Microsoft's new updating "normal" for Windows -- a faster-paced tempo that demands customers apply releases within weeks -- is a first step in moving the OS to a services-style model. But companies may be leery of the change.
Microsoft on Wednesday extended the Windows 8.1 Update migration deadline for businesses by three months, but again told consumers they had less than four weeks to make the move before the company shuts off their patch faucet.
Users of Google's Chrome continue to badger the company to change the browser's new tab page, a sore spot to some for over half a year, even as the Mountain View, Calif. firm sticks to its design guns.
Just days before Microsoft retired Windows XP from public support, the company drastically reduced the price of custom support agreements that give large companies and government agencies another year of XP patches, experts reported today.
Apple's inability to meet demand for its Mac Pro desktop computer has surpassed that of its most egregious Mac production problem in memory, the debacle over the all-in-one iMac of late 2012 and early 2013.
Five weeks after announcing a lower-cost subscription to Office, Microsoft today started selling Office 365 Personal to consumers.
Microsoft on Monday conceded that Google's Chrome OS and the Chromebooks the operating system powers are capable of doing real work, a reversal of its 'Scroogled' campaign that once blasted the laptops as worthless.
Mozilla today named former executive Chris Beard as its interim CEO and appointed him to its board of directors.
Microsoft released Windows Phone 8.1 today, and contrary to its label of "Windows Phone Preview for Developers," anyone can upgrade their current Windows Phone 8-powered handset.
Microsoft has revealed how it will squeeze Windows 8.1 onto devices with storage space as small as 16GB to fulfill a promise earlier this year that OEMs could produce low-cost tablets and laptops.
The U.S. Internal Revenue Service acknowledged last week that it missed the April 8 cut-off for Windows XP support and will be paying Microsoft for an extra year of security patches.
Google this week updated Chrome to version 34, patching 31 vulnerabilities and paying out nearly $30,000 in bug bounties to outside researchers.
Microsoft's demand that Windows 8.1 users install this week's major update was another signal that the company is serious about forcing customers to adopt its faster release strategy, experts said today.
Microsoft suspended serving Windows 8.1 Update to businesses that rely on WSUS (Windows Server Update Services), saying that a bug would prevent devices from recognizing future updates.
Windows 8.1 users have a narrow window to upgrade to Windows 8.1 Update, the refresh that begins rolling out to customers today, to continue receiving future bug fixes, patches and enhancements.
Today's the day: Microsoft will serve up its final public patches for Windows XP, the aging OS that's been around since 2001.
Microsoft this week gave customers a bare-bones peek at the future of Windows, saying that the next iteration after Windows 8.1 Update will restore a Start menu and let users run "Metro" apps on the classic desktop.
CEO of Mozilla for less than two weeks, Brendan Eich stepped down today amid controversy over his 2008 contributions to supporters of Proposition 8, the California initiative that banned same-sex marriage.
Microsoft today said it will ship four security updates to customers next week that will include the final public fixes for flaws in Windows XP and Office 2003, both slated for retirement from security support on Tuesday.
Apple today announced that its annual developers conference will run June 2-6, and that it's copying Google's method of assigning tickets through a random drawing.