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.
The cloud computing race in 2019 will have a definite multi-cloud spin. Here's a look at how the cloud leaders stack up, the hybrid market, and the SaaS players that run your company as well as their latest strategic moves.
User reports indicate that an erroneously set CPU flag is sending Intel Core processors back into the Pentium II age.
Google workers are demanding the company doesn't bid for an immigration contract, even though it already supplies the agency with cloud services.
A decision on the Department of Defense's JEDI contract is a year late, with another investigation now underway.
Microsoft withholding updates from machines with Symantec software, because it cannot handle SHA-2 certificates and does stupid things.
Of the 93 vulnerabilities Microsoft patched today, 29 are rated Critical and 64 are rated Important in severity.
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.
A year by year summary of the most significant events in Linux's history to date.
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.
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?
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.
Which is the best cloud storage and collaboration service for your needs? Is a free option good enough? Ed Bott talks to TechRepublic's Karen Roby about the pros and cons of the top two providers -- and a few alternatives. Read more: https://zd.net/2J3Ccb9
Microsoft unveils a new Apple iCloud for Windows app that integrates with Windows 10 File Explorer.
Tech giants speak out against GCHQ's idea for silently adding a spy to an encrypted messaging chat.
ZDNet's Steve Ranger tells Karen Roby that Microsoft now says that Windows 10 passwords don't need to expire and believes that other companies should be taking note. Read more: https://zd.net/2WIeECs
Global machine-learning competition sees Microsoft beat challengers in translating English to Chinese and a host of European languages.
Microsoft has improved the scalability of its ION bitcoin blockchain-based distributed identity system. But it's still early days.
The two contracts will span three years.
Microsoft recommends using a separate device for administrative tasks.
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.