Boy, Microsoft sure is trigger happy today! We have a few more causalities of the reorganization and job cuts that the software titan announce earlier in the day. Entertainment causalities, this time, by the way. Nokia’s popular MixRadio music streaming service has been deemed excessive, and the company is...

The winds of change. Microsoft’s recent job cuts are the talk of the town right now as the company announced earlier today that it plans to fire a total of 18,000 employees over the next 12 months. And although we have the announcement, Redmond has not specified who is going to be affected by the layoff....

The new reality. Long gone are the days when Microsoft had shares upwards of 90% in the digital world. The mobile revolution has given rise to new titans, while stunning old ones. Companies like Facebook, Twitter, now have the users, while operating systems like Android and iOS now lead the platform contest....

Redmond sure is on a roll. The magical figure of $99 for Windows powered tablets has now officially been confirmed by the company at the prestigious WPC 2014 event. Chief operating officer Kevin Turner revealed at the Worldwide Partner Conference in Washington earlier today that the company is working with...

One good thing follows another, or something like that? Redmond is already offering free Windows licenses to OEMs that build devices with displays smaller than 9 inches. But according to a new report, the company might expand this offer to include more devices. It appears that the software titan is planning...

Say what you may, but the difference between the midrange and high end Windows Phones usually comes down to a few extra megapixels, and few extra inches. There just are not that many differentiating factors between the two segments — at least on the hardware side of things. And this is what Microsoft wants to...

In Japan, that is. This is one country that has really taken to Windows powered tablets in recent months. Large hardware vendors like ASUS and Toshiba have released many such models in the local market. And while we have heard several reports that claim that Windows tablets are big in Japan, and the market...

Something like this was always on the cards, I guess. Back when the Nokia acquisition was completed, Microsoft welcome all Nokia employees that were spread over 130 sites in 50 countries worldwide. Thing is, the software giant already had a force of 100,000 employees before the takeover, and Nokia added...

Amid the fury and furor from the Chinese government that the newer versions of Windows came with a secret backdoor, Microsoft have now announced the opening of their first Transparency Center. The software titan already had a program where governments could review the source code of its products, but the...

Talk that Microsoft is set to merge its two ARM based operating systems, Windows Phone and Windows RT, is not new. Although we are yet to get any confirmation when this might actually happen. But some new information coming from the always reliable Mary Jo Foley of ZDNet reveals that this combined operating...