Microsoft is going great guns in the server market having recently announced the Nano Server, a "minimal footprint" Windows Server, and Hyper-V containers, which provide virtual machine isolation capabilities to containers.
Never reads the papers
While Google and Mozilla have been falling over themselves to stop a data leak to China, Apple has cheerfully ignored the problem.
Windows 10 service pack, not a rocket
While Windows 10 operating system is still a few months away, it appears that the software giant is already working on and updated version of the operating system code-named "Redstone."
Watch 'em wriggle
Australia is the first country to put Google, Apple and Microsoft's "completely legal" tax avoidance under the spotlight.
Just £169.99 for full Windows
Microsoft has released the Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL, two new budget-friendly additions to its Windows Phone range.
RIP Windows RT
WOA was the big, sexy codename for Windows on Arm and many makers of ARM based processors were really excited about this one. However, WOA quickly turned into woe.
Internet Explorer meets its Thermopylae
Microsoft has finished painting the six pack on Project Spartan and released it to the great unwashed.
Will be seen on DirectX 12
AMD has been working closely with Microsoft on the upcoming DirectX 12 to create something which it calls "Asynchronous Shaders," which are more efficient way of handling task queues.
Opinion: New form factor lacks support
Intel recently announced its first stick PC, but at the same time the chipmaker and Microsoft aren’t doing much to promote the new form factor. In fact, it seems like they don’t want stick PCs around.
For measuring difference between DX11, DX12 and Mantle APIs
Futuremark has released a new 3DMark update with the new API Overhead feature test, meant to measure the difference in DirectX 11, DirectX 12 and Mantle API performance.