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'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
Microsoft's vision of a world of connected devices got a full airing at Computex today in Taipei, Taiwan.
Despite the release of the Windows 8 release candidate, Microsoft may face an uphill battle in convincing the vast majority of enterprise developers to test it -- at least initially.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
Google announced some Chrome OS improvements on Tuesday.
Users of Windows 8 will experience a different way of accessing their PC's boot options, which Microsoft described on Tuesday.
Nvidia has announced the "first" virtualized graphics processing unit for virtual desktop infrastructure deployments in a datacenter.
Aspen Avionics Inc. signed a licensing agreement with Microsoft on its Extended File Allocation Table (exFAT) technology, the companies announced today.
Nokia got its credit rating downgraded today, according to a report.
Microsoft has signed an intellectual property licensing deal with Pegatron Corp. over its use of Android and Chrome software technologies.
Microsoft named the upcoming editions of Windows 8 on Monday, both for x86/x64 machines and ARM devices.
Research firm Gartner is projecting that tablets running any version of Windows OS will make up 4.1 percent of all media tablets sold this year.