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Feds' bid to seize emails stored in Ireland threatens US citizens' privacy, Microsoft says

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.

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Microsoft Work and Play Bundle pricing approaches Crazy Eddie levels of cheap

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.

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Early version of Cortana on Windows 10 leaked via video

WinBeta gets its hands on an early version of Cortana for Windows 10. It's ugly, but it works. Sort of.

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Improved Skype 7 for Windows rolls out against backdrop of user complaints

Lync integration is the biggest improvement, along with touch enabling and a new compact view that helps you use your screen space more efficiently.

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Windows 10 no 'loss leader' for Microsoft, but making money may rely on services

Details of the Windows 10 business model will be announced early in 2015.

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What Windows Phone needs: A truly fabulous flagship phone

As Microsoft floods the market with cheaper handsets, it’s ignoring the power of one, great phone to lead the platform.

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Microsoft's Sway finds the picture for your words by pulling Creative Commons images via Bing

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.

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Microsoft takes a bath on failed Nook partnership

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.

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Windows 10 could prompt upgrades of 600 million aging PCs

Hardware makers are eager to put Windows 10 on PCs to boost shipments

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Facebook, iPhone 6 and Kim Kardashian top Bing's 2014 search lists

With 2014 almost over, Microsoft has released its lists of the top searches on Bing, with Apple's iPhone 6, Facebook and Kim Kardashian the year's big winners.