The fiercely competitive software giant is positioning its wares for cloud computing with software and services. The company's two cash cows - operating systems and the Office productivity suite - are performing well.

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10 must-have Microsoft apps for your Android phone

10 must-have Microsoft apps for your Android phone

Surprise! Microsoft is among the most prolific developers of apps for the Android platform. And Redmond has turned on the afterburners in the past year, releasing a string of quality business-focused apps. Here are my 10 picks for the best of the bunch.

April 28, 2016 by

The many faces of the modern PC (Gallery)

The many faces of the modern PC (Gallery)

Pick a form factor, any form factor. Can new, shape-shifting designs restore the PC industry to its former glory? Or will boring old desktops and clamshell laptops continue to define the PC?

September 9, 2015 by

Managing the Multicloud: How to manage the new default for enterprise computing

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.

July 1, 2019 by

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