Microsoft Windows. The world’s most popular operating platform. Under fire from mobile and open source alternatives, but still keeping it strong after nearly three decades. Windows 1.0 launched exactly 29 years ago — on November 20, 1985. Although based on MS-DOS, this premiere version became the first operating...

For Microsoft, this past week was all about Windows 8 and Surface tablets, and came with both good news and bad. While the new OS is still taking its time to get off the ground, there are some encouraging developments when it comes to the number of apps in the Windows Store, as well as encouraging sales of Windows...

Today’s the day! November 20 marks the day when Windows 1.0 found its way to the streets. Microsoft rolled out the first version of Windows in 1985. It was the first Microsoft software that provided a multi-tasking graphical interface, as all previous solutions from the company up until that time were text based. The...