Microsoft's Insights for Office treats your Word document as a live Web page, allowing you to search for more information on words and phrases you highlight.
Microsoft issued 7 security patches for the month, including three that are critical, covering security vulnerabilities found in Windows (both the server and desktop editions), Office, Exchange Server, SharePoint Server and Internet Explorer.
The US government would not allow another country to seize data stored on US soil in the same way, Microsoft said in a court filing.
Microsoft's Work and Play Bundle, which includes Office 365, Xbox Live Gold, Xbox Live Music, and Skype, is cheaper than an Office 365 and Xbox Live Gold subscription together.
WinBeta gets its hands on an early version of Cortana for Windows 10. It's ugly, but it works. Sort of.
Lync integration is the biggest improvement, along with touch enabling and a new compact view that helps you use your screen space more efficiently.
Details of the Windows 10 business model will be announced early in 2015.
As Microsoft floods the market with cheaper handsets, it’s ignoring the power of one, great phone to lead the platform.
Sway will be able to import images from Bing complete with attribution, and it can even pre-populate images based on what you're writing.
After sinking $300 million into Barnes & Noble's digital reading business, Microsoft is walking away with about $120 million in cash and stock--and not much else.