The support period is less than half the usual 10 years Microsoft allots its software products
Six years after its long-delayed but well-publicized release, Windows Vista now accounts for less than 6% of all Windows machines, according to Net Applications.
Microsoft will issue 12 security updates next week, including two for Internet Explorer, that will patch a near-record 57 vulnerabilities in the browser, Windows, Office and the enterprise-critical Exchange Server email software.
Microsoft will open five new retail stores by summer, including one it's transmuting from a "pop-up" outlet created last year to drive holiday sales.
Subscribe to software? Why would I do that? Microsoft's sweetened the deal with more rights and some extra benefits.
It's the last day you can upgrade to Windows 8 Pro for $39.99.
Microsoft's new pay-as-you-go Office 365 subscription plans differ from traditional buy-once software in one important aspect: When customers stop paying, the applications stop working.
The latest version of Adobe's Flash Player is the only plug-in that will be spared
Google Monday announced it would again host its Pwnium hacking contest at a March security conference, but boosted the maximum amount it will pay to $3.14 million and changed the target to the browser-based Chrome OS.
Java's new security settings, designed to block "drive-by" browser attacks, can be bypassed by hackers, a researcher announced Sunday.
Microsoft will reap a windfall as soon as it introduces its Office suite for iOS and Android, but that window of opportunity is closing, says an analyst.
Beset by some very public vulnerabilities in Java, and apparently unable to properly patch those bugs, Oracle must dramatically step up its security game, experts said.
Microsoft is close to wrapping up work on Internet Explorer 10 (IE10) on Windows 7, according to a report Friday.
HP TippingPoint, the long-time organizer of the annual Pwn2Own hacking contest, has revamped the challenge for the second year running and will offer cash awards exceeding half a million dollars, more than five times the amount paid out last year.
Through Microsoft's Home Use Program, workers at certain organizations can get the new suite at a steep discount.