Microsoft

Windows 8.1 Update Leaks

The updates seem designed to make the operating system friendlier to desktop users. continue…

Satya Nadella Is Microsoft’s Next CEO: Reports

Microsoft has reportedly chosen the executive vice president of its cloud and enterprise group as its next chief executive. continue…

Can Android Dominate PCs?

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The mobile operating system has its sights fixed on the PC market. continue…

Why the Xbox One and PS4 Risk ‘Blockbuster Syndrome’

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Microsoft just acquired the rights to “Gears of War.” Is the gaming industry too dependent on blockbusters to save its bottom line? continue…

Watch Bill Gates Get Wiped Out in Chess

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Chess champion Magnus Carlsen checkmated the world’s richest man in just under 80 seconds. continue…

If Surface 2 Didn’t Sell, Microsoft’s In-House Tablets Are Done

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The second time needs to prove the charm for Microsoft’s tablet-laptop-hybrid thingies. continue…

European Commission Wants Stiffer Fines for Data Violations

Stiffer sanctions could reach as much as 2 percent of a company’s global annual turnover. continue…

HP and Microsoft: The Romance is Over

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HP is pushing Windows 7 laptops and desktops as “back by popular demand.” If that doesn’t irritate Microsoft, nothing will. continue…

Sony Launching PlayStation Now Streaming Platform

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The streaming hub will make its debut sometime this summer. continue…

The Incredible Headless Microsoft

Nearly six months after Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced his retirement, the company has failed to find a successor. That’s a problem. continue…