Something very interesting is going on at Nokia: The company apparently believes that the look, feel, and underlying services of the Microsoft Windows Phone operating system may be more important than, well, the OS itself.
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Microsoft's Cloud chief, Satya Nadella, will lead the company as its next chief executive, according to a report from Bloomberg.
Apple outspent Samsung on semiconductor purchases by more than $8 billion in 2013, as it snapped up more chips than any other company in the technology business.
Devices and services. Devices and services. Until a new chief executive says differently, this is Microsoft's mantra. But the success of the Xbox aside, the company still has a lot to learn about hardware devices and their attendant ecosystems.
Oh, what a year to forget
Intel is here at CES pushing the idea that we will interact with our PCs in far easier and smarter ways in the near future. And if the company's new Kinect-like camera interface is any guide, voice and gesture interaction with PCs might indeed be just about ready for prime time.
Imagine this future: your smartphone chimes, you walk to the door, and touch your Android phone to a small tracked robot that hands you a package. Off it trundles back to a Google self-driving car, and on to the next delivery.
This week, Microsoft researchers disclosed that they had developed a prototype bra to sense when women were overstressed, and thus susceptible to binge eating.
Microsoft's next major update, code-named "Threshold," will begin paving the way for a more common experience across the Windows, Windows Phone, and Xbox platforms, according to a new report.
With a new pixie-styled 'do, a concert tour, and an equally charismatic husband, who wouldn't want to use Microsoft's Bing to hunt down news of Beyoncé?
In a candid interview with the Wall Street Journal, Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer said that he was encouraged to hustle his transformation plan into motion, but ended up being pushed out the door.
Whatever you think of their products, there's one segment where Microsoft has unquestionably led: advertising. Ane--the bizarre, wonderful anime that Microsoft has put together for Internet Explorer--falls squarely in that category.
Microsoft's Windows 8.1, the "do-over" operating system that Microsoft hopes will win back its fan base, is finally here.
For all of its recent emphasis on its Surface tablet and the Xbox, Microsoft remains focused on the enterprise, and especially on the cloud--but its consumer offerings are a gateway, Microsoft executives said.
If an upgraded Surface tablet with an Intel "Haswell" processor and more RAM is what you've been waiting for, then good news: reports released Wednesday claim those changes are in the works.
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