However, the organization will still keep running Windows XP on its computers for another year, and is seeking a third-party company to provide patches for these machines for the next 12 months. Obviously, at a lower rate. Microsoft entered into contract with the United States Army at the time of the retirement...

Not too long ago, you may remember, that Microsoft penned a deal with a fairly established mobile game developer by the name of Kabam. That was in June 2014. And as part of that agreement, the developer was expected to release some of its more popular games on both the Windows and Windows Phone platforms. These...

Had to come to this, but there’s actually more to the story. Yes, Kinect for Windows will no longer be manufactured, but manufactured specifically for the PC is the point here. Microsoft instead wants to focus on the console version of the hardware from now on. As the announcement reveals, the company witnessed...

Or what is actually termed as the final round. More depressing news, but we just had the latest round of Microsoft layoffs with the company releasing hundreds of employees across the globe. These are, of course, part of the 18,000 or so job cuts that were announced last year. Back when Microsoft completed the...

Not again! You know what would be really great is if all these big name developers that are discontinuing their Windows Phone apps get back with their Windows 10 solutions. Universal, streamlined, feature rich applications for Microsoft’s upcoming new operating system. That may yet happen. But for the time being...

At least, according to unofficial sources. Redmond has not exactly commented on the production of Microsoft Band, or the number that was produced in the first batch. But this much is certain that it was low — supply quickly ran out in the first run. Part of this early success was the appeal of the wearable...

Some timely confirmation from Microsoft. The company recently revealed that all Windows Phone 8.1 versions will directly be able to upgrade to Windows 10 for Phones once the new OS launches. In fact, the next version of the Windows 10 for Phones Technical Preview will be installable from all build of Windows...

Remember all that hoopla between Microsoft and the UK government on adopting the ODF standard for documents last year? Well, it seems like we finally have a resolution of the issue. Read up on that here. Basically, upon pressure by the UK government, Microsoft has decided to support the Open Document Format in...

So this happened. Microsoft unexpectedly announced a new Surface tablet, the Surface 3, earlier today. And this successor to the Surface 2 is set to be available in early May. You can read up on all these juicy details here. The company, obviously, launched the Surface series back in 2012, with the original...

The fine folks over at the European Commission have agreed to work on a new legislation that may potentially have some big consequences for the digital markets. Digital markets like the Windows Store. The body has now agreed areas for action for a single digital market that could mean that vendors may not be able...