Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 8.1 displays JPEG graphics faster than previous IE browsers, Microsoft claims.
Tablet shipments will start to surpass PC shipments in the fourth quarter of this year, according to IDC.
The research and consulting firm suggests three plans to deal with Windows 8.1.
Intel described its code-named "Bay Trail" family of processors today as part of its Developer Forum event.
Microsoft, Facebook, Google and Yahoo on Monday all filed amended motions seeking broader disclosure of customer data access requests by the U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court.
Intel laid out its vision, as well as some new product milestones, during a keynote speech on Tuesday.
Microsoft today offered its MSDN and TechNet subscribers access to the release-to-manufacturing (RTM) ISO builds of its latest flagship operating systems.
Just 36 percent of IT organizations surveyed had fully deployed or are deploying mobile device management solutions, according to an industry study.
A jury this week awarded Microsoft almost $15 million in damages in a dispute with Motorola Mobility.
Microsoft today announced file-upload improvements to its SharePoint Online service.
Microsoft on Tuesday announced some Windows Azure improvements, including a preview of a new distributed cache service for Azure-hosted applications.
According to a report released this week by IDC, the gap between Microsoft's smartphone operating system and market leaders Google Android and Apple iOS will narrow slightly over the next four years.
Microsoft has released a preview of its Windows Azure Rights Management Service.
Microsoft has increased the storage capacities for two of its cloud-based storage services.
Microsoft announced it will be ending exams for the Microsoft Certified Master (MCM), Microsoft Certified Architect (MCA) and Microsoft Certified Solutions Master (MCSM) certificates, effective Oct. 1.
Microsoft sent a notice to its current TechNet subscribers today that promises to extend their TechNet membership benefits for 90 days.
Microsoft on Tuesday said Windows Server 2012 R2 has been released to manufacturers (RTM).
According to insider sources, Microsoft's Windows 8 upgrade, scheduled for release on Oct. 17, has hit the release-to-manufacturing (RTM) milestone.
Microsoft's Steve Ballmer announced this morning that he will retire within the next 12 months.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
A German government agency indicated yesterday that is it investigating issues associated with using Windows 8 and the Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 2.0.