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Microsoft's new browser, part of its Windows 10 platform, may include Cortana integration, digital-inking support and grouped tabbing, according to new leaks.
Microsoft has made available its first Docker image for Linux in the Azure Marketplace, and is delivering its largest VM for the public cloud, as well as a new cryptographic key storage offering.
Microsoft is taking its Advance Notification Service private, claiming the change is due to changes in the way users want their advance security notifications.
In a new announcement, the company says it plans to unify its consumer and commercial OneDrive engines, but some changes might arrive after the initial release of Windows 10.
Microsoft's conference and event calendar for 2015 is taking shape. Here's what's on the list so far.
The brave new world of per-user software licensing creates confusing choices, but it also presents opportunities to save big money on licensing.
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Information security company High-Tech Bridge unveiled a security report documenting the flaw.
Microsoft's new Parature customer-care release, part of its Dynamics family, includes more than 30 new features.
iOS is the default mobile choice for businesses, while Microsoft and Amazon Web Services are making gains as the preferred public cloud provider over Google, according to a new survey.
Microsoft is broadening its preview of Office on Android tablets, adding support for Kitkat and Lollipop and removing the waiting period for access.
Here's how you can run Microsoft's Windows 10 on your Mac, without having to spend a dollar on software.
Microsoft has kicked off 2015 with its cheapest-ever feature phone with internet connectivity.
Some of the company's sites, including search engine Bing, were knocked offline for 20 minutes on Friday -- but not because of the reasons speculated.
Keeping your Windows PC fully patched and updated is a vital defense against hackers and malware, but applying patching can be a pain. Here's a simple (and free) download that will help you streamline the process.
Which posts did 'All About Microsoft' readers click on most in 2014? Windows stories topped the charts, but there were a few surprises in the mix, too.
[UPDATED 2X] A Google researcher found a privilege elevation bug in Windows. After 90 days he made it public. He gives no indication that he contacted Microsoft.
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.
And now, for your reading pleasure, the very worst from the tech world in 2013.
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.
Microsoft continues to roll out Office Mobile for different platforms and today we see the launch for Android smartphones. With the largest smartphone displays, Android is a perfect platform for working with Office files on the go.
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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- 2 I came to love Surface Pro so why does Windows 10 feel like duct taping my fingers together?
- 3 Microsoft's latest target release date for Office 16: Second half 2015
- 4 Run virtual machines on Windows 8.1 with Client Hyper‑V: A quick how-to
- 5 How Microsoft's expected fitness band fits into its new wearables game plan