With his advocacy of everything from Bluetooth to quantum computers, CEO Satya Nadella doesn't seem as eager to abandon his predecessor's hardware focus as he once was.
Intel has released an updated "Microcode Revision Guidance" document that includes more detailed information about the state of its firmware patches to address potential Meltdown and Spectre attack scenarios.
Windows 10 PCs powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon Mobile PC processors, which are known as "Always Connected PCs," are seeing some progress.
Where the Surface Pro fell short, the newer Surface Book 2 more than makes up for it.
Intel offered a few words about its progress in releasing microcode updates to address Meltdown and Spectre attack methods.
Microsoft on Friday published a software update and guidance on how to block Intel's flawed firmware updates for potential Spectre variant 2 attacks.
Intel Corp. reported on Monday that it has discovered the cause of reboot issues that affected its Broadwell and Haswell processors after patches were applied designed to fix potential side-channel "speculative execution" exploits.
Intel Corp. this week offered a progress report on the state of its firmware updates to address the widespread problems of potential Meltdown and Spectre attacks, while also providing a description of the server performance hits that could result from applying those patches.
You don't need to buy a Microsoft Surface Studio to get the most out of the flashy-looking peripheral.
What's the current state of the global PC market? It depends on who you ask.
Microsoft's OEMs showcased a raft of new Windows 10 devices at CES aimed at helping users stay productive and connected wherever they are. Here are some of the highlights.
Microsoft on Tuesday confirmed that some computers with AMD chipsets were put into an unbootable state after receiving Jan. 3 Windows updates designed to address the Meltdown and Spectre attack methods.
Microsoft on Tuesday affirmed that Windows operating system updates released on Jan. 3 to address the Meltdown and Spectre CPU security issues will have noticeable system slowdown effects in some instances.
The cloud market grew faster than any other IT category in 2017, but it wasn't enough to unseat traditional infrastructure hardware.
Information about a general CPU security problem, along with some updates, was unleashed this week by researchers, chip makers, OS vendors and anti-malware software providers.
Higher demand for "infrastructure to support cloud and hybrid-cloud implementations" has meant increased revenue for the world's top server manufacturers, according to recent data from Gartner.
Now that Microsoft's new hybrid cloud appliances bring Azure functionality on-premises and to services providers, here's what you need to know.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
Microsoft this week announced that a couple of "always-connected" Windows 10 PCs are coming using Qualcomm's Snapdragon ARM-based processors.
While the hardware might not have changed much since last year, the experience has definitely been improved.
The Project Olympus specification is now complete and being used in product designs by hardware vendors, Microsoft announced today.