On precisely the same that day that Google unveiled its open source pledge, donating ten patents for free open source use, Microsoft unveiled its new Patent Tracker, a tool to reveal every single patent that the company owns, has acquired, or owned historically.
Microsoft's going on the offensive against Samsung's best-selling Galaxy S III in a new ad focusing on Windows Phone cameras, like the one in Nokia's Lumia 920.
Microsoft owes the Danish treasury 5.8 billion kroner, or about $1 billion U.S., in unpaid taxes relating to its purchase of financial software vendor Navision in 2002, says the Denmark government.
Interoperability is beating closed systems.
Which essentially means that everyone is using WebKit except for Microsoft and Firefox. And that the fat lady is not singing for the end of Opera's improbable browser journey.
Microsoft has obviously decided that the "Pro" part of "Surface Pro" is actually meaningful, not just a marketing designation, and has provided the ability for enthusiasts to fiddle, potentially damage or even brick, but ultimately customize their devices exactly how they see fit.
Microsoft's new Office 365 is cloud-integrated, saving documents up to SkyDrive right as you save them on your PC. Now, with five new Bing-powered apps, Microsoft is bringing the power of the cloud back down into your local document.
We asked the experts to predict how the new Office 365 will fare in an increasingly flooded market. Analysts agree that adoption will be slow at first, but it's a win for consumers who can access high-quality products at lower price points.
Microsoft development tools such as Visual Studio and Team Foundation Server now support Git, the open-source version distributed version control system for software projects.
The most trusted companies in America include HP, Amazon, IBM, eBay, and Microsoft. But Apple and Google, the two companies at the forefront of the mobile revolution, didn't make the cut.
Microsoft's soon-to-be-released Windows 8-running Surface Pro may cost an internal organ plus a year's servitude, but price relief -- and other Windows tablets -- sound like they're coming soon.
It's been an interesting day. Apple reported record revenue of $54.5 billion and record quarterly profit of $13.1 billion, then saw its share price drop 10 percent.
Half of Americans planning to buy a smartphone in the next 90 days are planning to buy iPhones, according to a new survey from 451 Research.
Editor's Pick It's odd to see Microsoft as the underdog, but that's the reality in mobile. And, according to Rudolph, that's what makes it fun.
Microsoft has sold 60 million Windows 8 licenses.
AT&T took a moment to toot its own horn this morning, announcing that it sold more than 10 million smartphones in the last quarter.
Watch out Apple and Google: Two-thirds of smartphone and tablet owners don't have strong brand loyalty to any one particular operating system, according to a new study by Accenture.
In every year, there are winners and losers: companies, devices, operating systems. Here's our look at some of the biggest successes and failures of 2012.
Advertising and analytics company Chitika released its December 2012 tablet market update, and the numbers aren't great for any tablet that doesn't start with the letter I.
In an extension of the Xbox gaming ecosystem to iOS, Microsoft game studio You vs the Internet has launched Wordament, the first-ever game for iOS with Xbox Achievements, on the Apple app store.