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Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates hasn't spoken much about technology since stepping away from daily duties at the company in 2006.
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Hybrids are all the rage these days. No, I'm not talking about laptops that transmogrify into tablets, or portable all-in-ones that can be lugged around like supersized slates.
The hatred of Modern UI and its associated Start Screen is well documented. Many users dislike the full-screen Windows apps, stating they are less productive with them.
Since last June, Oracle and Microsoft are working together to help customers embrace cloud computing by providing greater choice and flexibility in how to deploy Oracle software.
On October 26, 2012, Microsoft brought its Windows 8 operating system and original Surface tablet to market.
Banks around the world, consumed with meeting more stringent capital regulations, will miss a deadline to upgrade outdated software for automated teller machines and face additional costs to Microsoft to keep them secure.
Producing so-called "dual-boot" machines has already been accomplished but neither company wants to see it happen again.
India's Supreme Court on Friday ordered Nokia to give a 35 billion rupees guarantee before it transfers one of its biggest mobile phone plants and other assets in the country to Microsoft Corp. The ruling upheld a lower court verdict over the plant in Chennai, which is the subject of a tax dispute, and had been challenged by the Finnish company.
At least 2.5 million computers running Windows XP and Office 2003 in Thailand are facing security risks after Microsoft stops supporting its decade-old operating system on April 8. Microsoft has reminded consumers that there is less than a month to go before consumers using the two operating systems will be left without security patches.
For a while, Microsoft experimented with selling its Xbox consoles the same way many mobile carriers sell smartphones: By offering them at a discount in exchange for signing a two-year service agreement for the Xbox Live Gold online subscription service.
Tired of waiting for Office to be optimized for their mobile gadgets, a growing contingent of younger companies is turning to cheaper, simpler and touch-friendly apps that can perform word processing and other tasks in the cloud.
Microsoft will ship a new edition of Office 365 in the spring called Personal, with the announcement phrased in a way that seems to tease the arrival of native editions of Word, Excel and PowerPoint for iPads and Android tablets.
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It was reported that Microsoft could be considering lowering the prices on the license that OEMs would have to purchase if they wished to install Windows Phone on their devices.
The business software maker provides a closer look at technology that the company believes will fundamentally improve the way teams get work done.
CIO - Last December, Google launched its new cloud platform. In January 2014, Amazon Web Services offered free trials for about 100 of its most popular cloud services.