The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured another hell on earth yarn which suggests that Microsoft plans to release another version of Windows next year.
The word on the street is that the Voles are beavering away on Windows 9 which will hit the streets a year from November next.
Microsoft's Xbox 720 (Next) console is slated to make its long-awaited debut at E3 2013 in Los Angeles this June.
Nintendo may have kicked off the next-gen console cycle early with its Wii U, but the real battle will obviously take place between Microsoft's Xbox 720 (Next) and Sony's Playstation 4 (PS4).
GameStop has confirmed that it's experiencing "strong demand" for Sony's upcoming PlayStation 4 console, with 600,000 members of the retailer's PowerUp Rewards program signing up for the PS4 "First to Know List."
Microsoft's migration of Hotmail users to Outlook doesn't seem to be going quite to plan. A series of outages in both services has left people unable to access their emails.
Software giant Microsoft has written a patch for a huge hole in Windows which allowed attackers to use USB-connected drives to take full control of a targeted computer.
Proprietary software king Microsoft has open sourced some of the code for Kinect for Windows.
Adoption of Microsoft's flagship Windows 8 operating system has been less-than-stellar thus far.
The European Commission has slapped Microsoft with a €561 million fine for failing to do as it was told and make it easier for users to choose a different web browser.
Microsoft officially rolled out the latest version of Internet Explorer (IE 10) for Windows 7 users.
Microsoft's admitted that it, too, was recently hit by hackers using the same techniques as recent attacks on Facebook and Apple, but says that no customer data has been compromised.
In an announcement slipped out late on Friday night, the company says it chose not to reveal the breach until it had investigated fully.
Microsoft has taken its Outlook.com email service out of preview and opened it to the public, as it prepares to shut Hotmail down.
Microsoft CFO Peter Klein was on hand at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference this week where he dismissed any idea that Redmond should be working on a "Plan B" for its Surface tablets.
Researchers at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock claim that Microsoft's Kinect game controller could cut the US healthcare bill by up to $30 billion - by allowing physicians and other medics to remotely interact with patients.
A former Microsoft engineer who worked on the original Xbox in 1999 has harshly criticized Redmond's current console strategy, terming it "painful to watch."
Microsoft launched its long-awaited Windows 8 Surface Pro tablet earlier this month, with the device quickly selling out at a number of retailers.
Bluestacks users have been able to run Android apps on their Mac OS X and Windows operating systems for quite some time now.
A new report claims Microsoft's Xbox 720 (Next) will ship with an updated version of Redmond's Kinect platform, which will apparently be capable of simultaneously tracking up to 6 individuals.
It may seem somewhat counter-intuitive to run Ubuntu Linux on Microsoft's flagship Windows 8 tablet, which isn't exactly an inexpensive piece of hardware.
The Australian government has summoned Apple, Microsoft and Adobe to explain why their products cost more there than in the rest of the world.