Citing a hefty price tag and other concerns, Microsoft this weekend officially scrapped its plans to acquire Yahoo.
Leaks from unnamed sources to The Wall Street Journal constitute the only "news" so far this week about Microsoft's unsolicited takeover bid for Yahoo.
One of Microsoft's retail point-of-sale applications has an incompatibility with Windows XP Service Pack 3 and Windows Vista Service Pack 1.
Betas debuted at this week's Microsoft Management Summit in Las Vegas.
Live Mesh sounds like "HailStorm" in concept -- a way to access your data from any device with an Internet connection -- says Microsoft's Rosoff.
- By Jabulani Leffall
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
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.
Team Sparx takes away top honor and trip to global final in Paris in July.
- By Michael Domingo
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.
Security personnel in Redmond are investigating a newly reported zero-day bug vulnerability in Microsoft operating systems and server systems.
- By Jabulani Leffall
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