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Reports: Microsoft Planning Windows for Tablets

Microsoft is planning to unveil plans to address the rapidly growing tablet market with a new version of Windows, according to published reports.

Gartner Cuts PC Shipment Forecast Figures

Gartner, the Connecticut-based IT technology research and advisory company, released its newest analysis on worldwide PC sales on Monday.

HP Halts Its Windows Home Server-Based Products

Microsoft today confirmed that its hardware partner, Hewlett-Packard, will not produce a future product using the upcoming code-named "Vail" version of Windows Home Server (WHS).

UPDATE: Microsoft SQL Server Parallel Data Warehouse Hits Metal Next Month

The parallel data warehouse edition of Microsoft's SQL Server 2008 R2 solution will soon see the light of day.

Survey Reaffirms Mainframe Staying Power

The big news out of BMC Software Corp.'s fifth annual survey of mainframe shops is that there is no big news.

Faronics Power Save: Simply Saving Power

With a low price and a high level of functionality, Faronics Power Save can help any business go green.

Microsoft Buys 3D Chip Maker

Microsoft has reached a deal for the acquisition of Canesta, a 3D chip maker based in Sunnyvale, Calif., for an undisclosed amount.

TechMentor: Best Practices for Exchange 2010 Capacity Planning

Experts described optimal preparations for deploying Exchange 2010 at the TechMentor Las Vegas event last week.

HP Ships Windows 7 Slate PC

Hewlett-Packard's long-awaited slate PC is now available but with a different target audience than originally planned.

Study: Windows 7 Migrations Mostly 'Smooth' for Businesses

Software security provider Symantec commissioned a study on Windows 7 migration experiences that was published this month.

Report: PC Sales Have Modest Growth in Third Quarter

According to the International Data Corporation's (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly PC Tracker report, the worldwide PC market grew 11 percent in Q3 of 2010.

System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R3 Released

Microsoft released its newest product update to System Center Configuration Manager 2007 on Thursday.

Microsoft Sues Again Over Android, Targets Motorola

Microsoft has sued Motorola over its use of the Android mobile operating system in smartphones, alleging that patents held by Microsoft were violated.

WSJ: Windows Phone 7 Devices Coming 'October 11'

Microsoft will unveil a line Windows Phone 7-based smartphones on Oct. 11, according to The Wall Street Journal.

Microsoft Releases BizTalk Server 2010 to Manufacturers

Microsoft today released BizTalk Server 2010 to its hardware manufacturing partners, which means that products will ship to customers soon.

UPDATE: Microsoft Realigning Its Windows Embedded Business

Microsoft announced today that it plans to realign its Windows Embedded Business group to better connect with the company's management and security product lines.

Hurd Resurfaces at Oracle

Oracle has hired former HP CEO Mark Hurd as co-president.

Forecasts Suggest Slower PC Growth Ahead

In the latest indicator that the slowing economy is putting a dent in PC growth, market researcher IDC has lowered its sales forecast for the year, despite a robust first half.

Microsoft Releases Windows Phone 7 to Manufacturers

Microsoft today announced that its new Windows Phone 7 mobile operating system has been released to hardware manufacturing partners.

Windows Embedded Management TAP Announced

Microsoft today announced a new Technology Adoption Program designed to get product development feedback on managing Windows Embedded-based devices.

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