Also, the company announced a new security tool that will use Windows 10 device authentication over user passwords.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella outlined the company's "Internet of things" vision at Convergence 2015 today, including Azure and Windows products to come.
The tablet market will grow a "modest" 2.1 percent this year, according to research results announced today by IDC.
Microsoft showed off new Windows 8.1 smartphones devices -- that will have the ability to run Windows 10 at a later date -- and presented a demo for the mobile version of its Project Spartan Web browser today at the company's Mobile World Congress (MWC) event.
In less than five months, Microsoft will discontinue support for Windows Server 2003, meaning millions of systems could pose security risks and fail to meet compliance requirements. Are you ready?
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
Windows Defender will now block and prompt users how to easily remove the adware found preinstalled on some Lenovo systems.
The malware used is impossible to remove from infected devices, according to Kaspersky Lab.
The latest generation of Intel chips fills out top-of-the-line portables from most of the major PC manufacturers.
- By Scott Bekker
It's turning out that size will matter somewhat when it comes to Microsoft's leading-edge Windows 10 operating system.
Microsoft is contributing to the Open Compute Project's second-generation Open CloudService specification.
Microsoft this week announced the creation of a new cloud-enabled health platform to support apps and devices.
Microsoft made several announcements at a press event today about its cloud products, including a new partnership with Dell.
- By John K. Waters
IBM announced today that it will be paying $1.5 billion to semiconductor manufacturer Globalfoundries to take over its struggling chip business.
Worldwide PC shipments declined in the third quarter, according to analyses published this week by IDC and Gartner Inc.
Microsoft pitched its Surface Pro 3 PC product line to business users today, offering a promo and a new support program.
Romanian hackers are targeting the Yahoo Games servers.
Vendor consolidation is leading IT pros to favor fewer players, according to this year's annual Redmond Third-Party Reader's Choice Awards.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
Microsoft is relaunching its WinHEC event for hardware developers.
Here's how to access the information you need when analyzing storage status.
Will Nadella's Microsoft look to stop its Surface push? Or will the company give it some more time to grow?
- By Mary Jo Foley