Microsoft will launch a new Windows Insider MVP influencer program in the spring of 2017.
Microsoft will launch a new Windows Insider MVP influencer program in the spring of 2017.
An Office 365 email outage is affecting a number of users who are unable to send or receive messages. Exchange Online Protection's filtering infrastructure could be at fault.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella will release his first book in the fall of 2017 about lessons learned during his stewardship of the company.
With the official launch of the Windows 10 Anniversary Update less than a month away, recent preview builds have been downright boring, with no new features to write about. But hold on a minute. What's this Windows Upgrade to Subscription tool?
The one constant is change; prepare for your OS to become more like TV series that come and go than physical tools that always work the same way.
Windows 10 Anniversary Update showcases evolution of Microsoft's multi-factor authentication efforts
Nervous IT pros might be tempted to deploy a little-known Windows 10 edition to simplify administration tasks. Ed Bott offers four questions to ask first.
The unconventional evolution of Windows 10 continues with the upcoming release of the Anniversary Update, version 1607. It's not just a service pack. Here's what's new.
Microsoft will release Windows 10 on August 2 across the more than 350 million active devices where it is now running, and on other coming new PCs, phones, and more.
Microsoft's GigJam app is a frustrating mix: a huge leap forward in collaboration, and an interface that tries to be too simple for its own good.
Microsoft is nearing the Windows 10 Anniversary finish line and is releasing both new Fast (14376) and Slow (14372) Ring preview builds to try to stamp out remaining issues.
Microsoft has signed an Android patent deal with Luna Mobile, even though its announcement of the arrangement never mentions the word 'Android'.
Microsoft launched its Office 365 productivity service five years ago, on June 28, 2011. A lot has changed -- and continues to change -- since that day.
The move is among the more than 10 product integrations between the two parties over the last two years.
Microsoft is changing the wording of its 'Get Windows 10' update prompt to make cancelling the free update easier and clearer.
MapR is making cluster management and upgrades easier. Microsoft will be showing its enterprise database on Red Hat's Enterprise Linux.
The first release of Windows 10, officially known as the Windows Technical Preview, is designed primarily to make life easier for mouse-and-keyboard aficionados who were turned off by the touch-oriented Windows 8 interface. Here's what you'll find inside.
Step-by-step instructions to help you tighten security and dramatically reduce the risk that crucial cloud services will be compromised. If you use a Microsoft or Google account, Office 365, Dropbox, Facebook, or Twitter, keep reading.
The Lumia 520 was one of the most popular devices ever to run Windows Phone. Can its successor follow in its footsteps?
The more I use Cortana the more I am convinced it beats Google Now and Siri for getting things done and having some fun.
If you regularly switch between a PC or Mac, tablet, and smartphone then you might want to look at this new keyboard that lets you enter text on all of them with a simple flip of the switch.
Did you know that Windows 8.1 Professional and Enterprise has built-in virtualization capabilities? Here's how to run multiple operating systems on a single PC.
Microsoft has updated the low-end 630 with LTE connectivity and a larger price tag to match.
We have seen phones targeted at teens, Facebook users, people with small hands, and more over the past few years -- and some failed devices only lasted weeks.
People drop their phones all the time. A recent survey shows that 50 percent of college students break their phones. Here are some low cost options and warranty options to protect your investment.
If you use Microsoft Outlook, chances are it's the first program you open every morning and the last one you close at night. In this gallery, I present six of my favorite time-saving shortcuts, including some that work exceptionally well together.
Microsoft is actively rolling out Windows Phone 8.1 after three months of being in preview mode. The Lumia Cyan update is also coming to supported Nokia devices.
Excel isn't just for number crunchers with accounting degrees. In this gallery, I present six of my favorite hidden features to make you more productive when working with Excel spreadsheets.
We're certainly not claiming that Windows Phone is better overall than iOS (or even the reverse). But there are ways that Windows Phone beats current iPhones.
Is the latest all-rounder from the Nokia stable your next business device of choice?
Every Office 365 subscription includes 1 TB of storage in OneDrive or OneDrive for Business. With an Office 365 Home subscription, you can share your account with up to four other people, giving your household a total of up to 5 TB of cloud file storage. Here's how.
At the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco, John Battelle, chairman of Federated Media Publishing, talks to Jerry Yang about his job as CEO of Yahoo. Yang discusses his decision to take the position, the challenges he's faced since then, and his vision for building a better advertising and content platform.
