Although not projected to overtake Android or Apple in the mobile market, Microsoft's smartphone devices will continue to see steady growth.
Microsoft is promising lower cost devices to come using a new "Windows 8.1 with Bing" product edition.
Microsoft's themes coming out of the TechEd keynote this year included mobile device management and security controls.
A Microsoft Windows Phone support lifecycle page suggests the Windows Phone 8.1 update may be released next month.
A new book said that the compromised devices sent overseas did not have any specific targets in mind.
AMD announced a new company roadmap in which it plans to support both x86 and ARM platforms in the near future.
The purchase of Nokia's devices and services business by Microsoft for $7.2 billion became official on Friday.
While global PC shipments continue to decline, the decrease was not as extreme as earlier analyst predictions for the first quarter of 2014.
Despite continual weak worldwide PC demand, total shipments of computing devices are on the rise this year due to the popularity of tablets.
Instead of the projected closing window of late March, Microsoft's $7 billion acquisition of Nokia's device segment may not be finalized until sometime in April due to a regulatory holdup.
Microsoft today released a version of its Surface 2 tablet with mobile LTE support on AT&T's 4G network for $130 more than its Wi-Fi-only Surface 2 model.
What's old is new again in the physical storage choices enterprises have.
- By Scott D. Lowe
The worldwide PC market is expected to remain mostly flat over the next four years after suffering a large decrease in 2013.
Many of the compromised devices were breached using simple brute force techniques to obtain the routers' passwords.
Microsoft announced that a number of new partners, including Foxconn, are joining the Windows Phone hardware scene.
Partnership could make Chromebooks an upgrade consideration for organizations.
- By Michael Domingo
Dell today announced hardware product support for Microsoft's "storage spaces" feature of Windows Server 2012 R2.
HP plans to do away with providing some free firmware updates and service packs to its ProLiant Server customers, starting on Feb. 19.
Sony announced today that the Japan-based consumer electronic corporation is exiting the PC market with plans to sell its line of VAIO PCs.
Microsoft announced an expansion of its U.S. school device discount program today.