Review: Windows Phone 8 an upgrade with some failings
Lauded by many critics, but struggling to catch on with consumers, Microsoft's Windows Phone smartphone software has gotten an overhaul.
Microsoft pushes for new image with Windows Phone 8 release
It wasn't hard to tell whom Microsoft was trying to win over with its Windows Phone 8 launch event Monday.
Android smartphone shipments boom, industry tracker says
Android software powered three out of four smartphones shipped worldwide in the recently ended third quarter as the Google-backed mobile platform dominated the market, industry tracker IDC said Thursday.
Nokia begins shipping Windows 8 phones
(AP)—Nokia says its Windows 8 phones will hit stores in Britain and France this week, before reaching Russia, Germany and other select markets in November.
Microsoft: Windows Phone to catch up in apps
(AP)—Microsoft launched a new version of its Windows Phone software with broad support from smartphone makers, cellphone carriers and app developers as the software company tries to position new Windows gadgets as strong ...
Future of Nokia hangs on Windows Phone 8 rollout
(AP)—For Nokia, it comes down to this: Is Microsoft's new phone software going to get it back in the smartphone race, or is it going to be too late?
Microsoft-Apple redux: the empire strikes back
It used to be that Microsoft was the evil empire, and Apple the scrappy underdog.
Edward C. Baig: Windows 8 likely to change computing's future
Radical changes, possibly the biggest to ever hit Windows PCs, are going to dramatically alter the status quo of computing a week from Friday.
Early look at Windows 8 baffles consumers (Update)
The release of Microsoft's Windows 8 operating system is a week away, and consumers are in for a shock. Windows, used in one form or another for a generation, is getting a completely different look that will ...
Xbox Music to offer on-demand music free on tablet
Buyers of tablets that run Microsoft's newest operating system, Windows 8, are in for a pleasant musical surprise: they'll be able to handpick from a selection of millions of songs and stream them for free ...
AT&T to sell Nokia's first Windows 8 phones (Update)
(AP)—Lending support to two companies struggling to make a comeback in smartphones, AT&T Inc. said Thursday it will be selling Nokia smartphones that run Windows Phone 8, Microsoft's upcoming software release.
Nokia might sell HQ: report
Struggling Finnish mobile phone manufacturer Nokia might sell its headquarters on the outskirts of Helsinki, a senior company official was quoted as saying on Wednesday.
Google races past Microsoft to number two tech firm
Google soared past Microsoft in terms of market value Monday to become the second-richest firm in the tech world behind Apple.
Q&A: Microsoft CEO has no fears for Windows 8
This fall, Microsoft is embarking on one of its biggest series of launches ever, with new versions or updates of nearly all its products and services, from Windows to Windows Phone, Office to Windows Server.