ARTICLES RELATING TO MICROSOFT

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.

Microsoft digital assistant to head to Android, iPhone

2015-03-16 07:34

Microsoft is working on an advanced version of its competitor to Apple's Siri, using research from an artificial intelligence project called "Einstein".

Microsoft tempts SA with cheap Lumia 435

2015-03-11 12:34

Microsoft has launched its cheapest Lumia smartphone in SA as the company looks to drive adoption of its Windows Phone operating system in developing markets.

Android dominates two-horse smartphone race

2015-02-25 10:15

Google Android has dominated the global smartphone market in 2014, holding an 81.5% market share, with Apple's iOS second and no strong third player.

Microsoft buys smartphone calendar app

2015-02-12 09:03

Microsoft has announced that it has acquired hit mobile calendar application Sunrise.

 

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.

Microsoft hot as tablet market cools

2015-03-13 17:00

Global sales of tablet computers will see only slim growth in 2015, in a further cooling of a segment that was red-hot two years ago.

'Freak' attack warning for Windows PCs

2015-03-08 12:20

Microsoft has warned that Windows PC users are vulnerable "Freak" attacks, which was believed to only threaten mobile devices and Mac computers.

Attitudes toward technology are divided

2015-02-19 07:55

The digital divide is no longer only about access to technology, writes Arthur Goldstuck.

Microsoft’s Lumia 535 smartphone lands in SA

2015-02-04 07:31

The Lumia 535 signals a departure from the Nokia brand after Microsoft closed its deal to buy the Finnish phone maker for $7.2bn last year.

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