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Apple Mac Sales Tumble as Windows 10 Drives PC Market Resurgence
Despite the first increase in the PC market for half a decade, Mac sales reached an eight-year low as Apple’s own strategies failed and Windows 10 improved.
PC Sales Growing for First Time in Six Years Thanks to Windows 10 Refresh...
Traditional PC sales have made a triumphant return thanks to businesses and Windows 10, but the growth isn't expected to last. As new mobile devices flourish, analysts expect to see a continual decrease in the market in the long-term.
Smartphone Boom Over as Sales Fall for First Time Ever
The winning run of the smartphone finally ended last quarter. Gartner reports smartphone sales declined for the first time ever during the holiday frame.
Microsoft and Apple Will Dominate PC Market in 2018 Says Moody’s
Analyst firm Moody’s claims Microsoft and Apple will push the PC market to growth during 2018, as hardware and software sales increase on cloud and legacy migration.
Surface-Like Devices to Spur Small PC Market Growth
Gartner says Premium Ultramobile devices like Microsoft’s Surface products will help the PC market grow over the next two years, but no major resurgence in computing products is expected.
Microsoft Hits Back Against Google’s Azure Cloud Outage Claims
Google says its cloud services are down less than Microsoft’s Azure and Amazon Web Services. However, Microsoft says the numbers are misinterpreted due to region spread, and the creators of the data agree.
Microsoft Power BI given 2017 Esri New Technology Integration Award
The Esri New Technology Integration award recognizes Microsoft's achievement in bringing ArcGIS mapping tools to a wider market. The accolade signals a healthy partnership between Esri and Microsoft, and highlights their shared vision.
Windows Phone Accounted for Just 0.3% of Devices Sold Last Quarter
The decline of Windows Phone continues. Gartner shows that Microsoft sold just 1.092 million devices during Q4 2016 and held just 0.3% of the mobile market through the period.
Kaspersky: New Hidden Malware Has Compromised over 140 Organizations
Security firm Kaspersky says that a fileless malware first discovered two years ago, has gone mainstream and has infected more than 140 companies, banks, and government groups.
Microsoft to Lower Windows 10 Licensing Fees for Low Cost Notebooks, Say Reports
Reports suggest that Microsoft will lower its Windows 10 licensing fees on laptops smaller than 14.1" inches. Sources suggest this is in response to increased competition from Google's Chome OS.
Yearly Worldwide PC Shipments Drop Further, Fall below 270 Million
According to Gartner and IDC, 2016 marked the fifth consecutive year of declining PC shipments all over the globe.
Microsoft’s Windows 10 Cannot Stop PC Market Declining in 2016
However, Gartner says that the market will rebound over the next two years as manufacturers start selling more Windows 10 PCs. Microsoft is also going to see more enterprise customers upgrade to the platform over the next 12 months.
Microsoft´s Scott Guthrie: Azure and AWS in ‘Arms Race,’ but in Features, Not Price
Microsoft's Scott Guthrie delivered a keynote at the Deutsche Bank of Technology conference, covering the Microsoft Cloud, how it differs from competitors and the battle between Azure and AWS.
Microsoft Tries to Win over VMware Customers with “free” Hyper-V Licenses
The tech giant has started an aggressive campaign against their main rival in the VM space, offering free licenses and publishing two new websites focused on the matter.
Microsoft Extends Windows 10 Enterprise Support by a Year
Windows 10 Enterprise LTSB customers on build 1607 will receive official support until 2026. The change reveals Microsoft's confidence in the longevity of the operating system.
Microsoft Worried? PC Shipments Fall Again During Q1 2016
Leading market researchers have confirmed that PC shipments continued to decline through the first three months of this year, but Microsoft should not be too worried.
Microsoft makes Azure IoT Hub publicly available
The company has developed its Azure IoT Hub to offer a messaging infrastructure for distributed devices which then can communicate via Azure over IoT protocols such as AMPQPS, HTTPS and MQTT.
Office 365: Microsoft entices small and midsized businesses with improved FastTrack migration support
The company will now offer Microsoft FastTrack service to businesses with more than 50 employees, that will empower new and growing businesses to adopt Office 365 efficiently.
Kantar Survey: Windows Phone loses global market share but grows in UK and China
The most recent smartphone market share survey by Kantar reveals the expected decline of Windows Phone. In contrary to the trend UK shows strong growth and also China is seeing some improvement.
Windows 10 Mobile build 10586.63: Here is what´s new
Windows 10 Mobile build 10586.63 is now live for Fast Ring users on the Insider program. While there is no official statement about changes, one Microsoft employee has reported them on Reddit.