Microsoft released an international beta of its Office Live Workspace (OLW) suite of productivity tools. The company also quietly launched an Office Live Update last week.
Microsoft now wants to buy just a part of Yahoo, according to the latest rumors hitting the dailies.
Cross-platform developers can now download the source code for Moonlight, the open source project chartered with building a Silverlight runtime for Linux.
- By Kathleen Richards
As reported last week, the British Educational Communications and Technology Agency (Becta), a group that advises the British government on education technology issues, referred a complaint to the European Commission about the impact of Microsoft's interoperability issues in education.
Microsoft and One Laptop per Child announced an agreement Thursday to put Windows XP Professional on OLPC XO laptops in emerging markets along with Linux.
Talks between Microsoft and Yahoo are back on the table again, but maybe not about the acquisition bid.
Microsoft last week released a beta version of its Offline Virtual Machine Servicing Tool on the Microsoft Connect site.
- By Michael Domingo
A consultancy to the U.K. government has forwarded complaints about Microsoft's licensing and interoperability practices to the European Commission (EC), according to an announcement issued by the Becta consulting group yesterday.
A preview version of the server for small-to-medium businesses is now available, according to a Microsoft announcement that included pricing and licensing details.
On Tuesday, Redmond rolled out four patches for the month of May as expected, with three deemed "Critical" and one "Moderate."
- By Jabulani Leffall
Three patches will target critical remote code execution exploits in Microsoft Office, Publisher and the Jet Database Engine.
- By Jabulani Leffall
Microsoft said that users of Windows XP can now gain access to Service Pack 3 through Windows Update and the Microsoft Download Center.
A Microsoft executive involved with the company's Windows Live efforts outlined some of the company's ideas about cloud-based computing and social networking technologies today.
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.