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Few IT Orgs Have Virtual Desktop Plans

Forrester Research is seeing a flagging interest in virtual desktop infrastructure deployments by IT organizations.

Google Rolls Out ID System for Free and Open Source Software

Google on Thursday declared an "open patent non-assertion pledge."

Spanish Linux Group Takes Windows 8 Secure Boot to the EC

A Linux developer group in Spain has kicked the "secure boot" controversy upward to the European Commission.

Microsoft's GSM Web Site Monitoring Service Now Available

Microsoft has started selling the use of its Global Service Monitor service for tracking Web site performance.

Survey: IT Pros Are Stressed Out

Most IT administrators consider their jobs to be stressful, according to an industry survey.

Microsoft Goes 'Transparent' on Patent Holdings with New Tracking Tool

Microsoft today released patent information in a searchable form as part of a transparency pledge.

Sync Squabble Between Microsoft and Google Confusing Users

Some users updating their Mail, Calendar and People apps on Windows 8 and Windows RT systems seem to be having synchronization problems with various Google Apps.

Office 365 Adopted by Sacramento State and Other Universities

Three universities have started using Office 365, Microsoft's bundle of cloud-supported services.

Exchange 2013 CU1 Expected to Arrive on April 2

A cumulative update designed to enable Exchange 2013 coexistence with Exchange 2010 is set for April 2 delivery.

Microsoft Confirms 'Blue' Project

Microsoft confirmed today that it has an internal plan, code-named "Blue," that will set the pace for the company's products in the near future.

Microsoft Kicks Off New Security Update Process for Its Windows Store Apps

A Mail security update for Windows 8 and Windows RT systems was released today.

Build 2013 Dev Conference Dates Announced

Microsoft's Build conference for developers will be returning this summer.

ITC Judge: Microsoft Didn't Infringe Google Patent

Microsoft's Xbox gaming consoles do not infringe a patent held by Google, a judge for the ITC indicated on Friday.

'Windows Blue' Screenshots Depict Coming OS Improvements

The rumored "Windows Blue" update wave is getting a bit more solid.

Microsoft To Deliver Windows 8/RT App Updates on Tuesday

Small-bore app improvements will be arriving as early as Tuesday.

'First To File' U.S. Patent System Goes Into Effect This Month

This month marks a change in the U.S. patent system in which the first inventor to file a patent application gets precedence.

Microsoft Goes Public on Government Snooping Requests

Microsoft today released its very first report profiling law enforcement agency requests to access user content and subscriber information.

Microsoft Releases Windows Embedded 8 to OEMs

Microsoft today released two of its new Windows Embedded 8 operating system products today, with a third product expected next month.

Microsoft Outlines Dynamics Vision and Roadmap at Convergence 2013

Microsoft executives kicked off Convergence 2013 in New Orleans Tuesday, with talk about the company's Dynamics vision and improvements to come.

Microsoft Outlines Yammer Integration Plans

Social networking innovations in Microsoft's products will increasingly center on Microsoft's Yammer acquisition, according to a Microsoft executive.

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