Windows 8 will have a multi-tiered approach

Microsoft is planning to have several different versions of its next Windows operating system.

Mandatory Xbox 360 update will not work on old units

Microsoft is set to push out an Xbox 360 software update, but not all Xbox 360s will work with it.

Microsoft revamps Bing search with Facebook integration

Microsoft has announced a new feature that will more deeply integrate Facebook into its Bing search engine experience.

Microsoft hypes Avatar Kinect ahead of launch

Microsoft is hyping Avatar Kinect a few weeks ahead of its official release. 

Microsoft details WP7 "Mango" specs

Microsoft is previewing the next version of its Windows Phone 7 operating system at TechEd 2011 in Atlanta.

Microsoft challenges Apple's 'App Store' trademark in Europe

Microsoft, HTC, Nokia and Sony Ericsson have followed the lead of Amazon in challenging Apple's right to trademark the terms 'App Store' and 'Appstore' in Europe.

What can we expect with this month's WinPho update?

Microsoft will be holding a Windows Phone 7 event later this month, but will it be enough?

Microsoft's Skype acquisition could change the world

The Microsoft-Skype merger is potentially the beginning of the biggest change in technology since the PC. Of course, this is hardly the industry's first attempt to redefine the lucrative space.

Microsoft to allow Xbox Live payments via Paypal

Next week, you'll be able to use your Paypal account to purchase content on your Xbox 360 system.

Microsoft snaps up Skype for $8.5 billion

Microsoft has acquired Skype for a cool $8.5 billion in cash.

Major Windows Phone announcement coming this month

It looks like Windows Phone 7 may be getting a huge update on May 24.

Claim: WP7 will trounce Android by 2013

An analyst at Pyramid Research believes Microsoft's relatively nascent Windows Phone 7 platform will trounce Google's wildly popular Android OS by 2013.

Rumor: Microsoft takes on Facebook & Google for a piece of Skype

After postponing an initial IPO earlier this year, Skype has attracted new potential partners or buyers such as Facebook, Google, and now… Microsoft?

Analyst: Xbox 360 successor could come in 2012

The Xbox 360 will turn seven years old this year, and it's time to start seeking a successor.

Microsoft condemns unofficial Windows Phone 7 updates

If you updated you Windows Phone 7 device through unofficial means, Microsoft has no sympathy for you.

Windows Phone update patches security issues

Microsoft has issued its first security-centric update to Windows Phone 7.

Bing signs on as new Blackberry search engine

Microsoft's search platform will now become an integral part of RIM's Blackberry mobile OS.

Microsoft pulls Samsung Omnia WP7 NoDo update

Microsoft has temporarily halted its long-awaited WP7 NoDo update for the Samsung Omnia.

Survey: Mobile dev momentum "shifting back" to Apple

A new survey concludes that developer momentum is shifting away from Android and back towards Apple.

Windows Phone stores your location too

After all the coverage of iPhone and Android location tracking, Microsoft says its mobile platform does the same thing.