OK, here’s a question for you. What is the existential threat facing Microsoft today? Did you say in operating systems? iOS? Android? Unfortunately, the number crunchers would say: wrong on both counts. Just in terms of raw numbers, Windows is not, repeat, not Microsoft’s biggest revenue driver. That honor falls to...

Do you know what Microsoft biggest business is?  Most would say without a second thought  “operating systems“, but if you said that, you’d be wrong. If OSs are not the major revenue generating segment for Redmond, then what is?  Well, again it is not all the versions of Windows combined.  It is also not server OSs...

Symantec has notified Windows 8 users through its blog, about the threat of a backdoor Trojan Horse called Backdoor.Makadocs. This piece of malware presents itself as a Word document, uses a Google Docs server as a proxy server, and depends on an interesting document title to tempt the user to open it. Symantec...

Most people are familiar with Google Docs, the free cloud-based office suite offered by Google within its Google Drive service. Google Docs is complemented by Google Drive, a storage service, and allows users to create and edit documents online while collaborating in real-time with other users. Google Docs has been a...

Mistakenly many people used to think that Apple was a direct challenger to Microsoft’s future success and business, mainly because both were in the “operating system” business. While this is maybe a little more true today than it was a decade ago, the fact is that Apple is a niche company when it comes to traditional...

Got to love the way they shrug the dirt off their shoulders… Intel released a statement in response to all the hubub about Windows 8 on ARM processors. It reads in part: “The Windows CE today, the Windows phone applications today all run on ARM and only on ARM, so what they are saying is for the tablet version and the...