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Windows 10 Hits 75 Million Installs, Windows 95 At 20: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  8/29/2015  | 
After Windows 95 turned 20, we learned about the future of Windows 10, SharePoint Server 2016, and Cortana for Android.
Windows 10: 75 Million Downloads And Counting
News  |  8/26/2015  | 
Microsoft's newest operating system experiences intense growth, surpassing 75 million installs one month after launch.
11 Windows 10 Apps For Your Upgraded PC
Slideshows  |  8/26/2015  | 
The new Windows Store is a highlight of Windows 10. What are the best apps it has to offer?
Hortonworks Hears An Opportunity With Onyara
News  |  8/25/2015  | 
Hortonworks is looking to create a bigger presence for itself in the Hadoop marketplace with the acquisition of startup Onyara, which specializes in NiFi development for Apache.
Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016 Enters Preview
News  |  8/25/2015  | 
Microsoft's SharePoint Server 2016 is ready for preview, along with a new cloud hybrid search service for SharePoint Server 2013 and 2016.
10 Handy iPhone Apps Worth Downloading
Slideshows  |  8/25/2015  | 
These financial, health, travel, and productivity apps will only cost you the time it takes to download them.
Microsoft Windows 95 Turns 20: A Look Back
News  |  8/24/2015  | 
On Aug. 24, 1995, Windows 95 was released amid global fanfare, marking a significant milestone in the history of Microsoft.
Windows Server 2016 Preview, Surface Pro 4 Rumors: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  8/22/2015  | 
Microsoft delivers preview builds for Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016 as the rumor mill leaks news of a massive October hardware launch.
Microsoft's October Event: Surface Pro 4, New Lumia Phones?
News  |  8/20/2015  | 
Reports suggest Microsoft is planning a large-scale October launch event with a focus on new hardware that may include the Surface Pro 4 and new Lumia smartphones.
Office 365 Tops Business Cloud Apps, Study Finds
News  |  8/20/2015  | 
Microsoft Office 365 is the most frequently deployed business app across the globe, according to a report that studied 4,000 of-the-shelf cloud-based products.
Real-Time Analytics: 10 Ways To Get It Right
Slideshows  |  8/20/2015  | 
While real-time analytics is getting more affordable, it's still not right for everything. Here are 10 ways to get the most from real time, near real time, and batch use cases.
Windows 10, Windows Server 2016 Previews Released
News  |  8/19/2015  | 
Microsoft delivers the third technical preview of Windows Server 2016 the day after it releases Windows 10 preview build 10525.
Goldman Sachs Puts Elasticsearch To Work
News  |  8/17/2015  | 
Wall Street financial services firm Goldman Sachs benefits from a broader use of open source search engine. Learn how its programmers use it on code projects.
11 Programming Languages That Lost Their Mojo
Slideshows  |  8/16/2015  | 
Programming languages come and go. Here are 11 that have given up the spotlight to more modern options.
Apple's Project Titan Is Getting Closer To Reality
News  |  8/16/2015  | 
A newly published report in the Guardian suggests that not only is Apple planning a self-driving car, but that the so-called Project Titan prototype is ready for testing.
Windows 10 Security Updates, Skype News: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  8/15/2015  | 
This week's Microsoft news roundup includes Build 10512 for Windows 10 Mobile, Skype for Business on iOS and Android, and some major Windows 10 security fixes.
iPad Revamp Targets Business Users
News  |  8/13/2015  | 
Following a sales slowdown, Apple is working with more than 40 companies to make its iPad a more appealing enterprise tool.
Bank of America CTO Talks Windows 10 Plans, Security
News  |  8/13/2015  | 
Bank of America CTO David Reilly is juggling Windows 10 deployment and security concerns, supported by an evolving relationship between business and IT.
Salesforce Demos Apple Watch Apps For Business
News  |  8/12/2015  | 
Salesforce extends its support for Apple Watch with 20 new partner apps built on its Salesforce1 platform.
BDAS Analytics Suite Blends Big Data With HR
News  |  8/12/2015  | 
A new analytics suite from Broadbean called BDAS looks to use big data to help HR and recruiters hire the best talent for companies.
Skype For Business Apps Enter iOS, Android Preview
News  |  8/11/2015  | 
Following the launch of Skype for Business on Windows Phone, Microsoft releases app previews for iOS and Android devices.
Azure Cloud: Beyond Windows-Only IT Shops
Commentary  |  8/10/2015  | 
Here's why some Linux administrators will feel at home within Microsoft's Azure cloud ecosystem.
iOS 9 Beta: WiFi Assist, App Revamps
News  |  8/8/2015  | 
The latest update to the beta version of Apple's iOS 9 delivers a much needed WiFi feature, app redesigns, and new wallpaper options.
Windows 10 Updates, Outlook For Apple Watch: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  8/8/2015  | 
The week following Microsoft's Windows 10 launch brought new OS updates, CRM acquisitions, and apps for Android Wear and Apple Watch.
Microsoft Outlook, Other Apps Coming To Apple Watch, Android Wear
News  |  8/7/2015  | 
Microsoft Outlook for Apple Watch is one of a few new productivity apps being released for Apple and Android wearables.
Microsoft Sway Launches For Windows 10, Office 365
News  |  8/5/2015  | 
Sway, a digital storytelling app, has exited public preview. It is now available online and in the Windows Store.
