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Microsoft to Developers: .NET Support Isn't Going Away

Mary Jo Foley recaps Microsoft's attempt to please .NET developers by explaining that HTML 5 and JavaScript won't be the only building tools available in Windows 8 app development at this year's Build conference.

Redmond Refines Business Focus with 'One Microsoft'

Microsoft's recent organizational changes are aimed at bringing a more unified customer experience.

PowerShell 4: Take the 'Dumb' out of Configuration Management

Greg Shields shares how Powershell's Desired State Configuration continues its evolution in transforming documentation into functioning code.

Overseas IT Pros Cold on Using U.S. Cloud Services After PRISM Reveal

A cloud advocate survey found that 56 percent of respondents would not use U.S.-based cloud services.

Microsoft: 88 Percent of Citadel Botnet Malware Eliminated

Microsoft presented the updated figure during a discussion of private and public sector cooperation when battling cyber crime.

Should Windows Server 2012 R2 Be a Service Pack Instead?

Don Jones discusses that Microsoft might bring more to its latest version if it went with a service pack instead of a full update.

Working with PowerShell Scripts

Brien walks you through how to craft and excute scripts in PowerShell.

Cisco Looks To Bolster Network Security with Sourcefire Acquisition

The company is expected to pay close to $2.7 billion once the deal is finalized later this year.

What Will the Post-PC Era Look Like?

Is the demise of the PC exaggerated or inevitable? And once gone extinct, what's next for the enterprise?

Wish List: Document Your Hacks

Keep a handy list of your jury rigged fixes to use as leverage when arguing for items that might not be in your IT budget.

Security Essentials Fails Antivirus Test

In a three-part test that looked at accuracy, protection and false positives, Microsoft's free antivirus program finished at the bottom.

Microsoft's Prism Involvement Detailed in Recently Leaked Documents

Microsoft, who has denied being involved with Prism since the program was first divulged, released a statement this week saying it did not provide the NSA with a backdoor to access personal Outlook.com e-mails and Skype conversations.

'Critical' Windows and Internet Explorer Flaws Fixed in July's Patch Tuesday

This month's Microsoft Security Update also comes with word of a new policy for vulnerable apps in the Windows Store.

Microsoft's Cloud OS Becomes a Little Less Cloudy

Mary Jo Foley gives her take on Microsoft's continual cloud push -- a push that has not always had a clear direction.

Microsoft Readies for a BYOD Future

With half of employees projected to be using their own devices in the enterprise by 2017, Microsoft is taking BYOD into consideration with its next line of products.

14 Reasons To Fire Your IT Staff

Is your Windows pro team just dead weight in your company? Find out with these red flags.

Need Help with PowerShell?

Although PowerShell can be a bit intimidating at times, Microsoft has built in a comprehensive help system that should be able to assist you with most of your PowerShell related questions.

IE 10 Blocks More Malware than Competing Browsers 

In lab tests, Microsoft's latest browser blocks 99 percent of malware attacks. But can lab-tested attacks accurately represent real-world attacks?

Microsoft Gets Serious About Business (Again)

Brien discusses how Microsoft is refocusing on the enterprise after a string of weak consumer offerings.

Using the PowerShell Integrated Scripting Environment

Brien walks you through just some of the features of Windows Server 2012's ISE tool.

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