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Surface Pro 3: Why my clamshell laptop is history

Can the Surface Pro 3 really replace your laptop? In my case, the answer is yes. For the first time in 20 years, I no longer own a conventional clamshell laptop. Here's my long-term review, based on more than four months of daily us...

Google expands support of Microsoft software on its cloud

Google is allowing users to run Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter on its cloud platform, and is now allowing them to run some of their licensed Microsoft enterprise apps on Google Cloud.

Microsoft, Accenture partner on hybrid cloud offering

Microsoft and integrator partner Accenture have jointly funded and developed a hybrid cloud services/software bundle that will be available next year.

Microsoft goes public with more on its future plans for NET

Microsoft is looking to the.NET Core to help bring its programming framework across different Windows flavors, as well as Linux and Mac OS X.

Microsoft enables Skype and Lync video integration

Microsoft starting to roll out the promised video federation between its Skype and Lync unified-communications services.

Windows 10: You've got questions, I've got answers

[Updated] There's more to Windows 10 than just the revamped Start menu. I've been keeping this FAQ up to date with each new build. Why is it called Windows 10? Does it really contain a keylogger? What happened to Internet Explorer and OneDrive? And where are the updates?

Microsoft: Windows 10 still tracking for a late summer to fall 2015 launch wave

Microsoft is still planning to launch Windows 10 in late summer or early fall 2015, the company's Chief Operating Officer said this week.

Six clicks: My favorite Windows desktop utilities

Who says the Windows desktop is dead? These are the six essential utilities I install on every new Windows PC, and they work with Windows 7, Windows 8.1, or even the Windows 10 Technical Preview.

PSA: $400 PS4 now officially comes with one of four free games

Download Destiny, Far Cry 4, NBA 2K15, or Little Big Planet 3 with new purchase.

Microsoft to deliver Office 365 and Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online from Australian datacenters

It’s exciting to see organizations around the world harness the power of the cloud to transform their business and increase their productivity so they can do more and achieve more. To help make this possible Microsoft is committed to delivering the cloud services our customer’s need – wherever they need them. Show More Summary

The Internet of Things fuels efficiency and improves patient care — Weekend Reading: December 5th Edition

Welcome back to another edition of Weekend Reading, where you’ll get stories on how the Internet of Things has transformed both the petroleum supply chain and nurses’ daily routines, the origins of #GivingTuesday and the first annual Biofabricate conference. Show More Summary

Microsoft's Azure RemoteApp app-delivery service to be generally available December 11

Microsoft's Azure RemoteApp service -- which will allow users to remotely access corporate applications on a variety of devices -- will be generally available starting on December 11.

Microsoft and Barnes & Noble terminate their Nook Media deal

Microsoft and Barnes & Noble officially are cancelling their Nook Media joint venture, with no new Windows or Windows Phone e-reading apps in sight.

12 essential Microsoft business apps for the iPhone

As part of Microsoft's "mobile first, cloud first" mission, it has built up a large portfolio of consumer and business apps on every platform. In this roundup, I look at a dozen iOS apps that help IT pros and power users stay productive with an iPhone and Microsoft services.

Microsoft's microservices vision for Azure starts taking shape

Microsoft is building a new platform called Azure BizTalk Microservices that could be key to what's next for the company on the cloud platform-as-a-service front.

What's next for Windows 10?

Microsoft is working on its next preview releases of Windows 10 for desktops, mobile devices and servers. Here's the latest from tipsters about what to expect when.

Google and Rockstar wind down their year-long patent war

Microsoft, Apple, and others created "Rockstar" to spend $4.5B on Nortel patents.

Windows 8.x’s market share really is closing in on Windows XP’s

A look behind the curtain, plus updated operating system and browser market shares.

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