Axed Nokia X phones suffered from lack of identity
The Nokia X phones that Microsoft discontinued this week blend two rival operating systems, but leave out the best of each.
Microsoft to shutter Xbox television show studio
Microsoft on Thursday confirmed that its studio devoted to original television programs for Xbox consoles will be shuttered as part a massive overhaul of the workforce.
Microsoft CEO pivots sharply with 18,000 job cut (Update)
Microsoft announced the biggest layoffs in its 39-year history Thursday, outlining plans to cut 18,000 jobs in a move that marked the CEO's sharpest pivot yet away from his predecessor's drive for the company t ...
Microsoft axes 18,000 jobs as Nadella shifts focus (Update 2)
Microsoft announced its biggest job cuts ever Thursday as new chief executive Satya Nadella called for a new focus at the US tech giant while integrating the Nokia phone division.
On Welsh corgis, computer vision, and the power of deep learning
Can you tell the difference between the two breeds of corgis? If you're like many, you probably are barely even aware that such dogs exist, let alone the fact that there are two—and only two—kinds of ...
Microsoft to pass Yahoo in ad revenues, says survey
Microsoft is expected to overtake Yahoo for the first time in digital advertising revenues, a research firm said Tuesday.
What to expect from the next generation of Windows
Microsoft chief tells workers changes are coming
Microsoft chief Satya Nadella on Thursday called on workers to rise to the challenges of a fast-changing technology world and ready themselves for changes at the company.
How to build a virtual reality system – in your living room
Virtual reality is no longer the expensive, cumbersome exercise it once was. Google Cardboard, launched at last week's Google I/O conference, is a no-frills, cardboard frame that, when used with open software, transforms a ...
Microsoft No-IP takedown to strike malware draws protests
Microsoft ramps up protection for Outlook email
Microsoft on Tuesday said it is scrambling Outlook email messages in transit to thwart spying by governments or others.
A new use for touchless technology in the operating theatre
Pioneering work using touchless technology for vascular surgery is now being extended to neurosurgery.
Linux is the quiet revolution that will leave Microsoft eating dust
Linux, the most widely used open source operating system in the world, has scored a major publicity coup in the revelation that it is used on 94% of the world's top 500 supercomputers. ...
New Microsoft-Nokia smartphone is... Android (Update)
Microsoft on Tuesday opted for the Android operating system from arch rival Google for its new Nokia smartphone, in a move aimed at regaining momentum in the competitive mobile sector.