The software giant doesn't think sales numbers matter.
Microsoft's put its two-penn'orth in to the European Commission's anti-trust investigation of Google, and has filed a formal complaint.
Fortunately, or for some unfortunately, we are nearing the end of numerous careers. Obviously, everyone would like to be remembered as a hero of their own story.
Yep, you better believe it.
Apple doesn't like the fact that Microsoft is calling its digital Windows Phone software marketplace the "app store."
Microsoft's investigating claims that some Xbox.com users have been manipulating the service by posting false ratings for games in its Xbox Live Indie Games (XLBIG) section.
Microsoft, which only recently figured out how to do cut and paste with WP7, is apparently planning to equip its next-gen smartphones with NFC (near field communication) technology.
With the net running out of old-style IPv4 addresses, those that remain available have value - and Microsoft has agreed to buy a big block of them for $11.25 each.
Google was recently declared the most valuable brand on the planet by BrandFinance, which confirmed the rather inevitable milestone.
Motorola is reportedly developing a web-based mobile operating system as a "possible alternative" to Google's Android.
Microsoft's search engine just got a bit better for people who use one of the major mobile operating systems, but not for people who use Microsoft's own OS.
After waiting for months, facing a delayed update, and struggling through a previous, buggy update, Windows Phone 7 users are finally getting the ability to 'cut and paste.'
It is interesting how much more active Microsoft has become with regard to protecting its intellectual property in the last 5 years.
The first Nokia phone to run Windows Phone 7 instead of Nokia's long-running Symbian platform is reportedly already in development.
In just 24 hours, Microsoft registered more than 2.3 downloads of its newest Web browser.
As promised, Microsoft has released the latest version of Internet Explorer, adding new feature to help it better compete with Firefox and Chrome.
Internet Explorer is in the headlines today, but not in a good way. The browser was compromised and shown to be dangerously exploitable in an annual contest called Pwn2Own.
Windows Phone 7 users will have to wait even longer for simple cut and paste functionality as Redmond postpones a long-awaited platform update to the latter half of March.
An online scam went viral over the weekend, allowing users to manipulate a proprietary Xbox.com website to generate free Microsoft Points.
It took Microsoft a while to nail down an official date for the release of its next Web browser, but it has done just that now in setting March 14 as the official launch date of Internet Explorer 9.