Microsoft is at the National Retail Federation Convention and Expo in New York City this week with Windows Embedded 8 developments.
The Enterprise Strategy Group described Windows Server 2012 as a "no brainer" for businesses to deploy.
Ongoing legal disputes over mobile device intellectual property involving Google, Microsoft and Apple have apparently prompted a policy statement issued by two federal agencies.
Nokia and Avanade, a major Microsoft partner and IT consulting firm, are partnering on an initiative aimed at encouraging enterprise adoption of Nokia's Windows Phone 8 devices.
An analyst with financial services company Morgan Stanley downgraded expectations for Microsoft's stock.
It's now a little easier to deploy open source software to Microsoft's cloud-based Windows Azure operating system.
The Computer Electronics Show in Las Vegas kicked off on Monday with a keynote address by Dr. Paul Jacobs, chairman and CEO of Qualcomm Inc., but Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer also took to the stage for almost 10 minutes in the limelight.
A Microsoft executive claimed today that 60 million Windows 8 licenses have been sold to date.
Microsoft's January security update, released today, includes two "critical" and five "important" bulletin items that target 12 vulnerabilities.
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced two settlements that it made last week with Google after a year-and-a-half review.
Microsoft Chief Research and Strategy Officer Craig Mundie is moving into an advisory role within the company until he retires next year.
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.