What Microsoft didn't say about Windows 10 is important to know
There's a lot to like about Windows 10, the next version of Microsoft's flagship operating system. But the tech giant has also worryingly left unanswered a lot of important questions about the software.
Microsoft launches Outlook for rival iOS, Android
Microsoft on Thursday launched an Outlook app for rival handsets running on Apple's iOS and Google's Android, ramping up its software services efforts.
Smart scarf carries multimodal language to convey emotions
Three of tech's top CEOs to skip Obama cybersecurity summit
The top executives of Google Inc., Yahoo! Inc. and Facebook Inc. won't attend President Barack Obama's cybersecurity summit on Friday, at a time when relations between the White House and Silicon Valley have frayed over privacy ...
Review: Why subscribe to Office when so much is free?
Just as I was warming up to choosing a Microsoft Office 365 subscription over making a one-time software purchase, Microsoft started giving away a lot of subscription benefits for free. The company now offers ...
Microsoft buys smartphone calendar app Sunrise
Microsoft on Wednesday announced that it has acquired hit mobile calendar application Sunrise in a deal reported to be valued about $100 million.
Samsung and Microsoft end patent dispute
Samsung and Microsoft said on Tuesday they had ended a patent dispute that had seen the US software giant sue the South Korean conglomerate for breaching a 2011 licensing contract.
One year on, Nadella shifting focus at Microsoft
With one year under his belt, Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella has made strides in changing the focus of the technology giant that some feared was turning into a dinosaur.
Nadella wraps up first year as Microsoft CEO
Satya Nadella's first year at the helm of Microsoft is in the books.
Microsoft's embrace of open source is driven by commercial practicality not principle
Microsoft's part in a US$70m investment in CyanogenMod has raised many eyebrows: why is Microsoft investing in a popular version of the Android mobile phone operating system, when it has its own competing ...
Nokia turns to fourth quarter profit buoyed by strong growth
Nokia made a net profit of 443 million euros ($502 million) in the fourth quarter and sales grew nearly 10 percent, but its share price fell Thursday as the results were offset by a poor performance in some regions, higher ...
Amazon to offer business email, taking on Microsoft
US online giant Amazon announced plans Wednesday to offer a cloud-based email and calendar service to directly compete with Microsoft Outlook and others.
Microsoft tanks 10 percent, hit by four downgrades on earnings
Microsoft shares plunged more than 10 percent Tuesday after the software giant reported quarterly revenue that beat expectations but warned that a weak PC market and a strong dollar will curb growth this ...
Microsoft profit dips as revenue rises (Update)
Microsoft on Monday reported that its quarterly profit dipped but revenue increased in a sign that it is adapting to lifestyles centered on mobile devices and cloud services.