This blog is in it’s 5th year of existence and when I started it, I was excited about the concept of Windows 8. I called it Windows8update and religiously attempted to document all the changes that Windows 8 would bring. You see, I was excited 5 years ago because Microsoft had a blank sheet of paper and were going to...

Boy, Tim Cook sure did choose a neat moment to talk about Microsoft and other Apple competitors and what he believes is a lack of innovation from other technology companies. The Apple CEO gave these statements to Bloomberg, and they were published yesterday. Call it sweet, sweet coincidence, but Microsoft had also...

CEO Steve Ballmer has put into action his titanic new reorganization process, one that is expected to continue for a year at least, and is supposed to push the Redmond Empire towards a devices and services concept. And the thing about a devices and services concept is that innovation is an absolute necessity for...

It appears that Redmond is betting big on its workforce in China, at least when it comes to research and innovation, as the company considers the country is an important innovation hub in the region. Ya-Qin Zhang, the chairman of Microsoft’s Asia Pacific research and development group, talking to WSJ shared the view...

Steve Wozniak thinks Microsoft may be more innovative than Apple today The one and only Steve Wozniak ex- of Apple was recently interviewed by Tech Crunch at TEDx Brussels and gave his insights into the current state of the major information technology companies and personalities. He talked about Steve Jobs, Tim Cook...

Nokia might not fully have its act together from a fiscal perspective, but I can’t help but like the company. They’ve had some problems in the past but the truth is that Nokia builds innovative software and hardware. Yes, it might not have the same sex appeal that people claim that devices like the iPhone and other...

Please don’t take it in any form of disrespect to Steve Jobs that I am writing this article. I was one of Steve Jobs’ biggest fans and when he died it felt like I had lost more than just a CEO of one of my favorite tech companies, or even a visionary. It felt like I had lost a dear friend or even a family member. But...

Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt snubbed Microsoft during an appearance this week at the D9 conference Rancho Palos Verdes, California. He referred to a so-called “gang of four,” high tech companies that were driving innovation and growing astronomically as a result. These companies include his company, Google, as well as...

Great article from Fortune magazine about Microsoft’s problems with innovation. Some choice quotes.. It seemed a little like love when a blogger named The Paperboy got his hands on a secret device being developed inside Microsoft under the code name Courier. With its icon-rich user interface and multitouch,...