On Friday, Microsoft’s lawsuit against Samsung was unsealed, revealing that the software maker believes it is owed $6.9 million in unpaid interest from last year. The software giant sued in August, asking a federal court to rule that its Nokia purchase didn’t breach the company’s contract with Samsung. That contract calls for...
Redmond-based software firm, Microsoft Corp. launched a new Android app dubbed the 'Microsoft Azure' for its cloud computing platform Azure which will help administrators and other users find the convenience of being able to check on check status and critical metrics with their Android devices helpful, providing notifications and alerts...
Remember when Chrome was fast? Microsoft might, if ZDNet’s Mary Jo Foley’s recent report that the software company is building a lightweight browser, codenamed “Spartan,” bears out. According to Foley, Spartan is “new” and “isn’t [Internet Explorer].” Her post notes that it could be set free inside of the Windows 10 release schedule. In short, Microsoft may be building a speedy, simpler browser that maintains use of Internet Explorer’s rendering engine.
Microsoft has has announced that it will be open-sourcing its full server-side .NET stack and making it available for use on Linux and OS X systems, in addition to Windows. This means that developers can use the .NET framework on three of the largest operating systems on the planet. Plus, Visual Studio...
Software giant Microsoft is planing to announce a significant partnership Today with Spanish soccer team Real Madrid. The full details appear to be a combination of technology and sponsorship deal along the lines of recent pacts Microsoft has made with other sports leagues and teams. A teaser video on the site...
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's decision to change the way the company builds and tests software could be backfiring, according to Petri. Nadella's decision to change up the ratio of developers to software tests - which was around 1-to-1 - has meant that Microsoft products feel unfinished, according to the report....
You've got a new PC (or an old, freshly upgraded one) running Windows 10 Home. You've got a bit of time on your hands now that you're at home for the holidays, and you want to upgrade to Windows 10 Pro. Here's how to get the job done quickly....
Remember those PC vs Mac advertisements? Apple has stopped making them but Microsoft is putting its own spin on the idea. It has recently released several ad spots in which we can see the company bashing its competitor’s products and the latest it has created says that the MacBook...
This week, we got confirmation  that Microsoft will use the ‘Microsoft Lumia’ brand for its range of smartphones but we were left with questions over what the actual devices would be branded with. However, Images of what the Lumia will look like have been revealed. At the moment, we still haven’t...
Software giant Microsoft has announced the availability of three technical previews today that form a part of Skype for Business. Among the new previews released, one allows mass video calling across the Web. However, you will have to be an Office 365 enterprise subscriber to test it. You then register for access...