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Malware found hidden in computer registry infects a system without installing files

Gdata discovers rare malware in Microsoft Word file

Mon Aug 04 2014, 15:41

Windows 8 market share down slightly as Windows 7 climbs again

Windows XP down too, but only slightly

Fri Aug 01 2014, 13:52

US orders Microsoft to hand over customer data held in Ireland

But the firm, along with Apple, will appeal the ruling

Fri Aug 01 2014, 11:32

Microsoft to launch a 'selfie' phone with 5MP front camera, Windows Phone 8.1

Nokia Lumia 720 'replacement' also incoming

Tue Jul 29 2014, 14:22

Cortana humiliates Siri in Microsoft's latest Windows Phone 8.1 advert

Firm takes a leaf out of Samsung's book

Mon Jul 28 2014, 09:58

Internet Explorer vulnerabilities have doubled since 2013

Microsoft's web browser has required an 'historic' shedload of security patches

Wed Jul 23 2014, 13:38

Microsoft goes big on open source with Azure alliances

Adds plug-ins for Packer.io and Opennebula

Wed Jul 23 2014, 08:45

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

Microsoft releases Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit 5.0

Adds better attack surface reduction tool

Mon Aug 04 2014, 14:34

Hundreds of Microsoft staff take to Chinese streets to protest mass job cull

Firm isn't having a good time in China

Fri Aug 01 2014, 13:29

Microsoft's first Windows Phone 8.1 update arrives next week

With Cortana and Live Folders support

Wed Jul 30 2014, 12:43

Microsoft's Raspberry Pi-style Sharks Cove mini PC goes up for pre-order

Supports hardware and software development on Windows 8.1

Tue Jul 29 2014, 13:36

Skype will go through your Android address book

But only to find Skype contacts you know

Thu Jul 24 2014, 14:28

Microsoft admits it axed the Surface Mini

Likely due to slowing Windows 8 tablet sales

Wed Jul 23 2014, 11:38

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 sues Samsung over late royalty payment

Samsung has threatened not to pay

Mon Aug 04 2014, 12:06

Office for iPad's first major update adds PDF export, gesture support

Microsoft beefs up Word, Powerpoint and Excel for the iPad

Fri Aug 01 2014, 12:14

Chinese authorities announce Microsoft anti-monopoly investigation

Updated Thinks there's something it isn't being told

Tue Jul 29 2014, 17:01

Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 to introduce folders, VoLTE support

Could arrive as early as next week

Mon Jul 28 2014, 10:56

Microsoft will converge Windows versions into one OS

Everything from watches to servers under one code base

Wed Jul 23 2014, 14:21

UK government shuns Microsoft with adoption of the ODF standard

Maude says openness is for the people

Wed Jul 23 2014, 09:47

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
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