At the Office 2.0 Conference in San Francisco, Matthew Glotzbach, product management director of Google Enterprise, discusses the user acceleration of its Google Apps software. Glotzbach also shows a chart on how the company's Google Docs word processing product has surpassed Sun’s OpenOffice in the last year and is slowly gaining on Microsoft Office.
The Internet search giant has released its brand new browser. ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das reports on why Google has jumped into the browser fray. Das also explores how the company hopes Chrome will support a faster, more stable, and secure surfing environment while also creating a lucrative venue for richer ads and applications.
The fireworks show at Yahoo's annual shareholders meeting wasn't quite as bright as expected. CNET's Kara Tsuboi talked to dissatisfied shareholders after the Friday morning meeting in San Jose, Calif., and got an earful about their frustration with CEO Jerry Yang, Yahoo's stock price, and the general direction of the company.
At CES 2008, Microsoft Chairman and CEO Bill Gates and some of his closest friends debuted a comical look at what life would be like as Bill's last day approaches. Many of entertainment's biggest heavyweights, such as Bono from U2, actor George Clooney, and director Steven Spielberg, got some laughs at Bill's expense.
The clean-tech industry of today is in its early stages, about where Microsoft was in 1980, says Terry Tamminen, an adviser at Pegasus Capital Advisors and the former director of California's Environmental Protection Agency. Now a main force behind the state's rise to the top as a climate change policy maker, Tamminen sits down with CNET News.com's Carl-Gustav Linden in Santa Monica, Calif.
Mitch Kapor, president of Kapor Enterprises, shares his views on the cultural challenges facing Microsoft in its $44.6 billion bid for Yahoo. He also discusses Google's involvement in the proposed deal, and how Facebook fits into the technology landscape.
ZDNet Editor in Chief Dan Farber talks about Microsoft's $44.6 billion cash-and-stock bid to acquire Yahoo. He analyzes Microsoft's strategy in search, the potential deal’s impact on chief rival Google, and what it would mean, overall, in the competitive online-search market.
The BlackBerry for non-corporate users who require extensive multimedia capabilities, in addition to push-e-mail.
It might be the baby of Nokia's N Series, but it still sports a 2-megapixel camera, Bluetooth and a 64MB reduced-size MMC.
It has Wi-Fi, a 2-megapixel camera and runs on Windows Mobile 5.0, yet shares the same dimensions as the Xda II Mini. Find out what the hype on the Xda Atom is all about.
A keyless dial and built-in mirror aims to please women looking for a discreet phone to slip into their handbags. The tiny 7380 also contains a 2-megapixel camera for taking surreptious snaps while out on the town.
Watch TV broadcasts on your mobile with Nokia's N92 3G handset. There's also Wi-Fi, USB 2.0 and Bluetooth for connectivity and an external memory card slot for recording your favourite shows. Nokia Australia is yet to announce local availability. Stay tuned to CNET.com.au for more information about Nokia's Nseries.
Those looking for a rugged phone that can take the bumps will do well to flock to the Nokia 5140i.
Microsoft has more to do on its new operating system, but this first beta suggests that Windows Vista will be up to par with Linux and Apple Mac OS X.
Nokia's 6230i is an upgraded version of its classic, unpretentious 6230 with a higher quality screen, 1.3-megapixel camera and Bluetooth.
O2's Xphone IIm should appeal to those who want a smarter than average phone, but against serious smartphone opposition it comes a very distinct second.
The 3230 continues Nokia's run of style-plus-substance phones, offering a 1.2-megapixel camera, video editing and a positively lush-looking screen.
Nokia's 9300 is no longer a brick, but it's also no longer alone in the smart phone space. It's a good evolution of an existing design that should appeal to existing Communicator users, though.
With the choice of Bluetooth, infrared and USB connectivity, you'll have no trouble transfering photos and videos taken with this Symbian-based smart phone to your PC.
Nokia's 3220 makes its presence known with flashing LEDs and a case that can 'write' messages in the air.
Very impressive technology, with a strange double role, and a price tag that matches its massive size.
The 'Swiss-army' 5140 sports a compass, torch, thermometer and is shock/water-resistant. Squeeze in a fitness coach and Nokia has a great phone for those with active lifestyles.