Microsoft continues its work on machine learning through a research project called "Adam." One of its goals is to make its Cortana digital assistant even more intuitive and helpful.
The huge improvements in Windows Phone 8.1 will soon be available without jumping through any hoops.
Chromebooks are all the rage among businesses and large institutions looking to buy notebooks.
Cheap devices and machine learning are just two of the ways Microsoft plans to stay relevant beyond PCs, the company said at its 2014 Windows Partner Conference.
Based on DreamWorks's How to Train Your Dragon movies, the game also incorporates real-world data like weather and points of interest to create adventures that last exactly as long as your kids are in the car.
The Microsoft digital assistant's pick to win the World Cup may not surprise you, but its prediction for the winner of the third-place game is a far gutsier call. And Google backs it up.
Satya Nadella's strategy memo shows a new focus on how its software and services interconnect, not in the individual products themselves. So don't be surprised if they slowly melt away.
As it has done with the Xbox, Microsoft solicits user requests for new features in its OneNote note-taking app.
But how committed is Microsoft in the long-term, now that its focus has shifted?
'Tired traditions will be questioned,' the Microsoft CEO wrote in a letter to employees