WannaCry was a Windows 7 phenomenon

WannaCry was a Windows 7 phenomenon

The weakness of Windows 7’s Defender was partly to blame for the WannaCry ransomware outbreak.

05/23/17

Microsoft takes the Build show on the road

Microsoft takes the Build show on the road

Microsoft has turned the Build developers conference into a world tour, with stops in Asia, Australia, Europe and India.

05/19/17

Write apps with zero code using Microsoft Windows Template Studio

Write apps with zero code using Microsoft Windows Template Studio

Microsoft’s new Windows Template Studio in Visual Studio lets you build a Universal Windows Platform (UWP) app without having to write any code.

05/18/17

Microsoft to NSA: WannaCry is your fault

Microsoft to NSA: WannaCry is your fault

Microsoft’s top lawyer said government’s stockpiling of malware is the reason why the WannaCry ransomware attack happened.

05/17/17

The Itanic finally sinks

The Itanic finally sinks

Intel’s Itanium processor—the company’s last effort to move away from x86—ends with a whimper.

05/15/17

So, what did we get from Microsoft's Build conference?

So, what did we get from Microsoft's Build conference?

A lot of news came out of Microsoft Build 2017—some of it expected, some not.

05/12/17

What to expect at Microsoft Build 2017

What to expect at Microsoft Build 2017

A lot will be happening at Microsoft Build 2017 this week. Here's a rundown of the speculative list of what to expect.

05/10/17

New Windows build brings more new features

New Windows build brings more new features

Build 16188 of Windows has two major new features of note—both centered around the Microsoft Edge browser.

05/08/17

Windows 10 S will lock you into the Edge browser and Bing

Windows 10 S will lock you into the Edge browser and Bing

Windows 10 S forces users to run the Edge browser and Bing search. You can install third-party browsers, such as Chrome, but you can’t change the default browser.

05/04/17

New Windows build adds two significant features

New Windows build adds two significant features

Microsoft adds two significant features to Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 16184: My People and Focused Inbox support for Gmail accounts.

05/04/17

Microsoft reportedly will separate Edge from OS updates

Microsoft reportedly will separate Edge from OS updates

Updates for the Microsoft Edge browser will now come from the Windows Store, if the rumors are true.

05/02/17

Microsoft to host Windows as a Service AMA chat

Microsoft to host Windows as a Service AMA chat

On May 4, Microsoft will host an Ask Me Anything chat, giving customers a chance to ask questions about Windows as a Service.

05/01/17

Windows Phone brought in just $5 million last quarter

Windows Phone brought in just $5 million last quarter

Microsoft reported Windows Phone revenue declined $730 million in its third fiscal quarter of 2016. It’s time to pull the plug on it.

05/01/17

Windows 10 adoption faster than any previous OS

Windows 10 adoption faster than any previous OS

As much as 85% of businesses will have migrated to Windows 10 before the year ends. Security improvements drive the move.

04/28/17

Avoid manually installing Windows 10 Creators Update

Avoid manually installing Windows 10 Creators Update

Problems have emerged with Update Assistant, forcing Microsoft to issue a warning about manually upgrading to Windows 10 Creators Update.

04/26/17

Specs of Microsoft’s purported CloudBook leaked

Specs of Microsoft’s purported CloudBook leaked

Microsoft aims to put its Windows 10 Cloud notebook, dubbed the CloudBook, on parity with Google Chromebooks.

04/25/17

Microsoft updates Office Online Server, announces release schedule

Microsoft updates Office Online Server, announces release schedule

Microsoft updated the Office Online Server for data centers and announced Windows and Office will see two major updates a year.

04/21/17

The AMD Effect might be back—and that’s a good thing

The AMD Effect might be back—and that’s a good thing

AMD is going to make Intel fight for every sale it gets, and that only benefits the consumer.

04/21/17

Microsoft touts the Edge browser’s battery-friendly traits

Microsoft touts the Edge browser’s battery-friendly traits

Microsoft says the Edge browser is more battery-friendly than the competition, using up to 31% less power than Google Chrome and 44% less than Mozilla Firefox.

04/17/17

Microsoft rumor: New Surface device that runs Windows Cloud

Microsoft rumor: New Surface device that runs Windows Cloud

Microsoft’s May 2 event could include the launch of a Windows Cloud device—perhaps the CloudBook.

04/14/17

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