Or rather, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is the one doing the talking here, explaining the details of the mobile first, cloud first strategy — that he is actively pursuing. When compared to the devices and services approach of his predecessor. He was quick to point out this number, saying that no longer does Microsoft...

No looking back now? Fingers crossed. Windows Phone European market share simply keeps on growing, and the latest data from Kantar shows that the platform has become a much more popular choice in the Old Continent. Slowly and steadily, as the saying goes. The numbers reveal a welcome increase of 0.9% in the three...

Microsoft announced their acquisition of Acompli back in December. This was a company that built high quality email apps for both iOS and Android platforms. The apps were quite popular. Hence the purchase price north of $200 million, according to reports. It was a given then, that these apps would be repackaged and...

Microsoft’s going all in with bringing the Windows Phone platform to more affordable price points, and it is only a matter of time the operating system solidifies its position as the second most popular choice. And the efforts seem to be paying off. You can add another region where Windows Phone has overtaken iOS, as...

Nokia has made some odd decisions over the year, so gear up for another peculiar one. The company has stopped development of HERE Maps Windows Phone. Yes, Microsoft’s very own mobile operating system. Instead, the Finnish firm will now focus on Android and iOS instead. This report from the country reveals that Nokia...

Redmond has just officially confirmed the purchase of Acompli, a cross-platform email solution. It offers the option of combining email and calendar in one app, among other things. According to reports, the deal is worth north of $200 million. The email application connects with Outlook and Google email services, and...

Microsoft and Dropbox have a pretty neat alliance going. Both companies, though competing with one another in the online cloud storage market, increased collaboration and cooperation. Fans were in for a pleasant surprise not too long ago when news of the mobile Office apps getting some integrated Dropbox feature was...

It’s not often you hear the word vying in technology, but that is exactly what Microsoft and Yahoo! are up for right now, at least as far as the search engine domain is concerned. With Apple’s deal with Google for the default search position on iOS expiring next year, the company is said to be soliciting bids from the...

It has been in the news for a while now, but Julie Larson-Green has finally confirmed it. Cortana is set for a launch on other platforms, including Android and iOS in the near future. In fact, Microsoft is totally open on bringing the service to as many users as possible. The digital voice assistant continues to be a...

What could be surprising yet logically comprehensible at the same time? Well, Microsoft making its Office productivity suite free for mobile users, of course, what else? The software titan has just pulled a startling surprise. In what is a clear shakeup of its mobile Office strategy, the company has stated that users...