Microsoft has issued an emergency out-of-band update to patch a critical Windows security vulnerability that is being actively exploited by malware.
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer isn't all that impressed with Apple's so-called "magical" iPad.
Microsoft has kicked off a major campaign to promote the benefits of cloud computing, with CEO Steve Ballmer pledging $9.5 billion in related R&D efforts.
Clearly, Apple will fight the recent ruling surrounding opening up phones - but they may do better if they just capitulate.
Hoping to grab some money away from the federal government's current $76 billion per year computing and software budget, Google today announced that it has a special version of its Apps platform for official government use.
No one knows for certain what Microsoft plans on doing with its recently acquired ARM architectural license. However, there are a number of likely possibilities, including a new generation of processors designed for smartphones, tablets and even game consoles.
Yesterday we reported that Microsoft was pimping out free Windows 7 phones to its employees. Today we learned that Redmond expects hard-working MS devs to code Phone apps in their spare time.
Microsoft is reportedly pimping its Windows Phone 7 by handing out free prototypes to every employee.
While there's still shockingly few details about the launch of the Windows Phone 7 platform, Microsoft has now at least revealed a list of manufacturers that will be producing the first set of Phone 7 handsets.
Is Microsoft alienating core gamers by pricing its Kinect peripheral at $150?
Hewlett Packard (HP) is denying that it definitively abandoned plans to launch a Windows 7 slate.
The company, which recently acquired Palm for $1.2 billion, insisted it was still "gauging" the market "promise" of a Windows 7 tablet computer.
Thousands of Windows Phone 7 prototypes manufactured by a number of industry heavyweights - such as Asus, LG and Samsung - are currently making their way to developers.
Microsoft has priced its Kinect motion-sensing controller at $150 with a free a game.
The system - which is slated to hit store shelves in November - will also be available in a $300 bundle that includes an Xbox 360 "Slim" and a Kinect Adventures game.
Microsoft is investigating reports of ongoing "targeted attacks" that reportedly exploit a serious Windows Shell vulnerability.
The NPD Group has characterized initial sales of Microsoft Office 2010 as "disappointing."
Is the lack of true multitasking in Windows Phone 7 a feature or a benefit? Well, we can probably rule out the latter, because even Apple's restrictive iOS 4 allows multiple programs to run simultaneously.
Microsoft's search engine continues to grow in market share in a come-from-behind story that has been a great success for the company, and it will now strengthen its efforts to gain notoriety in the mobile space.
A man believed to be a twelfth Russian spy was discovered and deported yesterday, leaving Microsoft short of one software tester.
Wal-Mart has announced a $200 Kinect bundle for Microsoft’s Xbox 360.
The package deal - which is now available for pre-order - includes the Kinect sensor, a $30 gift card and one of the following games:
Microsoft originally said that new owners of Windows 7 who wanted to downgrade to XP would only have until 2011 to do so, but now the company has changed its mind and extended support for the old operating system until 2020.