Boost visas for highly-skilled tech workers, says Microsoft

Microsoft is calling on Congress to pump more into science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education because of a looming shortage of tech workers.

Minecraft won't be certified for Windows 8

The creative independent game Minecraft won't be certified for Windows 8 any time soon.

Report: Intel says Windows 8 isn't "fully" ready

Intel CEO Paul Otellini reportedly told employees in Taiwan that Microsoft's Windows 8 operating system is being released before it is "fully ready."

Xbox 360 holiday bundles to compete with Wii U, PS3

Microsoft is gearing up to compete against the new PS3 and the Wii U for holiday sales.

Senate report slams Microsoft and HP for tax-dodging

Microsoft and Hewlett-Packard have - entirely legally - avoided billions of dollars in taxes over the last three years, according to a US Senate Committee.

Halo 4 clip showcases Covenant weaponry

The Covenant aresenal in all its glory.

Microsoft's newest hire linked to Xbox TV content

Microsoft has hired a network television executive.

HTC announces its first Windows Phone 8 phones

They just keep on coming, don't they?

German government: just say no to IE

Due to a major security glitch in Internet Explorer, the German government is urging its citizens to avoid using the browser.

Four in ten Americans threatened by IE zero-day flaw

Microsoft is warning users of a new zero-day flaw in Internet Explorer that could affect hundreds of millions of people.

The iPhone 5 vs. Windows 8

Comparing the iPhone and Windows 8 may seem somewhat odd. Nevertheless, it aptly showcases the vastly different strategies employed by Microsoft and Apple when it comes to promoting a flagship product.

Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn "Joyride" preview debuts

Say what you will about Microsoft and in-house game developers 343 Industries, but those guys sure know how to hype a franchise like Halo.

Microsoft gives Oprah treatment to employees

"You get a Windows 8 Phone, you get a Surface tablet...everybody gets a Microsoft device!"

Brand-new PCs found preloaded with malware

Microsoft has discovered that cybercriminals within the hardware supply chain have been pre-installing malware on PCs in China so that they were infected before they were even taken out of the box.

Ubisoft will have fewer epic titles on Xbox 720, PS4

Don't expect the next console generation to have a ton of multi million-dollar Ubisoft titles.

Microsoft patents '3D living room'

Microsoft wants to turn your living room into a virtual gaming machine.

Bethesda says no rush for Xbox 720, PS4

Unlike the insatiable consumer crowd, Bethesda is in no hurry to see the next generation of game consoles.

Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn gets new video

A new trailer for the Halo 4-hyping Web series has gone live.

The problem with Nokia

Yesterday Nokia rolled out its 920 and 820 smartphones. The problem? They are too dissimilar from the iPhones and Android handsets currently on the market. 

GameStop not expecting both Xbox 720 & PS4 next year

With the next iteration of Nintendo's Wii expected to launch in the next couple months, the question that everyone is already asking is when the next Xbox and PlayStation products will hit the shelves.