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The pending launch of Windows Server 2012 release 2 focuses on offering a number of advanced capabilities in storage and networking, which used to require the purchase of additional software, or even a full-fledged storage system.
One of the most unique computers unveiled at this year's Computex is the Asus Transformer Book Trio. What looks like an ordinary laptop is actually two computers. Under the keyboard is a Windows PC based on an Intel Core i7 processor, and behind the screen is an Android computer running on an Intel Atom chip.
For the kickoff of Microsoft's annual North American TechEd conference, the company is urging administrators and IT professionals to think of it as the provider of the "Cloud OS."
Microsoft is reportedly headed for a major organizational restructuring as the company continues its march towards becoming a devices-and-services company.
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?