Inside the HoloLens


Hands (and eyes) on with Microsoft’s 3D augmented reality headset

Microsoft Windows Server 2016 preview hits timing snag


Current preview will expire next week, but no replacement will be offered until May


Microsoft turns off DNT in IE and Spartan by default


The company decided to change its thinking following the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) recommendations

Microsoft Surface 3 tablet runs full fat Windows


The slimmed down tablet is more akin to the Surface Pro 3, with a cheaper price tag and lower-rate Atom class processor

Microsoft to pre-install Office apps on third-party devices


Tech giant signs new deal to bundle productivity software with select devices from OEMs

Bill Gates urges world to prepare for next disease outbreak


Microsoft’s co-founder explained the next epidemic could have more detrimental impact than Ebola unless organisations pr

Microsoft developing advanced Cortana for Android and Apple devices


Cortana, Microsoft’s ‘personal assistant’ software, will reportedly be available on Apple and Android support for Facebook & Google Chat axed by Microsoft


Microsoft is dropping Facebook and Google Chat support from, and pushing Skype as an alternative


Europol shuts down Ramnit botnet that infected 3.2m PCs


Europol leads operation to knock five-year-old botnet out of action

Microsoft working to fix Outlook encryption flaw


The company said it will be finding a solution to the iOS and Android bugs causing corporate data policies to be ignored

Microsoft hints at ‘Windows 365’ subscription service


Microsoft has filed to trademark ‘Windows 365’, sparking speculation that it’s planning a subscription service

Microsoft Office set for Cortana “Work Assistant”


Virtual assistant Cortana could soon be a feature of Microsoft Office for Windows Phone

Microsoft supercharges Yammer with Android Wear & Handoff support


Collaboration tool now works with smartwatches

Microsoft to invest in CyanogenMod


Microsoft may be investing in CyanogenMod, which could unseat Google from the top of the smartphone market

Microsoft: IoT security is our priority


Redmond welcomed Federal Trade Commission’s guidelines on Internet of Things

Microsoft buys Revolution Analytics for big data boost


The combined solutions will allow companies to use the power of R and data science

Windows 10: What we know about Project Spartan


Next generation web browser supports native PDFs and annotations

Windows 10: Start menus, and Microsoft's holographic vision

Analysis & Insight

For most users, it will be a new browser – and the return of the start menu in Windows 10 – which are most welcome

Minecraft wasn't hacked, but users may have been hit by malware


Despite email addresses and passwords being leaked, the company said it was not attacked by hackers

Microsoft patents location-aware sound & display smartphone settings


The so-called Inconspicuous Mode will adapt settings according to where you are and what you're doing