Your Smartphone Battery Could Be Tracking You
Commentary  |  8/4/2015  | 
Security researchers have found a way to track a user's smartphone Web usage through battery life.
Microsoft HoloLens Ready For Developers, Enterprises
Commentary  |  8/4/2015  | 
Microsoft has learned a lesson from Google Glass. The company's HoloLens is designed for developers who want to create enterprise, not consumer, applications.
Microsoft's Incent Games Acquisition Blends CRM, Fantasy Sports
News  |  8/4/2015  | 
The purchase of Incent Games and its sales gamification platform FantasySalesTeam will help Microsoft drive CRM adoption and team competition.
Beyond Windows 10: 6 Microsoft Releases To Watch
Slideshows  |  8/4/2015  | 
After the global rollout of Windows 10, we look at what's coming up for Microsoft's new operating system and overall product lineup.
Windows 10 Hits 14M PCs, Office Update: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  8/1/2015  | 
This week brought us the public launch of Windows 10, global Microsoft celebrations, updated Office for Windows apps, and news on Windows 10 mobile.
Windows 10 Wi-Fi Sense Raises Security Concerns
News  |  7/30/2015  | 
The Wi-Fi Sense feature embedded in Windows 10 may make life easier for users, but could it also compromise corporate network security?
Windows 10: NYC Debut, Hands-On Demo
Slideshows  |  7/30/2015  | 
InformationWeek marked the July 29 Windows 10 launch with a visit to New York City's Microsoft specialty store. Here, we take you through our firsthand experiences with Windows 10.
Windows 10: 5 Reasons It Matters, 5 Key Concerns
Slideshows  |  7/29/2015  | 
The Windows 10 rollout has officially begun. Here are five reasons we're excited about the OS, and a few concerns for its future.
Windows 10: 10 Things To Know At Launch
Slideshows  |  7/27/2015  | 
The highly anticipated launch of Windows 10 finally arrives on July 29. Here are 10 things you should know about the impending release.
10 Windows 10 Slogans That Didn't Make The Cut
Commentary  |  7/26/2015  | 
The Windows 10 ad campaign is not all that inspiring. It makes you wonder which marketing ideas were rejected.
IBM Buys Database-as-a-Service Startup Compose
Commentary  |  7/23/2015  | 
IBM's Derek Schoettle said Big Blue bought Database-as-a-Service provider Compose to reach the next generation of developers trying to build cloud-native applications.
Windows 10 Will Use Virtualization For Extra Security
Commentary  |  7/22/2015  | 
Microsoft explores new security strategies based on virtualization to better protect enterprise customers from malware and identity theft.
IBM's Cloud, Analytics Moves Haven't Paid Off, Yet
News  |  7/22/2015  | 
Despite a move to cloud and big data analytics, IBM is still suffering through a tough financial time, with revenues still down.
Windows 10: 8 Things Microsoft Got Right
Slideshows  |  7/22/2015  | 
Windows 10 doesn't launch until July 29, but Microsoft has already proven its commitment to making up for its Windows 8 mistakes and competing in a modern tech world.
Microsoft Financial Results Dinged By Nokia Write-Down
News  |  7/21/2015  | 
Microsoft reports $22.2 billion in revenue as its cloud services continue to dominate. However, the $7.5 billion Nokia write-down proved a drag on its latest financial results.
Google's OpenStack Play Means Greater Container Emphasis
News  |  7/21/2015  | 
Google is now a member of OpenStack, which means its container management platform called Kubernetes is going to get more exposure.
Windows 10 Marketing, Cortana Analytics: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  7/18/2015  | 
This week Microsoft announced its Windows 10 marketing strategy, PC Build 10240, Cortana Analytics platform, and Office updates.
Spam Hits 12-Year Low, Symantec Report Finds
Commentary  |  7/18/2015  | 
While cyber-attacks grab all the headlines, the amount of spam hitting the in-boxes of the corporate world is actually at its lowest level in 12 years, according to Symantec.
Windows 10 Finalized, Office Apps Exit Preview
News  |  7/16/2015  | 
Microsoft rolls out Build 10240 and prepares the Windows 10 Office suite for its July 29 launch.
Microsoft Buys Field Service Management Firm FieldOne
Commentary  |  7/16/2015  | 
Microsoft is looking to increase its IT field services portfolio with the acquisition of FieldOne. The emphasis is on using analytics and big data to make services more efficient.
Microsoft: Windows 10, Cloud Are Keys To 2016
News  |  7/15/2015  | 
At its partner conference, Microsoft executives emphasized the importance of cloud and Windows 10 to its success in the upcoming year.
Adobe Flash Failure Shows Plug-Ins Are Obsolete
Commentary  |  7/15/2015  | 
This week's Flash failure also illustrates why plug-ins need to go. One solution to all of this is HTML5.
Microsoft Plans Windows 10 Marketing Blitz
News  |  7/13/2015  | 
The July 29 Windows 10 launch will spark a global advertising campaign to "welcome the newest generation of Windows fans."
Carmakers Won't Provide Data To Apple, Google
News  |  7/11/2015  | 
Carmakers such as Ford and Volkswagen are keen to limit tech companies' access to consumer data, despite allowing drivers to use their apps.
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