Bad egg? Don’t look now, but Newegg has been on the receiving end of a grilling in recent days, with reports that the online retailer sold pirated Windows 10 OEM keys. At least two of them. The company has promised to send out physical replacements for those who have bought the license keys to the operating...

Buzz among the bees is that Microsoft could increase its Windows licensing plans, and the company is eyeing certain types of PCs for this move that is sure to have an impact on prices. Most specifically, those high-end computers that are on the premium end of the market. Now, admittedly, the report comes from...

A tried and tested way to get tried and tested results? Microsoft has gone after an IP address that it believes tried to activate pirated copy of Windows and Office. The lawsuit filed claims both copyright and trademark infringement. Redmond has explained in court documents that this particular IP address was...

Time for Microsoft to bring its modern operating systems into the spotlight. Windows 7 OEM license sales are soon to be part of history, with the company ending sales of such installations by the end of this month. October 31 is the cutoff date, after which Redmond will no longer provide partners, hardware...

Talk about unyielding intentions! Russia, along with China, is one of the few countries that is slowly shifting away from Microsoft software, at least on government PCs. As a result, the country has placed fewer orders for Windows and other such products. Surely, Russia would needs years to completely move...

Remember Tami Reller? The senior Microsoft executive? Of course, you do. She has been out the spotlight these past couple of months, but nevertheless, leads up marketing work at Redmond. Another things that has been out of spotlight recently are some Microsoft certified statistics. For a company that used to...

Microsoft currently holds several important patents that cover a number of Android features like synchronization, security and file storage. And the company has now focused its attention to license its patents portfolio. Analysts now estimate that Microsoft is now in a position to earn as much as $3.4 billion...

Nokia may be back to winning ways, but the company will still get more in payments from Microsoft as part of its agreement with Redmond, than it will pay in the form of OS royalties. The company announced the filing of its annual report for 2012, and shared more details on the deal it signed with Redmond back...

During the Day 1 keynote of our annual Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference, Steve Ballmer revealed that Windows 7 has officially sold 400 million licenses to-date. That equates to 7 copies of Windows 7 sold a second. Windows 7 is now running on 27.13% of all PCs worldwide. And of PCs running Windows 7 in...