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Reports say that the first Windows 9 preview will be released on September 30. Will that be the day that Windows finally gets back its mojo, or will the operating system continue to be lambasted by critics and users alike?
Microsoft may have the answer to the Chromebook surge: An under-$200 laptop from HP with full-on Windows 8.1, a 14-inch screen, and 100 GB of free cloud-base storage. Will this be the machine that kills off Chromebooks?
If Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is true to his logic, one day he'll dump both Windows Phone and the Xbox -- and of course, the Surface. But is he willing to follow that logic, or instead keep Microsoft's worst-performing divisions?
One more day, one more piece of bad news for Windows Phone: IDC found that in the second quarter of 2014, Windows Phone's market share dropped yet again, to well under 3%. Is it time to play taps for the operating system?
Microsoft's timing couldn't be worse: It's expected to announce one or two new Windows Phones on September 4, just one day after Samsung will reveal the Note 4 phablet, and five days before Apple shows off its newest line of iPhones. Do the new Windows Phone devices have a chance?
A new report from Gartner forecasts that Chromebook sales will triple in the next three years and gain a small chunk of the PC market. Do they represent a real threat to Microsoft, or are they just a side show?
Microsoft may dominate enterprise software, but that's far from the case with Windows Phone. A new report finds that Windows Phone accounts for a mere 1% of mobile market share among enterprises. How much longer can Microsoft prop up the struggling operating system?
Microsoft has two new Windows Phones on tap -- a 'selfie' phone with a 5-megapixel front-facing camera, and the top-notch HTC One. They sound like solid phones, but are they enough to save the struggling operating system