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Windows 10 Preview Build with Cortana Released

Microsoft on Friday released the newest test release of the Windows 10 preview via its Windows Update service.

Office 2016 and Office for Windows 10 Arriving This Year

"Office 2016," the next version of Microsoft's flagship productivity suite, will arrive in the "second half" of this year, Microsoft announced on Thursday.

How Good Can a $60 Windows 8.1 Tablet Be?

WEB EXCLUSIVE: The answer is pretty good, judging by the performance and features of the WinBook 7-inch TW700 Tablet -- a whole lot of Windows 8.1 computer for a very small price tag.

Microsoft Unveils HoloLens, Surface Hub for Windows 10

Besides making Windows 10 a free upgrade for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 users, Microsoft is also adding some compelling new features to sweeten the pot.

Windows 10 Will Be Free for Some Windows, Windows Phone Users

The Windows 10 operating system will be a free upgrade for users of Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1, Microsoft announced on Wednesday.

Analysis: What We Know About Windows 10 So Far

In advance of Wednesday's Microsoft press event to showcase Windows 10's consumer features, it's time to take stock of what we do know about the operating system so far.

Microsoft Azure Adoption Among Retailers Spotlighted at NRF

At this week's National Retail Federation (NRF) show in New York, Microsoft talked up the ways that major retailers are using its Azure cloud platform to improve in-store experiences.

With Windows 10, Microsoft Evolves Its Mobile Device Management Efforts

The Windows 10 operating system will bring key mobile device management (MDM) improvements to Microsoft's enterprise offerings, according to a top Microsoft executive.

Microsoft's OneDrive Plans Mean Feature Changes for Windows 10

Windows 10 users will lose the existing "placeholders" file storage feature once Microsoft goes through with its plans to unify the synchronization engine used with the OneDrive cloud storage service.

Microsoft Rolls Out Azure Datacenter Migration Tool

Version 1.0 of the Azure Data Center Migration Solution, developed by Microsoft and its developer partner Persistent Systems, is now available.

New Azure Improvements Include 'Key Vault' Service

Microsoft this week rolled out multiple improvements to its Azure cloud platform, including a preview of a new cloud-enabled security management service called "Azure Key Vault."

Cloud Now Makes Up a Third of All IT Infrastructure Spending

Cloud computing is becoming increasingly entrenched in datacenters, judging from recent figures from analyst firm International Data Corporation (IDC).

Microsoft Officially Axes SharePoint Online's Public Website Tool

An obscure Microsoft support article from December confirms that the company plans to remove the Public Website feature from its SharePoint Online service offerings.

Windows 10 Will Reportedly Have New 'Spartan' Browser

The next version of Microsoft's desktop operating system will not run Internet Explorer, but will instead have a new Web browser that's currently in development.

The 2014 Microsoft Product Roadmap

From Windows 8.1 receiving its first major update to the "Threshold" release wave beginning to take shape, 2014 promises to be an important year for Microsoft's vision of a more unified product ecosystem. Key releases for Office, Dynamics, Windows Phone and others are also in the offing over the next 12 months.