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OpenOffice Foundation Splits from Oracle

The community of volunteers that developed the OpenOffice.org project have split off from Oracle and formed a new structure called The Document Foundation.

Microsoft Releases Patch for ASP.NET Flaw

Microsoft released an "important" patch to address an information disclosure security vulnerability associated with ASP.NET systems.

Big Brother Wants To Surf the Net with You

The Obama administration is poised to ask for new Internet regulations that could potentially open any and all electronic communication to scrutiny.

Minnesota Inks Deal With Microsoft on BPOS Services

The state of Minnesota has embraced Microsoft's Internet cloud services by agreeing to an application outsourcing deal.

Microsoft Improves Office Web Apps

Microsoft on Thursday announced some new milestones for its browser-based Office Web Applications.

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: IE 9 Will Not Require Windows 7 SP1, but Don't Wait

Despite the excitement of last week's beta debut of Internet Explorer 9, Microsoft wants organizations moving to Windows 7 to use its Internet Explorer 8 browser.

UPDATE: Microsoft Warns of Flaw Affecting ASP.NET Apps

Late on Monday, Microsoft published additional information about an ASP.NET flaw, which is now being exploited.

Microsoft Points to IE 9 Security Measures

Internet Explorer 9, released on Wednesday in beta form, doesn't talk to strangers.

Microsoft Launches Public Beta of Internet Explorer 9

With the release of its IE 9 beta, Microsoft on Wednesday promised that Web surfing would, from here on out, be about the sites users visit and not about the browser.

Anonymous Site Threatens to Leak IE 9 Beta, Pulls Last Minute

The Web site IEBest.com posted late yesterday that it plans to release IE 9 to its readers, two days before Microsoft plans to release it.

Microsoft Releases EMET 2.0 Security Tool

Microsoft last week released the latest version of a free tool designed to help ward off attacks to legacy software.

Microsoft Releases 'Fix it' Help for DLL Security Flaw

Microsoft updated its security advisory today concerning a dynamic link library issue and published a "Fix it" solution to help address the problem.

Microsoft Gets Philosophical About IE 9 Chakra Pains

The Microsoft Internet Explorer team on Wednesday described some of the decisions being made to accommodate the ECMAScript 5 spec in Internet Explorer 9.

One Bing Now Rules Them All in US and Canada

Microsoft today announced that it has completed integrating its Bing search engine technology into Yahoo's U.S. and Canadian Web portals.

Microsoft Warns of DLL Flaw Involving Remote Servers

Microsoft issued a security advisory this evening about an old hacking trick that could affect Windows systems via remote servers.

Holed Up in the Library

A flaw with curious name, "binary planting," grows out of iTunes on Windows. There's a workaround for that.

W3C Launches Web Performance Working Group

The Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C) today announced a new Web Performance Working Group that aims to more accurately measure Web app performance times.

Friday IT Fun: 'The Web Is Dead'

Better click on these links before Wired magazine gets done unplugging the Internet.

Think Your Internet Connection Is Fast? Don't Count On It

Most Internet users have long been aware that the actual download speeds they get from their Internet connections are somewhat slower than advertised.

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