Gates is no longer Microsoft’s largest individual shareholder, and in four years his ownership stake in the company he founded will likely vanish.
Microsoft is opening a state-of-the-art training facility in Miami, its first within the United States, the company announced Friday
Wireless vehicle detection systems installed throughout 40 U.S. cities to control and direct traffic are so poorly secured that hackers can manipulate the sensors to cause disruptions, accidents and congestion for drivers.
Microsoft says a security gap in Internet Explorer could allow an attacker to take complete control of a computer if the user clicks on a malicious link
Gov. Terry Branstad joined with local officials to announce Microsoft’s so-called “Project Alluvion,” which is expected to total more than $1.1 billion and create more than 80 full-time jobs.
Many people hated Windows 8 when it came out in October 2012. Microsoft responded a year later with Windows 8.1. With the free update, people can change settings to boot computers directly into the desktop.
Microsoft will end support for the persistently popular Windows XP on Tuesday, and the move could put everything from the operations of heavy industry to the identities of everyday people in danger.
Microsoft unveiled a new virtual assistant for Windows Phone devices Wednesday as it seeks to gain traction in a highly competitive and lucrative market for smartphones.
Microsoft is following through on a promise to update its Windows 8 operating system on a regular basis to respond to consumers’ complaints and other feedback.
In the market for smartphones, Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 system is barely there. It’s dwarfed by Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android systems in both attention and sales.