Reports from IDC, Gartner and NPD DisplaySearch indicate improved PC sales while growth in tablets is slowing.
The "Isaiah II" is due out this fall and will compete with Intel's Atom and AMD's Kabini chips, according to reports.
In a memo to employees, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said big changes lie ahead in terms of products and the company's own inner workings.
The company's next-generation XC system, powered by Intel Xeon and Xeon Phi chips, will help protect the country's nuclear stockpile.
Worldwide PC shipments experienced flat growth in the second quarter of 2014 after eight quarters of decline, according to a report from Gartner.
Mainstream support for Windows 7 ends early next year, but there's no need to panic. Patches will continue for years to come.
The industry can continue to shrink conventional silicon chips to 7nm over the next several years, IBM says, but what comes after that is unclear.
After bundling Yammer with its high-end Office subscriptions, Microsoft is bringing the enterprise social networking platform to more subscription tiers.
A multi-tasker's dream come true? This month's update allows users to more seamlessly switch between Snap Mode views.
The Chinese government's anti-monopoly agency approves the $2.3 billion deal, which is still getting reviewed by U.S. regulators.
NEWS ANALYSIS: A Google research group is keeping busy helping Apple and others stay secure. The researchers reported several vulnerabilities to other companies.
Microsoft's updated Kinect sensor, which is already shipping with the Xbox One, will be available for Windows users in mid-July.
Intel will leverage its 14nm manufacturing process to build SoCs for audio-visual equipment from Panasonic's System LSI business.
Sales of tablets will overtake those of PCs next year, but the PC market will see a slight increase in shipments, the analyst firm says.
Hewlett-Packard recently gave a tour of its Science Labs to show how their engineers break down the systems in order to make them better.