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Microsoft admits it snooped on blogger's emails to track company leaks
# Security
# Security

Microsoft admits it snooped on blogger's emails to track company leaks

Mar 21st 2014, 9:18 AM 6,180 Views 3 Comments

The decision was taken after an ex-Microsoft employee leaked early copies of Windows 8 and Windows 7 to a tech blogger.

Here are some things Microsoft needs to fix in Windows 8
# Fix 'em Up
# Fix 'em Up

Here are some things Microsoft needs to fix in Windows 8

May 18th 2013, 5:00 PM 13,537 Views 27 Comments

The tech giant is updating its much-criticised Windows 8 software next month, here’s a few things we’re hoping to see.

Microsoft to update Windows 8 in bid to address complaints and confusion
# Windows 8
# Windows 8

Microsoft to update Windows 8 in bid to address complaints and confusion

May 7th 2013, 2:15 PM 10,798 Views 52 Comments

The changes, part of a software package given the codename “Blue”, won’t be released to consumers and businesses until later this year

PC sales down 14 per cent, as Windows 8 'slows the market'
# RIP PC?
# RIP PC?

PC sales down 14 per cent, as Windows 8 'slows the market'

Apr 11th 2013, 8:39 AM 8,691 Views 67 Comments

Figures from the International Data Corporation say the latest edition of Microsoft Windows is turning people off buying PCs.

Microsoft getting sued over most distinctive new Windows 8 feature
# Windows 8
# Windows 8

Microsoft getting sued over most distinctive new Windows 8 feature

Oct 31st 2012, 6:28 PM 16,717 Views 19 Comments

A company called SurfCast claims that Live Tiles “violates” one of its patents.

Microsoft chief says Windows 8 is off to a "stunning" start
# Tech
# Tech

Microsoft chief says Windows 8 is off to a "stunning" start

Oct 30th 2012, 9:37 PM 13,338 Views 34 Comments

Steve Ballmer said there have been four million upgrades to Windows 8 in the past three days.

Microsoft launches new tablet in bid to take on Apple's iPad
# Microsoft
# Microsoft

Microsoft launches new tablet in bid to take on Apple's iPad

Oct 25th 2012, 6:17 PM 11,336 Views 34 Comments

Ireland just getting the new Windows 8 operating system for now, as Microsoft praises the company’s Sandyford, Dublin team for its work on device.

Microsoft's Windows 8 on its way
# Microsoft
# Microsoft

Microsoft's Windows 8 on its way

Aug 2nd 2012, 11:42 AM 5,050 Views 30 Comments

Customers with PCs and tablets that run Microsoft’s operating system are one step closer to upgrading.

Microsoft makes first ever loss
# Windows Woes
# Windows Woes

Microsoft makes first ever loss

Jul 20th 2012, 9:42 AM 3,977 Views 2 Comments

However revenue still rising as the software giant gears up for the launch of the Window’s 8 operating system.

The Daily Fix: Monday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

Mar 5th 2012, 7:55 PM 3,984 Views 4 Comments

All the day’s big stories, plus any bits and pieces you may have missed…

Confused about the new version of Windows? Here's everything you need to know
# Windows 8
# Windows 8

Confused about the new version of Windows? Here's everything you need to know

Mar 5th 2012, 1:39 PM 7,877 Views 41 Comments

What’s new in Windows 8? And how come there’ll be two different types of OS for tablets? Business Insider explains.