Profile of Michael EndlerAssociate Editor, InformationWeek.com
Member Since: 11/15/2013
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Michael Endler joined InformationWeek as an associate editor in 2012. He previously worked in talent representation in the entertainment industry, as a freelance copywriter and photojournalist, and as a teacher. Michael earned a BA in English from Stanford University in 2005 and, pending the completion of a long-gestating thesis, will hold an MA in Cinema Studies from San Francisco State.
Articles by Michael Endler
posted in July 2013
Release of Office Mobile for Android sends clear message: Microsoft will use iOS and Android to fuel Office 365 subscriptions while keeping Windows 8 protected.
Clearly, Microsoft's Surface tablets have bombed. Now what will the company do about it, and what does it mean for customers?
Microsoft's Windows 8.1 Enterprise Preview includes a lot to make businesses happy. But even if it succeeds, the future of Windows 8's Modern UI could still be in doubt.
Microsoft strengthens its pursuit of the cloud-market crown with its upcoming server software update. Does it do enough to draw businesses into the cloud?
Microsoft is cutting prices for consumers and giving better licensing deals to computer makers. Will businesses start to see benefits, too?
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer tells employees that Windows 8 has underwhelmed. A turnaround depends on Windows 8.1 and his reorg plan.
Windows 8 users got IE10 right away, but Windows 7 users had to wait four months. With IE11, the wait could be shorter.
Dell CEO delayed a shareholder vote on his buyout plan for the second time. He's betting his new and allegedly final offer will secure victory.
Will Microsoft's ambitions again by thwarted by Google's aggressive move in the mini-tablet market? Here are 8 factors to consider.
While Ballmer talks up the goal of rapid software releases, some Windows Phone 8 users tire of waiting for new features.
Windows 8 tablet sales remain slow, but NASCAR team JTG Daugherty uses the devices to speed collaboration and put more competitive cars on the track.
Following disappointing Q4 earnings, Microsoft CFO Amy Hood said the company's reinvention will take time. But Microsoft lacks that luxury.
This week could alter the course of Michael Dell's legacy, as investors consider his $24.4 billion offer to take the company private.
Redmond, we have a problem. Microsoft's $900 million Surface RT write-down was not the only troubling sign in the company's rough earnings report.
Intel announces Q2 growth, bets big for holiday season on $300 Windows 8 clamshell laptops and convertible tablets running forthcoming Bay Trail Atom chips.
Windows 8 tablets, available in a variety of shapes and sizes and at a range of prices, aren't selling briskly. Why? Hardware that doesn't strike the right balance.
Will discounted Microsoft's Surface RTs shake up the BYOD market? Before you pull out your credit card, consider how the tablet stacks up against the competition.
At the Microsoft Faculty Summit, Bill Gates spoke on the future of technology -- and sounded surprisingly like Steve Ballmer.
According to latest rumors, Microsoft's smartwatch is now in hands of Surface team and will run a version of Windows 8. It could also test Ballmer's reorg vision.
Staples will offer Surface RT tablets for $349 starting Sunday.
PC market's longest decline in history may be slowing, as the U.S. market shows a few signs of life.
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer now has the pieces in place, but will renaming divisions and shuffling executives bring a legitimate payoff?
Microsoft's CityNext aims to help cities use cloud services and big data to cut costs and improve services.
CEO Steve Ballmer's major shake-up of Microsoft is reportedly imminent. Here are seven ways he could lead his company to success.
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is eagerly charging toward a "devices and services" future. First, he'll have to take care of more than 160 million users who are stuck on Windows XP.
Windows 8.1 will reach computer makers by August, Microsoft said at its Worldwide Partners Conference on Monday. CEO Steve Ballmer left a few details open.
First update, coming fast on heels of OS introduction as promised, includes minor fixes and an unpopular change to Photos app.
Microsoft reached the 100,000 apps mark much faster than its iOS and Android equivalents. But the milestone is still only a qualified victory.
Windows 8 hasn't set the world on fire. Still, recent data suggests Microsoft's new operating system is making progress.
Microsoft cuts prices of Surface tablets for back-to-school season, lobbies for more enterprise apps and starts offering devices through resellers.