Microsoft reports $900M hit on poor Surface RT sales

Microsoft reports $900M hit on poor Surface RT sales

Microsoft Corp. today reported that it is taking a $900 million charge due the disappointing sales of its Surface RT...

July 18th, 2013 nestor e. arellano

Microsoft building Windows 8 smartwatch prototype

Microsoft building Windows 8 smartwatch prototype

Development of a Windows 8-based smartwatch by Microsoft Corp. is reported to have reached the prototype stage.Among the early details...

July 15th, 2013 nestor e. arellano

Prototype of Win8 Blue handset slips away

Prototype of Win8 Blue handset slips away

It’s embarrassing when you lose things. It’s even more embarrassing when you’re a billion-dollar corporation and you’ve lost a prototype...

June 10th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Nifty utility helps diagnose PC problems

Nifty utility helps diagnose PC problems

There are lots of things we take for granted in desktop computing thanks to the increasing reliability of hardware –...

June 10th, 2013 Howard Solomon

PC sales slump, Windows 8 blamed

PC sales slump, Windows 8 blamed

A slowing world economy and a shift to tablets has meant organizations and consumers aren’t buying PCs the way they...

April 11th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Microsoft patches IE10, Windows 8, Word

Microsoft patches IE10, Windows 8, Word

Following the release of a slew of new Microsoft products, the company is also plugging some new security holes.  This week, Microsoft released updates...

December 12th, 2012 brian bloom

Microsoft demos Windows 8 enterprise features

Microsoft demos Windows 8 enterprise features

Microsoft gave members of the Canadian media a hands-on look at some of the features of its new Windows 8...

December 12th, 2012 brian bloom

Windows Phone 8 SDK gets mixed reviews

Windows Phone 8 SDK gets mixed reviews

Microsoft is being praised for releasing a powerful software development kit for its new Windows 8 platform. But some developers...

November 5th, 2012 brian bloom

Windows live tiles lead to lawsuit

Windows live tiles lead to lawsuit

A company in Portland, Maine is suing Microsoft over its use of so-called "live tiles" in its Windows 7 and...

November 1st, 2012 brian bloom