With its new Chromebook Pixel, Google is directly challenging traditional computer makers with a high-end, $1,300+ laptop.
Think there are too few apps in the Office App Store? Not true, according to a Microsoft executive. And as Microsoft moves closer to its business launch on Feb. 27, the company expects more apps to be added both by itself as well as third-party developers.
On Tuesday, Dell faced Wall Street analysts for what could be the last time, as Michael Dell and a collection of investors prepare to take the company private. To succeed, they will have to find answers to these 5 critical questions.
The hundreds of millions of users who use Hotmail will be migrated over to Outlook.com by this summer, Microsoft said Tuesday. Pity the old folks.
On Tuesday, Microsoft is expected to announce that it has combined its two VOIP communications solutions, Lync and Skype, into a single team, paving the way for what the company is calling a universal “living room to the boardroom solution”.
The next “space race” might be the race to develop a synthetic model of the human brain – one that Google and Microsoft will participate in, if a report is true.
On Friday, Microsoft launched a new Video Messages feature for Skype on the Mac, iOS, and Android – but not Windows Phone or even Windows. Is that really what Microsoft had in mind when it bought the company?
Ten days before Hollywood hands out its Oscar statuettes, a pair of studies – one by Microsoft’s own “Nate Silver,” and another measuring social influence – have already picked the winners.
Not just price: Microsoft has confirmed two new roadblocks designed to encourage users to choose subscription-based Office 365 over the traditional Office 2013.
Four years ago, Intel executives stood on stage with representatives from, Yahoo, Comcast, Disney and Sony, with endorsements from CBS and device manufacturers like Motorola, promising to revolutionize the television. They failed. Why will they succeed this time? The smart money says that they won’t.
Microsoft’s Surface chief addresses the three chief concerns of Surface tablet customers.
People seem to like the full Windows 8 version of Microsoft’s Surface tablet a lot more than they liked the Surface RT.
Find out why Windows Phone will bury BlackBerry and grab third place on the smartphone platform charts.
Microsoft has launched a pilot network of solar-powered towers that tap into unlicensed “white space” frequencies, providing wireless connectivity to rural communities, plus a millions of cheap phones phone the company will donate as well.
Dell Inc. confirmed Tuesday that it has agreed to a $24.4 billion deal that will take the company private, removing the second-largest PC company from the prying eyes of investors, analysts, and regulators.
Two hundred million IT workers want Windows tablets, a report for Forrester claimed Monday, quite a bit more than the 900,000 Surface RT tablets that IDC estimated have already been sold into the channel.
What does it mean for the future of Windows and PCs when the world’s largest PC manufacturer jumps into the Chromebook market?
This week, Microsoft shipped five Bing apps for its new Office suite, offering everything from maps integration to image search. But the real problem is the lack of apps, period.
The latest numbers from IDC make clear an inexorable trend away from PCs and toward tablets.
Microsoft’s developer-friendly modern.ie site includes some valuable testing tools for Web developers, although the site gently encourages them to run on Windows and Internet Explorer.