To encourage consumers to keep buying Windows Vista PCs this year despite Windows 7's looming release, Microsoft will reportedly offer free upgrades to Windows 7 to new Vista customers.
In a vote of confidence for Windows 7's suitability for use on netbook PCs, HP says it likely will offer at least three versions of the OS on its Minis.
Microsoft on Friday said that it may discontinue its free Popfly service that lets non-programmers build Web 2.0 apps.
The company says it's is still committed to developing the technology in its Flight Simulator family of games.
Microsoft layoffs could be a shot in the arm for Seattle tech industry.
Icons for trial software and Web services, colorfully known as "crapware," cover new Windows desktops like pockmarks.
Amidst a bevy of bad news in the PC market, Intel took two corrective steps this week, aggressively slashing prices and cutting jobs.
One of the oldest methods used to protect software from illegal copying is being dropped by Apple .
The software giant has had eight small layoffs in the past seven years.
Gartner says Exchange's lead over Notes actually 'getting bigger and bigger.'
Number of people let go on Friday unclear, but one analyst said it could be in the thousands.
Hewlett-Packard releases a pair of high-performance desktop PCs that buck the conventional wisdom that brawn is best.
With its 'elegant' simplicity, USB has yet to win strong nod from monitor makers.