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Online censorship watchdog Greatfire says that Microsoft was attacked over the weekend, causing havoc for Chinese users. [UPDATED with Microsoft statement]
It's taken a little longer than expected but Microsoft's Denim update should be arriving soon for Lumia owners.
The creator of the Linux kernel and Git has said that security issues should be publicly disclosed, not swept under the rug where vendors can leave them unsolved for years.
Sony continues to roll out devices with high end audio features and both Kevin and Matthew have a couple in hand.
A collection of notable security news items for the week ending January 16, 2015. Covers enterprise, controversies, reports and more.
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Microsoft has made available firmware updates for its Intel-based Surface family, including one meant to address ongoing connectivity issues with the Surface Pro 3.
Four days after Google's Project Zero team disclosed an unpatched security bug in Windows, and drew rebuke from Redmond, another bug has exceeded Google's deadline and been made public.
Microsoft is now enabling testers of its Migration Accelerator tool to move Linux physical and virtual workloads more easily to Azure.
Microsoft is seeking participants for a new, limited pre-release program for Skype on iOS.
Microsoft has unveiled two new Lumia smartphones that come in below the $100 mark, including the Lumia 435, its cheapest smartphone to date.
Sales of Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 are expected to be strong and enterprise and SMB deals could keep the momentum rolling.
Mozilla has ramped up its geolocation service in the latest version of its Firefox browser, released on January 13, with version 35.0 able to share mobile device Wi-Fi and cellular signals for improved geolocation functionality.
After nearly a decade, Microsoft's Patch Tuesday has become part of a routine for security researchers and IT pros. But Google's new hard-line policy on disclosing security vulnerabilities added drama to this Patch Tuesday, and the fireworks will continue unless the two companies can synchronize their calendars.
The open source solution is designed to move deployed Azure instances.
Microsoft has released a Phone Insider application for Windows Phones in anticipation of the arrival of the first Windows 10 mobile preview release.
Windows Phone 8.1 was released as a Developer Preview today and some of the latest and greatest can be seen in these screenshots. You can download and test out this update on your Windows Phone device today.
If you're late to upgrade or have decided not to change your operating system, check out these tips to keep the system as secure as possible.
With its own personal assistant Cortana coming, Microsoft has lifted the lid on its ambition to bring the Windows Phone experience to the dashboard regardless of whether it's powered by Windows, Linux or Android.
After years of speculation, Microsoft has finally delivered editions of its flagship business productivity programs to the iPad platform. Here's what you'll find in the new Word, Excel, and PowerPoint apps.
It's not scheduled to arrive for just a little more than a year from now but here are early details about what to expect with Microsoft's next big Windows release.
A major update to Windows 8.1 arrives via Windows Update on April 8. It's aimed at making the desktop experience easier for keyboard and mouse users. Here's a close-up of the changes you can expect.
In Silicon Valley (and in media satellites that take the NoCal mindset to New York and beyond), everyone has an iPhone, a MacBook Pro, and a Gmail account. Microsoft products and services might as well be from Mars. So be skeptical when you read analyses or predictions of what's coming next from Redmond.
At Mobile World Congress, ZDNet got a quick look at Nokia's new Android device range. How does it measure up to the competition?
We have a look at some hot products which did not live up to the hype after launching at CES. Some were simply far ahead of their time.
One of our audience members asked how to back up an Office 365 document locally. It actually turns out to be pretty simple. Read this guide for the step-by-step process (which works with other Exchange servers, too).
Steve Ballmer may be known as one of the more outspoken Silicon Valley chief executives. We look back at some of his best quotes during his 13-year tenure at Microsoft's helm.
The Nokia Lumia 2520 is an excellent tablet alternative to the iPad with Windows RT 8.1 serving well in the tablet role. Even without a keyboard, the Lumia 2520 is a great tablet to consider for the holidays.
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In Steve Ballmer's 13 years as CEO of Microsoft, we've seen that he's not afraid to attract attention - and he's not afraid to clown around.
Steve Ballmer said he's leaving his CEO position Microsoft in a year, but there's no real frontrunner for his succession. Here's our top 10 contenders.
The household thermostat has always been difficult to program--wasting energy and driving up your utility bill. But ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das explains how new networking technologies will one day connect your thermostat and meter to your PC, so you are better able to track, monitor, and analyze the energy usage in your home.
At Macworld 2010, Gregg Fiddes and David Halpin of Quickoffice demonstrate the company's new mobile productivity application for Apple's iPhone. Users are able to read and edit Microsoft Word and Excel documents and access cloud services like Dropbox, Google Docs, and Box.net.
At CES 2010 in Las Vegas, Microsoft came with a few surprises. This skit with Seth Meyers of Saturday Night Live was one.
At CES 2010 in Las Vegas, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer takes the stage and highlights some of the key devices and technologies the company will be launching in the coming year. He demos a new slate PC from HP running Windows 7 as well as some new Windows Mobile phones. Robbie Bach, the company's president of Entertainment and Devices, also talks about Microsoft's plan for Natal and announces a ship date of Christmas 2010.
What were the top five stories that shaped 2009? From the launch of Microsoft's Windows 7 OS, to the departure and return of Steve Jobs to Apple, ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das and senior editor Sam Diaz share their views on the tech news that mattered most.
ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das and senior editor Sam Diaz discuss the new Droid phone set to release in early November. Diaz also previews the upcoming Salesforce.com conference and weighs in on whether consumers will buy Windows 7 during the holiday season.
At the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco, Yusuf Mehdi, a senior vice president at Microsoft, previews Twitter integration with Bing search results. One of the interesting features he introduces is "hottest topics." He explains that the Bing-Twitter search will aggregate information around the most popular links shared on any given topic.
At Microsoft's Silicon Valley Campus, ZDNet's Sumi Das talks to Microsoft's chief environmental strategist, Rob Bernard, about power-saving features in the new Windows 7 operating system. Bernard says Microsoft made energy efficiency a core design element, with better battery optimization, and Bluetooth and DVD features that won't be activated until necessary.
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