News and Articles About Microsoft

Microsoft Releases Patch to Fix 19-Year-Old Windows Bug
Microsoft

Microsoft Releases Patch to Fix 19-Year-Old Windows Bug

The vulnerability could allow attackers to remotely execute code and take over a user's computer by tricking them into visiting a bad URL.
Benjamin Kabin
Microsoft Ditches Lync for New Skype for Business Suite
Messaging

Microsoft Ditches Lync for New Skype for Business Suite

By merging Skype with Lync, its enterprise-specific messaging system, Microsoft looks to be gaining on Facebook Messenger.
Nina Zipkin
Here's How Drastically Microsoft Windows Has Changed Over the Years
Microsoft

Here's How Drastically Microsoft Windows Has Changed Over the Years

About 31 years ago today, Microsoft introduced the very first version of Windows, known as Windows 1.0. We've come a long way since then.
Lisa Eadicicco
 From ICQ to AIM to WhatsApp: The Rise and Fall of Instant Messenger Apps (Infographic)
Apps

From ICQ to AIM to WhatsApp: The Rise and Fall of Instant Messenger Apps (Infographic)

IM apps have 4ever altered how we communicate. Countless messaging tools have come and gone in the 18 years since they first debuted. Which ones will stand the test of time?
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Here's How to Get a Sneak Peek at the New Skype Translator
Communication strategies

Here's How to Get a Sneak Peek at the New Skype Translator

Microsoft just rolled out its new Skype translator, but it isn't available to just anyone.
Nina Zipkin
This Entrepreneur Is Crazy Enough to Take on Microsoft
Tech Startups

This Entrepreneur Is Crazy Enough to Take on Microsoft

Is Microsoft's productivity empire vulnerable? The founder of CloudOn thinks so.
Erin Griffith
Meet Microsoft Band, the $199 Fitness Tracker That Also Works With iOS and Android
Wearable Tech

Meet Microsoft Band, the $199 Fitness Tracker That Also Works With iOS and Android

Here's a look at the tech company's first major wearable fitness device.
Dave Smith
What Minecraft Is Teaching Your Kids About Money
Money Management

What Minecraft Is Teaching Your Kids About Money

If your kids are chattering non-stop about things like emeralds, pickaxes and creepers, you may have a unique opportunity to turn a video game addiction into a life lesson about money.
Google Beefs Up Gmail Security and Microsoft Nixes Nokia: Weekly News Roundup
Weekly News Roundup

Google Beefs Up Gmail Security and Microsoft Nixes Nokia: Weekly News Roundup

Check out the news innovators and business owners need to know.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Microsoft Ditching the 'Nokia' and 'Windows Phone' Brands for 'Microsoft Lumia'
Microsoft

Microsoft Ditching the 'Nokia' and 'Windows Phone' Brands for 'Microsoft Lumia'

The new name and branding will be rolled out in the next coming weeks, beginning with France.
Benjamin Kabin
Microsoft Finally Makes a Move in the Smartwatch Sector
Smartwatches

Microsoft Finally Makes a Move in the Smartwatch Sector

It has been reported that in the next few weeks Microsoft will be debuting its smartwatch. But does anyone care?
Laura Entis
Microsoft CEO: 'I Was Completely Wrong' About Gender Comment
Asking For a Raise

Microsoft CEO: 'I Was Completely Wrong' About Gender Comment

Satya Nadella says he was thinking of his own 22-year climb up Microsoft's corporate ladder, though he says now that he encourages women to speak up.
Geoff Weiss
After Gaffe, Microsoft Board to Look at Gender Pay Gap, Male Culture
Income Inequality

After Gaffe, Microsoft Board to Look at Gender Pay Gap, Male Culture

Board member on CEO's controversial comment: 'I think it's going to take us all to a better place.'
Microsoft's CEO Apologized, But He Was Actually Half Right
Gender gap

Microsoft's CEO Apologized, But He Was Actually Half Right

Satya Nadella took a big step toward a real solution in perceived gender bias. Then he backtracked.
Lindsay Broder