Without updates after April 8 Windows XP is expected to fall prey to any number of zero-day attacks for which Microsoft will provide no defense, but there are some things die-hard XP users can do to make their machines safer.
The chief strategist for Hillary Clinton's 2008 presidential bid and the spark behind Microsoft's inspirational Super Bowl ad has been named Chief Strategy Officer in a shakeup of the company's inner circle announced today.
Nokia's Android-based mobile phones are part of a strategy to grab more customers for Microsoft in countries that haven't been saturated yet with smartphones - the intent being to upsell them to actual Windows Phones over time, according to the pending head of Microsoft's phone division.
Microsoft's Lync communications platform gathers enough readily analyzable data to let corporations spy on their employees like the NSA can on U.S. citizens, and it's based on the same type of information - call details.
Microsoft is accommodating Cisco conferencing systems and Android tablets to help make Microsoft Lync and Skype communications platforms able to connect any customers by voice, video, messaging and conferencing regardless of what device they use.
As he starts work advising Microsoft's new CEO Satya Nadella on products, Bill Gates described his role to a Reddit chat group as also including agenda writing and setting performance standards, roles generally associated with the CEO.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has a long to-do-list that encompasses long-term plans that will take months and years to pan out, but there are some things he can jump on right away that will have a positive impact on the company and establish himself as a leader. Here are six.
Microsoft's new CEO Satya Nadella will be spending a lot of time on the road over the next months meeting with customers, partners and investors to get a handle on what they expect from him and the company.
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