IDC revises tablet forecast upward as business buying picks up and Microsoft gets ready to flex its marketing muscle ahead of the Windows 8 launch.
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Google snaps up the Office-friendly app maker as Microsoft works to bring its productivity software to tablets.
It’s not yet clear what hardware configuration, touch or otherwise, will benefit most from Windows 8 adoption.
Rumors suggest that three new tablets based on Microsoft's upcoming Windows 8 OS will be announced next week, though probably won't be available until the fall.
Microsoft SkyDrive cloud storage service gets competitive with Dropbox and SugarSync.
Will year-end deal help Windows Phone platform gain some ground against the iPhone and Android?
It's about time. Nokia introduces its first Windows Phone handsets and promises more to come -- next year.
On the heels of a new iPhone launch, a top Microsoft exec is talking up Windows Phone 7.5, which is nearing its own commercial launch.
With its upcoming Windows Phone release -- codenamed Mango -- Microsoft attempts to show it's not neglecting business users with WP7.
Brighthand: Microsoft starts talking up the next Windows Phone 7 update as it continues to struggle delivering the first one.
In a new report on mobile phone operating systems, analysts firm Gartner sees Windows Phone as a strong second place in 2015. It's a déjà vu moment.
The Register: Apple iPhone 4 and Microsoft-run Windows Phone 7 owners can now jailbreak their mobile devices.
InformationWeek: Leaked pics of Windows 8 shows one-click access to key tools in the UI.
Mobile Burn: Partnership stays on schedule even though the deal between the two companies has not yet been finalized.
Mobile Burn: Microsoft adjusts scheduled release of NoDo update for AT&T's Windows Phone 7 smartphones to early April.