Latest Microsoft articles

'Microsoft Lumia' confirmed as new post-Nokia company phone branding

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It might have dropped the maker, but Microsoft happily holds on to the model
24 Oct 2014

Why Apple and Samsung could be heading for a fall along with the smartphone market that made them

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The smartphone market is looking increasingly unsustainable as icons of the industry - such as Nokia, BlackBerry and Motorola - tumble, and even established giants, such as Samsung, start to struggle
23 Oct 2014

Opinion: The Nadella controversy has highlighted an opportunity gap, not just a pay gap

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The founder and CEO of EasySharePoint - and Microsoft Virtual Technical Solutions Professional - Suzy Dean examines the real issues in the wake of the Redmond boss's recent gaffes
23 Oct 2014

Top 10 news stories of the week: Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Maxwell and Satya Nadella all 'popular' for different reasons...

This week, Apple released a slew of new shiny things, news of which is always popular with readers. But will the coverage make the top spot in Computing's weekly top 10?
17 Oct 2014

Suspected Russian hackers use Microsoft zero-day exploit to target NATO, Ukraine and others

iSight Partners reveals exploit that could have been actively exploited for five years
14 Oct 2014

Microsoft sheds light on Windows 10, discusses Salesforce partnership

Tony Prophet, corporate VP Windows marketing, speaks to Salesforce CEO about the future of Windows, and the new partnership between the two firms
13 Oct 2014

Women! Your 'super power' is to not ask for a raise, says Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

Foot-in-mouth moment for Microsoft CEO as he tells women to keep quiet if they want a pay rise
10 Oct 2014

'Designed for the challenges of modern business' - Microsoft unveils Windows 10

Microsoft skips Windows 9 and brings back the Start button
01 Oct 2014

M&C Saatchi switches from Google cloud to Egnyte for better Microsoft integration

Mobile division head opted for Google as a 'kneejerk reaction' because friend from Ocado said it was a good idea
24 Sep 2014

Microsoft cuts another 2,100 jobs, with more losses to come

Microsoft Research Lab among operations to close as Nadella continues reforms
19 Sep 2014

Top 10 IT news stories of the week: Privacy at the forefront - Apple's iCloud, Microsoft's emails and 42,000 patient forms lost by NHS Trust

The most-read list features the security implications of the theft of celebrity photos and the biggest stories from BoxWorks
05 Sep 2014

Microsoft fights back against US warrant demanding overseas emails be handed over

Microsoft resists US search warrant demanding data held in data centre in Ireland
01 Sep 2014

Microsoft admits Surface Pro 3 overheating issues, promises fix

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

'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

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