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A month into its official debut, Microsoft's new system software is ahead of Windows 8 and Mac OS X Yosemite in desktop traffic, according to Web tracker NetMarketShare.
Microsoft is in the final phase of preparation ahead of the July 29 launch date for the next big update to its marquee software.
Yahoo already has a 10-year deal to use Microsoft's Bing to power some search results. The software giant can't be happy Google is eyeing its territory.
The world's biggest software maker is creating a new group charged with making its Windows software work across all devices. Microsoft is also jettisoning some top executives, including former Nokia chief Stephen Elop.
Not eligible for a free upgrade? The software maker reveals what a single license will cost for the newest version of Windows -- the same as Windows 8.
The search giant says Adobe Flash "puts a squeeze on your laptop's battery." Its solution: automatically pause unnecessary Flash content in the Chrome browser.
The next iteration of the software maker's operating system is slated to arrive in time for the summer.
The company's new browser will be liberated from ActiveX and other old technologies. That should make Edge more competitive -- and help the Web itself move into the future.
The software maker is on a mission to make hardware irrelevant, software the king and Windows the most powerful engine for every device. But the challenge starts now.
CEO Satya Nadella closes a three-hour keynote address at Microsoft's Build conference without answering one of the most-asked questions: when will Windows 10 arrive?