Latest Microsoft articles

Apple orders 80 million large-screen iPhones while fund managers remain unconvinced about innovation

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Apple needs a new iPad soon, stock experts warn
22 Jul 2014

Backbytes: Say “hello”, wave goodbye

Satya Nadella and Stephen Elop together as Nokia deal closes
Stephen Elop touts Microsoft's terrific "severance benefits" in email to staff
18 Jul 2014

Microsoft to axe 18,000 jobs as Satya Nadella cuts deeper than expected

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Nadella wields the knife at bloated Microsoft, with 12,500 jobs axed at recently acquired Nokia
17 Jul 2014

Microsoft to announce 6,000+ job losses today

Finland, Nokia and the Xbox division to be the epicentre of new CEO Satya Nadella's restructuring
17 Jul 2014

GCHQ seeks to control the internet with social media manipulation, poll hacking and even more snooping

Spy agency has catalogue of software tools it uses to infiltrate the internet to shape what people see
15 Jul 2014

Report: Microsoft to announce biggest round of job cuts in five years

Recently acquired Nokia division said to be hit hardest - but marketing and engineering also in the firing line
15 Jul 2014

Freed at last: Microsoft claims to have 'liberated' 4.7 million infected PCs

Microsoft cracks another malware gang as evidence emerges that Gameover ZeuS botnet is being reassembled
11 Jul 2014

Nadella: Microsoft reorganisation on the way as cloud and mobile come first

New Microsoft CEO to unveil corporate re-organisation when financial results are announced on 22 July
11 Jul 2014

Goodbye C++. Hello F#?

Development environments are shifting from 'C family' languages to functional tools in response to cloud and mobile
11 Jul 2014

Windows 7 “mainstream support” to be discontinued next year

Just migrated from Windows XP to Windows 7? Mainstream support stops in January 2015
10 Jul 2014

Biffa still using Windows XP across the company, 'no business case' for Windows 7 says IT director

Migration planned, but firewalls are enough for now says David Gooding
09 Jul 2014

At home with the Microsoft Surface Pro 3

Peter Gothard gets some hands-on time with a Surface Pro 3, and discusses some of the device's finer features
04 Jul 2014

UK Parliament ‘has visibility’ of its data on Microsoft servers

Director of ICT, Joan Miller, suggests that Microsoft would breach contract if data was moved outside of EU
01 Jul 2014

Hillarys Blinds deploys Avaya's Aura UC platform to boost customer support

Head of ICT Julian Bond believes platform was key contributor to company's growth
30 Jun 2014

DLA Piper believes Windows 8 could be the catalyst for its next mobility refresh

Microsoft Surface is next on the list of devices that the law firm wants to provide for its employees
23 Jun 2014

Majority of Microsoft SharePoint users 'disillusioned' with its services, claims report

SharePoint users aren't seeing the return on investment they want from Microsoft's collaboration tool - report
20 Jun 2014

Hybrid tablets 'not ultimate destination, but still a place we’ll spend a long time in' says Microsoft

Microsoft chief envisioning officer Dave Coplin on the future of hybrids and impact of machine learning
19 Jun 2014

Living with the Nokia Lumia 630 running Windows Phone 8.1

Is Microsoft's refined OS enough to rip out the BYOD staples of iOS and Android?
17 Jun 2014

Backbytes: Get back in your Xbox

"Xbox. Stop bothering me!"
13 Jun 2014

Enterprise Mobility Summit 2014: Law firm DLA Piper mulls Microsoft Surface rollout

Windows ecosystem preferred by DLA Piper, but it may take employees a while to buy-in
12 Jun 2014

Microsoft powers cyber arm of the law in Cambridgeshire

Peter Gothard hears how Windows 8.1 is helping the county's police with their inquiries
10 Jun 2014

Microsoft to introduce near-real-time translation to Skype

Babel fish not required: Microsoft to release beta version of Skype translator before the end of the year
28 May 2014

Outlook Android app's security called into question by researchers

Messages and attachments are not as well protected as Microsoft would have users believe, says Include Security
27 May 2014

Bill Gates only involved in Microsoft 'as much as Nadella wants him', says Chairman John Thompson

The man who led Microsoft's CEO search says Nadella's influence will soon be felt on the whole marketplace
27 May 2014