Microsoft plans to release Windows 10 by "late summer" or "early fall" 2015.
Microsoft has enabled video calling capability between Lync and Skype.
Barnes & Noble gave notice today that its deal with Microsoft will be coming to an end.
Microsoft plans to roll out its Azure RemoteApp service next week and it has announced the pricing for the service today.
Windows 10's next iteration will be a "January technical preview" release that's expected to appear sometime next month, according to a press report.
U.S. IT worker salaries likely will trend upward next year, according to recent analysis by Computer Economics.
Microsoft is set to end 2014 with a smaller share of the smartphone market than it did at the end of 2013, according to a data released by market analysis firm IDC on Monday.
Microsoft today announced that it bought mobile e-mail app provider Acompli.
Microsoft quietly raised the price of its Professional Support services for its U.S. software customers to $499 per incident.
Microsoft plans to add Windows Store management capabilities for organizations using Windows 10 apps "in the coming months."
Microsoft has published an explanation for its widespread Azure outages that lasted up to 11 hours on Tuesday.
Microsoft reported widespread "partial disruptions" of its Azure cloud computing services last night, although the issues are now listed as "mitigated."
Mozilla announced a five-year partnership deal today with Yahoo on browser search integration for the U.S. market.
Microsoft announced a preview today of a new video service for certain Office 365 subscribers.
Microsoft announced the preview release today of its latest identity and access management product.
Microsoft is rolling out November updates to its Intune device management service this week.
Microsoft clarified a bit more when its OneDrive for Business service will arrive for its Office 365 ProPlus subscribers.
Organizations likely will need a little guidance with Microsoft rolling out its new Windows per-user licensing, coming next month.
Microsoft released a preview of its Azure Operational Insights service today.
Due to strong stock growth and a massive slide in oil prices over the past few months, Microsoft's market cap surpassed that of Exxon Mobil Corp. when markets closed this afternoon.
- By Scott Bekker