In its ongoing challenge to attract more users to Windows 8, Microsoft is offering bits of its Bing Internet search service to boost the functionality of third-party Windows Store applications.
Microsoft kicked off its Build conference in San Francisco this week by releasing a preview of the next version of its Visual Studio IDE (integrated development environment), as well as updates to other development tools.
Microsoft's Kinect for Windows will be released in final form by next year, and include "green screen" technology to strip out backgrounds from behind users.
Windows 8.1 isn't just an update—it's an apology to customers. But if you didn't like Windows 8, don't expect the new release to change your mind.
The number of Windows 8 apps increased at about the same time that the first Windows 8.1 details leaked. Coincidence? Who cares? Not Microsoft, certainly.
What does Microsoft need to accomplish at its BUILD developer's conference this week? Establish that it can listen to customers, analysts say.
Microsoft is offering up to $100,000 for vulnerabilities found in Windows 8.1 that are paired with exploits, but it's pretty much up to Microsoft to decide who gets paid how much based on a set of subjective criteria.
Child predators, pornography, online bullying—kids can stumble into all sorts of trouble online. Make sure your PC, mobile devices, and social networks are safe with these simple tips.
As Microsoft rolls out new apps like Vevo for Windows 8, when should we expect a dedicated Windows 8 app for Facebook? The unofficial answer: try pinning a shortcut instead.
Hewlett-Packard and Samsung Electronics will now ensure that their PCs in China are installed with licensed Windows and Office software as part of new agreements signed with Microsoft meant to fight piracy.