WINDOWS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/WINDOWS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Microsoft skips Windows 9 to emphasize advances http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58472976-79/windows-microsoft-devices-users.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58472976-79/windows-microsoft-devices-users.html.csp">Microsoft skips Windows 9 to emphasize advances</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRANDON BAILEY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-30T16:47:05.153-06:00">Updated Sep 30, 2014 04:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco • The next version of Microsoft’s flagship operating system will be called Windows 10, as the company skips version 9 to emphasize advances it is making toward a world centered around mobile devices and Internet services. The current version, Windows 8, has been widely derided for forcing radical behavioral changes. Microsoft is restoring some of the more traditional ways of doing things and promises that Windows 10 will be familiar for users regardless of which version of Windows ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584729762014-09-30T16:47:05.153-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-30T16:47:05.153-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58472976@www.sltrib.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:47:05 MDT Microsoft to offer early look at next Windows http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58470293-79/windows-microsoft-company-software.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58470293-79/windows-microsoft-company-software.html.csp">Microsoft to offer early look at next Windows</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRANDON BAILEY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-29T18:44:02.065-06:00">Updated Sep 29, 2014 06:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco • Microsoft plans to offer a glimpse of its vision for Windows this week, as its new CEO seeks to redefine the company and recover from missteps with its flagship operating system. Although the new software won’t be formally released until next year, analysts already consider its success crucial for Microsoft and Satya Nadella, who has made mobile devices and Internet-based services priorities since becoming CEO in February. With its tablet-like touch controls, Windows 8 had been M...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584702932014-09-29T18:44:02.065-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-29T18:44:02.065-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58470293@www.sltrib.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 18:44:02 MDT Microsoft to buy ‘Minecraft’ maker for $2.5 billion http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58415705-79/microsoft-game-minecraft-billion.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58415705-79/microsoft-game-minecraft-billion.html.csp">Microsoft to buy ‘Minecraft’ maker for $2.5 billion</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-15T09:13:01.74-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 09:13AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Microsoft will acquire the maker of the long-running hit game Minecraft for $2.5 billion as the company continues to invest in its Xbox gaming platform and looks to grab attention on mobile phones. The technology company said it will buy Stockholm-based game maker Mojang in a deal expected to close in late 2014. Minecraft, which lets users build in and explore a Lego-like virtual multiplayer world, has been downloaded 100 million times on PC alone since its launch in 2009. It is the m...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584157052014-09-15T09:13:01.74-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-15T09:13:01.74-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58415705@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:13:01 MDT HTC makes Windows version of flagship One phone http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58312786-79/windows-htc-phone-version.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58312786-79/windows-htc-phone-version.html.csp">HTC makes Windows version of flagship One phone</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANICK JESDANUN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-19T12:12:01.674-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 12:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • HTC will start making a version of its flagship HTC One phone with Microsoft’s Windows software inside. HTC says it developed the new model at the request of Microsoft, which has been trying to boost its Windows Phone system. The company will continue to make an Android version of the One, as well as other Android phones. The Android version of HTC One is called M8, while the Windows version will be called M8 for Windows. The two look identical on the outside, except for a Windows Pho...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583127862014-08-19T12:12:01.674-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-19T12:12:01.674-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58312786@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:12:01 MDT