Windows 8 specs include displays that are even sharper than Apple's fabled Retina display, which Apple claims is as clear as the human eye is capable of seeing.
Windows development blog shows how to translate iPad apps into Metro apps.
Hacker collective LulzSec, six of whose members were arrested earlier this month, will resume active operation April 1, according to a video posted on YouTube.
Fitting into the Metro style of Windows 8 will make things easier on end users, developers say of Microsoft's message.
Microsoft says its latest version of Internet Explorer clears out a lot of clutter and creates a more immersive browser experience when paired with Windows 8's touch environment.
To make up for a string of outages that were caused by a software bug in its Azure cloud services Microsoft is granting affected customers a credit.
Early reviews of Windows 8 describe it variously as speedy and elegant to unintuitive, with a learning curve that may be worth it.
When Windows 8 Consumer Preview is available Wednesday it should answer questions that the earlier developers' preview didn't.
Microsoft is pointing fingers at Google and Facebook for circumventing the privacy mechanism baked into Internet Explorer, but the real problem lies in its own failure to implement the P3P privacy standard well, an expert says.
Citrix is shipping a new version of its cloud management software CloudStack that makes it simpler for service providers and large businesses to manage and provision cloud services.
VMware has introduced a new software platform that makes it easier for service providers to wholesale their cloud-services infrastructure to other providers.
The productivity of salespeople could jump with the upcoming release of native Microsoft Dynamics CRM applications for specific mobile platforms.
U.K.-based cash-transport firm G4S is trusting the security of Microsoft's Windows Azure cloud service to keep safe the application that tracks where the money is as it travels to and from customers and the company's vaults in armored trucks.
Some users of HTC Android phones will have to wait until next week to get a fix for a problem that could leak access info to Wi-Fi networks.
Data routinely gathered in Web logs - IP address, cookie ID, operating system, browser type, user-agent strings - can threaten online privacy because they can be used to identify the activity of individual machines, Microsoft researchers say.