Mar 11, 2013 For IT professionals, Microsoft has invented a holiday -- of sorts. The second Tuesday of every month is the day Microsoft releases the latest batch of security patches for it's software: Patch Tuesday. This week, the company has more than half-dozen security fixes, as cyber threats mount for Microsoft and Apple software.
Mar 7, 2013 The EU says Microsoft abused its market dominance by making Internet Explorer the default browser on its Windows operating system.
Feb 22, 2013 A new project called 'Destiny',' made by some of Halo’s original creators, aims to revive fallen-off gamers.
Feb 20, 2013 By the end of the summer, Hotmail will be no more. Its parent, Microsoft, is converting Hotmail to a new 21st century emailer called Outlook.com.
Feb 19, 2013 Microsoft is launching a $30 million ad campaign today to promote Outlook.com -- a new product meant to compete with Internet-based email systems like Google Inc.’s Gmail.
Feb 7, 2013 New "Scroogled" campaign raises questions about the efficacy of attack ads in the commercial realm.
Feb 5, 2013 Founder Michael Dell, equity firm Silver Lake Partners, and Microsoft are taking the Texas-based company off the market in an effort to make the company more agile, and hopefully, more profitable.
Feb 4, 2013 As Dell explores going private, Microsoft is an interested investor. It needs computer companies that focus on Windows-powered machines.
Jan 30, 2013 A protocol that lets musical instruments talk to and trigger one another turns 30 years old today. MIDI is still used by the likes of dance-punk band !!!. It’s inventor Dave Smith explains its use. A new version of Microsoft Office turns purchasers into subscribers. And, the IRS has had a Tumblr for months, but it’s just now getting noticed.
Jan 25, 2013 Twitter new acquisition, Vine, allows users to share short videos. And, privacy advocates are demanding Skype be more transparent about what data it shares with the government.