Recent concessions by Microsoft in the data its Windows 10 "phones home" to company servers won cautious praise from one critic this week.
Mozilla plans to end support for its Firefox browser running on Windows XP and Windows Vista sometime in 2017.
After a two-month stretch of no growth, Windows 10 in November gained user share, powering more than a quarter of all Windows PCs for the first time, new data showed.
Microsoft's browsers hemorrhaged another 40 million users last month, according to analytics vendor Net Applications.
Microsoft today quietly put an end to sales of Windows 7 licenses to computer makers.
Microsoft said revenue in the September quarter for the More Personal Computing group was down 2%, the second consecutive quarter of year-over-year declines.
Windows 10's cumulative updates have ballooned in size, and a similar bloat will affect the Windows 7 updates Microsoft revamped this month.
The percentage of Windows users using Windows 10 has come to a screeching stop, dipping for the first time since Microsoft launched the product.
Microsoft today outlined a new Windows-like interface for corporate users of Office 365.
Microsoft's decision to force Windows 10's patch and maintenance model on customers running the still-popular Windows 7 has patch experts nervous.
Preliminary data from U.S. sales of Apple's newest iPhones suggested that the larger 7 Plus was outselling the smaller 7, which would be a first, a market research firm said.
A third of the iPhones now in use are three or more years old, an app analytics vendor said a day before Apple unveils the new iPhone 7.
Sales of Windows smartphones plunged 76% in the second quarter of this year compared to 2015.
Chrome reached a major milestone last month when it was used by more than half of those browsing from a PC.
OneDrive users have begun receiving notifications from Microsoft that their storage allotments have already, or will soon be, reduced to 5GB.