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CEO Nadella promises to shake-up Microsoft's culture: 'Nothing is off the table'

'Tired traditions will be questioned,' the Microsoft CEO wrote in a letter to employees

Don't panic! Yes, Windows 7 is leaving mainstream support but it isn't being abandoned

Windows 7 still has years of life ahead before it follows Windows XP into the graveyard.

Flight Simulator is dead, but Microsoft's revered game will be revived under a new name

The makers of Train Simulator plan a new flight sim using Microsoft tech for 2015.

Computer shutting down on its own? Maybe it's time to play it cool.

If your computer has acquired the habit of shutting down when you didn't ask it to, there's a good chance that it's overheated. Here's how to cool it down.

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'We help people get stuff done': New Microsoft CEO dumps device and services focus, embraces productivity

Well, that didn't last long. In a long letter to employees, Microsoft CEO downplays Steve Ballmer's devices and services focus and names productivity as the company's core.

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LinkedIn tries again to keep people connected, with a redesigned app

The company's Connected app uses a cards interface to deliver updates on people's contacts

Google, Dropbox and other top tech companies band together to fight patent trolls

A new group seeks to provide its members insulation against attacks by patent trolls

Aereo wants to be a cable company after devastating Supreme Court loss

Aereo said it would fight on and now it's hoping to join the ranks of Comcast and Time Warner to continue operating.

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Cloud storage vs. external hard drives: Which really offers the best bang for your buck?

We break down the cost per gigabyte for different ranges of storage. The answer may surprise you.

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Wearables Right or Wrong? Smartwatches and traditional watches will never merge

In Episode 8 of his weekly video show, Jon Phillips riffs on Apple's not-so-luxurious iWatch plans, the opposing goals of smartwatches and wristwatches, and vexing Android Wear navigation.

on techhive.com

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Make your PowerPoint presentations pop with charts, graphics, and images

We all know what a picture's worth. Make your message memorable with these design alternatives.

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Wolfram's Mathematica 10 connects math to the cloud

The first version of Mathematica built around the Wolfram Language is equally at home with basic functions, machine learning, and even programmatic access to external hardware.

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Windows upgrades, Chromebooks slow PC market bleeding in Q2

The market reached its healthiest point in two years, but is still in decline, IDC finds.

Microsoft settles with No-IP in botnet hunt, after seizing its domains

Microsoft "regrets any inconvenience" caused by service outages, the company said.

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How to reset your Android Wear watch to factory settings

Is your shiny new smartwatch not working quite right? Here's how to give it the 'ol factory reset!

on greenbot.com