Ex Nokia chief Elop out in Microsoft shakeup

2015-06-18 12:15

Microsoft has announced a management shakeup, including the departure of Stephen Elop, the former Nokia chief.

Microsoft drops big price tag on Surface Hub

2015-06-11 08:29

Microsoft will sell a bigger version of its new, wall-mounted video-conferencing and digital whiteboard device for $20 000.

Shift in intentions towards Africa - WEF

2015-06-04 20:49

There has already been a shift from “intentions toward Africa” to solid commitment and significant mergers and acquisitions activity, says an expert at WEF.

Microsoft buys start-up behind Wunderlist

2015-06-03 08:14

Microsoft has bought 6Wunderkinder GmbH, a Berlin-based start-up behind the Wunderlist to-do list app.

New internet scam targets Windows Live

2015-05-22 08:58

Criminals are engaged in a new scam where they exploit your Windows Live ID to steal personal information.

Microsoft Bing to go 'mobile friendly'

2015-05-15 07:54

Microsoft has said its Bing search engine would be reconfigured to give more prominence to "mobile-friendly" websites

EU to investigate search engine transparency

2015-04-20 13:40

Internet platforms such as Google, Microsoft and Yahoo! will be the subject of a widespread inquiry by European regulators to determine whether they are transparent enough.

Microsoft starts programme to hire workers with autism

2015-04-07 19:47

US technology giant Microsoft has launched a pilot programme to hire autistic workers at its headquarters in Washington state.

Microsoft unveils cheaper Surface 3 tablet

2015-04-01 07:43

Microsoft has unveiled a low-cost version of its Surface tablet computer, cutting the screen size of the device which starts at $499.

Microsoft pushes deep into Android territory

2015-03-24 12:14

Microsoft has unveiled partnerships with Samsung and other manufacturers to install its services on devices powered by the rival Google Android system.


Xbox, PlayStation present new games

2015-06-16 15:42

Videogame console titans Microsoft and Sony are vying for attention ahead of the industry's annual E3 conference, giving fans sneak peeks.

Sub-R1000 Microsoft smartphone launched in SA

2015-06-09 13:19

Software giant Microsoft has boosted the choices SA consumers have when it comes to purchasing cheaper smartphones.

Windows 10: Will you upgrade?

2015-06-03 14:44

The launch of Microsoft’s next operating system Windows 10 will happen on July 29, but will users upgrade in large numbers?

Microsoft launching Windows 10 on July 29

2015-06-01 15:23

The software giant says the latest version of its Windows operating system will be available later next month for tablet and PC users in 190 countries.

Developers cool to Microsoft app overtures

2015-05-20 12:24

Microsoft's plan to make its new version of Windows a mobile hit by letting it accept tweaked Apple and Android apps has met an obstacle: Few developers are interested.

Microsoft to open flagship store in Sydney

2015-04-21 17:30

Microsoft has said it will open its first flagship store outside the US in Sydney.

Microsoft, Yahoo update search agreement

2015-04-17 16:00

Microsoft and Yahoo have updated their search partnership to allow more flexibility in searches and end Yahoo's exclusive sales force role with advertisers.

Go on holiday with these cool apps

2015-04-02 10:27

With the holidays around the corner, smartphones are invaluable in helping to plan and have a lower stress holiday.

Microsoft buys Office collaborator app LiveLoop

2015-03-30 08:55

Microsoft has purchased the office mobile app LiveLoop, which allows multiple users to collaborate on PowerPoint presentations.

Microsoft readies Windows 10 launch

2015-03-18 16:28

The software giant says its new operating system will be launched in 190 countries and 111 languages around the middle of 2015.

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