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Windows 2008 Exams Go Live

Microsoft releases three new exams for its newest network operating system in March.

Computer Science Enrollment Down, but Turnaround Expected

A computing research organization said that enrollments and degrees at United States-based computer science departments dropped further in 2006 and 2007.

Gates Falls to No. 3 on List of World's Billionaires

After spending 13 years as the richest person in the world, Microsoft chairman Bill Gates has dropped to No. 3.

Microsoft Creates IT Job Portal for Students

Microsoft's Students to Business portal pairs U.S. college students working toward IT careers with companies who are looking to fill entry-level IT positions.

Microsoft Giving Away Visual Studio, SQL 2005, Expression to College Students

Microsoft Corp. to give away Visual Studio 2005 and 2008, SQL Server 2005, Windows Server Standard and other software to college students worldwide.

Microsoft Reshuffles Web Execs

Microsoft announced the recent promotions of 14 executives, seven to senior vice president positions and seven others to corporate vice president.

Microsoft To Pilot 'Intellectual Property Rights Education' Curriculum

Following on the heels of its newly released survey on illegal downloading among students, Microsoft this week announced that it will launch a new curriculum for middle school and high school students focusing on intellectual property.

Yahoo's Semel Steps Down as Chairman

Terry Semel stepped down as Yahoo Inc.'s chairman Thursday, severing his ties with the slumping Internet icon 7 1/2 months after he resigned as chief executive under shareholder pressure.

MCP Exam Second-Shot Extended

Microsoft Learning Group continues popular program another three months.

Microsoft To Expand Partners in Learning

Microsoft this week said it intends to redouble (or retriple) its commitment to education through its Partners in Learning program.

Windows 2008 Exams On Last Leg of Development

Microsoft's Learning Group closes beta testing on several new Windows Server 2008 exams, with release soon after the software launches next month.

Microsoft To Expand Partners in Learning

Microsoft this week said it intends to redouble (or retriple) its commitment to education through its Partners in Learning program.

Yahoo Poised To Lay Off Hundreds

After seven months as chief executive, Yahoo Inc. co-founder Jerry Yang has concluded hundreds of employees will have to be fired to help the slumping Internet icon recover from years of misguided management.

Disney Exec Takes Microsoft CIO Job

Microsoft hired a former Disney executive for its chief information officer vacancy. Tony Scott, 56, will start as CIO in February and report to Chief Operating Officer Kevin Turner.

Third Microsoft Exec Leaves; Departures 'Unrelated'

A Microsoft spokesperson said today that Rob Short, corporate vice president of Windows Core Technology, left the Redmond, Wash.-based company last month.

Microsoft's Raikes To Retire

Jeff Raikes will leave Microsoft next September after 28 years with the company.

Au Revoir, MCSE

It'll be time to upgrade once Windows Server 2008 enters the picture.

PowerPoint 2007 Wins Fans

SmartArt and other new features clinch its spot as the must-have presentation tool.

Infrastructure Optimization for IT

Infrastructure Optimization is Microsoft's shot at an IT maturity model. It may not be a panacea, but it can help streamline IT operations.

Microsoft Launches New Security Blog

Patch Tuesday releases promise be a lot more interesting in 2008.

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