The tech world is abuzz with speculation on what Microsoft is planning for the next generation of its operating system to replace Windows 8.
Microsoft said Tuesday it would maintain efforts to gain approval in China for its Windows 8 operating system after a ban announced by Beijing.
Microsoft on Tuesday began sending a revamped version of Windows to makers of computers, smartphones or tablets powered by the software.
Bloatware is the term given to programs that come pre-installed on computers even though it's unlikely they will be used by every owner. Sometimes they are difficult to get rid of and can consume resources unnecessarily.
A tweaked version of Microsoft's Windows operating system which restores the "Start" button missed by users and updates other features will be available on October 18, the company said Wednesday.
A high-level management shakeup is expected at Microsoft Corp. in the coming days, and analysts expect the effort will expand upon Chief Executive Steve Ballmer's stated efforts to turn the software giant into a more nimble ...
Microsoft is developing an update to Windows 8 that promises to "refine" the clunky software. But if a preview of the update is any indication, the changes won't go far enough to address Windows 8's flaws.
(AP)—Microsoft is trying to reverse slumping PC sales and quiet growing criticism of its flagship operating system with the release of a revised version of Windows 8.
Microsoft on Wednesday courted application makers with a "re-blended" version of the overhauled Windows 8 operating system released late last year.
The launch of Windows 8 was heralded as the biggest change to the industry's dominant operating system in at least 17 years. It attempts to bridge the gap between personal computers and fast-growing tablets with its touch-enabled ...