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Windows 10, HoloLens: 7 Things We Learned From Microsoft Build
News  |  4/30/2015
Windows 10 will host iOS and Android apps, turn mobile phones into PCs, and come equipped with a newly named Microsoft Edge browser.
Windows 10 App Updates, Earnings Report: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  4/25/2015
The good: positive quarterly earnings report, promise of Office 365 security updates, new Windows 10 Build. The bad: Windows, Office financials. Here's a look at Microsoft's week.
Microsoft Earnings: Cloud Dominates As Windows, Office Tumble
News  |  4/24/2015
Microsoft revenue hit $21.7 billion this past quarter as cloud services boomed, offsetting poor performance by its core Windows and Office products.
Windows 10 Build 10061: App Revamps Galore
Slideshows  |  4/24/2015
Microsoft updated its Windows 10 technical preview with a new build: 10061. This offers new mail and calendar apps, tablet optimization, and a refreshed Start menu.
HP Pavilion, Envy PCs Sport Intel Chips, Bold Colors
News  |  4/22/2015
HP is trying to lead the back-to-school charge with several new convertible PCs and laptops that sport more processor, graphics, and display options for the company's Pavilion and Envy lines.
Microsoft Office On Android: How To Install
Slideshows  |  4/22/2015
Microsoft is looking to expand its Office suite beyond its traditional base. Here's a look at how to install and use Office on Android smartphones and tablet.
Windows 10: Landing In July?
News  |  4/20/2015
In a conference call, AMD's CEO let it slip that Microsoft will release Windows 10 at the end of July 2015.
Bypassing The Password, Part 1: Windows 10 Scaremongering
Commentary  |  4/20/2015
Microsoft's hype of its upcoming biometrics system in Windows 10, spouting the virtues of biometrics over traditional password-based security, seems misguided at best -- misleading at worst.
Windows 10: Your PC Is Headed For The Cloud
Slideshows  |  4/19/2015
Windows 10 could well be the trigger that will drive the growth of cloud-based virtual desktop integration. Here's why.
Apple Watch: 5 Things We Learned This Week
News  |  4/19/2015
Apple Watch preorders have made the wearable a star in the past week. Here's a look at what you missed.
Windows 10 Universal Apps Update Coming To Phones
News  |  4/18/2015
Microsoft announces Office Universal apps preview for Windows 10 on Windows Phone and details of Office 2016.
Skype For Business, Windows Security Flaws: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  4/18/2015
Security and collaboration were key themes this week as Microsoft announced news surrounding bug fixes, Office Delve, Skype, and partnerships.
Surface 3 Vs. Surface Pro 3: Picking The Right Tablet
Slideshows  |  4/17/2015
The Surface 3, the newest hybrid from Microsoft, packs the hallmarks of Surface Pro 3 into a thinner and lighter device.
Microsoft, Yahoo: The Search Party Continues
News  |  4/16/2015
Microsoft and Yahoo renew their 2009 partnership to enhance the search experience across platforms and boost value for advertisers.
BlackBerry Leap Debuts In UK, Coming To US Soon
News  |  4/15/2015
Down but by no means out, beleaguered BlackBerry looks to recapture marketshare with the Leap smartphone, which is headed to the US soon.
Docker Raises $95 Million In 4th VC Round
News  |  4/14/2015
Goldman Sachs was urged by its IT department to become a Docker investor.
Apple's WWDC Starts June 8 With iOS 9 On Deck
Commentary  |  4/14/2015
At the 2015 WWDC, Apple's is expected to show off new versions of iOS, specifically iOS 9, and Mac OS X. Additionally, developers will get more details about the Apple Watch.
Microsoft Office 365 MDM: Hits And Misses
Slideshows  |  4/12/2015
Microsoft is offering free mobile device management (MDM) features for all commercial users of its Office 365 cloud-based services. Here we break down what it can and can't do for your organization.
Windows 10 Redstone, Dropbox Partnership: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  4/11/2015
Microsoft news from this week included a new build of Windows 10 for phones and details on a major Windows 10 update in 2016.
Windows 10: Mobile Build 10051 Released
News  |  4/10/2015
The newest version of Microsoft Windows 10 for phones brings a version of Project Spartan and new mail, messaging, and calendar apps.
Microsoft Office Online Adds More Dropbox Integration
News  |  4/10/2015
Microsoft is strengthening its relationship with cloud storage provider Dropbox by adding additional integration with its Office Online suite.
Microsoft at 40: 5 Successes, 5 Failures
Slideshows  |  4/9/2015
In honor of Microsoft's 40th birthday, InformationWeek reflects on the successes, failures, and lessons learned that built the company as it stands today.
Apple Watch Reviews: It's Not For Everyone
Commentary  |  4/8/2015
Early testers of the Apple Watch suggest it is the best smartwatch yet, but they admit that people don't necessarily need smartwatches. That is, at least not yet.
Windows 10 Redstone Update Expected In 2016
News  |  4/8/2015
One year after the Windows 10 launch, Microsoft will deliver two major operating system updates under the code name Redstone.
Intel Compute Stick Will Challenge Google Chromebit
News  |  4/8/2015
Intel is hoping to stay relevant in the PC market with the release of Compute Stick, a pocket computer that should rival Google's Chromebit. However, competitors such as the Raspberry Pi are claiming part of the market.
Bill Gates: Microsoft Turns 40
News  |  4/6/2015
On Microsoft's 40th birthday, Bill Gates shares his vision that the company will "make the power of technology accessible to everyone."
10 Linux Distros You Need To Know
Slideshows  |  4/6/2015
Wondering which Linux distribution is right for your organization? Check out our quick guide to find the distro with the features and capabilities you need.
Surface 3, Project Spartan Demo: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  4/4/2015
A new Windows 10 desktop build that offered a glimpse at Project Spartan, and Surface 3 release were among the headlines coming from Redmond this week.
Surface 3 Vs. iPad Air 2: Competition Is Fierce
News  |  4/2/2015
Can Microsoft's new Surface 3 prove a threat to Apple's sleek iPad Air 2? It depends on what you need.
Acer Chromebase: All-In-One Boasts Touchscreen
Commentary  |  4/2/2015
The Acer Chromebase, which runs Google's Chrome operating system, is the first of its kind to offer a touchscreen.
Microsoft Streamlines Visual Studio Pricing, Structure
News  |  4/1/2015
In looking to make life a little easier for developers, Microsoft is streamlining its Visual Studio offerings, and detailing a new pricing structure.
10 Apple Acquisitions: What Do They Mean?
Slideshows  |  4/1/2015
Apple has a habit of buying tech companies. Let's look at its most recent acquisitions and in what ways each might enhance the company's future.


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