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Microsoft Adds to Gen-2 Open Compute Project

Microsoft is contributing to the Open Compute Project's second-generation Open CloudService specification.

Microsoft Unveils New Health Platform and Microsoft Band Product

Microsoft this week announced the creation of a new cloud-enabled health platform to support apps and devices.

Microsoft Partners with Dell on New 'Cloud in a Box'

Microsoft made several announcements at a press event today about its cloud products, including a new partnership with Dell.

IBM Dumps Chip Division, Reports Weak Quarterly Earnings

IBM announced today that it will be paying $1.5 billion to semiconductor manufacturer Globalfoundries to take over its struggling chip business.

PC Shipments Decrease in Q3

Worldwide PC shipments declined in the third quarter, according to analyses published this week by IDC and Gartner Inc.

Microsoft Touts Its Surface Pro 3 for Business Use

Microsoft pitched its Surface Pro 3 PC product line to business users today, offering a promo and a new support program.

Yahoo Servers Reportedly Hacked Using 'Shellshock' Hole

Romanian hackers are targeting the Yahoo Games servers.

Redmond Third-Party Reader's Choice Awards: The Big Grow Bigger

Vendor consolidation is leading IT pros to favor fewer players, according to this year's annual Redmond Third-Party Reader's Choice Awards.

Microsoft Revives Its WinHEC Hardware Dev Event

Microsoft is relaunching its WinHEC event for hardware developers.

Using PowerShell To Evaluate Storage Health

Here's how to access the information you need when analyzing storage status.

What's the Future for Surface Tablets?

Will Nadella's Microsoft look to stop its Surface push? Or will the company give it some more time to grow?

Gartner: Chromebooks Rising but Still in a Niche

Chromebooks are mostly being used today in North American educational markets, but sales are set to triple by 2017, according to a new report from Gartner Inc.

Microsoft Sues Samsung Over Android Agreement

Microsoft alleges that Korean device maker Samsung has backed away from an earlier Android agreement.

Microsoft Kills Nokia Android Smartphone Production

Stephen Elop provided his take on the recently announced 18,000 planned cuts to Microsoft's workforce, saying the cuts are a move to realign Nokia's goals to focus on Windows Phone.

Microsoft Touts Windows and Windows Phone at WPC Event

Microsoft's Day 3 keynote talk at its Worldwide Partner Conference offered a recap on where Microsoft is taking its Windows and Windows Phone operating system platforms.

Microsoft Releases Windows RT Azure RemoteApp Client

Microsoft released its Azure RemoteApp client for Windows RT devices this week.

First Look: Microsoft Surface Pro 3

Microsoft says its newest high-end tablet is designed to replace your laptop -- even if it's a MacBook Pro. Does it live up to the hype?

Windows Phone Market Share Expected To Rise Through 2018

Although not projected to overtake Android or Apple in the mobile market, Microsoft's smartphone devices will continue to see steady growth.

Windows 8.1 with Bing Coming to Lower Cost Devices This Fall

Microsoft is promising lower cost devices to come using a new "Windows 8.1 with Bing" product edition.

Microsoft Exec Outlines New Mobile Device Management Improvements

Microsoft's themes coming out of the TechEd keynote this year included mobile device management and security controls.

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