The calm after the storm? Microsoft dropped a bombshell a couple of weeks back by announcing Windows 10, and the release of the Technical Preview at the very start of this month has provided us with some hints at what’s in store for the future. And what a future it promises to be! Below are some of other big stories...

Stephen Elop had a pretty thankless job when he took charge of Nokia as CEO. His association with Microsoft and the decision of adopting Windows Phone 7 however made it even more thankless. Technology circles started calling him a Trojan horse. However, a new book written by two Finnish journalists paints the former...

Now this is an endeavor everyone can get behind! Microsoft seems bent on making large touch screens go mainstream, and the company is ready to do what’s needed in getting this done. Redmond acquired Perceptive Pixel for an undisclosed sum back in 2012. Since then, we have heard nothing about what the technology titan...

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella surprised the world with a massive 18,000 job cut earlier this month, but it appears that this was just the start. The company might announce more layoffs soon. That is, if we go by what industry analyst Tomi Ahonen says. A former Nokia employee, he said in a statement that Nadella is very...

There was a time, not too long ago, that Samsung was a nonentity in the mobile world. Companies like Nokia and Motorola were ruling the roost, with absolute authority. Needless to say both giants have been through quite a few ups and downs. The ultimate beneficiaries of the smartphone revolution, however, have been...

A bit ironic considering Stephen Elop, when he was in the running for the CEO role, reportedly said that he was open to spinning off these two division. Back then it struck many with surprise. But irrespective of what he said at that time, the latest from the Redmond campus is that both leaders are fully committed to...

What, time for big changes, already? The recent face of Nokia, Stephen Elop, had been one of the frontrunners in the race for Microsoft CEO, right up until Satya Nadella was chosen earlier this month. But according to a new report, the former Nokia boss has now been named in charge of the devices and gaming units at...

So it’s Friday and it’s time for a little mischief poll. The issue of who Microsoft’s CEO will be seems to be something that will be resolved soon and that’s a good thing. While there are many options on the table, I haven’t been shy about saying who’s the hands down favorite. Having said that, let’s have some fun...

Another milestone achieved. Microsoft is now closer than ever to finalizing its buyout of Nokia’s mobile devices and services unit after getting approval from another important regulatory body. The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) has green lighted the deal. Microsoft is still waiting for the European...

Redmond may still be searching for its next CEO, but one can guess things are moving towards the final stretch now with the various public comments made on the matter. And while the last report on the matter claimed that Ford boss Alan Mulally and Satya Nadella were the leading candidates, the vice president for...