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posted in July 2013

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Microsoft Releases Office Mobile For Android Smartphones
News  |  7/31/2013
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.
Can Microsoft Rebound From Surface Flop?
Commentary  |  7/31/2013
Clearly, Microsoft's Surface tablets have bombed. Now what will the company do about it, and what does it mean for customers?
Microsoft Releases Windows 8.1 Enterprise Preview
News  |  7/30/2013
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.
Comment: re: Time For Plan B At Intel - 7/30/2013
Windows Server 2012 R2 Widens Enterprise Cloud Gateway
News  |  7/30/2013
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?
Will Microsoft's Windows Strategy Benefit IT Managers?
News  |  7/29/2013
Microsoft is cutting prices for consumers and giving better licensing deals to computer makers. Will businesses start to see benefits, too?
Microsoft's Dilemma: Windows 8.1 May Not Be Enough
News  |  7/26/2013
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer tells employees that Windows 8 has underwhelmed. A turnaround depends on Windows 8.1 and his reorg plan.
MS Looks To Move Windows 7 Users To IE 11
News  |  7/25/2013
Windows 8 users got IE10 right away, but Windows 7 users had to wait four months. With IE11, the wait could be shorter.
Can Michael Dell's New Offer Sway Investors?
News  |  7/25/2013
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.
Google Nexus 7 Heats Up Mini-Tablet Battle
News  |  7/25/2013
Will Microsoft's ambitions again by thwarted by Google's aggressive move in the mini-tablet market? Here are 8 factors to consider.
Windows Phone Users Wait Impatiently For Updates
News  |  7/24/2013
While Ballmer talks up the goal of rapid software releases, some Windows Phone 8 users tire of waiting for new features.
Comment: re: Don't Give Up On The PC - 7/23/2013
Comment: re: Don't Give Up On The PC - 7/23/2013
NASCAR Team Drives Dell Windows 8 Tablets
News  |  7/22/2013
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.
Microsoft Windows 8 Has No Time To Waste
Commentary  |  7/22/2013
Following disappointing Q4 earnings, Microsoft CFO Amy Hood said the company's reinvention will take time. But Microsoft lacks that luxury.
Michael Dell Faces Biggest Week Of His Career
News  |  7/22/2013
This week could alter the course of Michael Dell's legacy, as investors consider his $24.4 billion offer to take the company private.
Microsoft's Struggles Grow: 9 Key Points
News  |  7/19/2013
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's Next Hope: $300 Windows 8 Devices
News  |  7/18/2013
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' Big Flaw: Hardware Compromise
Commentary  |  7/17/2013
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.
Microsoft's Cheaper Surface Tablet: 8 Key Facts
News  |  7/16/2013
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.
Microsoft's Gates Vs. Ballmer: Visions Compared
News  |  7/16/2013
At the Microsoft Faculty Summit, Bill Gates spoke on the future of technology -- and sounded surprisingly like Steve Ballmer.
Microsoft Surface Smartwatch Would Test Reorg
News  |  7/15/2013
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.
Microsoft Surface RT Price Slashed $150
News  |  7/12/2013
Staples will offer Surface RT tablets for $349 starting Sunday.
Dell, Lenovo See Silver Lining In Stormy PC Market
News  |  7/11/2013
PC market's longest decline in history may be slowing, as the U.S. market shows a few signs of life.
Microsoft Reorganization Signals Big Challenges Ahead
News  |  7/11/2013
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer now has the pieces in place, but will renaming divisions and shuffling executives bring a legitimate payoff?
Microsoft's Launches 'Smart Cities' Initiative
News  |  7/10/2013
Microsoft's CityNext aims to help cities use cloud services and big data to cut costs and improve services.
7 Reorg Moves Microsoft Should Make
News  |  7/10/2013
CEO Steve Ballmer's major shake-up of Microsoft is reportedly imminent. Here are seven ways he could lead his company to success.
Microsoft Preaches XP Conversion
News  |  7/9/2013
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 Set For Fall, But Questions Remain
News  |  7/8/2013
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.
Microsoft Releases First Windows 8.1 Fixes
News  |  7/3/2013
First update, coming fast on heels of OS introduction as promised, includes minor fixes and an unpopular change to Photos app.
Windows 8 Store Hits 100,000 Apps
News  |  7/2/2013
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 Adoption: Modest Growth In June
News  |  7/1/2013
Windows 8 hasn't set the world on fire. Still, recent data suggests Microsoft's new operating system is making progress.
Microsoft Amps Up Surface Tablet Push
News  |  7/1/2013
Microsoft cuts prices of Surface tablets for back-to-school season, lobbies for more enterprise apps and starts offering devices through resellers.

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