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Surface Pro Explained by Microsoft's Engineering Team

The Microsoft Surface team fielded questions on Wednesday about the company's forthcoming Surface with Windows 8 Pro tablet.

5 Microsoft Moves To Boost Windows Phone Market Share

Mary Jo Foley lays out a five-point plan for Microsoft gain some sales traction in the smartphone landscape.

Microsoft's 2013 Roadmap Shifting to Tablets and Clouds

Microsoft will be pushing tablets and cloud services in 2013, according to expert analysis.

Surface Windows RT Makes 'Muted' Showing in Q4 Tablet Report

Apple led in fourth-quarter tablet shipments, while Microsoft didn't even make the top-five list with its new Surface RT product, according to data compiled by IDC and announced today.

Intel Exiting Desktop Motherboard Business

Intel Corp. is leaving the desktop motherboard-making business, according to information given to the press this week.

Microsoft's Surface Pro Release Scheduled for Feb. 9

Microsoft's x86-based Surface Pro tablet PCs running Windows 8 will hit retail shelves on Feb. 9 in the United States and Canada, the company confirmed today.

Windows RT Revisited: the Bad and the Good

Brien's back with some more thoughts after spending extensive time with Microsoft's Windows 8 tablet.

My Predictions for 2013

From increasing tablet sales to the reveal of Windows 9, Brien runs down what he expects to see in the coming year.

Businesses Face Choices in Buying Windows 8 Devices

Microsoft offered guidelines for businesses buying new Windows 8 devices, as well as Windows RT machines.

Third-Party Retailers To Sell Surface Tablets

Microsoft announced this week that non-Microsoft outlets will be able to start selling Microsoft's Surface tablets soon.

IDC Projects Weak Windows Tablet Share Through 2016

Market analyst firm International Data Corp. (IDC) projects growth for the worldwide tablet market at large, but predicts Windows-based devices will not experience growth.

UPDATE: Microsoft Surface Pro Pricing Unveiled

Microsoft today unveiled the prices that it will charge for its Surface tablet-PCs running Windows 8 Pro.

First 48: A Weekend with Microsoft's Surface Tablet

After only using the device for a couple of days, Brien shares some of his initial thoughts on the the Windows RT-based hardware.

Microsoft Unveils Roadmap and Vision for Windows Embedded 8

Microsoft this week provided a six-month advance peek at its upcoming Windows Embedded 8 product release schedule, adding some market vision, too.

AMD Unveils Opteron 6300 Chips and ARM Server Processor Plans

AMD on Monday unveiled its newest Opteron 6300 Series processors, on top of its plans to adopt the ARM platform for servers.

Windows Server 2012 Essentials Available, With Hardware Yet To Come

Windows Server 2012 Essentials hit "general availability" on Thursday, but those looking for new server products likely will have to wait.

Ballmer Plays Up Enterprise Use of Windows 8/Windows RT Devices

Microsoft said that it is confident that businesses will be open to the idea of integrating recently released Windows 8 devices in their companies.

Microsoft Unveils Windows Phone 8 Availability Window at Launch Event

Microsoft has officially launched the next piece in its Windows 8 picture Monday with a Windows Phone 8 event in San Francisco.

Windows 8 and Surface Windows RT Available to Consumer Buyers

Microsoft's new Windows 8 client operating system hit general availability today, along with the Windows RT version of the Surface tablet.

Microsoft Holds Windows 8 and Surface Launch Events

With the launch of ts first-ever computer, the Surface, Microsoft on Thursday began a crucial new era in its history.

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