More than a million Xbox One consoles sold on launch day
Microsoft on Friday crowed that more than a million Xbox One consoles were snapped up within 24 hours in 13 countries after hitting shelves for the first time in the morning.
Microsoft researchers use social media to teach Skype how to translate languages in real-time
Kinect 2 with Oculus Rift gets NASA robotic arm workout
Microsoft issues advisory on Internet Explorer vulnerability
Microsoft joins move to encrypt Web traffic
Microsoft is joining the movement to encrypt traffic that flows across its networks, citing "serious concerns" about government surveillance.
Microsoft unveils 'SurroundWeb'—whole room web display concept
Xbox One update is big on friends, Blu-ray 3D support
Microsoft's opens facility to crack down on cybercriminals
In a building on the north side of Microsoft Corp.'s Redmond, Wash., campus, there is much talk of stopping the bad guys.
How might climate change affect our food supply?
It's no easy question to answer, but prudence demands that we try. Thus, Microsoft and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) have teamed up to tackle "food resilience," one of several themes ...
There's no better time for governments to go open source
The UK government has revealed that it is considering ditching Microsoft software for open source alternatives. Cabinet minister Frances Maude has said he wants to see a range of software being adopted by ...
At tech fest: 3D printers, bitcoin and 'Titanfall'
Bitcoin, 3-D printed candy and George Takei, the Star Trek-actor-turned-Facebook-phenomenon, are among the attractions this week at the South By Southwest festival in Austin, Texas, where the geek set is ...
5-year-old finds flaw in Xbox Live security
A 5-year-old San Diego boy has outwitted the sharpest minds at Microsoft—he's found a backdoor to the Xbox.
Review: Forward to the past with Windows update
Even as Microsoft prepares for a future dominated by touch-screen devices, it is steering its Windows system to embrace more of the past.
Microsoft claims breakthrough in real-time translation
Microsoft has announced what it called a breakthrough in real-time voice translation and said it would offer a test version through its Skype messaging unit before the end of 2014.