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Satya Nadella Reported To Be Next Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Reported To Be Next Microsoft CEO

It looks like Microsoft has its next CEO. Bloomberg is reporting that the company’s board is preparing to make the company’s enterprise and cloud chief Satya Nadella the man for the job. The report cites “people briefed on the process”. …

Xbox One Sans Disc Drive Coming In 2014 [Rumor] Xbox One Sans Disc Drive Coming In 2014 [Rumor]

Despite costing $100 more than the PS4, the Xbox One has been doing pretty well for itself. Microsoft sold over 3 million consoles in 2013 and it doesn’t look like demand is letting up anytime soon. That doesn’t mean Microsoft …

Bing Rewards Now Supports Mobile Browsers Bing Rewards Now Supports Mobile Browsers

Bing Rewards began as a program to entice users to use Bing over the competition for their daily search needs. As a user searches every day on Bing, they accrue credits that can then be spent on gift cards and …

New Nokia Phones Rumored For Mobile World Congress New Nokia Phones Rumored For Mobile World Congress

This year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) was filled with a wide array of tablet, smartphone, and TV announcements and reveals. Manufacturers will get a second world stage to debut products at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, and it …

Microsoft Renames SkyDrive To OneDrive Microsoft Renames SkyDrive To OneDrive

Microsoft’s cloud storage platform – SkyDrive – got into a trademark dispute last year with European telecom Sky. Instead of fighting for its right to use the SkyDrive name, Microsoft opted to change it. Microsoft announced this morning that SkyDrive …

Microsoft Buys Gears Of War IP, Shifts Development To Black Tusk Microsoft Buys Gears Of War IP, Shifts Development To Black Tusk

Gears of War was the first game on the Xbox 360 to really feel next-gen when it launched in 2006. Epic’s intimate knowledge of Unreal Engine 3 combined with the power of the Xbox 360 helped to make the console …

Xbox One Proves A Huge Success For Microsoft Xbox One Proves A Huge Success For Microsoft

It’s been a great year for gaming. After sitting on the success of the Xbox 360 since 2005, Microsoft finally launched Xbox One back in November, selling more than 1 million consoles in its first 24 hours. The console, with …

Here’s What AMD Has In Store For 2014 Here’s What AMD Has In Store For 2014

For the past several years, AMD has always played second fiddle to Intel when it came to CPUs. Recently, the company has been moving away from the CPU market to APUs – CPUs that have a GPU on the same …

Microsoft Reports Record $24.52 Billion In Revenue In Q2 Microsoft Reports Record $24.52 Billion In Revenue In Q2

Over the holidays, Microsoft launched a number of new hardware products, including the Xbox One and Surface 2. As it turns out, those product launches combined with its new focus on devices and services led to a record quarter for …

Internet Explorer Thinks Its Time To Rethink The Modern Web Internet Explorer Thinks Its Time To Rethink The Modern Web

Internet Explorer has come a long way since it became the butt of every Internet browser joke back in the mid-2000s. While it’s still looked down upon by those who use any other browser, Microsoft has transformed what was once …

Syrian Electronic Army Hacks Microsoft Again Syrian Electronic Army Hacks Microsoft Again

The Syrian Electronic Army has hacked a Microsoft blog again. You may recall earlier this month when the organization gained control of the company’s official Skype blog and Skype social media accounts. At the time, it advised readers against using …

Microsoft, Nokia Might Be Making An Android Device Microsoft, Nokia Might Be Making An Android Device

Last year, Microsoft acquired Nokia’s devices and services business in what appeared to be an effort to make its own Windows Phone hardware going forward. While Microsoft will still continue making Windows Phones under the Nokia brand, it looks like …

Microsoft Extends Anti-Virus Support For Windows XP Microsoft Extends Anti-Virus Support For Windows XP
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Windows XP’s long overdue death is quickly approaching. After extending support numerous times, Microsoft is finally going to pull the plug on Windows XP on April 8. While Microsoft hopes this gives XP users a reason to upgrade to Windows …

Microsoft Scroogles Danny Sullivan Out Of A Scroogled Mug Microsoft Scroogles Danny Sullivan Out Of A Scroogled Mug

It looks like Microsoft is “scroogling” the people that are actually buying into its “Scroogled” campaign. Back in November, the company added a Scroogled product page to its online store, where it started selling Scroogled mugs, a Scroogled hat and …

Microsoft Envisions The Future Of Retail, Thinks Everybody Will Have Windows Devices Microsoft Envisions The Future Of Retail, Thinks Everybody Will Have Windows Devices
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What’s been the most innovative technology in retail over the past few years? If you immediately thought of Square, you win. The POS hardware/software combo has made it easier than ever for small businesses to accept and process credit card …

Microsoft, GoDaddy Team Up To Offer Office 365 To Small Businesses Microsoft, GoDaddy Team Up To Offer Office 365 To Small Businesses

If you own a small business, you’re going to need some productivity software for your employees. If you use GoDaddy as your Web host, you won’t have to look far. Microsoft and GoDaddy announced today that the two are teaming …

Xbox One Games Are Apparently Too Real Xbox One Games Are Apparently Too Real

With this latest generation of games, Microsoft and Sony are promising games that look and feel more real than ever before. Microsoft took this line of thinking to the extreme with a new trailer that’s a little creepy. In a …

Marvel Skin Pack For Minecraft Out Now Marvel Skin Pack For Minecraft Out Now

Activision’s Marvel games have vanished from digital storefronts as the publisher’s license with the comic book company has expired. What’s a Marvel fan who wants to play as their favorite heroes to do then? Well, there’s always the odd used …

Twitch: Xbox One Streaming Still A Few Months Away Twitch: Xbox One Streaming Still A Few Months Away

In 2013, Microsoft and Sony both announced that players would be able to stream their gameplay to Twitch through their consoles. As we approached November, we learned that only the PS4 would have this functionality at launch. Microsoft said the …

Microsoft Buys Parature For Dynamics CRM Microsoft Buys Parature For Dynamics CRM

Microsoft announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire cloud-based customer service software provider Parature. The company will add the software to its Microsoft Dynamics CRM suite. ‚ÄúCustomers are more connected and better informed than ever before. Organizations are …

Microsoft Sold More Than 3 Million Xbox One Consoles Last Year Microsoft Sold More Than 3 Million Xbox One Consoles Last Year

Months away from the launch of the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles in November, both Sony and Microsoft are now settling in for a long console competition in the coming years. Microsoft today announced that it sold over 3 …