The EU has approved Microsoft's planned purchase of Nokia's mobile devices and services business.
Microsoft may be considering delivering the consumer- and business-focused versions of Windows client on different schedules, going forward, according to Terry Myerson, head of the operating system group.
Just in time for your next holiday shopping spree: Mint, the wildly popular money management tool, is now available on Windows Phone 8. Download it now As you can see below, the app shows all your financial accounts in one place and makes it easy to create and stick to budgets. Show More Summary
Is Windows RT dead? Is the desktop going away ? What's 'Threshold' got to do with it? Here's my latest attempt to try to make sense of where Microsoft's Windows roadmap will lead in the next couple years and beyond.
Last month Dell began selling two 8-inch tablets, one running Android, the other with Windows 8.1. It’s not often that a manufacturer introduces two devices with so much in common, on different platforms. Here's how the two devices stack up, side by side.
The following post is from Roger Capriotti, senior director of product marketing, Microsoft. It was originally published on The Fire Hose. The redesigned homepage for NORAD Tracks Santa. Every December, the North American Aerospace Defense Command (“NORAD”) serves the important role of ensuring that Santa’s journey around the world is safe. Show More Summary
Each year Bing looks back at the top U.S. searches of the last 12 months, and in their 2013 report, powerful women unquestionably took the prize. The five most-searched people of the year were all female, with Beyoncé grabbing the top...Show More Summary
Thanksgiving is a time to celebrate the things we’re thankful for and reconnect with family and friends over a good meal. Here are eight apps for Windows and Windows Phone to help make sure you have a safe, hassle-free and enjoyable holiday. Bing Food & Drink The Bing Food & Drink app is a must-have on your tablet or laptop for Thanksgiving. Show More Summary
Launches in Europe, Asia, and Latin America keep sales momentum going.
Today, we’re excited to reveal more details on how we’re partnering with the North American Aerospace Defense Command (“NORAD”) to create their most immersive Santa Tracker web site yet! A holiday staple for more than 50 years, NORAD...Show More Summary
This holiday season, now through December 24, Windows is partnering with Taubman Centers to present Ice Palace 2013 at fifteen malls across America. The Ice Palace is a magical winter wonderland featuring a 30 foot ice dome built for the holidays in each of the malls. Show More Summary
Microsoft's wave of spring 2015 updates to its various Windows-based platforms has a codename: Threshold.
Microsoft is making its latest version of MDOP, its collection of virtualization, management and security tools for Windows 8.1, available for download.
The U.S. DOJ has given its approval to Microsoft's planned $7.2 billion acquisition of Nokia's devices and services business.
Microsoft is unifying its myriad volume-licensing contracts, creating a new single agreement for businesses using its cloud, on-premises and, ultimately, device offerings.
Today we are delighted to announce that Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) 2013 R2 support for Windows 8.1 and the virtualization of Office 2013 is now available for download. Before we immerse in the details for the latest release, just a brief reminder on what is in the Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP). Show More Summary
Delivering on Microsoft’s commitment to provide businesses with powerful, flexible solutions to manage the devices and applications employees use every day, we are excited to announce the broad availability of Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) 2013 R2 for download. Show More Summary
Latest worldwide usage figures for PC/Mac operating systems and browsers show little change in November, a traditionally slow month. But a close look at the numbers shows that the free Windows 8.1 and OS X Mavericks upgrades were a ...
Developers frequently send us questions asking for the best publishing option to test their apps, benefits and limitations of beta publishing, as well as how to test in-app purchase. Testing is an important step in the development process...Show More Summary
It’s hard to believe that in just about a year’s time the cost of entry for 50” 4K TVs has gone from $20,000 down to about $1000! While you wait for the broad availability of 4K streaming video content there’s another great use for these TVs: as an extreme PC display. Show More Summary