Surface tablets will be available in the US from October 26, the same time as Windows 8, a filing has shown
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Microsoft could face a fine of up to 10 percent of its annual revenue after admitting failure to implement an EC antitrust browser commitment
The European Commission is scaling back its checks on whether the software maker is complying with a 2004 ruling to share interoperability information.
A denial-of-service attack that limits the number of SMS messages that can be received by Nokia smartphones has been disclosed and demonstrated.
Microsoft will add native support to Office 2007 for the OpenDocument Format (ODF) instead of OOXML because of compatibility issues — but Microsoft refuses to admit that ODF has won the document format war.
By way of the User Account Control feature, company set out to force independent software vendors to make their code more secure, says manager.
Microsoft has been accused of publishing "incomplete" specifications for its Office file format binaries.
Between 2006 and 2007, there was an almost threefold rise in flaws found in Microsoft software, according to vulnerability-scanning company Qualys.
The number of security holes found in Microsoft software between 2006 and 2007 has risen threefold, says vulnerability-scanning company Qualys.
"We have a lot of work to do in search and advertising," software giant's CEO acknowledges. "Google is the leader; we're an aspirant."Video: Microsoft's post-Gates plan