Amit Mital, general manager of Microsoft's Live Mesh group, had a message for developers attending the Web 2.0 Expo underway this week: Think open platform.
- By John K. Waters
Team Sparx takes away top honor and trip to global final in Paris in July.
- By Michael Domingo
Microsoft and Novell have stepped up their collaborative efforts on open source operating system technology and intellectual property by moving their controversial enterprise Linux licensing agreement into the Chinese market.
Security personnel in Redmond are investigating a newly reported zero-day bug vulnerability in Microsoft operating systems and server systems.
- By Jabulani Leffall
Microsoft is finally tuning up its Microsoft Developer Network site and promises to resolve long-running frustrations developers have encountered working with it.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
Microsoft revealed "Albany," a consumer-oriented hosted service that provides Excel, PowerPoint and Word applications, plus security and collaboration tools.
Microsoft today described its new platform to help developers more easily create mobile applications that make use of radiofrequency identification technology.
Mark Logic Corp. has submitted its Extensible Markup Language (XML) database server for Common Criteria certification.
- By Joab Jackson
Microsoft today released information on protocols used in some of its software products.
If the traditional notion of infrastructure-based perimeter security is not yet dead, it's not for lack of effort by keynote speakers at this week's RSA Security conference.
- By William Jackson
Yahoo's board of directors got a letter from Microsoft's CEO Steve Ballmer over the weekend about Yahoo's slow response to Microsoft's proposed takeover bid.
Nearly a year and a half after striking their improbable alliance to provide better interoperability between open source and Windows-based platforms, Microsoft and Novell told developers this week that the pact has yielded technical benefits but there's still work to be completed, particularly on the interoperability between the two companies' enterprise directory platforms.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
Microsoft's Office Open XML document format was accepted as an international standard, according to an announcement issued today by the International Organization for Standardization.
Apparently, it's not a joke on this April Fools day that Microsoft's Office Open XML document format was approved as an international standard.
Yahoo doesn't have anything Microsoft doesn't already have. Apple, on the other hand...