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Security, manageability, flexibility: Microsoft executives outlined several undisclosed features of Windows 8.1 at its TechEd conference on Monday.
Windows 8 is already getting all the love at Computex, so reports say Microsoft will slash hardware manufacturers' licensing costs for Windows RT in order to give the beleaguered ARM OS a boost.
The new-and-improved Kinect that's shipping with the Xbox One later this year will find its way to Windows in 2014. But don't expect it to replace your mouse and webcam.
One of Microsoft's top Windows executives said last week that the company is bullish about Windows RT, but analysts remain suspicious of RT's chances unless Microsoft makes changes.
Microsoft will issue ten security updates next week, two of them rated "critical," to patch 34 vulnerabilities, including a zero-day bug that has been used in recent attacks.
Microsoft is rumored to be developing a set-top streaming device. The move may have more to do with Microsoft's plans to open a production studio than competing with Roku.
Citing various PC industry executives in Asia, the Wall Street Journal reports that Microsoft is being more receptive to their concerns, and could lower its licensing costs to compete with cheap tablets.
A standards organization has created a boot environment for tablets and PCs that could potentially run a 64-bit version of Windows RT.
The software giant is betting that, over the next 10 years, most people will voluntarily pay for subscriptions instead of purchasing boxed software.
Instead of having the Windows OS and all your apps stored locally, what if Microsoft hosted your Windows desktop on its servers, allowing you to access your personal “PC” from any device?
Microsoft was hit with a double whammy last month as it made scant progress in either boosting the usage share of Windows 8 or depressing the share of Windows XP, data published today showed.
Intel is expanding into low-cost laptops and tablets starting at $200 with new low-power Atom chips based on an architecture called Silvermont, which the company is expected to talk about next week, according to a source familiar with Intel's plans.
Microsoft is still looking to boost PC and tablet sales with a refresh of Windows, and the next expectations are on a 2013 refresh dubbed 'Blue.'
Microsoft Tuesday re-released a security update that had crashed customers' PCs and crippled the machines with endless reboots, saying that the revised patch is now safe to install.
Microsoft has filed a patent application for a new method of browsing through open windows on the desktop that builds on an older, now-abandoned feature in Windows Vista and Windows 7.