To hear it from the Microsoft pessimists, the ship is taking on water and its time to start throwing folks overboard to lighten the load (sorry, I couldn’t resist that metaphor..) I agree that Microsoft is playing a frantic game of catch-up in mobile against the iOS and Android juggernauts. And juggernauts they...

The Post-PC era, it seems, is still a few blocks away (see what I did there). Amid the rainfall of smartphones, netbooks and tablets, people still use personal computers the most to surf and browse the Internet. Which makes it good news for Microsoft, as the company sits at the very top of the PC pyramid. This was...