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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, Apple, Oracle and Adobe at risk from source code-stealing hackers

FireEye detects an alarming spike in attacks targeting the technology giants

Wed Oct 08 2014, 13:52

Adobe brings touch gestures to CC software on Windows 8 devices

Users can now zoom, pan and rotate elements of Illustrator CC using their fingertips

Tue Oct 07 2014, 12:40

Microsoft's RoomAlive turns your walls into a life-sized interactive Xbox game

The IllumiRoom update uses a Kinect and a projector to bring Xbox games to life

Mon Oct 06 2014, 13:27

Microsoft's Windows 10 Preview has permission to watch your every move

Its 'privacy' policy includes permission to use a keylogger

Fri Oct 03 2014, 13:40

Windows 10 might get its name from lazy 90s coding

Quashes the age old rumour that 7 ate 9

Thu Oct 02 2014, 11:49

Microsoft's Windows 8 successor isn't called Windows 9, honest

Crozier's gaff leads to PR denials

Thu Sep 25 2014, 11:47

Microsoft launches an uninspiring Chromecast rival

Calls it the Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter

Wed Sep 24 2014, 12:44

Microsoft looks to iOS 8 users with 30GB free Onedrive storage offer

Available to iPhone, Android and Windows Phone users

Mon Sep 22 2014, 10:52

Ghost of Clippy set to haunt Microsoft's next Office build

It looks like you're trying to make a comeback. Can I help?

Thu Sep 18 2014, 14:42

Microsoft buys Minecraft maker Mojang for $2.5bn

Firm promises game will continue to be available across all platforms

Mon Sep 15 2014, 14:49

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

Skype for Mac gets new look that pays tribute to MSN Messenger

Speech bubbles and thumbnails a-go-go

Fri Oct 10 2014, 10:03

Microsoft reminds privacy-concerned Windows 10 beta testers that they're volunteers

If you don't like it, don't participate

Tue Oct 07 2014, 13:29

Android Wear can now boot Windows 95

Because science, and because it can

Mon Oct 06 2014, 14:50

Microsoft demands Samsung cough up $6.9m in unpaid interest

Unsealed docs reveal unsettled debts

Mon Oct 06 2014, 11:28

Microsoft rolls out SMB rental tariffs for Microsoft Office 365

Customers have to migrate starting late next year

Thu Oct 02 2014, 16:56

Windows 7 gains more ground as Windows 8 drops again

Microsoft doesn't get a break

Wed Oct 01 2014, 13:32

Microsoft: Windows Phone 8.1 is on 'majority' of Lumia devices

While Windows Phone 7.x accounts for less than five percent

Tue Sep 30 2014, 15:39

Microsoft to cut Windows 7 OEM supply on 31 October

Redmond's Halloween horror could leave users bobbing for Apples

Wed Sep 24 2014, 16:00

Xbox One price cut makes console cheaper than the PS4

Now available for £329.99 in the UK

Tue Sep 23 2014, 13:29

Microsoft announces Trustworthy Computing layoffs

Anti-hacker team will 'work more closely' with other departments

Fri Sep 19 2014, 15:27

Windows 9 release date and features: Microsoft announces 30 September event

The latest news and rumours about the next Microsoft operating system

Tue Sep 16 2014, 13:21

Microsoft is found in contempt of court for refusing to hand over user emails

Your data stays in Ireland, for now

Thu Sep 11 2014, 12:07

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

Google, Microsoft, Facebook and Twitter meet European ministers for terror talks

Extremism on the menu in Luxembourg

Thu Oct 09 2014, 11:26

Windows 10 Technical Preview hands-on review

Windows 7 users will love it. Windows 8 users won't notice the difference

Tue Oct 07 2014, 13:13

Microsoft: 70 percent of us is pure man

With a 30 percent lady share, Redmond says, as gender makes the agenda

Mon Oct 06 2014, 14:26

Bill Gates applauds Apple Pay, hints at Windows NFC payments service

Microsoft co-founder says mobile banking will become ubiquitous

Mon Oct 06 2014, 10:57

Microsoft's Windows 10 Technical Preview is available for download

Do not, repeat, not, install it on your main machine

Thu Oct 02 2014, 15:19

There's more to Windows 10 than miscounting

Analysis Microsoft better pray this pays off

Tue Sep 30 2014, 20:43

Satya Nadella chats competition with Chinese watchdog

State Administration for Industry and Commerce gets its man

Mon Sep 29 2014, 10:41

Microsoft launches a cloud bug bounty programme for Microsoft Office

Says it is 'the right thing to do'

Wed Sep 24 2014, 14:53

The British Museum wants to be set in Minecraft stone

Minecrafters are ready to assist

Tue Sep 23 2014, 10:13

Microsoft lures developers to Windows Phone with cheaper fees

Also improves Dev Center benefits programme

Thu Sep 18 2014, 16:50

Windows 9 screenshots show start screen, virtual desktops and notification centre

You asked for them, you got em

Mon Sep 15 2014, 16:03
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