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Customers big up Dynamics as Microsoft updates apps at Convergence 2014

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Updates aimed at easing integration and enhancing functionality of 'customer centric' companies, says Microsoft
04 Mar 2014

MWC 2014: How will Nokia X's Android leanings benefit the enterprise?

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Computing hits the show floor to ask Nokia to explain itself.
28 Feb 2014

NatWest selects Microsoft Dynamics CRM ahead of Salesforce.com and Oracle

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Dynamics was preferred because of its on-premise option, says RBS head of CRM
24 Feb 2014

MWC 2014: Microsoft-owned Nokia unveils Google Android-based Nokia X smartphones

'Affordable' devices revealed at MWC 2014 will have access to apps including BBM, Facebook, LINE, Skype and Twitter
24 Feb 2014

Microsoft to slash price of Windows 8.1 by 70 per cent - report

Manufacturers of lower-priced laptop and tablet devices to pay only $15 for licence, sources say
24 Feb 2014

Satya Nadella says Microsoft must “discover the new formula” for good management

“Any organisational structure you have today is irrelevant” says new CEO
21 Feb 2014

Remove Microsoft admin rights to mitigate 92 per cent of vulnerabilities

Avecto analysed data from security bulletins issued by Microsoft throughout 2013
18 Feb 2014

Windows 8 licence sales lag behind Windows 7 at same stage

Forty million fewer licences sold over 15 months than Windows 7 managed in its first 12 months
14 Feb 2014

'ARM is part of the strategy' says Microsoft, but there's 'no insight to share' on Windows RT

'Commonality and convergence' remains focus, says platform strategy GM
14 Feb 2014

Google requests US Congress to update privacy laws

Government should require a warrant before asking for content of users' communications, says Google
12 Feb 2014

Is the government finally going to walk the walk with open source?

After years of talking about vendor lock-in and cutting costs, Sooraj Shah asks whether Whitehall is finally fully embracing open standards
11 Feb 2014

Nadella’s key challenges

Microsoft’s new CEO, Satya Nadella, faces a number of challenges, big and small, as he takes the helm at the software giant
07 Feb 2014

Satya Nadella to earn 70 per cent higher salary than Steve Ballmer

With generous incentives worth up to 300 per cent on top
06 Feb 2014

Microsoft's Azure cloud offering "not as strong as Amazon Web Services", says Just Eat CTO

Carlos Morgado tells Computing why he opted for AWS instead of Microsoft Azure
05 Feb 2014

HMRC and NHS have “dropped the ball” over Windows XP April support shutdown, says Labour

Hackers' free-for-all with personal data expected, says shadow Cabinet Office minister
05 Feb 2014

Satya Nadella takes helm at Microsoft as new CEO

While Bill Gates steps down as chairman to help him in advisory role
04 Feb 2014

Enterprise mobility – which platform should you choose?

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

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