Documents appearing to be plans for Windows 8 have been popping up all over the internet overnight.
Microsoft has responded angrily to claims that Google is banning Windows from staffers' machines.
Google has reportedly decided that Windows is just too much of a security risk, and is dumping the Microsoft operating system.
Microsoft has agreed to pay VirnetX Holding $200 million to settle a patent dispute over virtual private network (VPN) technology.
A report that Bill Gates plans to fund the world's largest geoengineering project to date has drawn fire from environmental groups.