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

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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

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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

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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

Microsoft: Be grateful for the data deluge

Value hidden in today's data is the revenue stream of the future, says chief envisioning officer Dave Coplin
23 May 2014

Computing Refresh: Salesforce invades UK, eBay hacked, and Microsoft reveals Surface Pro 3

Salesforce sets up shop in London, eBay reveals three-month old customer data hack, and Microsoft launches a 'laptop beater'.
23 May 2014

Microsoft-owned Nokia plans new Android smartphones

Nokia X and Nokia XL to be joined by new devices - despite Microsoft takeover
22 May 2014

What the Surface Pro 3 says about Microsoft's hardware strategy

Does Microsoft's hybrid tablet announcement point to a more focused hardware division under Satya Nadella's new company?
21 May 2014

Microsoft announces Surface Pro 3 *UPDATED*

Latest device in Surface range is larger, thinner and louder
20 May 2014