As the company begins selling its first new Xbox in eight years Friday, some critics say Microsoft should spin the gaming unit off. They argue that Xbox distracts management from the company’s fast-growing cloud computing business
Microsoft is releasing its long-awaited Windows 8.1 upgrade as a free download starting Thursday. It addresses some of the gripes people have had with Windows 8, the dramatically different operating system that attempts to bridge the divide between tablets and PCs.
Microsoft is making its Xbox Music streaming service available for free on the Web — even to those who don’t use Windows 8.
Microsoft Corp. is reshuffling its business in an attempt to promote faster innovation and a sharper focus on devices and services. The move comes amid lukewarm response to the latest version of its flagship Windows operating system and a steady decline in demand for PCs.
Microsoft says a planned update to its Windows 8 operating system will be made available for free later this year.
Microsoft is retooling the latest version of its Windows operating system to address complaints and confusion that have been blamed for deepening a slump in personal computer sales.
Microsoft Corp. said Monday that Steven Sinofsky (pictured), the president of its Windows and Windows Live operations, is leaving the company.
With the launch of Windows 8 from Redmond based Microsoft, people are about to discover a computing experience unlike anything they’ve seen before. Here’s a guide to getting past some of the hurdles.
Redmond based Microsoft Corp. is releasing a new version of its Windows operating system, one designed to make desktop and laptop computers work more like tablets. There will be several ways to get it — or avoid it.
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer can’t afford to be wrong about Windows 8.