That is, after the release of the Redstone 5 update. There are some whispers that the software titan is gearing up for a reorganization of the Windows team, to better align it with future strategy. This is a team that has long been the backbone of the success Redmond has achieved, and a reorg here will significantly...

Big changes ahead? You can bet the farmhouse on that! Terry Myerson, the Windows chief, has departed Microsoft. After having spent no less than 21 years at the company, no less. Not only did Redmond confirm this news yesterday, but Terry himself published a goodbye letter on LinkedIn, talking about the time he spent...

Microsoft might have released new versions of its operating platforms left and right these past few months, but the company has been rather silent on what releases we can expect in the very near future. This new leak from a fairly reliable source might shed more light on the matter. A report recently published cites...

A leisurely stroll is a gift, but when you stray too far away voices will be raised. This is what happened with Windows 8 as the technology industry felt that Redmond had forsaken the desktop and gone all out Metro. This may or may not have been the case, but there is no denying that the good old desktop did not get...

Terry Myerson has one of the toughest jobs in computing technology. The new head of the operating systems division at Microsoft talked about Windows 8.1 on the day it hit the Windows Store, and as expected, the man is all praise for the new OS. In a post on the official blog, he explains that Windows 8.1 brings a...

Redmond announced late on Monday that it will be buying Nokia’s smartphone business. And nowhere else were the implications of this acquisition were felt more than the fledgling Windows Phone ecosystem. The purchase of the Lumia brand could potentially mean the death knell for other Windows Phone devices makers like...

Today’s “alleged” quote of the day is from Microsoft’s Terry Myerson. TheVerge.com is alleging that: In a recent all-hands meeting, we’re told that Myerson said something to the effect of “we’re at zero percent market share for all practical purposes, and if we could get to ten percent, that’d be...

Microsoft has moved Andy Lees, the current head of its Windows Phone business to a new role. AllThingsD is reporting that Terry Myerson, the corporate VP who has led engineering efforts for the phone unit, will get the new top job’s responsibilities. In addition, he will own business development, marketing and other...