Nokia CEO Stephen Elop has shown interest in developing a tablet more than once over the past year. And while the rumors have been plenty, it is only recently that speculation regarding Nokia’s Windows RT tablet has intensified. So much so that we now have a reasonable idea of how the upcoming slate will look and...

Steve Ballmer will soon leave Microsoft, but the name of his successor is currently up in the air. Microsoft is said to be in talks with several internal and external candidates, but there is no word on who actually is going to take the reins of one of the most valuable technology companies around. Yet there is one...

Steve Ballmer just announced his retirement, and the CEO of Microsoft has decided to call it a day within the next 12 months. The head of Redmond had been under fire from several circles, former employees, media and investors. Back in April ValueAct spent $2 billion in order to take over 1 percent stake in Microsoft....

Redmond seems all ready and raring to push Windows 8.1 towards the RTM status next week, at least according to insider sources familiar with the matter. However, there is no word on what build number will the RTM version carry. A new report over at CNBeta claims that Microsoft has started compiling the final RTM...

Fans of retro gaming rejoice! Microsoft has nailed a deal to bring no less than 500 vintage games to the Windows 8.1 platform, the first batch of which is expected to arrive on the Windows Store in just a few months. The software titan announced this brand new agreement with video game publisher Amiga Games that will...

Another fine new day, and another fine new Microsoft contest! This time, the recently expanded Skype for Outlook.com gets a look (pun fully intended, with apologies). As we reported earlier today, Redmond launched the Skype for Outlook.com integration for users in North America, thereby allowing users of its highly...

Convincing users to ditch Windows XP brings multiple benefits to Microsoft. Not only can the company decrease the market share of the ancient (yet popular) OS, it also gets a chance to pitch Windows 8 to prospective customers. And one such major customer that decided to make the move recently is Bankwest. The company...

Windows 8 is not exactly Microsoft’s most smashingly successful product to date, but the operating system is on a pretty good growth trajectory and continues increasing its market share every month. And the latest data from market research firms is showing that the OS keeps gaining traction. Figures provided by...