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Surface Pro 2: Review

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Microsoft’s update to its flagship tablet sees Intel’s latest Haswell processor beef up its performance and massively improve battery life
21 Oct 2013

Windows 8.1 globally available today

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Free update for Microsoft’s flagship OS downloadable now
17 Oct 2013

VDI is not primarily about saving money, says VMware exec

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Installing thin clients can be just as cost-effective, says Andy Tait
16 Oct 2013

Brazilian regulators to probe Google on antitrust claims

Microsoft and Brazilian e-commerce firms issue complaints to antitrust watchdog Cade
14 Oct 2013

The cookie crumbles: Microsoft, Google and Facebook plot the demise of third-party trackers

Cross-platform browsing making cookies redundant, but could give more power to the internet giants
11 Oct 2013

Living with the Microsoft Surface

Burn the desktop, ditch the laptop, leave the iPad at home, here's the best and only choice for the mobile worker
07 Oct 2013

West and South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw CSU issues £3m tender for BI platform

The unit - hosted by NHS England - is on the lookout for a platform that is optimised for healthcare analytics
07 Oct 2013

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde nearing fix for 'major' IT system problem

Major IT problem affected 709 patients
03 Oct 2013

Google EU antitrust case reaches 'key moment' says Commission

Search engine giant seems to be moving towards settlement agreement
01 Oct 2013

Microsoft ex-chief privacy officer: 'I don't trust Microsoft'

Caspar Bowden, Microsoft's former chief privacy officer, says 'I don't trust Microsoft' after Prism revelations, and recommends switching to open-source software
01 Oct 2013

Delta Air Lines’ 11,000 pilots to use Microsoft Surface 2 tablets

Airline hopes to save $13m a year in fuel, cut carbon emissions and improve efficiency with 'electronic flight bags'
01 Oct 2013

Microsoft’s 'brand perception is its main barrier' says Gartner

'This next year is fundamental for them to change this perception around,' states analyst
30 Sep 2013

Microsoft unveils Surface Pro 2 as it gears up for a 22 October release

Device branded 'the most powerful tablet for professional use in the world'
23 Sep 2013

Microsoft has lagged behind in infrastructure space, admits cloud CTO Campbell

'It’s like ski slalom – do you want to go back up the hill and try again, or just go onto the next gate?'
20 Sep 2013

Ballmer sees Microsoft's 'almost no share' of mobile as an opportunity

Microsoft CEO tells analysts of regret for focusing on Windows Vista when he should have been focusing on mobile
20 Sep 2013

Stephen Elop given €18.8m for moving from Nokia to Microsoft

Windfall comes only three years after $6.2m payout for Microsoft-Nokia move
19 Sep 2013

Proprietary software models 'not cloud friendly' agree Channel 4, Sage and Investec

'Completely different model needed' agree experts on AWS customer panel
17 Sep 2013

Case Study: Online storage and collaboration at Toyota

Car manufacturer sees improved productivity as user base increasingly adopts Box
17 Sep 2013

Nokia and Microsoft: the odd couple

When Microsoft announced plans to buy Nokia’s devices business it was an almost inevitable culmination of a deal hammered out between Steve Ballmer and Stephen Elop. But for Microsoft the deal is fraught with risk
16 Sep 2013

Did Microsoft acquire Nokia to stop it switching to Android?

Insiders suggest that a move by Nokia to Google was only a matter of time, with Windows Phone licence due to run out in 2014
16 Sep 2013

Microsoft u-turns to give developers early access to Windows 8.1

Programmers were due to receive build same time as general release, but Microsoft reverses decision following complaints
10 Sep 2013

Facebook and Yahoo ask for permission to publish national security-related data requests

US government prohibits companies from disclosing this information
10 Sep 2013

Microsoft 'has shot itself in the foot' with Nokia acquisition, says Linux International director

Jon 'Maddog' Hall claims acquisition is like Microsoft buying Dell 30 years ago
06 Sep 2013

Android will soon have 90 per cent of smartphone market, says Jon ‘Maddog’ Hall

Linux advocate claims Apple is making the same mistake it did with desktops
06 Sep 2013