In April, Microsoft sued the U.S. government over the right to let its customers know when authorities had requested access and are going through their email accounts. According to Microsoft, government gag orders that prevent the company from keeping customers informed infringe … [Read more...] about Microsoft wins partial victory, can pursue lawsuit against U.S. government
Windows 8 is due to launch on October 26, and technology watchers have been weighing in for over a year on whether Microsoft’s touch-centric launch screen revamp will be a success or failure. The company’s radical decision to embrace tablets and mobile computing could … [Read more...] about Why Microsoft wins even if Windows 8 flops
A judge has given Microsoft a reprieve from an order that required it to begin including Sun Microsystems' Java software with its Windows operating system by the end of April.But even though the stay buys Microsoft some time and virtually guarantees that its epic legal battle … [Read more...] about Microsoft Wins Java Reprieve
After a rough start to the year, with serious security problems and European antitrust regulators aiming to separate Windows from the company's media player, Microsoft got a win this week as the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) rejected the patent claims of Eolas and the … [Read more...] about Microsoft Wins Round in Eolas-UC Patent Decision
It's been another busy week in the gaming world. Topping the news was the announcement that game designer Will Wright is leaving Electronic Arts to head up his entertainment think tank, Stupid Fun Club, full-time.Elsewhere, Take-Two may have another hit on its hands -- this time … [Read more...] about VIDEO GAME INDUSTRY WATCH Can Microsoft Win the Online Game?