Microsoft beats revenue expectations despite Nokia restructuring


Cloud revenues, along with strong Xbox and Surface sales lift software giant

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Curtain falls on Nokia's smartphones

Analysis & Insight

Microsoft is dropping the Nokia brand from its Windows smartphones. It is the end of an era

Microsoft ditches Nokia branding on Lumia devices


The company has decided to drop the Nokia name, but will keep the Lumia branding

Patch Tuesday

Microsoft finds flaw in Windows 7 Patch Tuesday fix


Software giant pulls the update after it displayed 'unexpected behaviour'

Microsoft smartwatch to pack two-day battery life


Smartwatch to launch in "coming weeks"

Microsoft develops Nokia Lumia 1020-powered Ultrascope


Partners with the Open Space Agency to create 3D printed telescope

Microsoft moves to allay Surface support fears


Microsoft has reiterated its commitment to business users of the Surface Pro 3.

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella apologises for gender pay gap comments


Microsoft head Satya Nadella has apologised following his comments on the gender pay gap

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Samsung owes Microsoft $6.9m in interest


Although Samsung is up to date on its fees, the firm is still indebted because of late payment charges

Windows 10 Technical Preview: Is Microsoft back in business?


Microsoft’s bending over backwards to court businesses with Windows 10.

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Windows: Microsoft's power of 10

Analysis & Insight

The latest version of Windows needs to mark a return to form, if the company is to hold its own on the desktop and perso

Windows 10 vs Windows 8.1: What’s new?


Windows 10 brings back the Start Button, adds multiple desktops & an adaptable interface

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Microsoft to take action on cyber crime


The software giant will team up with Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center to share threat data

Windows 10: Live blog on Technical Preview release day


Microsoft has unveiled Windows 10. Stay tuned for more details...

Microsoft opens up bug bounty programme for online services


The rewards users receive will be based on the "detail, quality and complexity" of the discovered vulnerabilit

Minecraft developer acquired by Microsoft for $2.5bn


Minecraft to remain multi-platform despite Microsoft ownership

Windows 9 leak unveils OS ahead of 30 September launch


Leaked screenshots and a video of the Windows 9 Technical Preview provide early glimpse of Microsoft’s next operating sy

Legal hammer on keyboard

Microsoft in contempt of court for not handing over Dublin email details


Battle with US government continues

Microsoft to drop Windows Phone & Nokia brands?


Microsoft is said to be planning to scrap the Windows Phone and Nokia branding in the wake of the next OS release

Security flaw

Microsoft Patch Tuesday fills massive zero-day hole in Internet Explorer


Microsoft's web browser found to have 37 vulnerabilities