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.
Mary Jo Foley points out that while Microsoft can talk Windows 8 all it wants, there's currently no hardware that can truly show off what Window 8 will do.
- By Mary Jo Foley
You may want to hold onto that inactive gaming console instead of selling it.
Microsoft has said it is looking into reported allegations that hackers may be able to retrieve credit card information off an Xbox 360 -- even after the hard drive has been reformatted.
The "Wintel" slice of the PC market will narrow markedly over five years' time, should IDC's latest research projections hold true.
Microsoft on Wednesday talked about its screen-design considerations in Windows 8.
In the near future, the landing point for computer users will be the "personal cloud," rather than the PC desktop, according to Gartner.
- By Katrina Carrasco
Windows 8 devices will be released for sale in October, according to a press report.
Gartner expects that strong user adpotion of Windows 8 and steady sales of "ultrabooks" will boost the PC market next year.
During a debut event this morning, Apple took the wraps off its new iPad.
IBM's researchers have set records for conducting error-free, basic computations with the use of microfabrication techniques to create the superconducting chips.
- By Henry Kenyon
While the tablet won't be replacing the laptop anytime soon, tablets continue to improve their usability.
Microsoft on Thursday provided a lot of clarification about what to expect with Windows 8 on ARM, also known as "WOA."
Microsoft's patent infringement claims against Barnes & Noble did not convince an attorney at the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), according to a Bloomberg interview.
Microsoft on Thursday dropped one legal claim in a dispute with Barnes & Noble over alleged intellectual property infringements associated with the use of Android.
Microsoft this week confirmed a legal setback for Barnes & Noble in an intellectual property dispute associated with Android use.
Microsoft's motion-sensor peripheral for the Xbox 360 is now available for Windows-based PCs.
This month Doug looks back at the good ole' days of software -- and how tablets may bring it all back.