If there ever was one company that made it a business of throwing out big numbers, it is Microsoft. That practice slowed down a tad during the past few years, but Redmond is back touting these figures. The software titan touched upon the massive Windows ecosystem at its Windows Partner keynote at the ongoing Worldwide...

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. No, we are not talking about Charles Dickens’ timeless classic, but the Windows Phone odyssey, with all its ups and downs. Close to four years, and the platform only has somewhere around 4% of the market to its name. In between these were many a misstep, some dazed...

The new reality. Long gone are the days when Microsoft had shares upwards of 90% in the digital world. The mobile revolution has given rise to new titans, while stunning old ones. Companies like Facebook, Twitter, now have the users, while operating systems like Android and iOS now lead the platform contest. Sure,...

Businesses and enterprises are, by their very nature, slow to react to new developments in hardware and software. It usually takes months for large companies to evaluate and move to a new platform. Luckily for Microsoft, many did not waste much time transitioning to Office 365. At the ongoing WPC 2014 conference in...

Redmond sure is on a roll. The magical figure of $99 for Windows powered tablets has now officially been confirmed by the company at the prestigious WPC 2014 event. Chief operating officer Kevin Turner revealed at the Worldwide Partner Conference in Washington earlier today that the company is working with hardware...

Microsoft kicked off the 2014 edition of the Worldwide Partner Conference a little while back, and COO Kevin Turner talked about the future path for the company, as well as the Windows platform. In fact, defining the scope of the next generation of Windows was the highlight of the keynote, and although Turner did not...

Office 365 is getting popular by the minute, and all types and sizes of organizations are subscribing to the cloud based productivity suite. At the same time, Microsoft continues to refine the service. The company has decided to launch three new plans in order to better address consumer needs, and this new pricing...

When it comes to Microsoft events, the Worldwide Partner Conference is right below the BUILD developer conference in esteem. Countless hardware and software partners attend this revered annual gathering. And this year, the WPC 2014 is set for July 13. While the software titan has been quietly working on the second...

Sure seems like so. When it comes to press events and conferences, Redmond is putting up some really good shows lately. Whether it is attributable to the change in management, or the quality or products, is up for debate. But each Microsoft event draws lots of interest from consumers, partners, enterprises, and even...