Latest Microsoft articles

Satya Nadella takes helm at Microsoft as new CEO

Satya Nadella the new CEO of Microsoft
While Bill Gates steps down as chairman to help him in advisory role
04 Feb 2014

Enterprise mobility – which platform should you choose?

Big Data concept - mobile flying down a data tunnel
Who is winning the race for dominance of the increasingly cut-throat mobile market? Can Windows Phone catch up? Is BlackBerry dead? What about Xiaomi? Stuart Sumner investigates
31 Jan 2014

What IT leaders want from Windows 9

A preview of Windows 8 OS
With speculation mounting that Microsoft will launch the successor to Windows 8 no later than next April, Peter Gothard asks IT leaders what they’d like the new OS to deliver
31 Jan 2014

Satya Nadella set to become next Microsoft CEO

Head of cloud computing at Microsoft to take top job ahead of Stephen Elop
31 Jan 2014

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison dismisses customers’ NSA snooping concerns

"It's so secure, there are people that complain," claims Ellison
30 Jan 2014

US government enables tech firms to release more NSA spying data

Google, Apple, Microsoft, Facebook and LinkedIn can publish aggregate number of national security requests they receive
28 Jan 2014

Cloud revenues double at Microsoft as the company closes in on $100bn annual revenues

Second quarter revenues leap by 14 per cent, driven by cloud, consoles and tablets
24 Jan 2014

Google chief Schmidt says middle-class jobs could be wiped out by IT

It is a 'race between computers and people', he says
24 Jan 2014

Nokia mobile phone sales fall by one-third as Windows Phone devices struggle

Company refuses to break out sales figures for mobile phones ahead of sale to Microsoft
23 Jan 2014

Microsoft to store foreign customer data outside US to prevent NSA snooping

Microsoft breaks ranks with other tech firms with new policy
23 Jan 2014

Deloitte's CIO on BYOD and collaboration

Matt Peers explains how mobility can aid productivity and flexibility in the workplace
22 Jan 2014

Ericsson's Vestberg latest name to be linked with Microsoft CEO role

Hans Vestberg has seen a rise in revenues and shares under his stewardship
16 Jan 2014

Microsoft Windows 9 slated for April 2015 release

Codenamed 'Threshold', Microsoft appears keen to distance the release from Windows 8
14 Jan 2014

Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust dumps Microsoft SCCM for Novell ZENworks

Microsoft SCCM 'unreliable' and was not able to provide enough accuracy, says trust
10 Jan 2014

Windows device shipments to jump by a third, says Gartner

Meanwhile Windows 8.1 is to get its first upgrade, according to screenshot leaks
09 Jan 2014

Microsoft buys Parature to boost Dynamics CRM platform

Self-service knowledge base and social media integration aimed at helping organisations to better connect with their customers
08 Jan 2014

Ford CEO Mulally rules himself out of race for top Microsoft job

Microsoft will have to look elsewhere for a CEO as turnaround expert Mulally opts to stay at US car manufacturer
08 Jan 2014

Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and the "battle for the living room"

Xbox One, PlayStation 4 - not really the productivity solutions some may have hoped for
08 Jan 2014

Plugging the IT Skills Gap Part Two: Microsoft's Apprentice

In Part Two of a three-part series we meet a college leaver turned Microsoft-trained IT project manager
06 Jan 2014

Skype and Snapchat embarrassed in New Year hacks

Syrian Electronic Army claims Microsoft social media tools are 'monitored' and information sold to governments
02 Jan 2014

Deloitte to issue touchscreen laptops but CIO still unsure on Microsoft’s Surface Pro

Lenovo's IdeaPad Yoga is in the frame as 'Big Four' firm moves to Windows 8.1
02 Jan 2014

Microsoft appoints Jim DuBois as CIO

Veteran with over 20 years at Microsoft to head up IT infrastructure
23 Dec 2013

Microsoft's CEO search to continue into 2014, according to John Thompson

Finding a suitably qualified replacement for Steve Ballmer proving harder than expected...
18 Dec 2013

Obama to meet with tech CEOs on NSA, HealthCare.gov issues

US President will seek advice from Apple, Google, Microsoft and Salesforce
17 Dec 2013