The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
Microsoft's stock took a beating in trading today after a pair of research firms said PC shipments in the first quarter were down as much as 14% from the year before.
By Gregg Keizer | 11 April, 2013 20:26
Harvard University officials scrambled Monday to contain the fallout from a damaging report in The Boston Globe over the weekend disclosing how administrators secretly accessed email accounts belonging to 16 resident deans at the university.
By Jaikumar Vijayan | 11 March, 2013 20:21
Microsoft on Monday kicked off a two-day promotion that gives college students Office 365 for up to six months free of charge.
By Gregg Keizer | 11 March, 2013 19:27
Microsoft today backpedaled from a sweeping change in its licensing for retail copies of Office 2013, saying that customers now have the right to move the software from one machine to another.
By Gregg Keizer | 06 March, 2013 14:05
The launch of new and revised Office 365 software-by-subscription plans for businesses shows that Microsoft realizes its current licensing revenue is threatened by cost-cutting customers, an analyst said yesterday.
By Gregg Keizer | 28 February, 2013 12:16
Google yesterday released Chrome 25, patching 22 vulnerabilities and debuting a new security feature that blocks silent installations of add-ons.
By Gregg Keizer | 22 February, 2013 16:08
Some major computer makers are pushing Office 365 with their new PCs, but others have stuck with a more traditional bundling tactic of including a factory-installed, single-license trial.
By Gregg Keizer | 21 February, 2013 12:03
As Microsoft pushed Outlook.com out of preview mode today, analysts said the company's "Scroogled" attack ads, which fired shots at Google's Gmail two weeks ago, were effective.
By Gregg Keizer | 19 February, 2013 15:22
Microsoft has quietly raised prices of Office for the Mac as much as 17% and stopped selling multi-license packages of the application suite.
By Gregg Keizer | 18 February, 2013 20:13
Microsoft is close to wrapping up work on Internet Explorer 10 (IE10) on Windows 7, according to a report Friday.
By Gregg Keizer | 18 January, 2013 21:23
For the second day in a row, Microsoft on Tuesday pitched one of its products to customers abandoned by arch-rival Google.
By Gregg Keizer | 19 December, 2012 15:27