Windows Operating System

Russia-linked hackers exploiting Windows flaw: Microsoft

Russia-linked hackers exploiting Windows flaw: Microsoft

Microsoft Corp said on Tuesday that a hacking group previously linked to the Russian government is behind recent cyber attacks that exploit a newly discovered flaw in its Windows operating system.

Nov 02, 2016, 08:27 AM IST
Microsoft's Windows 10 reaches 270 million users, no mobile numbers

Microsoft's Windows 10 reaches 270 million users, no mobile numbers

The number, announced by executive Terry Myerson at Microsoft`s annual gathering for developers in San Francisco, represents a solid start for Windows 10 after the tepid reaction to its predecessor, Windows 8. 

Mar 31, 2016, 00:03 AM IST
Microsoft posts biggest ever loss as it writes down Nokia

Microsoft posts biggest ever loss as it writes down Nokia

The company took a charge of $7.5 billion in the fourth quarter related to the restructuring of its Nokia handset business, which it bought last year.

Jul 22, 2015, 10:11 AM IST

Microsoft posts record loss as it writes down Nokia

Microsoft Corp reported a $3.2 billion quarterly net loss, its biggest ever, as the company wrote down its Nokia phone business and demand fell for its Windows operating system.

Jul 22, 2015, 06:17 AM IST

One year on, Nadella shifting focus at Microsoft

With one year under his belt, Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella has made strides in changing the focus of the technology giant that some feared was turning into a dinosaur.

Feb 08, 2015, 16:21 PM IST

Caution against Windows-2003 OS as Microsoft announces its end

The CERT-In is the nodal agency to combat hacking, phishing and to fortify security-related defences of the Indian Internet domain.

Nov 17, 2014, 15:49 PM IST

Microsoft fixes 19-year-old Windows bug

Microsoft Corp issued patches on Tuesday to fix a bug in its Windows operating system that remained undiscovered for 19 years.

Nov 12, 2014, 21:21 PM IST

Windows 10: Why Microsoft Corp named it so!

After Microsoft unveiled and showed off a brief demo of their brand new operating system, Windows 10, in San Francisco on Tuesday, speculations were rife on why the company chose to skip a number and name Windows 8's successor as Windows 10.

Oct 02, 2014, 16:57 PM IST

China regulator in anti-monopoly probe of Microsoft

A Chinese regulator said on Tuesday it is conducting an anti-monopoly investigation into Microsoft Corp because the firm has not fully disclosed information about its Windows operating system and Microsoft Office application.

Jul 29, 2014, 15:54 PM IST

Microsoft launches Windows 8.1 update to 'flawed' latest OS

The free downloadable preview of the update called Windows 8.1 will be launched on Wednesday but will be released to the general public later this year.

Jun 26, 2013, 14:05 PM IST

Dell to sell PC built on free operating system Ubuntu in India

Dell, at present, sells PCs loaded with proprietary Microsoft Windows operating system, which is a paid software.

Jun 18, 2012, 20:28 PM IST

'Computer worm targetting Windows operating system detected'

A computer worm targetting Microsoft Windows operating system was detected in computers approximately 220 million times across the world in the past two and a half years, a report said Thursday.

Apr 26, 2012, 22:17 PM IST

Intel`s Thunderbolt tech set for Windows foray

Expanding its partnership with Microsoft, the world`s largest chip-maker Intel today said its high-speed interconnect technology, Thunderbolt, would be available on the software giant`s Windows operating system from next year.

Sep 15, 2011, 12:27 PM IST

Intel`s Thunderbolt tech set for Windows foray

Expanding its partnership with Microsoft, the world`s largest chip-maker Intel today said its high-speed interconnect technology, Thunderbolt, would be available on the software giant`s Windows operating system from next year.

Sep 15, 2011, 12:27 PM IST