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Microsoft is in talks to buy Minecraft developer Mojang

Mo’ Minecraft, mo’ Microsoft

Wed Sep 10 2014, 10:16

IFA: Nokia challenges Samsung and Apple with affordable, high-end Lumia 830

The firm's first launch under Microsoft's control

Thu Sep 04 2014, 10:30

Microsoft pits Cortana against Siri in self-serving advert

Accuses Apple’s voice assistant of talking out of its arse

Tue Sep 02 2014, 12:55

Microsoft will shut MSN Messenger on Halloween after 15 years

31 October marks the death of Redmond's instant messaging service

Mon Sep 01 2014, 18:33

Microsoft must give China an antitrust response in 20 days

Authorities peeking through Windows into Microsoft Office

Mon Sep 01 2014, 11:06

Microsoft: Surface Pro 3 tablets don't overheat

But there's a fix on the way anyway

Wed Aug 27 2014, 16:20

Amazon buys video game streamer Twitch for a cool $1bn

Steps up and beats Google to the buyout

Tue Aug 26 2014, 10:01

Microsoft tipped to announce Windows 9 on 30 September

Likely to be a show of work in progress only

Thu Aug 21 2014, 16:34

Opera Mini will be the default web browser on Microsoft's non-Windows Phones

Will be pre-installed on Nokia's Series 30+, Series 40 and Asha handsets

Thu Aug 21 2014, 11:22

Munich Linux experiment might end with return to Windows

Advisors to examine refenestration

Tue Aug 19 2014, 16:53

Skype stops working on older Android phones leaving Linux users in the dark

INQ reader can't update but even if he could, he actually couldn't

Fri Aug 15 2014, 14:33

Tim Cook joins tech wet t-shirt party, invites Dr Dre in

And it is all in a very good cause

Fri Aug 15 2014, 09:03

Microsoft issues 26 security fixes for Internet Explorer in August Patch Tuesday

Addresses zero-day flaws in IE versions 6 to 11 as well as Adobe Flash

Wed Aug 13 2014, 11:47

Gartner advises business to consider dropping Windows 7, maybe

Just do something between now and 2020

Tue Aug 12 2014, 14:12

Microsoft resumes 'Mac vs PC' rivalry in Surface Pro 3 adverts

Claims its tablet outperforms Apple's Macbook Air

Mon Aug 11 2014, 10:33

Microsoft teams with iFixit to offer smartphone, tablet and PC repair training

Aims to bolster the repair business and save precious materials

Fri Aug 08 2014, 12:25

Microsoft admits that there is no Update 2 for Windows 8.1

Will dripfeed improvements instead

Wed Aug 06 2014, 12:31

Microsoft shows off redesigned MSN, but Firefox and Safari preview is borked

Firm gives 20 year old portal an airy facelift

Mon Sep 08 2014, 10:53

More Britons use Windows Vista than Windows 8.1

We're also fonder than average of an Apple

Wed Sep 03 2014, 14:51

Microsoft China accidentally confirms that Windows 9 is 'coming soon'

It was over in a flash but the internet remembers

Tue Sep 02 2014, 11:08

Microsoft refuses US warrant, hangs on to overseas user emails

Will not yield while it appeals

Mon Sep 01 2014, 13:59

Windows XP gets an unofficial Service Pack 4

Developer community steps into Microsoft's shoes

Thu Aug 28 2014, 16:22

Chinese PC OS could appear as soon as October

It dreams of China In Your Handheld

Tue Aug 26 2014, 15:25

Microsoft can and should change the name of Internet Explorer

Column Finally, something else that we can agree on

Fri Aug 22 2014, 15:00

Skype adds Active Endpoint to cut the ringing in your ears

Now you'll only get alerts from the device you are using

Thu Aug 21 2014, 14:09

Microsoft pulls out of bad energy group ALEC to boost green credentials

It's been a gas, oil be seeing you

Wed Aug 20 2014, 15:52

Microsoft's Azure cloud restored after suffering a major outage

Website backends fail

Tue Aug 19 2014, 12:21

Windows Phone market share tumbles almost 10 percent as Lumia sales dry up

But Blackberry is the biggest Q2 sufferer

Fri Aug 15 2014, 13:46

Bing adds context to allow for chattier searches

Wants you to play with its Bing-a-ling

Thu Aug 14 2014, 13:25

Microsoft integrates Cortana into Windows Threshold

So you can talk to Windows instead of just shouting at it

Tue Aug 12 2014, 17:15

US court rejects Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe wage-fixing settlement

Failed to persuade Judge Koh, who said plaintiffs deserve more than $324.5m

Mon Aug 11 2014, 15:57

Microsoft celebrates reaching 300,000 Windows Phone apps

Almost doubles in a year

Mon Aug 11 2014, 10:11

Microsoft offers Nokia employees a free Lumia 630 to quit

Outdoes itself with generosity

Thu Aug 07 2014, 10:24

'Free' Windows 9 could lead to a meltdown for Microsoft

Rumoured upgrade could render Windows XP era equipment obsolete

Tue Aug 05 2014, 14:27

Greenpeace tells Samsung, Amazon, Dell and Microsoft to follow Apple’s lead

In adopting green technology, as opposed to design

Thu Sep 04 2014, 16:49

Microsoft fesses up to Onedrive file corruption issues

Microsoft Office files are getting mangled when they're synced

Wed Sep 03 2014, 13:42

Surface Pro 3 vs Macbook Air head-to-head review

We see if Microsoft's tablet hybrid beats Apple's flagship ultra-portable laptop

Tue Sep 02 2014, 09:00

Finally there is a slight rise in Windows 8.1 use, as Windows XP dips

But before we get too excited, it's still a teeny tiny increase

Mon Sep 01 2014, 12:11

Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 is now on sale in the UK, priced at £639

Laptop replacement tablet goes global

Thu Aug 28 2014, 13:08

China begins Microsoft Internet Explorer and Media Player antitrust investigation

Browser bundling back to bite Redmond

Tue Aug 26 2014, 13:28

Microsoft Azure and IoT to modernise London Underground monitoring systems

Will make for 'faster maintenance, better service and lower costs across the system'

Thu Aug 21 2014, 16:52

Microsoft, Google and Hookflash establish real-time communications specification

W3C launches documentation for implementation

Thu Aug 21 2014, 12:45

Steve Ballmer CTRL ALT DELETEs his role on the Microsoft board

So long, thanks for all the yelling

Wed Aug 20 2014, 09:16

HP Stream 14 is a $200 Windows 8.1 Chromebook rival

Microsoft offers 100GB of free Onedrive storage to lure punters away from Google

Tue Aug 19 2014, 10:16

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 review

Redmond’s best and most portable tablet yet

Thu Aug 14 2014, 08:00

Microsoft teases 'selfie' Windows Phone in IFA invitation

Lumia 730 is likely to debut at German tech show

Tue Aug 12 2014, 16:10

Microsoft launches Snipp3t Kardashian tracker

Keeps tabs on your tabloid darlings

Mon Aug 11 2014, 12:20

Microsoft calls time on older Internet Explorer versions

Don't worry, you've got till 2016

Fri Aug 08 2014, 13:54

Surface Pro 3 will arrive in the UK on 28 August

Microsoft's laptop replacement comes to Europe

Wed Aug 06 2014, 15:52
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