Here are the areas where Microsoft will lead the industry, according to Ballmer's November 28 address.
Former Microsoft Windows Division President Steven Sinofsky announced he is accepting a teaching position at Harvard Business School.
Microsoft warned late last week that Windows Management Framework 3.0 doesn't play well yet with some versions of Exchange and Windows Small Business Server.
Google announced late last week that is getting rid of some features in its software-as-a-service applications that are associated with Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync.
Looking to bolster its portfolio of software aimed at reducing unauthorized access to enterprise resources, BeyondTrust last week said it has acquired BlackBird Group for an undisclosed amount.
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Microsoft offered guidelines for businesses buying new Windows 8 devices, as well as Windows RT machines.
Microsoft announced this week that System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 reached its "release-to-manufacturing" milestone.
A Microsoft-funded study described "hidden costs" for organizations that use multiple browsers.
Microsoft released Update Rollup 5 v2 for Exchange 2010 Service Pack 2 on Tuesday, but IT pros don't seem very thrilled.
December's security update arrived today with five "critical" bulletins and two "important" items that affect all versions of Windows, including its newest Windows 8 and Windows RT.
Microsoft's efforts to establish intellectual property (IP) licensing deals with equipment makers using Android have gained new ground in Germany.
Members of the European Parliament today approved a unitary patent approach that extends a common legal process across European Union (EU) member countries.
Microsoft announced this week that non-Microsoft outlets will be able to start selling Microsoft's Surface tablets soon.
Microsoft is offering a limited-time deal to its Windows 8 Pro customers in which they can add Media Center at no extra cost.
Businesses signing up for Google Apps can no longer use it for free, Google announced last week.
Market analyst firm International Data Corp. (IDC) projects growth for the worldwide tablet market at large, but predicts Windows-based devices will not experience growth.
Microsoft is the one software vendor that's most likely to audit companies on their software licensing compliance, according to an industry-sponsored survey.
Microsoft will be finishing off 2012 with a monthly security update that addresses 11 vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer, Microsoft Exchange Server, Office and Windows.
Microsoft announced that the general availability dates of three of the company's Dynamics solutions will be arriving in the next two weeks.
Microsoft published a volume licensing "brief" this month that shines a little more light on the product use rights of Office 2013.