Latest Microsoft articles

Bill Gates on 'complex role' awaiting next Microsoft CEO

Microsoft chairman Bill Gates
Microsoft chairman uses shareholder meeting to outline what company wants from new CEO, and thanks Ballmer
20 Nov 2013

Nokia gets shareholder approval for Microsoft deal

Nokia's Stephen Elop
99.5 per cent of Nokia's 3,900 investors approve $7.2bn deal at shareholders meeting
20 Nov 2013

Exclusive: Universal Credit programme is one of many DWP failures on the horizon, warns former employee

New DWP office
Ex-consultant says that projects have been plagued by Department for Work & Pensions lack of planning
14 Nov 2013

Microsoft, Google and Facebook offer bigger bounties for bug hunters

Computer giants team up to offer bigger rewards under the HackerOne bug bounty project
07 Nov 2013

Microsoft's $2bn a year from Android patent licensing disguises big losses in Xbox, Skype and mobile – analyst

“Pure profit” from Android patent licensing covering up moribund Entertainment and Devices group, claims Nomura analyst
06 Nov 2013

Microsoft: Stephen Elop and Ford CEO Alan Mulally line up to replace Ballmer

Shortlist for Microsoft's next CEO whittled down to five – including Elop and Mulally
06 Nov 2013

Is VMware finally getting under the skin of its partners?

What do VMware's storage virtualisation plans mean for partners and end users? Sooraj Shah investigates
29 Oct 2013

Microsoft and Nokia 'like bolting two sinking ships together' warns ex-BT CTO

And Microsoft product packaging 'looks like a bloody Cornflake packet' says Cochrane
25 Oct 2013

Firms emerging from recession determined to boost growth through IT, says Capgemini CTO

Lanny Cohen says businesses want Capgemini to show them how to exploit IT 'to enable their global growth agenda'
22 Oct 2013

Surface Pro 2: Review

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

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

VDI is not primarily about saving money, says VMware exec

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