Don't-Miss Operating System Stories
XPocalypse? What XPocalypse? A big chunk of antimalware software vendor Avast's users are sticking with XP despite the many risks.
With the Cortana digital assistant and a vibrant new interface, the OS is finally positioned to attract the users and developers it critically needs.
Like Windows XP itself, Microsoft's 'Bliss' image of rolling green hills has aged, and evolved. Here's its story— and what the real-world site looks like today.
Windows XP, Microsoft's beloved seventh major operating system, has died at the hands of its creators. It was 12.
Microsoft is busy signing last-minute deals with big business to provide support for Windows XP after the deadline ends. What would you pay to get in on this?
The U.K buys 12 months of "breathing space" before support for Windows XP expires.
At first blush, Microsoft's Cortana gives Google Now a run for its money.
Microsoft opens its Build 2014 conference by announcing everything from a rebirth of the Windows Start menu to universal apps.
Robots and keyboards and makers, oh my! Microsoft's Windows for the Internet of Things aims beyond traditional computers.
Don't use touch? Neither do 60 percent of Windows PC users. The Windows 8.1 Update releasing April 8th aims to make the transition easier for mouse-and-keyboard faithful.
Nasdaq Computer index closes down for the week
Noted Russian leak website disappears, Twitter account vanishes the day after a Russian national was accused of sharing Microsoft trade secrets
In a sweeping interview with Rolling Stone, Bill Gates reveals his affinity with Zuckerberg and lauds innovation in California, even though 'half of the companies are silly.'