Microsoft

Tell Us: Should Schools Still Use Pencils and Paper?
Learning

Tell Us: Should Schools Still Use Pencils and Paper?

One executive at Microsoft doesn't think so.
Laura Entis
Why Alibaba's CEO Stepped Down: Weekly News Roundup
Weekly News Roundup

Why Alibaba's CEO Stepped Down: Weekly News Roundup

The e-commerce giant is shaking up its leadership strategy.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Looks Like Microsoft Might Consider a Bid for Salesforce.com
Acquisitions

Looks Like Microsoft Might Consider a Bid for Salesforce.com

Shares of Salesforce were briefly halted following rumors of Microsoft's intention to submit a takeover bid for the cloud software company.
Tom Huddleston, Jr.
Microsoft is Giving People the Finger. Literally.
Emoji

Microsoft is Giving People the Finger. Literally.

Don't take it personally.
Arjun Kharpal
Microsoft Opens Door to Android, Apple Phone Apps
Windows Phone

Microsoft Opens Door to Android, Apple Phone Apps

It's a bid to attract users to its unpopular mobile devices.
Salesforce May Be Up for Sale
Acquisitions

Salesforce May Be Up for Sale

The cloud computing giant is reportedly listening to takeover offers. Could Microsoft be interested?
Goodbye, Productivity: Microsoft Is Bringing Back Solitaire for Windows 10
Games

Goodbye, Productivity: Microsoft Is Bringing Back Solitaire for Windows 10

Microsoft is looking to inject a bit of nostalgia back into its latest version of Windows in the form of a much-beloved time waster.
Geoff Weiss
EU to Investigate Transparency of Google, Microsoft and Yahoo
Search Engines

EU to Investigate Transparency of Google, Microsoft and Yahoo

The investigation is expected to take place next year, but a strategy document has already been drafted.
How Microsoft's HoloLens Could Boost the Race to Colonize Mars
Far Out Tech

How Microsoft's HoloLens Could Boost the Race to Colonize Mars

Virtual reality + holograms + Mars = out of this world.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Microsoft Wants to Clean Up Your Germ-Infested Smartphone Screen
Smartphones

Microsoft Wants to Clean Up Your Germ-Infested Smartphone Screen

Fact: Your little talk box is crawling with gobs of toxic crud. Microsoft aims to kill those bugs dead. Here's how.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Windows Security Flaw Could Let Hackers Steal Login Info From Hundreds of Millions of PCs
Security

Windows Security Flaw Could Let Hackers Steal Login Info From Hundreds of Millions of PCs

If a hacker can get a Windows user to click on a bad link in an email or on a website, it can essentially hijack communications and steal sensitive information.
Jeff Bezos Heats Up the Race to Space: Your Weekly News Roundup
Weekly News Roundup

Jeff Bezos Heats Up the Race to Space: Your Weekly News Roundup

We share the Amazon founder's commercial space travel ambitions and why the strong dollar might soon pinch American businesses.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
For Microsoft's 40th Anniversary, Bill Gates Pens Inspirational Letter to Employees
Microsoft

For Microsoft's 40th Anniversary, Bill Gates Pens Inspirational Letter to Employees

The tech giant celebrates four decades in existence today.
Jason Fell
Microsoft Brings Document Scanner App to iPhones, Android
Apps

Microsoft Brings Document Scanner App to iPhones, Android

Get ready to use Office Lens on more devices.