Phil Spencer: a ‘renewed focus’ on Windows PC gaming from Microsoft is coming – Polygon

Microsoft to make Windows 8.1 with Bing free for users: report – Firstpost

FirstpostIt seems that Microsoft could launch a free version of Windows 8.1 in order to boost the number of people using the operating system, reports The Verge. The report quotes…

Moov Brings Smarts to Fitness Tech – TechNewsWorld

TechNewsWorldMoov could be the first fitness gadget that adds “ability to motivate” to its list of features and functions. In addition to collecting and analyzing data, Moov offers personalized performance…

OPTIC PERV: UK spies on MILLIONS of Yahoo! webcam sex chats – Register

RegisterBritish spies allegedly intercepted and stored nude pics and other stills from millions of Yahoo! Messenger webcams – and mulled capturing snaps from the XBox’s Kinect camera, too. The UK…

The hottest gadgets at world’s biggest mobile tech show – CNN

CNN(CNN) — Mobile World Congress returned to form this year, with Samsung, Sony, and Huawei all choosing to launch flagship devices in Barcelona. These are my picks from the show:…

Researchers blow past all protections in Microsoft’s EMET anti-exploitation tool – PCWorld

PCWorldSecurity researchers managed to bypass the protections offered by Microsoft’s Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET), a utility designed to detect and block software exploits, and concluded that the tool would…

Nokia’s Android X range: Will this be madness or genius for Microsoft? – ZDNet

ZDNetMWC 2014: Highlights. CNET: Mobile World Congress

Microsoft Corporation Discounts Windows 8 – Guardian Liberty Voice

Guardian Liberty VoiceMicrosoft Corporation has announced that they are discounting the price of licenses for version 8 of their long running Windows operating system by 70 percent for original equipment…

Microsoft cuts Windows price for manufacturers by 70 per cent to counter rivals … – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldMicrosoft is cutting the price of Windows 8.1 by 70 per cent for makers of low-cost computers and tablets as they try to fend off cheaper rivals like…

Microsoft Targets Global Internet Growth With Cheaper Phones – Bloomberg

BloombergMicrosoft Corp. (MSFT) is accelerating its push into mobile software, adding new hardware manufacturers and joining forces with chipmaker Qualcomm Inc. (QCOM) to develop cheaper smartphones aimed at markets such…

Microsoft Said to Cut Windows Price 70% to Counter Rivals – Bloomberg

BloombergEmployees wait for customers at the opening of a Microsoft Corp. store in Bellevue,… Read More. Employees wait for customers at the opening of a Microsoft Corp. store in Bellevue,…

Microsoft targets developing markets with Windows Phone changes – PCWorld

PCWorldWith developing markets in its sight, Microsoft is making a number of changes to Windows Phone that it hopes will result in a wider range of less expensive devices. A…

Stop freaking out, parents: Social media isn’t the problem – Salon

SalonNobody was thinking harder or more presciently about the implications of social media back then than Boyd. She hasn’t stopped since, through tours of duty at Google, Yahoo, Microsoft, New…

OneDrive launches with auto camera backup and Dropbox-style rewards – TechRadar UK

TechRadar UKOne legal battle and a bunch of mooted names later, Microsoft has flipped the switch on its revamped OneDrive cloud storage service. Not wanting to miss an opportunity, the…

Soon, sign your Microsoft Office documents digitally! – Daily News & Analysis

Daily News & AnalysisMicrosoft has reportedly signed a partnership deal with DocuSign that would allow users of the Office suit to digitally sign documents from within Microsoft’s desktop apps. Users…

Soon, sign your Microsoft Office documents digitally! – Business Standard

Business StandardMicrosoft has reportedly signed a partnership deal with DocuSign that would allow users of the Office suit to digitally sign documents from within Microsoft’s desktop apps. Users of Microsoft…

Soon, sign your Microsoft Office documents digitally! – Newstrack India

Newstrack IndiaWashington, Feb. 18 (ANI): Microsoft has reportedly signed a partnership deal with DocuSign that would allow users of the Office suit to digitally sign documents from within Microsoft’s desktop…

Nokia planning to unveil multiple Android phones – Emirates 24/7

Emirates 24/7We thought Normandy was the only Android phone Nokia was working on. But now it has emerged that the – soon to be Microsoft owned – mobile division of…

Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8.1 to include Start Screen backgrounds, browser … – Business Standard

Business StandardMicrosoft next mobile update may include start screen backgrounds and browser sync features, according to leaked Windows Phone 8.1 Software Development Kit (SDK). Microsoft is apparently planning to make…

iPad users may get MS Office in 1st half of 2014 – GMA News

GMA NewsUsers of Apple’s iPad tablet can expect to get much more productive as Microsoft continues work on a version of its Office productivity suite for it. The Microsoft Office…

Microsoft extends deadline of Windows 7 PCs for business – Daily News & Analysis

Daily News & AnalysisMicrosoft has reportedly announced that it has extended life for PCs that come pre-installed with Windows 7 Professional, which means that those computers with consumer versions of…

Microsoft reportedly prepping Office for iPad to release in the first half of 2014 – Engadget

EngadgetWhile Microsoft Office Mobile for iPhone released last summer and we’ve yet to see software release for Apple tablets. Not only is the slate-focused productivity suite alive and well, it’s…

January 2014 NPD: PlayStation 4 outsells Xbox One by a nearly 2-to-1 margin – VentureBeat

VentureBeatGamers only spent $664 million on physical games at brick-and-mortar stores, which is down 21 percent from $835 million in 2013, according to industry research firm The NPD Group’s monthly…

Nokia’s €5.4 Billion Sale to Microsoft on Track – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalThe company issued a statement one day after it became evident Nokia has appealed to India’s Supreme Court for help in a matter that has been ongoing for…

Sony Outsells Microsoft As PlayStation 4 Units Enjoy Double Sales Volume Of … – Design & Trend

Design & TrendJoey Chiu, 24, reacts after purchasing the first Sony Playstation 4 at a special sale event put on by Sony at the Standard Hotel in New York November…

Sony’s PS4 Reports ‘Nearly Double’ Sales Compared with Xbox One – Auto World News

Auto World NewsThe first new console from Sony in seven years, the Playstation 4 launched with sales of more than a million devices in North America. (Photo : Sony). Sony…

Microsoft’s Windows 8 pushes past 200 million sales milestone – ITProPortal

ITProPortalMicrosoft’s latest operating system – which witnessed a bold move to attempt to tie phones, tablets and desktop PCs more closely together – has just exceeded 200 million licenses sold.…

Microsoft delivers on promise to fix Skype chat syncing – TechSpot

TechSpotIt’s been nearly three months in the making but Microsoft is finally delivering on a promise to fix an annoying issue that has plagued Skype users for several months. Frequent…

India-born Satya Nadella named as head of giant Microsoft – onlineindiannews

onlineindiannewsIndia born 46-year-old Satya Nadella was named as the new CEO of 78 billion USD tech giant Microsoft and he attributed his leadership capabilities to playing cricket.Mr Nadella, who takes…

A Different Gates Is Returning to Microsoft – New York Times

Indian press focuses on Satya Nadella’s love of cricket – Register

Register‘There’s so many subplots, it’s like reading a Russian novel’ says new Redmondian-in-chief India’s press is bursting with pride over the appointment of Satya Nadella as Microsoft’s new chief executive…

‘He knows his stuff’: CEO Satya Nadella is well-liked, low-profile – The Seattle Times

The Seattle TimesNadella, as executive vice president of Microsoft’s Cloud and Enterprise division, helped build on a fast-growing division that last fiscal year brought in $20 billion in revenue —…

Satya Nadella Microsoft CEO Twitter Tweets For First Time In 4 Years

Satya Nadella Microsoft CEO Twitter Tweets For First Time In 4 Years Satya Nadella Microsoft CEO Twitter Tweets For First Time In 4 Years! The man selected to replace Steve…

Microsoft hopes new, old leaders can rekindle magic – Reuters

ReutersSEATTLE (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp is betting a mix of old and young blood will revive the aging technology pioneer, but new Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella may find it…

Foursquare Gets $15M And Licensing Deal From Microsoft To Power Location … – TechCrunch

TechCrunchToday, Foursquare is announcing that it has received $15 million in funding as a result of a partnership with Microsoft. The deal will see Foursquare contributing to the Bing platform’s…