Microsoft to launch Xbox One in China in days
US technology giant Microsoft will launch its Xbox One in China on September 29, becoming the first game console to enter the market in 14 years, it said Tuesday, in an apparent reversal of a delay announced ...
Messaging app seeks to bring voices back to phones
Longtime technology guru Ray Ozzie wants to bring back the emotions of the human voice to phones.
Apple intercepts Microsoft's Surface tablet NFL play
Microsoft Corp. thought it had scored a touchdown when it struck a multiyear deal with the NFL that would allow teams to use the company's Surface tablets during games.
Microsoft delays launch of Xbox in China
Microsoft, which was due to launch the Xbox One in China on Tuesday, has said it will put back the "historic" event to later this year, slowing what was billed as the first game console to enter the market ...
Microsoft axes 2,100 as job cuts continue
Microsoft on Thursday said that it axed 2,100 jobs in a second round of cuts which were announced earlier this year.
Indie game developers sprouting at Tokyo Game Show
Nestled among the industry giants at the Tokyo Game Show Thursday are a growing number of small and independent games developers from Asia and Europe, all hoping they are sitting on the next Minecraft.
Cloud data makes life easier for government spooks – and the law gives them a free pass
With the growth of internet-based cloud services, storage, social media and mobile devices, our activities increasingly leave digital shadows in our wake – social media activity, website visits, mobile ...
Microsoft to spotlight new Windows software September 30
Microsoft on Monday sent out invitations to a September 30 event at which it is expected to provide a glimpse at the next version of its Windows operating system.
'Minecraft' could boost Microsoft's mobile reach (Update)
Microsoft's decision to spend $2.5 billion for the creator of the hit game "Minecraft" could help the Xbox maker grab attention on mobile phones, a new priority for the company.
What's at stake with Windows 9?
When Microsoft presents its first public glimpse of Windows 9 - it's expected to happen late this month or early next - a lot more than just an operating system is at stake.
Microsoft in $2 bn talks for 'Minecraft' maker
Microsoft is in talks to buy the Swedish company behind the wildly popular "Minecraft" video game in a deal valued at more than $2 billion, The Wall Street Journal said Tuesday.
Big data tamed with the cloud
Big data: it's the hot topic these days, promising breakthroughs in just about every field, from medicine to marketing to machine learning and more. But for many of us, the problems of managing big data hit ...
Microsoft revamps MSN to flow across devices
Microsoft is giving its MSN news service a crisper look, new lifestyle tools and seamless syncing across devices.
Season's new phones are all about selfie image
Visit any tourist destination, and you're bound to see individuals and groups taking photos of themselves for sharing on social media. It's a declaration to the world that they were there.