over consumers' right to get a refund on unwanted OS has finally been settled. Will it change the PC market in the country?
Satya Nadella has backtracked from comments he made to the Grace Hopper conference that women who are not comfortable asking for pay raises should trust in karma.
Microsoft is continuing its work on improving meetings using a variety of its technologies, including Perceptive Pixel, Kinect, Lync and Skype.
Newly available Microsoft desktop Skype clients for Mac and Windows include improvements to chat and file sharing.
Veteran tech journalist and Microsoft watcher Mary Jo Foley provides insights on Windows 10 in this exclusive Tech Pro Research analyst call and Q&A session.
Microsoft's latest public compatibility commitments regarding the Surface Pro tablet line refute new rumors that the company is planning to discontinue completely its Surface products.
Most of what's broken with Wi-Fi is fixed with Passpoint. So why are so many important companies on the sidelines?
Microsoft's desire to turn subscription revenue may enable enterprises to garner leverage for other products they use when negotiation time comes around.
Over the next month, Microsoft will be rolling out new file-sharing capabilities for its Outlook Web App and OneDrive for Business products.
Microsoft Research's FUSE Labs has built a free app that allows users to share photos across devices in a Snapchat-like way.
Microsoft is taking a step toward its promised Dynamics CRM Online push with a new promotion for a sales productivity bundle sold as a subscription service.
Under orders from Microsoft, Nokia has pulled the plug on production at its last remaining handset manufacturing plant.
Microsoft may be poised to buy Israeli text-analysis vendor Equivio for $200 million, according to a Wall Street Journal report.
Microsoft has been busy forging new alliances with a variety of software vendors in recent months. But how much real substance is there in its latest partnerships?