|Review: Windows Embraces the Past
Even as Microsoft prepares for a future dominated by touch-screen devices, it is steering Windows to embrace the past, with the divide between old and new less pronounced in the latest update.
|Patch Tuesday Offers Critical Fixes
It’s the fourth Patch Tuesday of 2014 -- but it’s the last for Windows XP and Office 2003. Microsoft released four patches on Tuesday -- two are critical and two are important. The patches cover 11 flaws.
|China Approves Microsoft-Nokia Deal
Following a longer than usual wait, China has approved Microsoft's acquisition of Nokia's devices and services business. The $7.4 billion deal had been held up over patent licensing concerns.
|Microsoft Pulls Plug on Windows XP
The end is here -- Microsoft has officially ended support for Windows XP -- and software companies see a lucrative opportunity in Redmond’s moves to stop updating the popular version of its OS.