Microsoft begins the rollout of Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Software giant Microsoft commenced the distribution of its major Windows 10 upgrade for 2016 -- the ‘Anniversary Update’ -- to customers on Tuesday, August 2, 2016. The rollout of the Anniversary Update was started by Microsoft at around 1 pm ET.

The Anniversary Update is being rolled out to Windows 10 users across different devices through the update service of the operating system.

Federal appeals court rebukes U.S. government’s attempt to access emails stored on Microsoft’s Ireland server

In a noteworthy Thursday ruling, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan said that Microsoft and other technology companies cannot be forced by the U.S. government to turn over customer emails stored on overseas servers.

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.