The tech giant has launched the Airband International initiative to bring broadband connectivity to disadvantaged communities across the world.
Repeat after me: Windows 10 on Arm is not Windows RT. It’s also not the Windows 10 you know. Before you order an Arm-powered Windows device like the new Surface Pro X, read this.
Microsoft is on a hunt for a new head for its Windows Insider test program, as Dona Sarkar takes a new position focused on advocacy for Microsoft's Power Platform.
Microsoft's first two dual-screen devices will be running two different operating systems, Windows 10X and Android. But above the OS level, there will likely be more commonalities than differences.
And you shouldn't be either. Every company wants to rule Linux -- none of them can or ever will.
Printer problems return after Microsoft releases a Windows update to fix printer problems linked to IE security fix.
When Microsoft's dual-screen, Android-powered Surface Duo reaches the market, will it be a triumph after years of mobile failures from the company, or will we confirm once and for all that Microsoft is incapable of learning from previous mistakes?
The new rules for central government bodies aim to achieve savings of 35 percent and will be replicated for other vendors such as Oracle and IBM.
The Iranian hackers also targeted current and former US government officials, journalists, and Iranians living abroad.
Whether you measure by sheer numbers or by potential game-changing impact, this year's event offered the most news of any Surface event since the original launch seven years ago.
Folding displays might attract attention, but the technology is currently far too primitive -- and fragile -- for mainstream use.
As well 'passwordless' Safe mode, Microsoft brings Galaxy Note10 Your Phone features to Galaxy S10.
Microsoft finally releases IE 0-day patch via Windows Update, also solving printing issues caused by original fix.
Microsoft security expert also ranks authentication factors based on their ability to fend off attackers.
Microsoft is offering business users a version of its just-announced 15-inch Surface Laptop 3 with Intel inside.
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.
As Microsoft Edge adoption increases, critical extensions are starting to show up for the promising new browser. We spotlight ten of them.
Click by click, we'll show you how to get Microsoft's Apache Hadoop-based big bata service up and running.
Microsoft's Azure Data Lake is now generally available, but what does it do, and how does it work? Here's a tour around the service's tooling and capabilities, to help you understand it and get productive with it, quickly.
Those who want a Windows powered laptop don't have to feel jealous of those who choose the macOS path, because there are some truly awesome Windows 10 laptops available.
If you are uncomfortable with the thought of Microsoft owning LinkedIn and having access to your career data, here are some other business social networks you could try instead.
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.
Here is a selection of accessories for your Windows 10 PC or laptop to help boost your productivity.
Being a Mac user doesn't mean that you have to turn your back completely on the Windows ecosystem. There are a number of ways that you can run your favorite Windows applications on your Mac - and some won't cost you a penny.
A look back at the hot topics, major deals, and the technological breakthroughs of the year -- from security to product launches, and the year's successes and catastrophes.
Tech gear, from the big stuff like notebooks, tablets, and smartphones, to smaller stuff like storage devices and smart bulbs.
Images of the key releases from three decades of the operating system's history.
I've been a tablet user since the early Tablet PC days, and I buy a lot of them to use for work. I currently have four good ones, any of which can step in and do everything I need.
If you're experiencing problems with Windows 10, these are the built-in tools you can use for troubleshooting and repair.
Nearly half of all PCs used in small businesses are running Windows 7 despite Microsoft's January 2020 deadline.
ZDNet's Steve Ranger tells Karen Roby that time is running out for Windows 7 but millions of PCs are still to be upgraded. Read more: https://zd.net/2Zvbvav
Microsoft is moving Lynda.com users to LinkedIn Learning and not everyone's happy about it
Microsoft just rebooted its browser strategy -- again. Is the world ready for the new Chromium-based Edge? Ed Bott explains why this time might be different - or not. Read more: https://zd.net/2zj2q4Q
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.
Some Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2 users find updates blocked because the anti-virus maker can't manage to make basic coding tweaks in timely fashion. Read more: https://zd.net/2KKrPuM
Google takes a step towards cutting out passwords for some parts of authenticating to online services.
The 'three cloud strategy' will see WaterNSW adopt Microsoft Azure, Dynamics 365, and Office 365.
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.
If you need a Windows 8.1 computer that's flexible enough to be a tablet, a laptop (if you add the optional keyboard) and even (if you add the optional docking station) a desktop PC, then the Surface Pro 3 manages the trade-offs as well as anything on the market.
Microsoft is not known for educational computing tools, but with Office Mix it's turning PowerPoint into a tool for building online lessons.
Microsoft is developing a set of cloud-based tools for managing and deploying session virtualisation servers, allowing you to publish and share apps on Windows, iOS, Android, OS X and (soon) Windows Phone devices. We take the beta for a test drive.