Microsoft really wants SharePoint users to upgrade to SQL Server 2008, which was released to manufacturing on August 6.
Microsoft plans to pour an additional money into business and open source technology collaboration with Novell.
The boards of the ISO and IEC standards bodies today rejected the appeals of four participating members (Brazil, India, South Africa and Venezuela) that had questioned the process by which Microsoft's Office Open XML (OOXML) document format specification was approved as an international standard, called "ISO/IEC 29500."
Intel Corp. on Tuesday shared technical plans for an important element needed to develop the Universal Serial Bus 3.0 (USB 3.0) specification.
MessageLabs reports that the number of SQL injection attacks spiked sharply last month.
- By Stephen Swoyer
Microsoft closed its investigation into an update blocking issue that affected users of Windows Server Update Service 3.0 or WSUS 3.0 Service Pack 1.
Microsoft's August patch, slated to be the largest patch rollout since 12 bulletins hit users in February of 2007, came up short by one.
- By Jabulani Leffall
Microsoft announced a launch event for its virtualization products, scheduled for Sept. 8, 2008 in Bellevue, Wash.
Microsoft released to manufacturing its widely touted first service pack (SP) of Visual Studio 2008 and .NET Framework 3.5.
- By John K. Waters
IT Pros and system administrators will be mighty busy this month as Microsoft announced plans to release 12 patches.
- By Jabulani Leffall
Microsoft has released SQL Server 2008 to manufacturing and, as an evaluation edition, to subscribers of its Microsoft Development Network and TechNet services
- By Joab Jackson
Open source software topped the list of business "risk factors" outlined in Microsoft's annual 10-K report to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Microsoft's open source outreach effort, which started just a few years ago, isn't dead on arrival, if you hear Sam Ramji, Microsoft's senior director of platform strategy, talk about it. Rather, it's coming alive.
Microsoft is working on a project to develop a new operating system, code-named "Midori," but the company won't disclose the details at this time.
A KACE-sponsored survey on Windows Vista adoption represents more bad news for Microsoft's flagship operating system, even as Microsoft prepares to pour an estimated $300 million into a new Vista marketing campaign -- news that was announced at Microsoft's 2008 Worldwide Partner Conference.