Microsoft Windows

  • Microsoft to merge different Windows operating systems into one July 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Microsoft has confirmed that it intends to merge different versions of its Windows operating systems into one. This was announced by Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella during the company's quarterly earnings call. Nadella told analysts that the company would "streamline the next version of Windows from three operating systems into...
  • Microsoft releases Windows 8.1: 16 new features that make the update worthwhile October 18, 2013

    Los Angeles: Microsoft is releasing its longawaited Windows 8.1 upgrade as a free download starting Thursday. It addresses some of the gripes people have had with Windows 8, the dramatically different operating system that attempts to bridge the divide between tablets and PCs. Windows 8.1 still features the dual worlds that...
  • Microsoft sets October 17 release date for Windows 8.1 August 15, 2013

    San Francisco: Consumers waiting for Microsoft's revamped version of its latest Windows operating system will be able to get the software beginning October 17. The release date for Windows 8.1 is nearly a year after the debut of Windows 8, a dramatic overhaul of the operating system that has been powering...
  • Windows chief Steven Sinofsky leaves in power struggle November 14, 2012

    San Francisco: Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer isn't going to let anyone get in his way. Not even his presumed heir apparent, who runs the software maker's Windows empire, can stop Ballmer as he pushes the company in a new direction. That was the underlying message of a power struggle that led...
  • Microsoft issues its biggestever security fix October 13, 2010

    Boston: Microsoft Corp issued its biggestever security fix on Tuesday, including repairs to its ubiquitous Windows operating system and Internet browser for flaws that could let hackers take control of a PC. The new patches aim to fix a number of vulnerabilities including the notorious Stuxnet virus that attacked an Iranian...
  • Meet 9yearold systems engineer May 14, 2010

    A kid with a bright future meet Marco Calasan from Macedonia a 9yearold systems engineer. ...
  • Microsoft launches Windows 7 October 24, 2009

    New York: Microsoft Corp launched Windows 7 on Thursday in its most important release for more than a decade, aiming to win back customers after the disappointing Vista and strengthen its grip on the PC market. The world's largest software company, which powers more than 90 per cent of personal computers,...
  • Watch: The revolutionary Microsoft Windows 7 October 15, 2009

    A few lucky winners get to be the first to test Microsoft Windows 7. ...
  • Microsoft to let consumers test Windows 7 on Friday January 8, 2009

    Las Vegas: Microsoft Corp plans to let consumers test the next generation of its computer operating system, Windows 7, starting on Friday and said the new software is "absolutely on track". Wall Street has identified the timely launch of retail sales of Windows 7 as one of the critical challenges for...
  • Microsoft sets up tech lab in IIT Chennai February 19, 2008

    Chennai: Microsoft Corporation India Pvt Ltd on Monday announced the inauguration of a technology lab the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. Microsoft is investing Rs 90 lakh initially in the IITM Microsoft Windows Technologies Lab that will harness innovation through research and provide a platform for faculty and students to...