Microsoft officially launched a premium-grade Outlook.com email service in the U.S. that omits ads, provides five inboxes and supports personalized addresses.
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Microsoft has been stuck on the 400 million mark for Windows 10 for more than four months, but outside data indicates the OS has gained ground slowly.
Microsoft will end all support for Windows Vista in two months when it issues final patches on April 11.
Quicken in January moved to a software-by-subscription model for Canadian customers, and may do the same for those in the U.S.
Mozilla next month will bar plug-ins built using a decades-old technology from Firefox, ending a years-long effort to make the browser more secure.
Mozilla is shuttering a group tasked with creating an operating system for the Internet of Things and will lay off an unspecified number of workers.
Microsoft wants the government to allow exemptions to last week's executive order on immigration to meet "the pressing needs of real people," including scores of employees and their families.
Microsoft's browsers in January relapsed into bad habits, losing significant usage share to end the month at just over 25%.
Apple next week is expected to report a return to iPhone growth after a three quarters of sluggish sales.
Microsoft has set March 26 as the end date for support of the original Windows 10 edition that arrived in July 2015.
Mozilla plans to end support for its Firefox browser running on Windows XP and Windows Vista sometime in 2017.
EU regulators approved Microsoft's acquisition of social network LinkedIn on the condition that the U.S. company abide by several minor concessions.
Google has released Chrome 55, but contrary to reports the browser has not yet begun to block content rendered by Adobe's Flash Player.
Sen. Maria Cantwell wants the FTC to investigate claims that Office Depot improperly convinced consumers to pay for expensive support plans or repairs.
LifeLock, the identity protection vendor that Symantec plans to acquire for US$2.3 billion, has been the frequent target of lawsuits by customers, state attorneys general and the FTC.