It's the first of the month, which means it's time for another look at the state of the PC and mobile markets, using the latest data from two large web analytics firms.
On the final day of the Imagine Cup World Finals 2014 competition at the Washington State Convention Center, only one team emerged as the winner, but Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella told the 125 students and 34 teams who made it this far...Show More Summary
Microsoft has filed a contract dispute suite against Samsung over Android patent-licensing royalties.
Microsoft is still on track to deliver a second update to Windows 8.1 in August. But don't expect it to include any major features or to be mandatory.
In its ads, Microsoft says the Surface Pro 3 is "the tablet that can replace your laptop." With the addition of a new docking station, the Surface Pro has its eye on your desktop PC, too.
Microsoft kicked off its first-ever //oneweek on Monday, a global event that is part of Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella’s effort to reinvent the way the company does business and encourage employees to adopt a challenger mindset and collaborate on the ideas and technologies of the future. Show More Summary
Buckle up, Weekend Reading faithful. It’s been a blockbuster. As the sun set on July, it’s doubtful we could’ve packed in much more, even if we tried. Check it out. Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella threw out the playbook on the traditional company meeting this year, opting instead for a week’s worth of events to get everyone fired up. Show More Summary
While it was warm and sunny on Microsoft’s Redmond campus Thursday morning, inside the tents set up on the Commons’ soccer fields, it was cool and dark – perfect conditions for the continuing competition of the Imagine Cup World Finals – the hands-on judging round. Show More Summary
Decision affirms US position that the world's servers are for the taking.
Excel isn't just for number crunchers with accounting degrees. In this gallery, I present six of my favorite hidden features to make you more productive when working with Excel spreadsheets.
You could call him “General.” Thousands of Marines did during his 33 years in the Corps. But Chris Cortez, true to his roots – the son of a father who picked fruit in the fields of Northern California, and whose devoted mother could not read or write – does not put on airs. It is not his way. Calling him Chris is just fine. His appearance is neat, tidy, spare. … Read more »
Microsoft will make the first update to Windows Phone 8.1 available to developers the week of August 4. Here's what to expect in that update, feature-wise.
Microsoft is releasing Cortana, its personal digital assistant for Windows Phone, in beta in China and the U.K., and in 'alpha' form in Australia, Canada and India.
This morning, Microsoft Corporate Vice President Joe Belfiore announced details about the first update to Windows Phone 8.1, which is being made available in preview form for developers next week. This update has new features for everyone around the world, and certain features customized for and by people in China. Show More Summary
Back in April, you heard me talk about how we believe Windows Phone 8.1 is the world’s most personal smartphone because of features like highly personal Live Tiles on your Start screen and the world’s first truly personal digital assistant. Show More Summary
Facebook has released an update for their Messenger app for Windows Phone that brings a few new features I think you will enjoy. This update introduces video recording and video playback so that you can send video messages and watch received videos directly within the app. Show More Summary
This post was written by Microsoft MVP Can Bilgin. ----- This week we're featuring guest blog posts from some of the members of our Microsoft developer MVP program. Microsoft MVPs are passionate, expert community leaders who share their real-world knowledge and experience building solutions with Microsoft platforms. Show More Summary
The self-described 'productivity and platforms' company is championing this week some cross-divisional projects meant to show how enterprise and consumer tech can be combined to create new kinds of apps and services.
Microsoft is rolling out new OneNote features for iPhones, iPads and Macs, as well as a start on the promised support for OneDrive for Business for Macs.
One of the benefits of Cortana is that we can make updates behind-the-scenes on the servers that light up new capabilities without the need for a software update. We added the ability for Cortana to predict the winners in popular soccer matches in Brazil courtesy of Bing magic earlier this month. Show More Summary