Microsoft is taking another step with its Chromium-based Edge browser by officially releasing the beta version for Windows 10, 8, 7 and macOS.
Microsoft Edge testers want to hide the Bing bar on new tabs and to be able to sign in with a Google account.
Microsoft's testing of the Windows 10 19H2 test builds continues, and some Slow Ring Insiders will be seeing a few new enterprise features.
Microsoft's SMS Organizer, which started as a Garage incubation project, is an example of another of the company's growing stable of Android productivity applications .
Former Apple Siri boss Bill Stasior is now working at Microsoft as Corporate Vice President of Technology, reporting to Microsoft CTO, Kevin Scott.
Here's how Microsoft is using its own Dynamics 365 Customer Service offering to manage the publishing of not just Windows 10, but previous Windows client and server updates via Windows Update.
Microsoft has acquired the London-based company that is going head-to-head with Oracle's Java/JDK binaries and which is a key contributor to the AdoptOpenJDK project.
Microsoft rushes out fix for Visual Basic problems affecting Windows 10 to Windows 7, but version 1903's update won't arrive until August's end.
This Microsoft fix will help stop Google Chrome killing your device's battery life
Genome testing will now be carried out to save more than one million animals and plants, including Australia's very own quokka.
After Google hires Bill Nye to explain that people are just scared to leave their decrepit Windows laptops for Chromebooks, I thought I'd get another opinion. It was harsh.
This week's Windows updates fix critical 'wormable' flaws but may also break Visual Basic apps, macros, and scripts. What should you do?
Four years after its launch, Windows 10 has gone from being a curiosity to owning a solid majority of the Windows desktop market. But Microsoft still has a tough challenge on its hands convincing Windows 7 holdouts to migrate.
The company underwent a three-day cloud transition to Microsoft Azure, aimed at cutting costs and preparing for future transformation with a vision to include machine learning and the Internet of Things.
We'll still have PCs on our desks, but with the rise of desktop-as-a-service and software-as-a-service, we're returning to smart-terminals and time-sharing services.
Every installation of Windows 10 includes a huge collection of built-in apps. Some are Universal apps that are updated from the Microsoft Store. Others are legacy apps that hang around because other programs expect them to be there. If you prefer a tidy system, many (but not all) of these apps can be uninstalled, especially if you prefer a third-party alternative. This gallery offers a comprehensive look at how to unclutter your copy of Windows 10.
Windows 10 version 1903, which will be officially dubbed the May 2019 Update, begins rolling out soon. Here are some of the new capabilities you can expect in yet another feature-packed semi-annual release. (This gallery is based on a near-final Insider Preview release.)
If you're looking for a suite of utilities that will both boost your productivity and improve the performance of your PC or Mac, then Parallels Toolbox is or you. And there are a variety of options to allow you to pay for the features you need.
Windows 10 version 1809, officially the October 2018 Update,started rolling out October 2. Here are some of the new capabilities you can expect in this surprisingly feature-packed release. (This gallery is based on a near-final Insider Preview release.)
Microsoft started working on the hybrid devices that now make up the Surface family back in 2009. The group has made some missteps along the way, but today its lineup of Windows 10 devices is genuinely impressive and widely imitated. Here's how the brand has evolved.
Windows tablets existed long before the iPad was even dreamt of. Take a tour through some of most popular - and most unusual - devices of the last decade.
Regardless of the manufacturer name on the back of your Android device, you can install any one of the following apps and use your phone or tablet as your primary means to surf the web, manage email, and keep tabs on your agenda. Bonus: iOS versions available too!
The latest Windows 10 feature update includes the first public release of the Timeline feature as well as dozens of smaller enhancements to the Windows 10 user experience. Here's what you can expect.
The Cortana web service is tightly tied to Windows 10, which means you can get instant answers to some common questions and calculations without having to open a web browser. Here are 16 tricks that work directly in the Windows 10 search box.
In the early days of the PC revolution, Microsoft aggressively pursued the consumer market with products and services built for fun and games. In recent years, with the notable exception of Xbox and related gaming products, Microsoft has been killing off those products. Here's a look at the departed.
Samsung wants to be the smartphone brand for the enterprise and thanks to powerful communication consolidation apps like Samsung Focus, it's definitely doing what it needs to in order to gain followers.
Coke 2, Bic's 'she-pen', and Nokia's 'taco phone' N-gage probably shouldn't have been released, but they shouldn't be forgotten either.
In this series, we look at everything, large and small, that has changed the way we do things or has significantly enhanced our lives. In part 13, we look at software innovation.
They laughed at the original Surface RT. But Microsoft persisted, refining the Surface Pro's features and engineering away its flaws through multiple iterations. The proof of success? Just look at all the Surface Pro clones.
If you want to take a walk round the shop of the future, a good place to start is a supermarket located in the Bicocca district of Milan, Italy. There, thanks to a blend of gaming technologies, IoT and cloud computing, you can seamlessly interact with the products that interest you and make better buying choices.
Jio plans to deploy Microsoft Azure in its data centres, connectivity infrastructure, and use it to develop cloud-based business solutions.
Microsoft said it detected Strontium (APT28) targeting VoIP phones, printers, and video decoders.
Samsung's B2B Lead and SVP Taher Behbehani talks with TechRepublic's Bill Detwiler about the new Galaxy Note 10 business features, such as an improved DeX experience, better integration with Microsoft Office and OneDrive, as well as the new S Pen and eventual 5G support. Read more: https://zd.net/2ZLSoVI
Komatsu has deployed Microsoft Azure SQL Database Managed Instance, combined with Discovery Hub and Power BI, to help process its vast amount of data.
New Vision Fund to once again focus on artificial intelligence (AI).
An exploit for a vulnerability that Microsoft feared it may trigger the next WannaCry is now being sold commercially.
Imagine Siri with the back-end capabilities of Cortana or Apple Watch with Azure's machine learning services. Read more: https://zd.net/2OvrTSZ
The move is expected to help the retail giant achieve cumulative cost savings of AU$1 billion by 2023.
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates recently listed the company's failure to come up with an Android-like mobile platform as one of his greatest mistakes. Read more: https://zd.net/32qJa2K
Microsoft testing a Firefox-like tracking protection feature for Edge.
A multicloud approach has been talked about for years within enterprises, but few companies have gone that direction. Now it's easier to go multicloud and AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud Platform all share customers. In this special feature, ZDNet looks at managing multiple cloud providers, how to play them off each other and what vendors and tools can help you manage multiple clouds.
Windows 10 preview shows signs of Windows OS separating from the shell in line with Microsoft's modular plans.