Mar 27, 2013 A group of European software developers is complaining that Microsoft uses a feature to block alternate operating systems on machines bought with Windows 8.
Mar 15, 2013 Netflix is waving around $100,000 dollars in prize money for people with the best ideas to tune up and improve Netflix's data cloud. Netflix cloud systems director of architecture Alex Cockcroft joins Marketplace Tech host David Brancaccio to talk through the challenges of managing the company's remote data.
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.