Microsoft may be considering buying Nook Media LLC for $1 billion, according to a Wednesday press report.
Microsoft's new corporate chief financial officer is Amy Hood, effective immediately.
Microsoft on Tuesday announced a future effort to improve its Office Web Apps, including adding Google Chrome browser support for mobile Android devices and improved collaboration capabilities.
Microsoft plans to release "Windows Blue" before the holiday season this year, according to a press account.
Microsoft "soon" will be delivering its updated SharePoint Online service.
Microsoft may be readying a future Windows desktop-as-a-service project, rumored to go by the code name "Mohoro."
A survey commissioned by VMware found that the move from Windows XP to Windows 7 has entailed weekend work for IT pros and downtime for end users.
Flexera Software updated FlexNet Connect and described its Windows XP migration tools.
Intel's next CEO will be its current COO, the company announced on Thursday.
Windows 8 adoption inched forward in April, marking a slow progress for Microsoft's newest desktop operating system.
IDC shared first-quarter tablet sales results today.
Microsoft and SUSE on Tuesday announced improved Hyper-V hypervisor interoperability.
Microsoft Open Technologies celebrated its one-year anniversary last week.
- By John K. Waters
Microsoft's Windows Azure cloud computing solution has hit the $1 billion annual sales mark, according to a recent press account.
A U.S. district court judge on Thursday issued conclusions favorable to Microsoft in assessing Motorola Mobility's standard-essential patent infringement claims.
Gartner Inc. today released details from a report on the customer relationship management software market, showing Microsoft Dynamics CRM in fourth place.
- By Scott Bekker
Google announced a Chrome beta this week that lets users view Microsoft Office files directly in their browsers.
Microsoft announced virtual private network improvements to Windows Azure today.
About 45 percent of organizations haven't started migrations to Windows 7 or Windows 8, according to a software vendor.
Microsoft appears to have a bigger chunk of the tablet market than earlier analyst estimates have suggested.