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Apple iOS 6.1 Release Can Overload Exchange 2010

An Exchange 2010 overload problem that started to occur after Apple released iOS 6.1 continues to go unfixed.

Microsoft Releases Massive Patch for 57 Vulnerabilities

February's Microsoft Security Update arrived today with a larger-than-usual 12 bulletins -- five rated "critical" and seven "important."

Microsoft To Kill Its Mesh Sync Service on Feb. 13

Microsoft's Mesh file synchronization service for consumers will come to an end on Wednesday.

Exchange 2010 Service Pack 3 Released

Microsoft released Service Pack 3 for Exchange 2010 today.

Microsoft Drops to 15 on Top Corporate Reputation Survey

According to Harris Interactive's annual survey measuring the reputations of the most visible companies in the United States, Microsoft has fallen off the top 10 while Amazon.com, Apple and Google are among the top five.

Exchange 2013 Getting New Cumulative Update Procedure

Microsoft today announced a major procedural shift in how it will distribute updates to Exchange 2013.

Windows Blue Said to Be a Wave of Microsoft Updates

The rumored "Windows Blue" may not just be an emerging flagship operating system from Microsoft, according to a report.

Microsoft Readies Massive February Patch

Microsoft's monthly security update will arrive on Tuesday with 12 bulletins targeting 57 vulnerabilities, according to the Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification.

Surface Pro Explained by Microsoft's Engineering Team

The Microsoft Surface team fielded questions on Wednesday about the company's forthcoming Surface with Windows 8 Pro tablet.

Office 365 and 2013 Arriving in March

Microsoft's new Office products will launch this March, according to the company.

Microsoft Releases IE 10 Blocking Tool for Windows 7 Systems

Microsoft last week released a new tool that will block the automatic installation of Internet Explorer 10 on Windows 7 systems when that browser arrives.

Security Configuration Manager 3.0 Released, Supports Windows 8

Microsoft released Security Configuration Manager (SCM) 3.0 last week, which adds support for Windows 8, Windows Server 2012 and Internet Explorer 10.

Silver Lake To Acquire Dell for $24.3 Billion, Taking the Company Private

Private equity firm Silver Lake Partners announced Tuesday morning that it has agreed to acquire Dell Inc. in a deal the company values at approximately $24.3 billion.

Windows Azure Prices Drop for SQL Reporting Services

Microsoft announced a Windows Azure price decrease last week for its SQL Reporting Services, which is used for business intelligence-type applications.

Office for Mac 2011 SP3 Update Released

Microsoft last week released an update to Office for Mac 2011 Service Pack 3.

Emergency Java Fix for 50 Flaws Released

Update 13 for Java 7 and Update 39 for Java 6 was released this afternoon by Oracle.

Microsoft's 2013 Roadmap Shifting to Tablets and Clouds

Microsoft will be pushing tablets and cloud services in 2013, according to expert analysis.

Surface Windows RT Makes 'Muted' Showing in Q4 Tablet Report

Apple led in fourth-quarter tablet shipments, while Microsoft didn't even make the top-five list with its new Surface RT product, according to data compiled by IDC and announced today.

Windows Phone 7.8 Updates Have Begun

Users of older Windows Phone 7.5-era devices are starting to see the promised Windows Phone 7.8 update.

Survey: Microsoft Ranks 17th in Customer Privacy

Microsoft, HP and IBM were ranked among the top 20 companies U.S. consumers trust most with their privacy in a recent Ponemon Institute study.

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