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Microsoft Should Get a Tablet Partner, Report Says

Microsoft's Windows consumer empire is at stake if it doesn't quickly find a tablet device manufacturing partner.

Apple Found To Be Worth More Than Microsoft

Apple Inc.'s market capitalization on Wednesday surpassed that of Microsoft Corp.

Overheating Batteries Lead to HP Laptop Recall

Hewlett-Packard Co. is recalling 54,000 lithium-ion batteries used in its Pavilion and Compaq laptops.

Citrix Extends Client Virtualization

Citrix takes wraps off new XenClient, the first bare-metal client hyper-visor.

Microsoft Attacks Android in HTC Patent Deal

Microsoft and HTC signed a patent deal involving HTC's mobile smartphones running the open source Android operating system.

UPDATE: Windows Embedded Standard 7 Released

Microsoft on Tuesday announced the launch of Windows Embedded Standard 7 at the Embedded Systems Conference in San Jose, Calif.

Microsoft Investigating Chinese Factory for Violations

Microsoft is sending a team of independent auditors to a factory in southern China to investigate allegations that the factory employs underage workers under appalling working and living conditions.

PC Sales Growth Soars

Sales of PCs worldwide grew 24.2 percent during the first quarter of this year, compared with the same period in 2009, according to preliminary figures released today by IDC.

Microsoft Unveils Kin Windows Phones

The new line of Microsoft phones have a heavy emphasis on social networking.

Report: Global IT Revival Has Begun

A comeback has begun for the global IT tech sector, according to a quarterly economic report released on Friday.

Hewlett Packard Quietly Touts iPad Rival

Hewlett-Packard Co. this week is quietly promoting its forthcoming Slate tablet.

SQL Server 2008 R2 'Madison' Undergoing Final Tests

Microsoft on Friday announced that it had released the final Parallel Data Warehouse version of SQL Server 2008 R2 to testers.

Hyper-V's Missing Feature

Windows Insider has returned to Redmond -- and it feels good to be home!

Green IT: More Data, Less Juice

As the cost of energy rises and budgets collapse, thinking green isn't just an option for IT -- it's a necessity. Fortunately, there are more options than ever to reduce your energy footprint, even as you add capacity.

Intel Unveils High Powered Processors

Chip is geared for large scale mission critical and virtualized workloads.

AMD Unveils 12-Core Chip

Processors offer more memory, performance and management features than previous AMD chips.

RSA: Microsoft Releases U-Prove CTP

Microsoft on Tuesday released a community technology preview (CTP) of its U-Prove cryptographic technology.

Building Massively Scalable Grids

When done right, Enterprise Data Grids offer utility-style computing and easy expansion.

Windows Server Propels x86 System Rebound

Despite a depressed market for servers, Microsoft's Windows Server 2008 R2 appears to have propelled a rebound in volume x86-based systems

Microsoft and HP: A Marriage of Convenience?

Threatened by newly emboldened Oracle, VMware, IBM and others, HP and Microsoft team to tie app, data center and cloud infrastructures.

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