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Microsoft Enhances OneDrive Mobile Apps
News  |  8/29/2014
As the cloud storage wars rage on, Microsoft looks to make OneDrive and OneDrive for Business more cohesive, starting on Android.
8 Things We Want In iPhone 6
Slideshows  |  8/28/2014
What features rank as most wanted in Apple's soon-to-debut iPhone? Let's talk battery, camera, display, and more.
Apple Preps Jumbo iPad
News  |  8/27/2014
iPad-maker will pitch the tablet to businesses as a potential laptop replacement.
Windows Threshold May Merge Windows Phone, RT
News  |  8/26/2014
Microsoft's upcoming Windows Threshold operating system reportedly will merge Windows Phone and Windows RT into one user interface for ARM-based mobile devices.
Microsoft Windows As A Service Planned?
News  |  8/25/2014
Microsoft may be working on a cloud-based version of Windows to go alongside Office 365. What would be in it for customers?
Windows Phone: More High-End Devices Coming Soon
News  |  8/23/2014
As Windows Phone loses market share, Microsoft exec says HTC One (M8) and other new flagship devices could bolster demand.
US Military To Launch Open Source Academy
News  |  8/22/2014
Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center in Mississippi will offer open source training and Linux certification for military personnel and civilians in groundbreaking new program.
Microsoft, Opera Partner On Phone Browser
News  |  8/21/2014
Opera Software's Opera Mini browser will replace Nokia's Xpress on Nokia feature phones, but Microsoft's long-term plan for old Nokia products is unclear.
Microsoft Releases OneNote For Android Tablets
News  |  8/20/2014
Microsoft again updates OneNote, moves towards goal of popularizing the app across all platforms.
Steve Ballmer Resigns From Microsoft Board
News  |  8/19/2014
Former Microsoft CEO -- and newly minted LA Clippers owner -- Steve Ballmer steps down from the board but will remain Microsoft's largest individual shareholder.
HTC One Runs Windows
News  |  8/19/2014
HTC One for Windows Phone uses the same hardware as the Android version.
HP's $199 Windows Laptop: Chromebook Killer?
News  |  8/19/2014
Leaked specs show what a budget-friendly Windows device might offer. Is it enough to stem surging Chromebook sales?
Moto 360 Smartwatch Details Leak
News  |  8/18/2014
Best Buy gave an early reveal of previously unknown data points about the device, including its price.
Windows 'Threshold': 7 Things To Expect
News  |  8/18/2014
Microsoft will reportedly release its next version of Windows as a public preview by this fall. Here's what we know about the next version of Windows.
Windows 8.1: 8 Things I Hate About You
Slideshows  |  8/18/2014
Latest version of Windows 8.1 beats its predecessors, but oh those grating quirks.
CoreOS Acquires Quay.io For Docker Container Security
News  |  8/15/2014
Acquisition positions CoreOS as a more secure, enterprise-oriented offering for the Docker form of Linux containers.
Android Dominates Smartphone Market With 85% Share
News  |  8/14/2014
Even Apple's iOS is a blip compared to Google's unstoppable, juggernaut mobile platform.
Cisco To Cut 6,000 Jobs
News  |  8/14/2014
Cisco's Q4 earnings beat analyst estimates, but company plans to lay off 8% of its workforce.
Microsoft Delays ActiveX Blocking In IE
News  |  8/13/2014
In response to customer concerns, Microsoft won't start blocking ActiveX controls in IE until September.
Dell Pushes Power With New Workstations
News  |  8/12/2014
Dell bolsters its workstation comeback with new tower and rack systems that are among the first to feature fast DDR4 RAM.
Chromebook Sales Surge
News  |  8/11/2014
More than 5.2 million Chromebooks will be sold this year, says Gartner.
Microsoft To Patch 2 Critical Bugs
News  |  8/11/2014
Microsoft will fix two critical bugs on Patch Tuesday -- but not for Windows 8.1 users who haven't installed the Windows 8.1 Update.
Microsoft Dumps Support For Old IE Versions
News  |  8/11/2014
Microsoft will drop support for older versions of Internet Explorer, but getting people to upgrade could be easier said than done.
Windows Phone: A Big Week For Microsoft
News  |  8/9/2014
Windows Phone momentum continues, with an OS update, more apps, and Skype improvements. But is it time for Microsoft to just give up?
Apple Patent Points To Siri On Macs
News  |  8/9/2014
Apple's Siri might soon appear on Macs if a new patent application is any indication.
Microsoft To Open Fifth Avenue Store?
News  |  8/7/2014
Microsoft wants to open a store on NYC's Fifth Avenue, says report -- just weeks after CEO Satya Nadella said retail stores are a "supporting" part of his strategy.
Microsoft's Windows 'Threshold' Takes Shape
News  |  8/7/2014
The next version of Windows could add virtual desktops and kill Windows 8's controversial Charms Bar.
Microsoft Windows 8.1 Update Next Week
News  |  8/6/2014
Microsoft will release a constant stream of Windows 8.1 updates, not a major "Update 2." No word on the Start menu.
Microsoft Discounts Surface Pro 3 For Education
News  |  8/5/2014
With discounts of at least $150 available across the Surface Pro 3 line, Microsoft hopes its newest tablet can become a hit among students and teachers.
Samsung Loses Grip On China
News  |  8/5/2014
Xiaomi has usurped Samsung's smartphone lead in the world's largest market.
Microsoft vs. Samsung, Explained
News  |  8/4/2014
Microsoft claims Samsung is trying to renege on its obligation to pay patent licensing fees. Could the billions Microsoft earns from Android-related patents be at stake?
IT Careers: Open Source, Open Resume
News  |  8/4/2014
Don't trash the traditional resume just yet, but developers who contribute to open source projects may find their code becomes their best career-boosting tool.
Google Barge Showroom Scrapped
News  |  8/2/2014
Google abandons its plans for a floating technology exhibit hall, at least on the East Coast.
Microsoft Enhances Office For iPad
News  |  8/1/2014
Office for iPad includes better pivot table support and expanded presentation tools, but can it maintain momentum against free competitors?


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