Even though Microsoft retired Windows XP two years ago, an estimated 181 million PCs worldwide ran the crippled OS last month.
Windows 10 boosted its growth in users during March after a slow February.
Microsoft does not plan to build an online ad blocker into its Edge browser, a Microsoft engineer said today at its Build conference.
Microsoft completed work on the first version of Windows 10 designed specifically for Chinese government agencies, according to a report from the People's Republic of China.
An outside contractor with established ties to the FBI has most likely shown investigators how to circumvent the iPhone's security measures by copying the contents of the device's flash storage, a forensics expert said.
Twitter today said it would halt updates to the Windows version of TweetDeck in four weeks.
Microsoft's Edge and Internet Explorer browsers are losing user share at such a rate that Microsoft could fall behind Google in the browser market as early as May.
Microsoft this week made good on a 2014 promise and withheld security updates from users of older versions of Internet Explorer.
Mozilla is changing Firefox's rigid every-six-week release cadence to a looser schedule that resembles what Google has used for Chrome since 2008.
Windows 10's user share jumped in January by its second-largest one-month increase since its launch, data from analytics vendor Net Applications showed.
Apple on Wednesday released an update for OS X 10.6, aka Snow Leopard, an edition it last patched in September 2013.
Mozilla today released Firefox 44, adding push notifications to the browser.
Brendan Eich, co-founder of Mozilla and for an 11-day stint, its CEO, announced a new browser called "Brave," that blocks outside online ads and ad tracking.
Microsoft's Windows 10 now powers about 164 million PCs, but the pace continues to slow.
The PC business can't seem to climb out of the four-year hole it's dug for itself.