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Microsoft admits Surface Pro 3 overheating issues, promises fix

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Only i7 version of company's new hybrid tablet seems to be affected
27 Aug 2014

Huawei drops 'not profitable' Windows Phone as Microsoft faces new China anti-trust probe

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'It has been difficult to persuade consumers to buy a Windows phone,' says Huawei's Richard Yu
26 Aug 2014

Microsoft: Windows 9 'technology preview' to be unveiled on 30 September

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Windows 9: Out goes the 'charms bar'; in comes the 'mini start menu'
22 Aug 2014

Microsoft to release Windows 9 technology preview next month

Microsoft dangles imminent Windows 9 release in front of disgruntled Windows 8 users
15 Aug 2014

The internet runs out of memory, and the unhackable is hacked: Top 10 IT news stories of the week

On the flipside, the NHS is grabbing some excellent IT budget-saving opportunities as NPfIT is laid to rest
15 Aug 2014

The 'rise' of the IT pro

Dave Coplin, chief envisioning officer at Microsoft, argues that IT professionals need to focus on the business now more than ever
08 Aug 2014

Microsoft sues Samsung over 2011 patent cross-license agreements

Software giant claims Samsung has breached patent agreement, citing Microsoft's acquisition of Nokia as justification
05 Aug 2014

US court upholds ruling granting authorities global access to data held in the cloud

US government wins the latest round in long-running dispute with Microsoft
31 Jul 2014

Windows 8 is ‘too much, too quickly and too different’, says KPMG CIO

Windows 8 'optional' for staff, but Windows Phone 'not ready' due to security concerns
31 Jul 2014

Microsoft revenues up 12 per cent as Nadella explains reorganisation

Microsoft re-organisation to unite operating system teams as it posts full-year revenues up 12 per cent
23 Jul 2014

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

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

Backbytes: Say “hello”, wave goodbye

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

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