End of the line, shorty! Microsoft is all set to retire Old Skype for Windows 10 versions and has asked users to upgrade or lose their Skype conversations. The cutoff date? May 25. Apparently, the company has started emailing users about this change, requesting them to make the move to the most recent version of the...

The European odyssey continues for Microsoft, and the market is slowly becoming a bit of a hostile environment for the company, at least when it comes to legal issues. After the hefty fine handed to it by the EU in 2011, the software titan is facing trademarking issues. Or problems related to the names of its...

The fine folks over at the European Commission have agreed to work on a new legislation that may potentially have some big consequences for the digital markets. Digital markets like the Windows Store. The body has now agreed areas for action for a single digital market that could mean that vendors may not be able to...

Bing will get a “Right to be Forgotten” option soon, Microsoft have once again reiterated. The company says that such a feature is currently in development, and details are being finalized. Exactly how soon it is implemented, however, remains unclear. Under this recent court ruling, Internet users in Europe have the...

Hand it to the European Union to look after its population. At least when it comes to computing and technology, even video games. The various bodies in EU have actively discussed and taken decisions on a number of such cases. Take the case of a single, universal charger for mobile phones, for instance. This time,...

The EU antitrust commission recently gave their okay for Microsoft to acquire Nokia’s hardware and services business, meaning Redmond can now complete the transaction early next year. But Nokia will continue to service as a separate company — and although it will no longer market its own devices, it will license...

Not that many expected any major hurdles, or any hurdles for that matter, but Redmond can now go on with its plan to purchase Nokia’s smartphone business. The European Commission has finally given the go-ahead for the deal. The approximately $7.4 billion transaction is now expected to be complete in early 2014, as...

Redmond, it seems, will soon get the go-ahead for the Nokia deal from the antitrust body in the European Union. Which means that the deal could be on track for completion in early 2014, as planned. Reuters in its new report claims, citing sources close to the matter, that the EU regulatory body has gone through the...

Earlier this year, Microsoft made official a deal to take over the mobile phone business of Nokia, and now the company has officially asked the European Commission to give approval for the acquisition. The company has made it clear that it wants to acquire Nokia in order to expand its efforts in the mobile industry....

I guess this is what you get when you claim to be a company that really cares about the privacy of its users. Microsoft has just been asked by privacy watchdogs in European Union to make some tweaks to its products. It is nothing major — in fact these are clearly minor privacy issues. Bloomberg is carrying a report...