Microsoft's Windows 8 app ecosystem badly needs a jolt to make it competitive with iOS and Android on tablets, analysts say.
The Feedly RSS service raised half a million dollars Monday, pulling in an average of more than $62,000 in subscriptions each hour over an eight-hour span.
Both Apple- and Windows-branded tablets lost market share in the second quarter, each retreating in the face of increased pressure from Android, a market research analyst said.
Yahoo on Friday acquired Rockmelt, a company that tried to compete with Google, Microsoft and Mozilla in the cut-throat browser market, but failed.
Microsoft must rename its SkyDrive online storage service after losing a trademark infringement case in a U.K. court, leading analysts and legal experts to wonder how the company could have made such a mistake.
It's apparent Microsoft doesn't have a hit in the Surface RT; what's stopping the company from finally releasing Office for the iPad and scoring some tablet success?
Apple has restored key sections of its developer website, including the download center, more than a week after it took the portal offline.
Microsoft's massive $900 million Surface RT gaffe may have been, as one analyst put it, "an absolute abomination" in operations, but the company cannot give up on the ARM-based platform, experts said.
Microsoft must be ready to accept, as has Apple, that it's better to cannibalize its own sales than to let competitors do it.
Microsoft slashed prices on its Surface RT tablets by as much as 30 percent, with the entry-level 32GB model selling for $349.
Internet Explorer 10 (IE10) jumped into second place among Microsoft's browsers last month, pushing past IE9 through an enforced upgrade.
Microsoft's reorganization is the biggest shot yet fired against the company's core partners, the computer makers who have made the software developer a technology giant, analysts said today.
Starting today, Microsoft will give resellers up to $10 for each device they sell from a list of 21 Windows 8 touch-enabled PCs and tablets, company executives said.
Microsoft today said it had received "a few submissions" so far for its Internet Explorer 11 bug bounty program, the first for the company.
Microsoft has released its Windows 8.1 beta as a disk image, making it more convenient to upgrade multiple devices within an organization or enterprise.