In a perfect world, this would have been the norm by now. Or from the start. Then again, better late than never. Microsoft and Google are working together on revolutionizing the chat experience. Both companies are collaborating on creating a technology that would allow for a much more streamlined communication...

The long arms of the law? The European Commission is once again breathing on Google’s tail, and this time the antitrust body is investigating the company’s Android contracts. Yeah, the ones it has with phone makers. Unnamed industry sources are quoted in this report, which claims that the inquiry that was being...

Good news for Microsoft? Well, more competition never hurt anybody. Majorly, at least. At the Google I/O conference last month, the company announced its new Android One initiative. Which is, essentially a way to bring high quality, yet low cost, handsets in emerging markets. And this is special because Google seems...

Starting today, Microsoft is taking in the ‘Right to Be Forgotten’ requests from Europe, and users that want their names removed from search results in Bing can do so with the help of an online form. The new form requires users to provide details like identity, residence and contact information, along with role in...

Remember Alan Mulally? Of course, you do! The former Ford president that was rumored to be the leading name on the shortlist of people for the CEO top spot at Microsoft. That is, before Satya Nadella was finally chosen for the job. So anyway, our man Alan Mulally now has a new job. He has decided to join Google, has a...

The prestigious Worldwide Partner Conference 2014 kicked off yesterday in Washington, and in case you have been wondering, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella did not take part in the event. Instead he attended Fortune’s Brainstorm Tech Conference to highlight the efforts Microsoft is making in key areas, including research....

Microsoft have made some notable progress this year with Windows 8.1 hardware, and several new models are now available for purchase at different price points. Chromebooks, however, have remained an exceedingly dangerous threat. No longer are these affordable devices confined to the education sector — this year has...

The new Microsoft CEO is slowly coming into his own. After bringing forward a completely new vision for the company in an open letter this week, Satya Nadella has fired off a war cry against competitors. In a new interview he explained that he has already found a way to challenge the absolute domination from both...

Open source is steadily gaining acceptance at Redmond, and Microsoft have become a fair bit more interested in such software. A new initiative has the company partnering up with long term rival Google. Both companies have joined forces in a new partnership to bring more open source software to the Azure platform — and...

When it comes to wearables, Google Glass is sitting comfortably at the top of the mountain. Several other companies may have released smartwatches already, but they are waiting to see how these glasses perform on the market before jumping in. And although Microsoft is yet to confirm such a project, there are signs...