Been a while since we’ve had some movement on the Microsoft data centers front. The company is currently working on opening a massive new one in the American state of Iowa. At the southeast corner of West Des Moines, to be exact. And although the technology titan has not exactly publicized the undertaking of this...

Redmond has netted not just a devices and services unit and one of the most esteemed mobile hardware makers in the Nokia deal, but in many ways an entire legacy. The remarkable Finnish company has been a source of pride for the Finns for years. And Microsoft has promised to continue investments in the home market of...

Microsoft recently made the release date its new operating systems official. Windows 8.1 is set for launch on October 18, the same day Windows Server 2012 R2 will also see daylight. And soon after the announcement, Microsoft quietly published (PDF link) the updated pricing and licensing sheets for the upcoming...

Of course, every country here is just used as rhetoric, but those of you who were expecting Microsoft to aggressively expand Windows Azure physically to all corners of the globe can rest assured it is not on. Sure, the major markets will have a local presence — United States and Europe in particular. But there is no...