Not only does it not save enterprises money, but it adds a ton of security issues. What's not to like?
According to a study, 67 percent of IT pros say that bring your own device (BYOD) policies in the enterprise increases the cost to companies.
Microsoft reportedly will include a "preview" version of Office 2013 for Windows RT when those devices get shipped, but it's rumored that some features will get cut.
Sharp Corp. has agreed to license intellectual property associated with Microsoft's Extended File Allocation Table (exFAT) technology for use in Sharp's Android-based smartphones.
Microsoft announced today that Windows 8 is available at the release-to-manufacturing (RTM) stage.
Microsoft today accused Google of using diversionary tactics in a legal fight over intellectual property associated with the Android mobile operating system and other software technologies.
The upcoming Windows 8 Surface tablet could strain relationships with its hardware partners, said Microsoft on Thursday.
Brien lays out why he is optimistic about Microsoft's Windows 8 tablet, and why you may be ditching the iPad for the Surface.
The security of a home network wherever you go.
Windows 8 will be generally available in October and will release to manufacturing (RTM) in the first week of August, according to a Microsoft announcement.
- By Scott Bekker
Microsoft announced today that two companies will pay it royalties for the rights to use technologies associated with Google's Chrome and Android operating systems.
Microsoft announced Monday that it is acquiring Perceptive Pixel Inc., a provider of large-scale, multi-touch technology, for an undisclosed amount.
Microsoft's Steven Guggenheimer, who has served as corporate vice president of the original equipment manufacturing (OEM) division for four years, is leaving his position for a new role within the company.
The bring-your-own-device concept is a simple one, but Windows shops may find the licensing somewhat perplexing.
Microsoft executives on Wednesday previewed Windows Phone 8, the company's next-generation smartphone operating system.
A Wall Street analyst reportedly said on Thursday that Microsoft may be engaged in making its own Windows Phone hardware.
Will Microsoft's Surface help to bring in good security practices into the tablet world?
CEO Steve Ballmer unveiled Microsoft Surface, a fully-functional Windows 8 tablet, during a presentation yesterday in Los Angeles, Calif.
Microsoft announced at TechEd this week that it has advanced RemoteFX as a brand that covers a collection of its virtual desktop infrastructure technologies.
The most significant update yet to Microsoft's Windows Azure service will bring long-awaited Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) capabilities and support for Linux instances to the cloud platform.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz