Microsoft’s latest platforms, Windows 8 and Windows RT, have been in the headlines ever since release. Most of the news, however, focuses on the design and features of these operating systems. Nevertheless, some have taken a close look at the underlying security mechanisms integrated into the company’s newest...

Well, you don’t hear this very often. A new survey recently released brings some fresh views on Redmond’s hardware and software developments, and names Microsoft as the number one vendor for CIOs. Piper Jaffray’s quarterly Chief Information Officer (CIO) survey picked Microsoft as the most important vendor — ahead of...

The latest report from AdDuplex shows the Nokia Lumia dominating the market for Windows Phone 8 smartphones globally. AdDuplex is a cross-promotion network for Windows Phone and Windows 8 and collected data using 215 Windows Phone apps running AdDuplex SDK v.2.  They collected the data on January 3rd, 2013 so the...

A new report from AdDuplex (via Supersite for Windows) shows that of all Windows 8 devices out there, Windows Surface RT has the largest share of sales, at 6%. This has fallen from a month ago when the Surface Pro reportedly commanded 11% of the market, but it still has the largest share. The Surface RT and...

The International Data Corporation (aka IDC) just released its Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker report, providing predictions for mobile phone sales by OS through 2016. The clear market leader, according to IDC, will be Android, whose massive 68.3% market share in 2012 represents the lion’s share. While IDC...

Microsoft has just published its ‘Bing Top Search of 2012’ report. The report aggregated data from billions of search queries on Microsoft’s own search engine, Bing, and highlights the most searched terms in 19 categories – ranging from people to technology, movies to news and fashion. No milk and cookie for guessing...