Microsoft to press China after Windows 8 ban
New Windows operating system sent to computer makers
Microsoft on Tuesday began sending a revamped version of Windows to makers of computers, smartphones or tablets powered by the software.
Skype to be pre-installed in new version of Microsoft Windows
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.
Windows 8.1 set for October 18 release
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.
Windows is key to any Microsoft reshuffle, analysts say
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 ...
Review: Update to Windows 8 doesn't fix basic problems
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.
Microsoft tweaks Windows 8, blamed for PC slump
(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 woos developers with 're-blended' Windows
Microsoft on Wednesday courted application makers with a "re-blended" version of the overhauled Windows 8 operating system released late last year.
Developments with Microsoft's new Windows 8 system
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 ...
Microsoft to unveil latest Windows adjustments (Update)
Microsoft is giving people a peek into Windows 8.1, a free update that promises to address some of the gripes people have with the latest version of the company's flagship operating system.
At a glance: Changes coming with Windows 8.1
Microsoft plans an update to its Windows 8 system to address some of the complaints and incorporate other feedback received since the radical makeover to the operating system came out in October.
Microsoft unveils operating system update
Software giant Microsoft has unveiled the updated version of its touch-enabled Windows 8 operating system at the world's second largest computer show in Taipei.
Acer unveils tablet running on Windows 8
Leading Taiwanese computer vendor Acer on Monday unveiled the industry's first 8.1-inch tablet running on Microsoft's Windows 8 software, a move which analysts said highlighted the software giant's bid to ...
Cherished 'Start' button returning to Windows software (Update)
Microsoft unveiled an update to its latest Windows operating system Thursday that included a return of a "Start" button that had been missed by longtime users of the computer software.