With its biggest hardware gamble a failure and Windows 10 about to arrive, the software maker is pressed to prove what it can achieve in the phone business.
With Taylor Swift recently pulling her catalog from Spotify to protest its "freemium" model, rival service Deezer is examining the best way to appeal to both customers and musicians. CNET chats with CEO Hans-Holger Albrecht.
The goal of the software maker's flagship product is to renew faith in the Windows world.
Candy Crush Soda Saga launched this morning adding another freemium game to King's arsenal. It's a lot of fun with new challenges, but if you don't want to spend your money, you'll have to wait.
A new update to Microsoft's Office apps brings your iPhone up to speed with the iPad versions, and menus and other features optimized for the smaller screen make them a natural fit.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has announced that it is now investigating apps that aggressively promote in-app purchases to children.
Al Franken is particularly concerned about whether Apple has stymied competition in the music-streaming business by controlling its own application marketplace.
Several months after the ACCC announced its investigation into freemium apps, the European Commission is launching its own inquiry.
The popular horror-themed run tracker has adopted a freemium model.
Microsoft is rebranding its Skype Wi-Fi service and working to make it available in new ways to consumer and business users.