Under Microsoft's traditional sales lifecycle, Windows 7 PCs would have disappeared from the marketplace later this year. But Windows 7 Pro has been granted an extension. What does that mean if you're in the market for a Windows 7 P...
Business users will be able to buy PCs with Windows 7 Professional preloaded beyond October 2014, according to a new change in Microsoft's lifecycle policy.
The following post is from Rob Knies, senior writer, Inside Microsoft Research. Butler Lampson with his wife, Lois, at LampsonFest held at the New England Research & Development (NERD) in Cambridge, Mass. Late in the afternoon on Feb. Show More Summary
In this edition of Weekend Reading, we’ve got stories on making Valentine’s Day memorable using apps, the continuing commitment to empowering youth through YouthSpark initiatives and tips to stay safer online. The international day of...Show More Summary
The following post is from Yusuf Mehdi, corporate vice president, Xbox Marketing, Microsoft The release of January NPD Group data today provides a chance to reflect on the success of Xbox One. We are incredibly humbled and proud to see Xbox One continue to be the best launch of an Xbox in our history. Show More Summary
Microsoft has added Voxx Electronics to its list of Android patent licensees.
Exploit hosted on hacked, US-based website commandeers visitors' PCs.
Microsoft has surpassed the 200 million licenses sold milestone with Windows 8, according to Vice President of Marketing Tami Reller.
Microsoft offers a progress report on its work to fix some of the annoyances in Skype instant-messaging/chat.
Apps and games that are successful rarely get there by accident: developers carefully design and implement a monetization strategy and incorporate that strategy into every aspect of the app’s design. There are three essential ways to monetize an app: paid, in-app purchase, and advertising (AiA or ‘ads in apps’). Show More Summary
Microsoft management is believed to be debating the technical and strategic wisdom of enabling Android apps on Windows and Windows Phone devices. But would such a move hurt or help Microsoft?
It's like they took the other flagship, the Lumia 1520, and shrunk the screen.
Verizon Wireless has a big red valentine for anybody who loves to take and share mobile video: The new $199 Nokia Lumia Icon, which goes on sale Feb. 20 and sports some of the best recording technology packed into any smartphone. What’s...Show More Summary
Starting March 12, Microsoft will begin charging customers for Oracle software running on Windows Azure. Here's how the pricing and licensing will work.
Watch your favorite sports 24/7 with the WatchESPN, now available from the Windows Store. With WatchESPN, you can watch SportsCenter, games big and small, catch up on the latest news, and more. You can also download the ESPN app from the Windows Store for up-to-the-minute scores, news, and analysis for all your favorite teams, leagues, and players. Show More Summary
$80 headset and $25 adapter aren't quite as elegant as PS4's plug-and-play.
Microsoft is making available firmware updates across most of its Surface device types on Patch Tuesday, February 11.
Today Microsoft is announcing that the YouthSpark Challenge for Change is back for another year. The YouthSpark Challenge for Change is a contest for young people who have creativity and passion and want to do some good and “spark” change in their communities or the world around them. Show More Summary
Microsoft developers will be able to reuse more of their code when building Windows Phone and Windows Store apps, according to new alleged leaks about Windows Phone 8.1.