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Microsoft's mistake puts it in good company with other corporate failures

May 7, 2013
Microsoft announces a fix coming soon for their newest operating system. But will that be enough for customers?
Posted In: failure, Microsoft, windows 8

Microsoft stock is up, but Windows is 'Blue'

May 7, 2013
Is Windows Blue an admission of failure or just an evolution for the new Windows 8 operating system?
Posted In: windows 8, Microsoft, tablets, mobile

Did Microsoft put a padlock on Windows 8?

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.
Posted In: Microsoft, windows, Europe, spain

It's Patch Tuesday! Party time!

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.
Posted In: Microsoft, software, computer security

EU slaps Microsoft with $732 million penalty

Mar 6, 2013
The EU says Microsoft abused its market dominance by making Internet Explorer the default browser on its Windows operating system.
Posted In: Microsoft, windows, antitrust

Halo makers see 'Destiny' as gaming's future

Feb 20, 2013
A new project called 'Destiny',' made by some of Halo’s original creators, aims to revive fallen-off gamers.
Posted In: Microsoft, video games, halo

Microsoft kills Hotmail, pushing users to Outlook.com

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.
Posted In: Tech, Microsoft, outlook

Gmail fail? Microsoft says it has a new Outlook

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.
Posted In: outlook, Microsoft, email, Gmail

Microsoft on the attack against Google in new ads

Feb 7, 2013
New "Scroogled" campaign raises questions about the efficacy of attack ads in the commercial realm.
Posted In: Microsoft, Google, Gmail

Dell reaches $24.4 billion deal to go private

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.
Posted In: Dell, Microsoft

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