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Microsoft's Q4 beats expectations but profits shrink on poor Surface, Lumia sales

Despite bumper cloud and advertising revenues

Tue Jul 22 2014, 21:55

Microsoft's final Windows 8.1 update is due on 12 August

Sources say it will then be considered 'complete'

Mon Jul 21 2014, 16:47

Microsoft announces 18,000 job cuts with Nokia to bear the brunt

Satya Nadella announces biggest staff cull in the company's history

Thu Jul 17 2014, 13:16

Microsoft starts shipping the Kinect for Windows v2 sensors to developers

Says it is working to fill orders

Wed Jul 16 2014, 12:16

Piixl G-Pack is a Steam-based games machine that straps to your TV

Delays in Steam OS mean a Windows PC comes first

Wed Jul 16 2014, 10:13

Microsoft lifts the lid on the Azure Storsimple 8000 series

Hybrid data centre tech given a boost

Wed Jul 09 2014, 16:08

Another leak confirms that Windows 8 is a goner, Windows 9 coming this year

He came, Wzor, he concurred

Tue Jul 08 2014, 12:06

Microsoft's Office beta website falls down within hours

Perhaps the site needed beta testing

Thu Jul 03 2014, 14:09

Microsoft installs tougher Outlook and Onedrive encryption to curb NSA snooping

TLS and PFS encryption deployed to put an end to back door snooping

Tue Jul 01 2014, 15:36

Microsoft improves its web password management in IE11

Hopes to prevent users from choosing weak passwords

Tue Jun 24 2014, 13:26

Microsoft eyes Google Drive with increase in free Onedrive storage offering

Also announced price cuts to cloud storage service

Mon Jun 23 2014, 17:08

Android and Windows Phone devices will get an anti-theft kill switch

Follows launch of Apple's iOS Activation Lock

Fri Jun 20 2014, 13:16

One in five SMBs refuse to let go of Windows XP

How many more times do we have to say it?

Wed Jun 18 2014, 17:16

Microsoft CEO lambasts NSA for spying on his non-US customers

Apparently, US customers don't mind some snooping

Fri Jun 13 2014, 15:54

Microsoft thrills itself at E3 with Halo and Dance Central for Xbox One

Focus shifts from hardware to software

Tue Jun 10 2014, 09:24

Microsoft Bing sets up camp in Google's Chrome web browser

Search engines contend for dominance

Tue Jul 22 2014, 15:02

Microsoft to release Cortana developer preview in the UK next week

Ahead of 'late 2014' rollout to all

Mon Jul 21 2014, 12:56

Bing follows Google's lead and joins the 'right to be forgotten' party

Microsoft starts accepting takedown request

Thu Jul 17 2014, 09:48

Nokia to bear brunt of Microsoft job cuts with 'one in five' facing the axe

Redmond to also shutter Nokia's Oulu R&D labs

Wed Jul 16 2014, 11:21

Microsoft's Project Adam knows the difference between an engineer and a dog

Major breakthrough for canine identification

Tue Jul 15 2014, 16:46

Java issues could be the final nail in the coffin for Windows XP users

Analysis Lack of patches will leave users vulnerable, experts warn

Wed Jul 09 2014, 13:29

Microsoft and Nokia tipped to launch an Android-powered Lumia smartphone

In order to leverage Microsoft services and apps

Mon Jul 07 2014, 16:10

Microsoft releases test patch to address Windows 8.1 update woes

But some will say it's still not a patch on Windows 7

Wed Jul 02 2014, 16:55

Windows 2000 gained more market share in June than Windows 8

Windows 8 rejection continues

Tue Jul 01 2014, 13:07

Microsoft to roll out Windows Phone 8.1 at beginning of July

Also accidentally reveals that folder support is coming

Mon Jun 30 2014, 14:39

Microsoft wants you to trade in your Macbook Air for a Surface Pro 3

Firm will offer you $650 to switch from Mac OS X to Windows

Tue Jun 24 2014, 10:03

Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 has 'severely limited repairability', says iFixit

Harder to fix than the iPad Air with a repairability score of one out of 10

Mon Jun 23 2014, 16:33

Non-Microsoft owned Nokia division releases an Android launcher

Take that, Redmond

Fri Jun 20 2014, 12:03

Microsoft unveils developer channel for Internet Explorer

Runs side by side with stable version

Tue Jun 17 2014, 15:42

Malwarebytes anti-exploits service protects Windows XP users from attacks

Covers popular targets including Microsoft Office, Java and Adobe

Thu Jun 12 2014, 16:05

Skype pulls app from iTunes store ahead of incoming iOS update

Updated version to drop in 'a week'

Wed Jun 11 2014, 13:22

Tim Cook makes Twitter gaffe, tweets picture of an iMac running Windows

And it looks like Windows XP

Mon Jun 09 2014, 13:42

Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 docking station arrives with a few extra slots

This bit of plastic is up for pre-order for the bargain price of £165

Tue Jul 22 2014, 11:27

Microsoft bails out of Netflix fight with Xbox Entertainment Studios shutdown

The bad news keeps coming out of Redmond

Fri Jul 18 2014, 11:08

Microsoft makes Skype group video calling free on Windows 8.1 tablets

Now you won't have to pay to be ambivalent about it

Wed Jul 16 2014, 15:23

Box eyes Google with unlimited storage, Microsoft Office 365 integration

Business storage provider removes previous 1,000GB limit

Wed Jul 16 2014, 11:02

Microsoft follows Apple's green lead with major wind energy investment

Amazon once-again called out for lagging behind rivals

Tue Jul 15 2014, 15:13

Windows 7 to hit Extended Support status in six months

World's top operating system faces its first Waterloo

Wed Jul 09 2014, 12:35

Microsoft acquires UnityVS maker Syntaxtree

Bolsters the company's cross platform credentials

Thu Jul 03 2014, 16:06

Microsoft says No-IP accounts massacre was a technical error

Seized first, explained later

Wed Jul 02 2014, 06:46

Windows 9 will be all desktop unless you have a tablet

Or you really, really like tiles

Tue Jul 01 2014, 11:19

Microsoft launches Interflow to pool threat data in the cloud

Aims to reduce end-user costs

Tue Jun 24 2014, 16:42

Nokia X2 arrives as Microsoft’s first Android device

In other news, hell has frozen over

Tue Jun 24 2014, 09:39

Skype to retire Windows and Mac versions after just five months

Move up or shut up

Mon Jun 23 2014, 15:37

Skype for Linux 4.3 gives anti-Microsoft brigade something to hate

Like selling bacon to a rabbi on a Saturday

Thu Jun 19 2014, 15:06

Microsoft adds machine learning to Azure to bolster analytics

Watch out Watson

Tue Jun 17 2014, 14:42

Microsoft tightens service terms, emphasises privacy

Clarifies its responsibilities

Thu Jun 12 2014, 09:42

Nokia Lumia 630 review

Firm eyes the Moto E with affordable Windows Phone 8.1 device

Tue Jun 10 2014, 14:27
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