Like the majority of large traditional technology companies, Microsoft generally uses its patent portfolio defensively rather than offensively.
Hewlett Packard plans to adapt Palm's WebOS for use on web-connected printers and tablets.
Microsoft is suing Salesforce.com for patent infringement relating to customer relationship management (CRM) software - the heart of Salesforce's business.
The company that killed, nay, murdered, Law & Order, makes kissy face with Microsoft and Silverlight.
Are you concerned about Microsoft's infamous creeping feature syndrome? Do graphics-heavy PowerPoint files and endless Excel spreadsheets keep you awake at night?
Seagate has confirmed plans to release a 3TB hard disk drive later this year. However, the 3TB drive will only be recognized by 64-bit operating systems, such as Windows 7, Vista and Linux.
Microsoft's announced a new version of Hotmail, adding information management features that are in many cases similar to those found in Gmail.
Microsoft has agreed to pay VirnetX Holding $200 million to settle a patent dispute over virtual private network (VPN) technology.
Microsoft's Kin was available online on May 6th. Now, it's in Verizon's stores. A week is a year on the Internets.
Is Microsoft worse than Apple? Well, that may still be open to debate, but it seems as if Skype has already drawn its own conclusions.
General Motors (GM) is reportedly in talks with Google to develop in-vehicle telematics that could potentially challenge Ford's Sync platform.
Microsoft has introduced the latest iteration of its Office software. An online version of the popular suite is also available in the Cloud, allowing users to access and share data in Word, Excel and PowerPoint across a variety of platforms and mobile devices.
Microsoft and LG have reportedly entered into a memorandum of understanding to jointly market the latter's new 3D televisions alongside 3D-enabled Xbox 360 games in the Asia Pacific region.
Microsoft's Project Natal motion-sensing games controller for the Xbox 360 will launch in October, an executive revealed on Saudi TV.
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has urged Congress to overhaul the country's outdated Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA).
This week Intel brought out a powerful new Atom processor that, according to them, could fit into an iPhone form, is vastly more powerful with similar battery life, and is priced competitively.
Microsoft and Nokia have teamed up to try and boot the Blackberry out of the corporate space with the launch of a unified communications client to enable mobile collaboration.
Microsoft has created a new tool, Spindex, that aims to manage and aggregate social media information.
Google’s Chrome increased its browser market share by 0.6 percentage points in April to 6.7%, while Microsoft’s Internet Explorer fell 0.7 points to 59.95%.
Microsoft is poised to launch its Halo Reach multiplayer beta for the Xbox 360.