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Office 2013 PC Transfer Rights Restored

Microsoft reversed course on a transfer restriction on Office 2013 retail perpetual licenses.

Microsoft Fined $728 Million for Noncompliance on EU Browser Choice

Microsoft got hit today with a €561-million fine from the European Commission.

Microsoft Deployment Tool for Exchange 2013 Available

Microsoft released its Exchange Server 2013 Deployment Assistant tool on Monday.

Microsoft Explains IE 10 and Adobe Flash Nuances

Microsoft this week explained a little more about how the Adobe Flash Player works with Internet Explorer 10 on the Windows 8 operating system.

PC Market Continues Market Share Slide for Second Year in a Row

According to market research firm IDC, global PC shipments will continue to drop in 2013 for the second straight year.

Cloud Automation Startup MetricsHub Acquired by Microsoft

Seattle-based cloud performance management company MetricsHub has been bought by Microsoft for an undisclosed amount, the two companies announced on Tuesday.

Despite Latest Threats, Microsoft's Cyber Czar Optimistic About IT Security

Despite the recent spate of headline-grabbing security breaches and accusations that foreign governments are sponsoring cyber-attacks, the head of Microsoft's Trusted Computing group, Scott Charney, remains optimistic about the future of IT security.

Microsoft Improves Active Directory Controls for Windows Azure

Microsoft is continuing its Windows Azure management improvements.

IBM Cloud Goes Open Standards with OpenStack

IBM announced on Monday that it is aligning all of its cloud infrastructure offerings around OpenStack.

Microsoft Joins Open Data Center Alliance

The Open Data Center Alliance announced on Wednesday that Microsoft has joined the organization as a "contributor."

Microsoft To Add Yammer Translation Capability

Microsoft plans to deliver translation capabilities to its Yammer enterprise social networking application by "late spring."

Microsoft Rolls Out New Office 365 Products for Midsize and Small Businesses

Microsoft has finalized its Office 365-branded new product offerings today by announcing three additional ways to buy the productivity suite.

Microsoft Releases IE 10 for Windows 7

Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7 is broadly available today for download.

RSA Keynote: Big Data Will Become Big Analytics

Big Data is more than just a buzzword, and it's going to transform the security industry as it morphs into "big intelligence."

Microsoft's New PC Windows 8 Upgrade Deal Ends After Feb. 28

Microsoft clarified today that Thursday, February 28 will be the last day to get and use a promotional code for a Windows 8 Pro upgrade.

Hortonworks Data Platform 1.1 Beta Supports 'Big Data' on Windows

Hortonworks has released a beta of its Data Platform 1.1 for Hadoop workloads on Windows.

Apple's iOS 6.1.2 Update Not Working for Some Users

Apple's release of iOS 6.1.2 last week seems to have unleashed problems for some device users.

Windows Azure Restored Following Global Outage from Expired SSL Certificate

Microsoft says its Windows Azure cloud storage service is 99 percent available the day after massive worldwide outage.

Apple Issues iOS 6.1.2 To Fix Exchange Overload Problem

Apple issued an iOS update on Tuesday to fix a calendar bug that was overloading Microsoft Exchange 2010.

Microsoft Hit with Worldwide Windows Azure Cloud Storage Service Outage

Microsoft confirms an expired SSL certificate brought down its Windows Azure storage service worldwide today.

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