Microsoft Putting Windows On Back Burner To Focus On CloudMicrosoft is giving Windows a demotion and leaning into the cloud. CEO Satya Nadella told employees that Terry Myerson, leader of the Windows group, is leaving the company.
Microsoft To Ban 'Offensive Language' & Monitor Your Private AccountMicrosoft is cracking down on what people say while using their services. The tech giant plans to ban accounts that use "offensive language" and will go through private data to "investigate" users.
Apple Looks To Return To Head Of Class In Education MarketApple is hoping to return to the head of the class in the competition to get high-tech products into U.S. classrooms.
Bitcoin Called 'Unstable' By Microsoft, Dropped As A Payment MethodMicrosoft employees told reporters at Bleeping Computer that the cryptocurrency's market was too volatile to keep using for online transactions.
What's On Center Stage At The CES Tech Show? Your VoiceAs the annual CES gadget show kicks off in Las Vegas this week, manufacturers are expected to unveil even more voice-controlled devices — speakers and beyond — as Amazon and Google make their digital assistants available on a wider array of products.
Bill Gates Invests $100 Million To Combat Alzheimer'sBill Gates says he's giving $100 million to help fight Alzheimer's disease.
Microsoft Rolls Out New Windows 10 Update And LaptopsMicrosoft has begun rolling out an update to its Windows 10 operating system, hoping to spark enthusiasm for its virtual- and augmented-reality ambitions.
Macy's Using Microsoft AI To Handle Service RequestsMicrosoft, through its research into artificial intelligence, has created a virtual assistant that can be used by companies to respond to customer service requests. Macy's has already started to use the technology.
UN, Microsoft Announce $5M Partnership On Human RightsMicrosoft says it's contributing $5 million over five years to the U.N. human rights office, which the Geneva-based agency calls a "landmark partnership" that could prod other big private-sector donors to follow suit.
Microsoft Says Windows 10 On 500 Million DevicesMicrosoft said that 500 million devices are now running Windows 10, its latest operating system. That is up from 400 million last September, but far short of the company's 1 billion goal by 2018.
Microsoft Lawsuit Vs. Secret Government Searches Moves AheadA judge refused the U.S. government's request to throw out a lawsuit from Microsoft that claims a federal law is unconstitutional because it prohibits technology companies from telling customers when the government demands their electronic data.
Celebrity Autographs Get Digital Twist For Social MediaGiving a fan an autograph, and ensuring its authenticity, suddenly has a high-tech twist that's perfect for social media. Microsoft is using their Windows 10 inking technology to reinvent the traditional autograph.