Microsoft's tablet efforts are fleeting, says Acer founder Microsoft set the technology media and industry watchers aflutter earlier this week when it took the wraps off the Microsoft Surface tablet during a press conference in Los Angeles, California. The sleek tablet will be Microsoft's first, and it will be powered by the company's new Windows 8 platform when it launches later this year. According to Acer founder Stan Shih, Microsoft's goal with the ... Microsoft brings phone software closer to Windows SEATTLE (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp's new phone software will be built on the same core as its new upcoming PC and tablet operating system, bringing the company one step closer to unifying its Windows franchise across a full range of screens that are revolutionizing computing. The world's largest software company, which is running to keep up with Apple Inc's iPhone and Google Inc's Android ... Microsoft unveils Windows Phone 8 It's shaping up to be a huge week for Microsoft. On Monday, the company announced its Surface tablet platform at a hush-hush event in Los Angeles, and now Microsoft has unveiled Windows Phone 8 Apollo at its Windows Phone Summit in San Francisco. Microsoft tablet risks alienating PC makers With the unveiling of the Surface tablet, Microsoft is heading into unusual territory: competing with its partners, the very same companies that make Windows PCs. But Microsoft has little to lose, since PC manufacturers are having little success with their own tablets. Microsoft Windows Phone 8 Unveiled: New Home Screen, Turn-by-Turn Navigation, Skype Integration Microsoft Shows Off New Features of Its Next Generation of Windows Phones. Microsoft Surface tablet is 'sincerest form of flattery' for Apple Microsoft unveiled its first own-brand tablet on Monday evening and beyond the simple truth that both devices are tablet computers, it seems like a stretch to state that the Surface is an iPad copy. Apple's iPad sports smooth lines and the familiar iOS operating system while Microsoft's new Surface tablet features sharp edges and the unique Metro UI atop Windows RT or Windows 8 Pro. Windows 8 ... Microsoft OEM partners dish anonymously about hurt feelings Et tu, Ballmer? Microsoft's original equipment manufacturer partners are doing their very best renditions of Julius Caesar this week after Microsoft apparently blindsided them when it announced that it would be making its own tablet. Just one day after Microsoft unveiled its new Surface tablets, some OEMs started griping to Reuters about their surprise and frustration at being kept in the dark ... Microsoft Reveals Windows Phone 8 Microsoft just unveiled the next big step in its mobile software, Windows Phone 8. Codenamed "Apollo," Windows Phone 8 brings the platform in line with other mobile OSes by adding support for muti-core processors, higher screen resolutions and newer wireless technologies like near field communication (NFC). Microsoft hardballs its partners with Surface So this is how Microsoft wants to play ball. Beneath Microsoft's Surface Microsoft Corp.'s first-ever homegrown computer has created confusing new battle lines in the tech sector, turning longtime allies into rivals and underscoring a philosophical split over the purpose and ...
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