04/02/2014, 01:04 pm
Software behemoth Microsoft on Wednesday showed off the latest update to its Windows Phone mobile operating system, refining several areas and officially unveiling Cortana, Microsoft's answer to Apple's Siri.
03/29/2014, 07:03 am
Earlier this month, Gartner reported worldwide tablet sales for 2013 that depicted Apple's iPad as slipping into obscurity with just 36 percent market share left. Why would Microsoft target Apple's minority tablet platform with its new mobile Office apps over Google's Android, which supposedly owns a 61.9 percent marketshare?
03/28/2014, 06:03 pm
About 24 hours after debuting on the iOS App Store, Microsoft's Office for iPad productivity suite has taken over the first three Top Free Apps seats, with the fourth going to the redesigned OneNote.
03/27/2014, 07:03 pm
On the heels of Office for iPad's introduction, Microsoft on Thursday dropped subscription requirements for the iPhone version of its productivity suite.
Apple confirmed to take 30% cut of Microsoft Office 365 subscriptions purchased in Office for iPad apps
03/27/2014, 06:03 pm
It was confirmed on Thursday that Apple will garner its stipulated 30 percent share of Microsoft Office 365 subscriptions purchased from the new Office for iPad app, which launched at a special event earlier today.
03/27/2014, 03:03 pm
The long-awaited debut of Microsoft Office for iPad finally took place on Thursday with an event in San Francisco featuring the company's new chief executive Satya Nadella. AppleInsider was there live to test out Office on the iPad, and also see Microsoft's new leader in action.
03/27/2014, 02:03 pm
Just moments after Microsoft Office for iPad was announced, the trio of applications that make up the industry leading productivity suite hit the App Store and can now be downloaded.
03/27/2014, 01:03 pm
Microsoft on Thursday unveiled a long-awaited version of its Office suite for iPad, bringing productivity applications Word, Excel and PowerPoint to Apple's tablet lineup, requiring users to subscribe to its Office 365 service for editing documents.
03/27/2014, 01:03 pm
Thursday marks the first major event hosted by new Microsoft Chief Executive Satya Nadella, where the company is also expected to unveil a long awaited version of its Office productivity suite for Apple's iPad. AppleInsider is there live with up-to-the-second coverage.
03/26/2014, 08:03 pm
Many expect Microsoft to launch Office for iPad on Thursday, but fresh rumors say the company may also make a play for mass device management with a cross-platform Enterprise Mobility Suite, a competitor to Apple's recently released Deployment Programs initiative.
03/22/2014, 07:03 am
From the constant harping about the supposed "failure" of Apple's iPhone 5c, you'd think the phone is selling poorly. The reality is that middle tier model, while dramatically less popular than Apple's top of the line iPhone 5s, still managed to outsell every Blackberry, every Windows Phone and every Android flagship in the winter quarter, including Samsung's Galaxy S4.
03/17/2014, 11:03 am
Microsoft on Monday released an all-new Mac OS X edition of its popular OneNote application for free on the Mac App Store, taking the venerable digital notebook cross-platform amid stiff competition from Silicon Valley startup Evernote.
03/12/2014, 11:03 am
In an effort to directly take on popular cross-platform note taking application Evernote, Microsoft will finally be bringing its OneNote service to the Mac later this month in the form of a free app, according to a new report.
03/03/2014, 05:03 pm
Microsoft's Xbox Live social gaming service is set to go cross-platform, reaching beyond the Xbox consoles and Windows devices to Apple's iOS, and also Google's Android.
02/13/2014, 06:02 pm
Seven years after entering the mobile computing market with iPhone, the Cupertino-based company has now reached a peak of building and selling more computers than all of Microsoft's Windows licensees put together.
02/12/2014, 03:02 pm
In an effort to bolster its struggling Windows platforms, Microsoft is said to be "seriously considering" allowing Android applications to run in both the traditional Windows environment, as well as on the Windows Phone mobile platform.
02/04/2014, 11:02 am
Veteran Microsoft executive Satya Nadella will immediately replace retiring CEO Steve Ballmer while company founder Bill Gates will relinquish his position as chairman to take on a more active, product-focused role, the company announced on Tuesday.
01/30/2014, 05:01 pm
After months of searching, Microsoft is reportedly on the verge of naming Satya Nadella as CEO, while the company's board mulls replacing Bill Gates as chairman.
01/17/2014, 01:01 pm
Following in the footsteps of Siri and Google Now, Microsoft looks to be on track to release its own personal digital assistant -- dubbed Cortana -- later this spring.
01/16/2014, 10:01 am
In its ongoing effort to find a replacement for outgoing chief executive Steve Ballmer, Microsoft is now said to be considering Hans Vestberg, CEO of Swedish telecommunications company Ericsson.