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Microsoft issues emergency patch for bug affecting all versions of Windows

Could enable an attacker to perform privilege escalation

Wed Nov 19 2014, 16:20

Microsoft unveils Skype for Web but still has no love for Chromebook users

Browser-based service will work across Windows and Mac

Fri Nov 14 2014, 15:14

Microsoft takes .NET open source and makes it available for Linux and Mac

Cautious welcome for Microsoft sea change

Thu Nov 13 2014, 11:47

Cortana could be coming to Android and iOS

But let's not go nuts just yet

Tue Nov 11 2014, 14:18

Microsoft's November Patch Tuesday is a whopper

16 patches, five critical, squally showers, becoming good later

Fri Nov 07 2014, 14:20

Windows XP's October market share tumble was overstated, NetApplications admits

Saw a mere 1.18 decrease instead

Thu Nov 06 2014, 14:34

Microsoft RemoteIE lets you test web pages in Windows 10

Uses an Azure Remote Desktop to allow access without downloading

Tue Nov 04 2014, 17:25

Microsoft opens Outlook.com APIs for third-party plug-ins

Another treat from the new, more open Redmond

Mon Nov 03 2014, 15:14

Outlook for Mac update arrives with new Word and Excel apps coming next year

But Microsoft recommends deleting Office for Mac 2011 before using it

Fri Oct 31 2014, 16:40

Many NHS Trusts will miss the extended Windows XP deadline

'It looks like you're attempting brain surgery. Can I help?'

Thu Oct 30 2014, 14:36

Microsoft shows off Windows 10's Macbook-style gesture controls and security tools

Firm also flaunts new snap modes and enterprise features

Tue Oct 28 2014, 16:39

Microsoft confirms it will bring Skype WebRTC to Internet Explorer

Leaves Safari as the last big browser to adopt

Tue Oct 28 2014, 12:37

Microsoft unveils tighter security plans for Windows 10

Will add two-factor authentication to every device in a bid to do away with the password

Thu Oct 23 2014, 16:09

IBM and Microsoft will collaborate to compete in the cloud

Big Blue swallows its pride one more time

Wed Oct 22 2014, 16:24

Microsoft teams with Dell to bring 'cloud in a box' to Azure users

Cloud Platform System allows companies to run their own on-premises data centre

Tue Oct 21 2014, 11:34

Skype resurrects Qik video messaging for the selfie age

Skype Qik is a bit like Qik but more Skypey

Tue Oct 14 2014, 16:21

Just because you're paranoid doesn't mean they can't log your keystrokes

Column Windows 10 privacy scoop has gone on a world tour of missing the point

Fri Oct 10 2014, 16:42

Microsoft defends OneDrive changes in Windows 10 Preview

Annoys a lot of people, again, with changes to syncing

Mon Nov 17 2014, 12:35

Microsoft: Windows 10 is coming to all Windows Phone 8 Lumia devices

Likely to arrive early next year

Fri Nov 14 2014, 10:16

Microsoft launches Office 365 Clutter tool to keep your inbox clean

Brings Social Graph project to your inbox

Wed Nov 12 2014, 11:52

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's first UK keynote is damp squib

Delivers 15 minute keynote and says not much about anything

Mon Nov 10 2014, 16:36

Microsoft's first non-Nokia Lumia device will arrive on 11 November

Teaser suggests a mid-range smartphone is on the way

Fri Nov 07 2014, 10:23

Microsoft backs Cities Unlocked headset for the visually impaired

Redmond firm worked with Guide Dogs charity

Thu Nov 06 2014, 12:42

Microsoft offers preview of real-time translation service for Skype

Promises super great fun time. Much destiny hippos.

Tue Nov 04 2014, 15:11

Microsoft drags the Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro into 'Mac vs PC' battle

Latest ad claims Windows convertible trumps Apple's Macbook Air

Mon Nov 03 2014, 11:53

China will move to Linux by 2020 in 'de-Windowsifying' process

Chinese government advisor invents new word

Fri Oct 31 2014, 13:44

Microsoft is bringing MDM and data protection to Office 365 in 2015

Customers can apply security policy and wipe company data from devices used to access Office 365

Thu Oct 30 2014, 11:43

Microsoft's Bing now speaks Emoji

:-(

Tue Oct 28 2014, 15:20

Microsoft Lumia devices are coming, but cheap phones will keep Nokia brand

Iconic brand to be replaced by 'Microsoft Lumia'

Fri Oct 24 2014, 12:07

Windows Update bricks fake USB chips

Chip driver update bites Arduino hobbyists

Thu Oct 23 2014, 15:38

Microsoft warns of PowerPoint zero-day bug affecting nearly all Windows users

Could allow attackers to act as legitimate users

Wed Oct 22 2014, 15:06

Microsoft smartwatch with two-day battery life to launch 'in weeks'

Firm's debut wearable to arrive on shelves by Christmas

Mon Oct 20 2014, 09:52

Windows 10 Preview hits a million active users

And they're all moaning about the design

Tue Oct 14 2014, 14:34

Microsoft's Satya Nadella backpedals after saying women shouldn't ask for pay rises

Brendan Eich likely has a spring in his step today

Fri Oct 10 2014, 10:26

Microsoft leapfrogs Exxon to become world's second most valuable company

Satya Nadella's changes are paying off

Sun Nov 16 2014, 11:20

Microsoft buys cloud security startup Aorato to boost enterprise credentials

Redmond reportedly hands over $200m for Israeli firm

Fri Nov 14 2014, 08:35

Microsoft relaunches Lync as Skype for Business

Upgrades due in first half of 2015

Tue Nov 11 2014, 17:10

Microsoft now officially runs Minecraft

Another notch on its bed post

Fri Nov 07 2014, 14:58

Microsoft releases Office for Android tablet preview as iOS apps go free

Touch-optimised Word, Excel and PowerPoint apps coming for Windows 10 users soon

Thu Nov 06 2014, 15:10

CNN presenters use Microsoft Surface tablets as iPad stands

We're not sure that's what the marketing department had in mind

Wed Nov 05 2014, 17:50

Windows 10 Preview adds native MKV, HEVC and FLAC support

Begone foul third-party codecs

Mon Nov 03 2014, 17:20

Windows 8 becomes a late bloomer as it hits 15 percent

As XP withers, love finally overcomes eight

Mon Nov 03 2014, 11:00

Windows 7 OEM licence availability reaches zero day

From today, it's 8 or 0

Fri Oct 31 2014, 08:00

Microsoft Office for Android tipped to arrive in November

Set to beat native Windows 8 version to market

Wed Oct 29 2014, 15:24

Microsoft offers unlimited OneDrive storage to Office 365 tenants

The storage war gloves just came off

Tue Oct 28 2014, 13:06

Surface Pro 3 and Xbox sales push Microsoft Q1 revenue to $23.2bn

Firm's cloud division saw 128 percent growth during the quarter

Fri Oct 24 2014, 10:00

Microsoft is dropping free Xbox desktop music streaming

Replaced with paid-for Xbox Music Pass from 1 December

Thu Oct 23 2014, 14:55

Microsoft's Xbox One November update promises social and shopping improvements

Smartglass, social features, software and stores shored up

Tue Oct 21 2014, 13:36

Microsoft fixes three zero-day security flaws in mega Patch Tuesday

Upgrade with rhythm and we won't attract the worm

Wed Oct 15 2014, 14:21

Russian Windows and Windows Server zero-day flaw found targeting Nato

'Sandworm' discovered by Microsoft and iSight should be patched today

Tue Oct 14 2014, 12:08
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