One out of ten laptops shipped this year support touch input, says NPD DisplaySearch
What Microsoft puts in its upcoming touch-based Office suite will be a huge test for the company, analysts said.
Long before Apple started selling its iPad Air, more than double the number of consumers asked for price quotes on their older tablets than last year, a pair of buyback companies said.
Microsoft continues to try to scare Windows XP users into upgrading, saying the chance that malware will infect their PCs could jump by two-thirds.
Microsoft's new update for Windows Phone 8 added support for larger phones and higher-resolution screens, a move analysts hoped would soon put the operating system onto small-sized tablets, a market Microsoft and its hardware partners have largely ignored.
Microsoft has begun selling gift cards good for purchases on its digital content market, taking a page out of Apple's iTunes playbook.
The security researcher who was awarded $100,000 by Microsoft said he spent about two weeks pondering, then demonstrating a new way to circumvent Windows' defensive technologies.
Google is rolling out a redesigned tab page for Chrome, delivering on a promised revamp for users running rougher-edged versions of its browser.
Microsoft launched yet another trade-in program to convince consumers to switch to a Windows device, this time aimed at iPhone owners.
One of the most common questions posed to Microsoft's Surface team Monday was whether the company would buy back used tablets so that customers could upgrade to the newest models set to ship in a month.
Microsoft executives last week came the closest yet to saying that the company will release Office on iPads and Android tablets, but stopped short of specifics.
Microsoft has expanded a buyback program to boost sales of Windows smartphones and tablets, and will pay up to $350 for a variety of rival hardware running Apple's iOS and Google's Android.
HP TippingPoint's bug bounty program today said it will again sponsor a mobile-only hacking contest this fall, when it will put up $300,000 in prize money for researchers who demonstrate successful attacks against mobile services and browsers.
Former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop has moved into a commanding position as the overwhelming favorite to win the CEO job at Microsoft, according to online bookmakers.
More of us are accessing the Internet from mobile devices, as measured by site access by mobile browsers.
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