The company is offering device makers a discount in a bid to convince them to develop small touch-enabled laptops, the Wall Street Journal reports.
The company's own upcoming Windows 8 tablet could stifle the incentive among partners to develop similar hardware for the new operating system.
This week on CNET Roadside Assistance, I show how to optimize a convertible's audio quality for both top up and top down motoring with one purchase.
According to VR-Zone, which claims to have spoken to tablet vendors, Microsoft is charging as much as $95 for Windows RT.
Navigation can be one of the most expensive options on your new car. So which ones are definitely worth the dough?
CNET tested the audio quality of OEM Audio Plus' upgrade for the Scion tC, finding a system with very clear sound, but a few flaws.
Telenav courts automotive OEMs with the launch of Scout for Cars: Built In, an embedded vehicle navigation system.
Pressure to enforce laws against distracted driving could lead carmakers to install hardware that automatically blocks features and services on a mobile device while the car is in motion.
The first service pack for Windows 7, as well as Windows Server 2008 R2 is said to have been let loose to original equipment manufacturers.
Microsoft may have made some OEMs nervous by its entry into the tablet business, but channel conflict in the tech business is as American as apple pie.