The Kerberos Consortium on Monday added Microsoft to the ranks of its industry supporters.
The International Organization for Standardization plans to announce vote results on the decision to ratify or reject Microsoft's Office Open XML document format on Wednesday, April 2, 2008.
Microsoft yesterday disclosed some collaborative efforts that will help Java applications read Microsoft Office file formats.
Yahoo announced Tuesday that it's joined forces with Google and MySpace to back OpenSocial, a group that aims to define a common API to allow social applications across multiple sites.
Microsoft has added another nickel to its open source credibility bank this morning with the announcement of its first collaboration with the Eclipse Foundation.
- By John K. Waters
Microsoft and Aspect Software Inc. today initiated a global strategic alliance focused on better enhancing communications between contact centers and the broader enterprise.
Sun Microsystems and the National Security Agency (NSA) announced last week that they are working together to develop new security tools for the OpenSolaris operating system.
The United States has voted for approval of a modified version of the Office Open XML (OOXML) standard for business documents.
- By William Jackson
Microsoft unveiled a new Web site yesterday that provides resources for developers to improve and test the accessibility of their applications.
Microsoft this morning revealed to developers the expected next steps in the software development kit (SDK) for the Office Open XML (OOXML) file format specification.
- By Michael Desmond
CNET is reporting this morning that Microsoft and Yahoo are now talking, at least informally, about the merger. CNET reporter Dawn Kawamoto cites an unnamed source for the information. "Yahoo has shown some willingness to have a conversation and talk," the source said.
Novell, a sponsor of the open source Mono project, issued an announcement today that a new development tool, called MonoDevelop 1.0, will be available for download at the end of this week.
Microsoft rolled out four "critical" security bulletins -- all with as many as 12 remote code execution (RCE) vulnerabilities, according to security experts.
- By Jabulani Leffall
Sun, Microsoft are working together to develop a set of guidelines for implementing Exchange Server 2007 on Sun server and storage hardware.
- By Michael Domingo
Enterprise solution provider Software AG announced its webMethods Application Modernization Suite -- software designed to bring service-oriented architecture (SOA) technology and other improvements to standard mainframe infrastructures.