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Office Sway re-imagines how you create and share interactive content

The introduction of Office Sway provides an easy way to make and share interactive creations using the cloud and adapting to whatever device people use to view your creations. A “Sway” is the canvas you create using Sway. Drop in your content from your cloud storage, your devices or social networks. Show More Summary

Microsoft adds new Sway presentation application to the Office family

Microsoft's Sway presentation application, available starting today in preview form, is the newest member of the Office product family.

Microsoft's Windows 10: What's new and how to get the preview bits

Microsoft will open up its first public preview build of the next version of Windows client on October 1. Here's what you need to know about Windows 10.

Windows 10: ‘The first step of a whole new generation of Windows’

Windows 10 “represents the first step of a whole new generation of Windows,” writes Terry Myerson, executive vice president, Operating Systems, in a blog post. “Windows 10 unlocks new experiences for customers to work, play and connect. Show More Summary

Microsoft christens the next version of Windows as Windows 10

Call it 'Threshold' no more. The next and last major version of Microsoft's Windows client operating system will be called Windows 10 when it is released next year.

What the enterprise needs to hear from Microsoft

When Microsoft execs take the stage later today to talk about what the next version of Windows will do for the enterprise, they'll be trying to restore confidence in something that's looking more and more like a legacy OS. Here's what they should be talking about.

The new MSN arrives

Earlier this month, we unveiled a first look at the new MSN. Over the past 3 weeks, nearly 10 million of you took the opportunity to test out the new site and more than 80,000 of you even took the time to tell us what you thought. Based on your feedback, we have made numerous changes to the site. From everyone here, a sincere thank you. Over the next 72 … Read more »

Why Microsoft's engineering changes will be the real Windows Threshold story

Microsoft is building, testing and updating Windows in a very different way, starting with Windows Threshold. In many ways, those changes matter more than the new bits themselves.

Look out New York City! Microsoft to open flagship retail store on Fifth Avenue

When we opened the first Microsoft retail store back on Oct. 22, 2009, our intention was simple: deliver outstanding choice, value and service for everyone who walks into our stores. Microsoft Stores were designed to create a meaningful, direct connection to our customers and give them the best place to experience and purchase Microsoft technology. Show More Summary

New apps and services from Microsoft customers and partners on display at Sibos financial services conference in Boston

At Sibos this week, Microsoft customers and partners are showcasing new technology to help financial institutions become digital banks. This includes a host of new Windows 8 apps, demonstrations on how the cloud can help banks do business...Show More Summary

Microsoft confirms plans to open Fifth Avenue New York flagship store

Microsoft confirms it is planning to open its first New York City flagship retail store on Fifth Avenue, just blocks from one of Apple's flagship stores.

Microsoft's next Windows release: What's in a name?

On September 30 at its first official Windows 'Threshold' reveal, Microsoft officials may go public with the name of the coming OS, in addition to sharing some product specifics.

New wireless display adapter revealed and the Microsoft Cube unveiled – Weekend Reading: Sept. 26th Edition

The rain has returned to Seattle, but it didn’t dampen the news this week. Read on to see how Microsoft is helping to evolve business — and the digital dance party. No more huddling around the small screen to share photos! MicrosoftShow More Summary

Microsoft to relaunch its WinHEC hardware engineering confab

After a more than six-year hiatus, Microsoft is relaunching its WinHEC Windows hardware engineering conference, with a March 2015 debut planned for Shenzhen, China.

Make your cloud safer: How to enable two-factor authentication for the most popular cloud services

Step-by-step instructions to help you tighten security and dramatically reduce the risk that crucial cloud services will be compromised. If you use a Microsoft or Google account, Office 365, Dropbox, Facebook, or Twitter, keep readi...

Microsoft to cut prices on select Azure mobile, networking services

Microsoft, in keeping with its pledge to match Amazon price cuts on commodity cloud services, is dropping prices on select Azure cloud services starting October 1.

Nokia: We're still HERE on Windows Phone

Even as it expands to support iOS and Android, Nokia isn't abandoning the Windows Phone platform with its HERE mapping technology.

Latest retail figures show a stable PC market, led by Apple and cheap notebooks

It looks like the PC market will live for at least another quarter. New sales figures from the U.S. retail channel show slight gains over last year during the back-to-school buying season. Apple had the most impressive results, with sub-$300 notebooks (including Chromebooks) also doing well.

Meet the Microsoft Cube

What do you get when you have a giant square sculpture, made from a continuous projection surface, powered by five computers and four Kinects, all working in concert? The Microsoft Cube: an interactive art installation, unveiled this week at Seattle’s Decibel Festival. Show More Summary

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