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Paul McDougall is a former editor for InformationWeek.
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posted in June 2012
Troubled smartphone maker seeks strategic options as BlackBerry 10 delayed until 2013.
Patch for Lumia 710 and 800 also adds new camera features, but potential buyers may decide to wait for Windows Phone 8.
Campaign jabs at Mitt Romney notwithstanding, the evidence suggests the President wants to use outsourcing to boost ties with India and level the global playing field.
Motive behind firebombing of software maker's facilities in the Greek capital is still unknown.
Cloud-based productivity suite supersedes Microsoft's [email protected] offering for the education market.
XPS 14 and XPS 15 pack sufficient punch, but will they satisfy home and business users who consider touch capability a must?
Microsoft exec categorically denies reports that the company plans to bring its Surface tablet strategy to the smartphone market.
Microsoft risks alienating everyday consumers by pricing its self-branded tablets at a premium, analysts say.
Office 15 bundling, plus Microsoft's desire not to undercut its PC-making partners, could limit Surface tablets to market's high end, NPD analyst says.
Fears that Redmond's entry into the hardware business could undercut the likes of Dell, HP, and Acer are premature, says one market watcher.
Microsoft's new Surface tablet could be a personal computing game changer, but so far the company has yet to fill in some important details.
Microsoft's super-secret media event Monday prompts speculation that Redmond plans to take on Apple and Amazon with its own, branded tablet.
Judge grants June 20 hearing that will give both sides a chance to argue why the other's mobile products should be barred from sale.
Hedge fund formally nominates new slate of directors that would favor a sale of the management software company.
People app uses Live Tiles to notify users when they have new messages from services like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
Microsoft's new OS is right for our connected times, but the company's business model may make it tough for Win8 partners to compete with Android and even iOS tablets.
Even Microsoft rival Apple says U.S. ITC should reject calls by Google and Motorola to block importation of the gaming console due to alleged patent violations.
Microsoft's TechEd conference showcases the apps retailers, governments, and others are developing to take advantage of the new OS's features.
Microsoft TechEd keynote demonstrates how developers can use Win8's built-in hypervisor to test software on old and new versions of the operating system.
Microsoft backs away from black, white, and grayscale interface and revives many of the palettes that Visual Studio had lost during an earlier redesign.
Microsoft is using its own, massive online services as proof-points for its next generation of cloud and data center technologies, it announced in TechEd 2012 opening address.
Work visas last year did not run out until late November,
an indication that tech-industry hiring is picking up.
From Acer to Lenovo, hardware makers showed off early versions of Windows 8 tablets at the Computex tradeshow. Take a look.
Windows 8 hype notwithstanding, Win7 is now Redmond's staple operating system.
Big Blue says it no longer shares the same playbook as the National Football League when it comes to IT game plan.
Windows 8 market is not limited to machines powered by Intel and ARM, according to AMD.
Microsoft's new interactive, cross-platform SmartGlass technology should give Windows client devices a new lease on life.
Windows 8 tablets that run on Intel Clover Trail processors, unlike those using ARM chips, can run apps written for Windows 7 and other older versions of Windows, Intel says.
Microsoft technology, unveiled at E3, also lets devices control IE 10, which Redmond is prepping for use on televisions.
Acer and Asus show off Windows 8 tablet models that are expected to launch later this year.