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Microsoft Sued over Surface RT Sales Reports

Microsoft faces a class-action lawsuit over its Surface RT sales disclosures.

Second-Gen Surface Tablet in Works per Nvidia CEO

Microsoft is developing a second-generation Surface tablet product line, a press report suggests.

ASUS Dumps Windows RT Line; Acer Scales Back Production

Executives from ASUSTek Computer Inc. and Acer Inc. announced this week that their companies are planning to decrease production of some of their Windows-based PCs and tablet devices.

Report Sees Enterprise Role for Google Chromebooks

Organizations may want to consider using Chromebooks, according to a new study.

What Will the Post-PC Era Look Like?

Is the demise of the PC exaggerated or inevitable? And once gone extinct, what's next for the enterprise?

Microsoft Cuts Surface RT Prices by $150

Microsoft has dropped the price for all of its consumer-oriented productivity tablets running Windows RT by $150.

PC Market Continues Downward Trend in Q2

The worldwide PC market declined by about 11 percent, year over year.

Microsoft Readies for a BYOD Future

With half of employees projected to be using their own devices in the enterprise by 2017, Microsoft is taking BYOD into consideration with its next line of products.

Windows Embedded 8 Gets Volume Licensing Options

Microsoft added volume licensing and Software Assurance options to some of its Windows Embedded 8 products on Monday.

Microsoft Opens Third-Party Surface Tablet Distribution

Microsoft announced today that group of high-volume U.S. resellers are authorized to sell its Surface devices under a new program.

BYOD: Moving from the Exception to the Rule

Brien discusses how the BYOD movement may be leading towards IT requiring employees to bring their own personal devices to work.

Best Buy Locations To Include 'Windows Stores'

Microsoft announced a plan to open "Windows Stores" inside Best Buy locations across North America.

2013 Reader Survey: Your Take on Windows 8, the Future of Microsoft and More

A survey of Redmond readers suggests a long road ahead for Windows 8 and the cloud -- but also reveals that tablets aren't poised to replace PCs in the workplace.

Microsoft Highlights New Windows 8 Tablets and Devices at Computex

Microsoft executives talked up Windows 8.1 and its mobile operating systems at the Computex keynote address on Wednesday.

IDC: PC Market Losing Out to Tablets by 2015

IDC updated its five-year forecasts for the PC and tablet markets today.

Adding More Space to Your Virtual Server Disks

Brien shares his experience of beefing up thse size of his virtual drives with physical storage.

Re-Examining Office 2013 on Windows RT

Due to reader reaction, Brien clarifies exactly what is missing on the RT version of Microsoft Office 2013.

Microsoft Considering Nook Buy

Microsoft may be considering buying Nook Media LLC for $1 billion, according to a Wednesday press report.

Xbox 'Durango': Why IT Pros Should Care

Mary Jo Foley explains why Microsoft's next-gen Xbox console will impact more than gaming.

Q1 Report: Apple Dominates Tablet Market, Surface Sells 900K

IDC shared first-quarter tablet sales results today.

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