Microsoft has sent out a notice that they will have to delay the launch of the Xbox One in China but that it will still be released by the end of the year as it ties up loose ends.
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Microsoft's app stores have often been accused of lacking quality apps and that they are lower quality than their Apple and Google counterparts but Microsoft hopes to change that image in new videos.
Microsoft has announced that they are doubling all of the free storage on mobile platforms if you enable the auto-upload feature to backup your photos; but you have to act quick to get the offer.
This week, Microsoft announced that they had purchased the studio behind Minecraft and today, Phil Spencer has said that they will bring the popular game to Windows Phone.
In the next major update to Windows, it looks like Microsoft will improve scaling for those of you who have high resolution monitors or have purchased a Surface Pro 3.
In the next iteration of Windows, the new Start menu will sync its color to the desktop wallpaper that you are using and new images highlight this feature thanks to a new leak.
Microsoft announced layoffs today and part of the cuts involved the company's research center in Silicon Valley, where the doors will be shut permanently on Friday.
Microsoft has confirmed that 2100 jobs were cut today as part of the previously announced 18,000 layoffs, with 747 coming from the state of Washington and the rest from other offices.
Steve Ballmer, Microsoft's former CEO, has offered his congratulations on the purchase of Minecraft, but his statement on the dividend seems to suggest that the company may have been considering more.
A new screenshot from Windows 9 build 9821 has been spotted in the wild but this older build does not reveal much, showing off the new Start menu and Windows Explorer.
For those who have not been watching the nightly news, there is a big vote coming up in Scotland where that country could leave the United Kingdom and become an independent country.
Apple has released the next major update to iOS today, iOS 8, and if you want to get it on to your device today, we have the links and the process to update your device after the jump.
Microsoft has silently cut the fee for those of you who have developer accounts with the company, which is a good move considering that they need as many developers as possible for their ecosystem.
Thanks to a new job posting over on Microsoft's careers website, we now know that the company is gearing up to change how Windows ships, which is likely related to their rapid release cycle.