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Microsoft May Reorganize Windows Team Soon

That is, after the release of the Redstone 5 update. There are some whispers that the software titan is gearing up for a reorganization of the Windows team, to better align it with future strategy. This is

Windows 7 To Get Paid Updates Beyond 2020

Smart. Microsoft has found a way to generate some nice side revenue from Windows 7, which is currently the world’s most popular desktop operating system. But one that is getting ready for sunset, with end of life

Windows Gains Ground In Education

The education sector has always been a mainstay for Microsoft, but over the years devices like the iPad and Chromebooks have wrestled away market share from Windows. But luckily, things are now back on track. FutureSource Consulting

Windows 10 Dual Boot On Chromebooks Soon?

Looks like Chromebook users are in for a treat. Buzz among the bees is that Google is working on allowing users to dual boot Windows 10 with Chrome OS on its machines. This report provides mode details

Old Skype Will Live

For a while. Microsoft pulled a fast one last month when it announced that the old version of Skype, also known as the classic version, will stop working on September 1. The company than started herding users

German State Switches Back To Windows

Game over for Hannover? The Linux adventure for Lower Saxony has come to an end, with the German state said to be planning to switch back to the tried and tested Windows operating system. A total of

Microsoft Initiates Windows 7 Upgrade Offensive

The time is now. Windows 7 still looms large for Microsoft, with the world’s most popular operating system pretty much the biggest, and only, hurdle for widespread adoption of Windows 10. Which, as a matter of fact,

Microsoft To Launch An Android Phone?

One door closes, another one opens? An unlikeliest of rumors has been doing the rounds lately, claiming that Microsoft is gearing up to launch an Android phone. This talk came right around we got an official confirmation

Microsoft Will Not Launch A Surface Phone

It’s official, folks. Microsoft has finally confirmed that the highly anticipated Surface Phone will never become a reality, as the company now prefers focusing on entirely new form factors. This has been revealed by Panos Panay himself,

Is Microsoft Bringing Ads To Windows 10 Mail App?

Looks like ads are coming to Windows 10 big time! It seems that Microsoft is actually thinking about bringing ads to the Mail app, one of the most used applications in the operating system. As a matter