Looks like Microsoft has an uphill task at hand. The company seems to be struggling to exceed the milestone of 700 million active Windows 10 devices, as the adoption of the OS has slowed down. Or, at least, looks like so. Redmond, however, expects the transition to the new operating system to accelerate in the coming...

The newest version of Microsoft’s flagship operating platform, Windows 8, is as of right now installed on around 7.41 percent of computers worldwide, according to the latest figures by Net Applications. And this, the market researcher, claims is good enough for it to become the third most popular OS in the world. But...

Much has been made of the persistently large market share of users and businesses continuing to run Windows XP, despite three newer generations of Windows OSs (Vista, 7 and now 8). This market share is estimated at over 40% worldwide, according to NetMarketshare.com’s October report. The continued “success” of...