Not even a week after E3 2013 closed its doors, Microsoft is already changing much of its policies regarding the Xbox One .
Microsoft Corp recently talked with Nokia about buying the Finnish phone maker's devices unit, but the discussions faltered and are not likely to be revived, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday in its online edition.
Microsoft is rolling back a much-criticized requirement that its upcoming Xbox One gaming console be regularly connected to the Internet and making clear that there will be no limitations on sharing games.
Shares of Adobe Systems Inc. jumped Wednesday, but the tech sector was weighed down by sliding shares of Apple Inc. and Microsoft Corp. was up 6% a day after the business software maker posted solid results that showed it was on the right track in its shift to a subscription-based business model.
Thomas P. Jackson, the former federal judge who in 2000 ruled that Microsoft should be split into two companies as punishment for monopolistic business practices, died Saturday at his Maryland home.
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.
An insurance company in Guatemala is suing Microsoft for allegedly raiding its offices with armed police officers to search for pirated software.
Microsoft is upping the stakes in the growing market for cloud-based ERP, with its Dynamics GP 2013 and NAV 2013 products now available for deployment on its Azure service.
Microsoft is rolling out a series of social features to make creating on the web even easier, from a new meme generator tool to creating animated photographs you can share on social networks.
A woman surfs the Internet on a computer for visitors at a registration desk at South Korean mobile carrier KT's headquarters in Seoul December 2, 2011.
Microsoft Corporation got itself waist-deep with Barnes & Noble, Inc. in spring 2012 when it shocked a lot of people by paying $300 million for a one-sixth stake in Nook Media LLC, the subsidiary of Barnes & Noble that was going to produce the NOOK e-readers and related digital content.
You can do a lot on an iPhone these days: stream online radio, watch videos in high-def, play games that are as addictive as anything on the Xbox 360.
U.S. retail sales of video games, hardware and accessories declined 25 percent in May as demand for aging game consoles continued to fade and fewer new games launched compared with last year, according to market researcher NPD Group.
Microsoft has found a face-saving way to put dent in its stacks of unshipped Surface RTs : The company has confirmed that it will sell the ARM-based tablet to students at a steep discount starting later this month, according to Microsoft maven Mary Jo Foley Pricing will start at $199 for a vanilla 32GB tablet, which has a sticker price of $499.
In the quest to make speech recognition tech faster and more accurate, Microsoft researchers traveled inside the human brain, so to speak.