Windows 8 won’t play DVDs


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Microsoft’s new Windows 8 operating system will not play DVDs unless customers buy an extra upgrade, the company has announced.

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May 7, 2012

Microsoft to raise wholesale prices by a third


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British businesses using Microsoft products face massive increases in their bills, after the software giant said it would increase its wholesale prices by up to a third.

Microsoft to Retire Windows Live Brand Ahead of Windows 8 Launch


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Microsoft will retire the Windows Live brand as it gets ready to release what it describes as a more connected set of online consumer services with Windows 8.



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May 2, 2012

Microsoft to release $99 Xbox 360 with Kinect?

Microsoft to release $99 Xbox 360 with Kinect?

The Verge reports that Microsoft has plans to launch a $99 Xbox 360, with Kinect and a two-year subscription, “as early as next week.”


Microsoft Xbox faces potential ban over Motorola patent infringement


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Motorola Mobility has won an injunction against Microsoft potentially banning sales of the Xbox 360 games console and Windows 7 operating system over patent infringement claims.

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May 2, 2012

Microsoft’s Nook deal pits it against Amazon and Apple


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To tackle the dominance of Apple and Amazon, Microsoft needs allies, writes Shane Richmond. Hence its investment in US bookseller Barnes & Noble’s Nook business.

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May 2, 2012

Barnes & Noble Deal Signals New Microsoft Savvy


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The deal with the maker of the popular Nook ebook reader shows that Microsoft, like Apple, understands that ecosystems are the key to success.



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May 1, 2012

Microsoft Is Taking a Closer Look at ‘Racy’ Apps on Marketplace


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Microsoft will from now on be paying more attention to the icons, titles, and content of apps on Marketplace, and expects them to get more subtle and modest in the imagery used.



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May 1, 2012

Nook: now worth more than Barnes & Noble


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Microsoft’s investment in Nook values the Barnes & Noble subsidiary at $1.7 billion – £400million more than B&N itself. Matt Warman says it’s the way the book industry is going.

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April 30, 2012

Microsoft and B

Microsoft and B

The two companies are teaming up to create a subsidiary for Barnes & Noble’s e-book and college textbook businesses, with Microsoft paying $300 million for a minority stake.