Gartner is giving the thumbs up to Windows 8.1, crediting the operating system refresh with overcoming the major downsides of Windows 8.
Microsoft is offering up to $100,000 for vulnerabilities found in Windows 8.1 that are paired with exploits, but it's pretty much up to Microsoft to decide who gets paid how much based on a set of subjective criteria.
Microsoft will patch this week a vulnerability in versions 6 through 10 of Internet Explorer, plugging a hole that could be exploited with malware that takes advantage of infected machines.
Ashutosh Saxena bought an Xbox to play computer games at home, but discovered that the Kinect motion-detection technology it includes provides a rich tool for his robotics lab where he's trying to create robots that learn what humans are up to and try to help out.
Microsoft may be revealing the second generation of its Surface tablets during its developers' conference next month, according to a printed report.
Twitter and Internet service provider Sonic.net scored a perfect six in the third annual Electronic Frontier Foundation “Who Has Your Back?” report.
The problem with Windows 8 sales isn't Windows 8, it's Windows Phone 8, says a Gartner analyst.
Windows 8 and Windows RT are subject to critical vulnerabilities that will be addressed on Microsoft's Patch Tuesday next week, both by virtue of supporting Internet Explorer 10.
The sheer number of patches may seem daunting, but pay attention to the IE browser's vulnerabilities and fix them now.
Cisco declared war on Microsoft's unified communications platform, calling it incomplete.
Microsoft and Apple recommend that businesses deny certain iPhones, iPads and iPods access to Calendar items.
Windows 8 is just what Microsoft needs to take advantage of the ongoing irreversible shift from PCs to handheld devices including iPads, iPhones, and other form factors yet to be designed, according to the company's former OEM chief.
This upgrade will enable businesses to manage data-center resources under a single platform.
The Army, Air Force and Defense Information Systems Agency banded together to exact a good high-volume deal from Microsoft based on the 2 million users who will be supported by the contract.
Microsoft has altered its approach to selling Windows RT tablet/notebooks, at least in Australia. And the U.S. could soon follow.