Watch: Is this how Microsoft Windows 9 'Threshold' will look?
Watch: Is this how Microsoft Windows 9 'Threshold' will look?

In the ever-evolving world of electronics where details of gizmos and products are now getting 'leaked' a lot more than ever before, a sneak preview of the much-anticipated Windows 9 'Threshold' has come to fore.

Microsoft gifts @messenger to Facebook as it decides to shut down MSN Messenger
Microsoft gifts @messenger to Facebook as it decides to shut down MSN Messenger

After deciding to shut down its MSN Messenger service, also known as Windows Live Messenger, after 15 years, Microsoft is passing its twitter account to Facebook.

EU ups pressure on Google in anti-trust probe

US Internet giant Google saw chances of a quick resolution to an anti-trust probe fade Tuesday after EU Competition Commissioner Joaquin Almunia called for "new solutions" to address complaints from rivals.

Microsoft to end MSN Messenger in China by October
Microsoft to end MSN Messenger in China by October

Microsoft will be switching off its Windows Live Messenger service in China from October.

China bans Apple products for officials

China has excluded Apple from a list of products that can be bought with public money because of security concerns, media reports said.

Microsoft sues Samsung over Android patent contract

American multinational corporation Microsoft sued its Korean rival Samsung for violating a patent- licensing contract involving Android operating system following Microsoft`s acquisition of Nokia.

CBI arrests hacker who stole Microsoft keys worth lakhs

CBI on Friday nabbed an alleged hacker who entered into systems of software giant Microsoft to steal product keys worth lakhs and is feared to have compromised some government websites as well in the process.

CBI arrests hacker who stole Microsoft keys worth lakhs

CBI Friday nabbed an alleged hacker who entered into systems of software giant Microsoft to steal product keys worth lakhs and is feared to have compromised some government websites as well in the process.

Google under fire from regulators on EU privacy ruling

Google`s handling of "right to be forgotten" requests from European citizens came under fire by regulators after the search engine firm restricted the removal of Internet links to European sites only, a person familiar with the matter said.

Looking into unauthorised digital certificates issue: Govt

The government today said it is looking into the matter raised by tech giants Google and Microsoft which have said that the National Informatics Centre (NIC) has issued unauthorised digital certificates.

Microsoft says cybercrime bust frees 4.7 mn infected PCs

Microsoft Corp said it has freed at least 4.7 million infected personal computers from control of cyber crooks in its most successful digital crime-busting operation, which interrupted service at an Internet-services firm last week.

Microsoft fights court order in test on overseas data

Microsoft is challenging a US court order that would require it to hand over data from an overseas server in a test of the reach of American law enforcement.

China lashes out at Google, Apple for `cyber-spying`

China has reportedly blasted several US tech giants for allegedly stealing their state secrets, suggesting that the companies be severely punished and that new rules be put in place.

Internet Explorer 8 under threat in India: Cyber agency

Cyber security sleuths have alerted Indian users against a "high" level virus activity in a select version of popular Microsoft-owned web browser - the Internet Explorer.

Tech giants contend for transparency following US govt gag orders

High profile tech companies such as Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Yahoo have contended for transparency against the US government gag orders that forbid them from revealing the kind of national security information they receive.

China faces security risks after Windows XP demise

China is trying to counter possible security risks for state agencies after Microsoft stopped providing security updates for the Windows XP operating system, a government official said here today.

China faces security risks after Windows XP demise

China is trying to counter possible security risks for state agencies after Microsoft stopped providing security updates for the Windows XP operating system, a government official said here today.

Microsoft changes company policy, vows not to snoop on emails

Microsoft`s general counsel Brad Smith has reportedly announced that the company will induce changes in both company policy and its Web mail terms of service.

Microsoft launches new DirectX version to improve game play for Windows Phone

Microsoft has reportedly launched a new version of DirectX, which will improve game play and extend mobile battery life on Windows phone.

Microsoft warns of security bug exploiting `preview email` to hack PC

Microsoft has reportedly warned that previewing emails before hitting send could allow hackers gain control of a user`s PC.