Over the past year, Microsoft has shown poor planning and a lack of respect for the tumultuous consumer market, which can sink or float a company within months.
Windows’ share of the tablet market grew slightly in the second quarter, as shipments also ticked up in the face of a slow-down by tablets overall, researcher IDC said today.
Consumers apparently don’t care if they buy a tablet from a cheaper, no-name brand, as a whopping 45 percent of tablets sold within the “other” category.
Eight months after the launch of Microsoft’s Surface line, the company has yet to turn a profit on its first …
Microsoft’s Surface tablet has earned the company less in revenue than it paid to write down unsold stocks of the device.
Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer has re-organised Microsoft, as expected, eliminating the ‘silos’ of product groups and giving responsibility to key executives in charge of key technologies.
Microsoft will hand over its most recent version of the operating system Windows 8.1 to OEMs in late August, Microsoft’s Windows marketing chief told its partners on Monday morning.
Microsoft’s former head of Windows 8 development has agreed not to badmouth Microsoft or work for some of its competitors and in return will receive a pay-out for unvested stock.
Aside from the increased storage capacity, the 256GB Surface Pro mirrors the hardware of its siblings.
Microsoft‘s two-pronged push into the tablet market, consisting of the Windows RT and Windows 8 operating systems, confuses customers, an …