After bringing the Windows core to Windows Phone and the Xbox One, Microsoft is planning even further integration between all of its platforms in a few years.
On Tuesday evening, I drew a monocle on VentureBeat founder Matt Marshall. But this was no ordinary monocle, because the Adobe software I used to create it was running on servers 3,000 miles away and piped directly to my web browser.
What will Microsoft’s next Surface look like?
Last night Evernote released the long-awaited Evernote 5 for Windows. And the forget-nothing company is taking design cues from Apple.
The updates help make TweetDeck something startling close to what social media management tools such as HootSuite offered when starting out.
Microsoft’s fourth quarter earnings sure look ugly, with missed analyst expectations and the company taking a $900 million charge on its Surface RT tablet inventory.
For some execs, Microsoft’s reorganization today has been particularly kind.
Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer revealed a massive, company-wide restructuring. Meet the new person in charge of the Xbox division.
Here’s one way Chrome OS could finally be useful.
When Edward Snowden leaked the news about PRISM, we thought it was just 9 U.S. companies that were sharing customers’ data with the National Security Agency (NSA). Now it looks like literally thousands of technology, finance, and manufacturing firms are working with the NSA, CIA, FBI, and branches of the U.S. military.
More than just a sexy, slick, information-free 30-second TV spot, this clip gives us a real first look at Windows 8.1.
“So many people that have given up the concept of a photo collection,” he says. “Faces, places, and things are important ways to automatically categorize photos. And they keep getting smarter every day.”
“Azure is a billion-dollar business,” Laderman says. “Azure is Microsoft’s best-kept secret in the enterprise.”
A n ISS spokesperson told press the switch was made because ISS astronauts and cosmonauts needed an operating system “that was stable and reliable.” Ouch!
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Uber’s new app releases will help expand its user base and continue disrupting the taxi industry around the world.
Microsoft plans to automatically push out its Service Pack 1 update to all Windows 7 owners starting today.
TuneUp hooks up with iTunes to organize and categorize your music from top to bottom. It transforms your music collection…automagically™.And VentureBeat has it for just $30!
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20 years after its initial release, Wine is just as relevant as ever.
Sony Online Entertainment seeks to expand the PlanetSide 2 audience by working with popular YouTube users, its own passionate fan base, and Major League Gaming.
Editor’s Pick One of the best reasons to do so? The base price of Windows 8 will jump 300 percent on Feb. 1.
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.
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Undeterred by Microsoft’s foray into the hardware arena, Nokia has a trick up its sleeve for its own Windows RT tablet.
Former Windows boss Steven Sinofsky, who recently left Microsoft after an executive shakeup, has accepted a teaching position at Harvard University.
Forget organizing your pictures, and just enjoy them with Everpix.
Microsoft is investigating vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer that would allow hackers to potentially gain access to any private information you enter on-screen.
Windows 8 is here. Windows Blue, apparently, is next.
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With news that Windows head Steven Sinofsky is out at Microsoft, it was only a matter of minutes before CEO Steve Ballmer’s letter to employees about the situation leaked out.
I guess helping to make Windows 8 a reality wasn’t enough to keep this guy around.
Editor’s Pick Cartoonist Scott Adams raises two questions: Is no-one buying Microsoft’s Surface tablets? And is Microsoft on a long slide toward irrelevance?
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The twitterati appear to like Windows 8, whatever the tech blogosphere is saying.
Just one day before Windows 8 comes out in stores, Microsoft has corralled journalists, analysts, and its partners to officially kick off the new operating system.
There’s a lot of tech news to watch this week, but the company I’ll be keeping my eyes on is Microsoft.
Change-averse folk have expressed concerns that Windows 8, Microsoft’s new operating system targeted at consumers, will wreak havoc on their user interace.
Microsoft’s upcoming Windows 8 operating system arrives this week. Here are eight important things you need to know about the new OS.