• New era for Microsoft with Windows 10

    New era for Microsoft with Windows 10

    Microsoft boss Satya Nadella has declared that the launch of Windows 10 is the start of a “new era” for personal computing. The new OS, which will be a free upgrade for most users, is also aimed at increasing the company’s profile in the mobile arena. Nadella said: “Windows 10 is a huge milestone for
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  • Microsoft releases fix for “critical” Windows flaw

    Microsoft releases fix for “critical” Windows flaw

    Microsoft released an emergency patch to deal with a bug that left almost every version of Windows with a “critical” vulnerability. The software giant said that the vulnerability was so serious that it warranted a special release outside of its regular monthly security update. The flaw was discovered by security researchers from Google and other
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  • Microsoft’s voice-driven personal assistant for Android has leaked

    Microsoft’s voice-driven personal assistant for Android has leaked

    Microsoft’s Android-based answer to Apple’s Siri has been accidentally released into the wild earlier than planned. Cortana for Android is a voice-driven personal assistant that was supposed to be released on July 29th along with the launch of the Windows 10 operating system. However, an early version of the app appeared online over the weekend
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  • Microsoft reveals Windows 10 launch details

    Microsoft reveals Windows 10 launch details

    Microsoft’s global release plan for Windows 10 includes worldwide launch events, a major television and digital advertising marketing campaign, and a staggered rollout aimed at giving customers “the best upgrade experience.” The activities, which will begin on 29 July, will see the new version of the iconic desktop and laptop operating system being rebranded as
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  • Minecraft now owned by Microsoft

    Minecraft now owned by Microsoft

    Software giant Microsoft has acquired the maker of the hit computer game Minecraft for US$2.5 billion. However, the brains behind the video game will be leaving, according to media reports.

  • Microsoft Announces Windows 9 Event

    Microsoft Announces Windows 9 Event

    Microsoft has announced a Windows 9 event to be held in San Francisco on September 30th. The company will not be unveiling the new Windows, however, but will instead be showcasing its development. The event will focus on enterprise and power users of Windows. Invitations to press and others were sent out today. The Redmond
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