Surface Mini release date possibly outed on


Surface Mini speculation reignited by listings for cases and keyboards


Microsoft charges Motorola for use of Android and Chrome OS


Motorola Solutions is the latest company to enter into a deal with Microsoft to avoid a patent lawsuit

Microsoft makes changes to Nokia acquisition deal


Nokia to be rebranded as Microsoft Mobile, according to memo

Nokia Lumia 2520 UK sales halted due to charger fault


Nokia claims charger has potential to cause electric shocks, so has temporarily stopped sales

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Microsoft SQL Server 2014 arrives with in-memory technology


Firm also launches Analytics Platform System

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Windows Phone 8.1 released for developers


The Windows Phone 8.1 update boasts some of the biggest changes to the platform since it launched

Government plans to get 2.7 million people online by 2016


BT, EE, Google and Microsoft to help tackle digital exclusion

Microsoft shrinks Windows down to size for tablets


Windows Image Boot takes up less space so there is more room for apps and data

Microsoft Surface 2 4G release date announced for UK


The second-generation Surface tablet will start shipping on May 8 with pre-orders already open

Windows XP: The final countdown

Analysis & Insight

Support for Windows XP has now ended. Businesses need to look seriously at migrating their remaining systems

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Nokia bags Chinese approval for Microsoft phone deal


Finnish phone maker wins regulatory approval to sell off its phone business

Windows XP support end of life: Ultimate guide


Windows XP extended support reaches its end of life today. We roundup everything you need to know about the aged OS here

The Windows XP Zombie Apocalypse

Analysis & Insight

The countdown is finally over for those looking for extended life support for XP (unless they've inked a deal).

Dennis partnership sees 12,500 schoolchildren get Windows 8 laptops


Felix Dennis and team have brokered a deal to give pupils in St Vincent and the Grenadines their own computers

Microsoft teases return of the real Start button


Windows 8.1 update to bring back the full Start menu along with Live Tiles

Office for iPad downloads hit 12 million


Microsoft confirms first week download figures for Office for iPad

Microsoft offers sneak peek at Internet of Things plans


Windows on Devices to build on Microsoft's mobile and cloud-first vision

Windows Phone 8.1: Top 8 features


Windows Phone 8.1 brings a notification center, better keyboard, IE 11 & enhanced enterprise capabilities

Windows 8.1 Update 1: Features & release date


The Windows 8.1 Update 1 will be made available for free on 8 April 2014

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Salesforce leads growth of worldwide software market


Gartner's study shows the worldwide software market grew by 4.8 per cent in 2013