Less than nine months remain when Microsoft plans to end its official support for Windows XP, and the company is trying to get as many users off the old operating system to a newer version of Windows. The software titan has created a slick looking infographic that does a nifty job of not only giving the Windows XP...

Troubling times sure do get people talking. And technology analysts usually have a field day whenever some vexing bits come out of Redmond. Microsoft is once again under fire after revealing its quarterly earnings last week. Two of its flagship products — Windows 8 and Surface tablets — have been on the market for...

Much has been made how learning Windows 8 is a somewhat difficult preposition, particularly coming to grips with the Metro UI of the new operating system. Analysts have often cited this as one of the reasons for slow adaption of OS. But then again, there are some that have made the transition without skipping a gear,...

Steve Ballmer unveiled his massive reorganization plan for his Redmond Empire, but it seems that the CEO of Microsoft may soon find himself having to deal with an activist investment firm on the company’s board. ValueAct Capital Management, as you may recall, bought a $2 billion stake in Microsoft in April this...

Redmond is doing a grand job of juggling two of its operating systems together, with Windows 8 and Windows 7 both being positioned towards users and businesses that are planning to upgrade from older versions of the OS, particularly Windows XP. And even though Windows 8 is taking up most (almost all) of the...

It was the week after the news of reorganization. With development on Windows 8.1 coming along as planned, the emphasis shifted towards Microsoft’s quarterly earnings call. Early one fine Friday morning, the company unveiled its rather interesting financial details for the second quarter of the year. Here is a...

Microsoft announced its financial results for the second quarter of the year, revealing revenues of $19.90 billion and a net income of $4.97 billion. Deep down, however, the numbers paint a very interesting picture. The technology titan shared the financial results in a press release, with the company’s chief...

Since launching its first ever tablet device in history late last year, Microsoft has always maintained that sales of the Surface RT were coming along according to plan. Analysts, however, held a different view. Various analysts and market watchers claimed that the device had failed to excite for a number of reasons —...

Chip giant Intel just released its financial for the second quarter of the year, and though they do not show any momentous records, the company did still make a fair few dimes in this period. Intel’s’ revenue during the April to June period came in at $12.8 billion — with profit of $2 billion. With numbers this high,...

Bing, the direct competitor it is to Google’s undisputed search engine dominance, is increasingly staking its claim as a very viable alternative with regular roll outs of several innovative new features. The search service already includes a People Autosuggest feature to help users quickly find information about a...