Microsoft announces new Skype for Linux Alpha application

Software giant Microsoft said in a Wednesday announcement that it has launched Skype for Linux Alpha application --- an "alpha" test version of the company's new Skype for Linux client for consumer users of its Skype voice- over-IP, instant messaging and teleconferencing service.

Microsoft announces free browser version of Skype aimed at small businesses

Software giant Microsoft announced a new service called 'Skype Meetings' on Tuesday. The service chiefly underscores a free browser version of Skype aimed specifically at small businesses.

Microsoft: Number of Windows 10 devices has reached 350 million

According to a post published to Microsoft’s official blog on Wednesday, the number of devices running the company’s latest Windows version -- the Windows 10 operating system -- has touched 350 million.

The new milestone in the Windows 10 uptake was announced, via the blog post, by Yusuf Mehdi, marketing chief of the Windows and devices group.

Travel agent took Microsoft to court over Windows 10 upgrade tactics; won $10K judgment

According to a Seattle Times report, software giant Microsoft paid an amount of $10,000 to California-based travel agent Teri Goldstein last month, after she took the legal route against the company over its Windows 10 upgrade tactics, and won a small claims court ruling in her favor.