Bill Gates, co-founder and former CEO of Microsoft, was the world's richest person in 2016, Forbes said today.
Microsoft has begun a low-key promotion for the next Windows 10 feature upgrade with the release of this month's Patch Tuesday updates.
Mozilla today updated Firefox to version 52, which adds a variety of new features and plugs 28 security vulnerabilities, a half dozen of them considered "critical."
Patch experts struggled with Microsoft's decision to cancel this month's updates, pointing out that known vulnerabilities will go unpatched and IT planning was disrupted.
It's finally here: Microsoft officially launched a premium-grade Outlook.com email service in the U.S. that omits ads, provides five inboxes and (hurray!) supports personalized addresses.
Microsoft today took the unprecedented step of postponing an entire month's slate of security updates for Windows and its other products.
Quicken in January moved to a software-by-subscription model for Canadian customers, and may do the same for those in the U.S.
Microsoft on Monday reminded Windows 7 customers that they need to hurry -- they have just three years of support remaining. Instead, they need to migrate to Windows 10.
Recent concessions by Microsoft in the data its Windows 10 "phones home" to company servers won cautious praise from one critic this week.
Mozilla plans to end support for its Firefox browser running on Windows XP and Windows Vista sometime in 2017.
After a two-month stretch of no growth, Windows 10 in November gained user share, powering more than a quarter of all Windows PCs for the first time, new data showed.
Microsoft's browsers hemorrhaged another 40 million users last month, according to analytics vendor Net Applications.
Microsoft today quietly put an end to sales of Windows 7 licenses to computer makers.
Microsoft said revenue in the September quarter for the More Personal Computing group was down 2%, the second consecutive quarter of year-over-year declines.
Windows 10's cumulative updates have ballooned in size, and a similar bloat will affect the Windows 7 updates Microsoft revamped this month.
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