Microsoft Corp. announced Friday that longtime Chief Executive Steve Ballmer has decided to retire within the next 12 months. This was a relatively unexpected move since it comes a month after he unveiled a shift in focus for the tech giant. Mr. Ballmer, who is 57 years old, will depart after a successor has been...

We’ll categorize this post under “News that wont’ surprise a single person”. It seems that the Verge is reporting that Microsoft is going to retire Windows Live Messenger in favor of Skype. According to the rumor, the official announcement is coming within a week or so. With new forms of integration for Facebook and...

I am sick and tired of Windows XP. I have written blog posts about the death of Windows XP and my desire to see that. Seems like no one using XP was listening. By the end of March 2011, Windows 7 was powering 20.9 percent of corporate PCs, according to a new Forrester Research report, while Windows XP was on 60...