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Windows XP diehards to fend off hackers on their own

Last Updated: Sunday, April 06, 2014, 11:22

On April 8, the US software colossus will stop patching newly found security holes in Windows XP code that hackers could exploit to slip into computers.

Microsoft to offer Windows OS for free to Indian phone manufacturers

Last Updated: Sunday, March 16, 2014, 20:57

Microsoft is reportedly following in the footsteps of its rivals by planning on offering its Windows Phone operating system for free or for reduced price.

Intel demonstrates latest Android-Windows 8.1 OS switching tech

Last Updated: Friday, January 10, 2014, 09:34

The switching technology takes about three and a half seconds to swipe between operating systems that can be done with either a hardware or software key.

10% of PCs now running on Windows 8, 8.1

Last Updated: Friday, January 03, 2014, 19:00

However, Windows 7 is still more preferred by desktop users as its share rose by 0.88 percent.

Windows 7 better than latest Microsoft OS

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 03, 2013, 21:53

Microsoft's latest Windows 8 and 8.1 is apparently having a hard time to compete with its own predecessor Windows 7 which reportedly saw an increase in its user base last month.

Intel ready to turn Android into Windows-like OS

Last Updated: Sunday, November 24, 2013, 20:57

The chipmaker's general manager, Kirk Skaugen said that for the last decade they have been essentially 100 percent Microsoft but now with the emerging markets demand for Android is seen.

Microsoft issues patch for Windows 8.1 RT update glitch

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 16:45

Microsoft has reportedly released an update to resolve the glitch faced by Windows RT users when they tried to upgrade the OS to the next version.

Bill Gates admits using `Control-Alt-Delete` for login was a mistake

Last Updated: Friday, September 27, 2013, 13:53

Microsoft chairman Bill Gates has confessed that setting `Control-Alt-Delete` as a way to log in to Windows was a mistake.

Microsoft claims `targeted attacks` by hackers on Windows OS

Last Updated: Thursday, July 11, 2013, 22:32

Software manufacturer Microsoft has reportedly claimed that hackers have launched ` targeted attacks ` on its Windows OS.

Nokia launches `Asha`

Last Updated: Thursday, October 27, 2011, 13:18

Finnish phone maker Nokia has launched two new phones with Windows Operating System in the price range of Rs 19,000-29,000.

Microsoft plans new Windows OS for mobile devices

Last Updated: Sunday, January 02, 2011, 10:02

Microsoft is working on a new Windows system for mobile devices like tablet computers.