An even bigger question here is that who thinks up these names? From Windows RT to Windows RT 8.1, this is a naming scheme that while very interesting, makes total sense. You may well be aware that Microsoft is currently working on Project Blue, a companywide initiative to enhance its products range, including its...

Microsoft last week released its financial details for the first quarter of the year, revealing that it generated more than $20 billion in revenue and well over $6 billion in net income. Now reports are coming in that a famous hedge-fund has bought a significant amount of stock in the company, to the tune of 1 percent...

There has been nothing bombastic on the Surface tablet front these past few weeks. It’s business as usual, as Microsoft seems to have nailed a lot of the issues that affected its premier slates. Oh, and the technology titan has made efforts to iron out the supply issues — the result being that both tablets are now...

Of all the Surface tablets that are in our future, the Mini is gaining the most attraction these days. Microsoft has obviously confirmed noting up until now, but the rumor mill is churning nevertheless. Even the Wall Street Journal jumped in on the fun this week claiming that a smaller Surface slate is nearing launch...

If there is one thing that has underlined the success of the Windows operating system, it is the amount of software developers that code for the system. No surprises then that Microsoft named its annual developer conference as BUILD. The company recently announced that its 2013 BUILD developer conference would take...

Microsoft wants many things when it comes to Surface Pro. It wants it to succeed as a business device. It most likely wants to see people get in lines to purchase the tablet. And apparently, it also wants to make sure it has enough devices to go around come release. In fact, the keeping up with demand bit is so...

By now most of you may be aware of Dell’ plans to go private. This private business is no easy trip. In fact, according to Dell, the whole adventure will cost anywhere in the region of $22 billion. CNBC let the secret out in a short tweet saying that Microsoft is part of a group that is currently negotiating a...

The release of Windows 8 and the Surface lineup of tablets towards the end of last year was one of the most important events for Microsoft in recent memory. And for its part, the Redmond giant spared no expense to promote both products. With nearly $1.5 billion set aside for marketing, Microsoft made sure everyone got...

Microsoft’s first ever tablet, the Surface RT, has been rather slow off the blocks. And one of the reasons cited for the low sales number is the inevitable arrival of the Pro version later this month. A Pro version that will run the full version of Windows 8 and offering support of all sorts of legacy Windows software...

Job postings rarely cease to attract interests, particularly if it is from a software giant known as Microsoft. The Redmond company seems ready to begin work on the next version of its mobile operating system as it gears up to hire a senior Software Design Engineer for the project. Ashley Zenner from Microsoft gave...