Redmond continues its search for a new CEO and contrary to some reports on the matter, the software titan wants to take its sweet time in naming one. We can now expect a new name early next year, instead of later this week. But while several potential candidates are said to be in the running for the vacant seat,...

Microsoft co-founder and co-chairman of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Bill Gates just appeared on The Colbert Report, where he was answered several questions ranging from health care to his time at Redmond as well as his thoughts on Steve Jobs. A fair part of the interview focused on Gates’ charity work...

During Apple’s Q4 earnings call, there was quite an interesting moment where the Surface came up. Mr. Cooks amusement/irritation showed in his answer. 5:31PM Here’s a follow-up: “With the launch of Surface today, could you comment on what you see from a competitive standpoint?” 5:32PM Tim Cook: “I...

New! Check out our iPhone 5 Picture gallery Today was Apple’s live (long awaited) press conference where they were widely expected to show off the iPhone 5. Tim Cook took the stage and talked about the expansion of Apple stores across the globe. The Apple Stores welcomed 83 million visitors last year and are...

Disclaimer: This article is my opinion only and not the opinion of Windows8Update.com. If you want to yell at anyone, yell at me. I haven’t had a lot to right about in the past week or so. Onuora Amobi has done a good job of enlightening people on Windows 8 and how it works and such but then I saw “I miss this...

Just watching this man speak reminds me of what technology strategy and leadership should be. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rKdH9YGtLSY

Fantastic interview with Apple’s Senior Vice President of Industrial Design. He is widely considered to be the driving force behind all of Apple’s major products from the iPod to the iPhone to the iPad. Some of the quotes: Q: What makes design different at Apple? A: We struggle with the right words to describe the...

Apple announced that the new iPad will be available in 10 countries on March 16 beginning at $499. Apple will begin taking pre-orders on its website later today (Wednesday). Devices will arrive in stores in the U.S., UK, Japan, Canada, Switzerland, Germany, France, Hong Kong, Singapore and Austria on the...

Steve Jobs’s withering assessment to his biographer Walter Isaacson. “They’ve become mostly irrelevant,” Jobs said of Microsoft. He then got going on how salesmen like Ballmer and former Apple (AAPL) CEO John Sculley tend to ruin product-focused companies. “Apple was lucky, and it rebounded,” Jobs told...

Microsoft was doing so well and now… this.. I had just blogged about how Windows Update restarts needed to be fixed in Windows 8 and voila – Microsoft responded (to the issue not me, I’m not presumptuous). In a new blog post on their Windows 8 Development blog, Microsoft go to great pains to explain that while they...