Julie Larson-Green, the Microsoft executive who co-led Windows development as recently as last summer and now heads the company's hardware efforts, will move to the group responsible for Office, where she once worked, according to an internal email obtained by the website GeekWire
A German security company has released an unauthorized patch for Apple's OS X Mavericks that it claimed closes the hole the Cupertino, Calif. giant left wide open in the operating system's implementation of basic Internet encryption.
Microsoft today sidestepped commenting on the Nokia's decision to launch a new low-cost smartphone powered by an offshoot of Google's Android.
Google has removed the option that let Chrome users restore an older version of the new tab page, closing that loophole and showing the oft-criticized scheme to everyone.
Astute Windows users have pointed out the Achilles Heel of Microsoft's plea for help in getting customers to dump Windows XP: The lack of a smooth upgrade path to Microsoft's newest OS, Windows 8.1.
Microsoft on Sunday publicly acknowledged what leaks had shown, that the company will issue an update to Windows 8.1 this spring that provides more tools for owners of traditional PCs controlled by mouse and keyboard.
Microsoft has cut the price of Windows 8.1 by nearly three-fourths to device makers who produce lower-cost laptops and tablets.
Bill Gates has sold another 20 million shares of the company he co-founded, taking $752 million out of his shrinking Microsoft portfolio.
Apple has been able to maintain high prices and high margins for its computers even as competitors jumped into a pricing pit. But with computer sales drooping, Apple may use the opportunity to lower prices.
Microsoft is behind the schedule it used for the last several iterations of Office for the Mac, and has not breathed a word about its Mac intentions.
Google has backtracked from changes that made Chrome's scrollbar non-standard, a move that infuriated some users a month ago when the company rolled out Chrome 32.
Google today upgraded Chrome to version 33, patching 28 security vulnerabilities.
Microsoft today rebranded its browser-based Office Web Apps, stripped-down versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote, as Office Online.
Microsoft on Wednesday issued a stopgap defense that protects IE9 and IE10 against ongoing attacks until the company issues a patch, probably in three weeks.
Microsoft will make a killing when it launches Office apps for Apple's iPad and tablets powered by Android. Or will it?
Three weeks after announcing OneDrive as the new label for SkyDrive, Microsoft today activated the renamed storage service, and offered some new incentives that give customers more space.
Two different hacker groups are exploiting the same still-unpatched vulnerability in Internet Explorer (IE) with almost-identical attack code, a security researcher said Tuesday.
Apple was appointed the world's highest-valued brand today by Brand Finance, which said the Cupertino, Calif. company's brand is worth nearly $105 billion.
Microsoft last week said that it had sold 200 million licenses of Windows 8 since the operating system launched more than 15 months ago. But how many copies are actually being used?
The chairwoman of Mozilla Foundation, the non-profit that funds the development of Firefox, is defending the decision to pursue in-browser ads, saying that it's important to generate revenue.