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Google Apps Replaces Microsoft Exchange in Boston

The city of Boston is moving its 75,000 employees and education users from Microsoft Exchange to Google Apps.

Microsoft Kills 'Hybrid Voice' Feature in Lync Online

Microsoft announced on Monday that it has eliminated its "hybrid voice" feature from its Lync Online service.

Microsoft's EMET 4.0 Security Tool Set for May 28 Release

After rolling out the fourth version of the Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) in beta form last month, Microsoft will be releasing the final product on May 28.

Microsoft Prepping Yammer for Office 365 Rollout This Summer

Microsoft this week talked up Yammer prospects.

Microsoft Considering Nook Buy

Microsoft may be considering buying Nook Media LLC for $1 billion, according to a Wednesday press report.

Microsoft Names New Corporate CFO

Microsoft's new corporate chief financial officer is Amy Hood, effective immediately.

Microsoft Outlines Shades of 'Windows Blue' Coming This Year

Microsoft plans to release "Windows Blue" before the holiday season this year, according to a press account.

Microsoft To Expand Office Web Apps Capabilities, Add Android Support

Microsoft on Tuesday announced a future effort to improve its Office Web Apps, including adding Google Chrome browser support for mobile Android devices and improved collaboration capabilities.

SharePoint Online Updates Arriving Soon

Microsoft "soon" will be delivering its updated SharePoint Online service.

Microsoft's Rumored 'Mohoro' DaaS Project: It's Not So Far Fetched

Microsoft may be readying a future Windows desktop-as-a-service project, rumored to go by the code name "Mohoro."

IT Pros Surveyed on Windows XP Migration Problems

A survey commissioned by VMware found that the move from Windows XP to Windows 7 has entailed weekend work for IT pros and downtime for end users.

Flexera Outlines Tools for Windows XP Migrations and App Tracking

Flexera Software updated FlexNet Connect and described its Windows XP migration tools.

Intel Names New CEO and President To Replace Otellini

Intel's next CEO will be its current COO, the company announced on Thursday.

Windows 8 Seeing Low Adoption Rates Six Months Out

Windows 8 adoption inched forward in April, marking a slow progress for Microsoft's newest desktop operating system.

Q1 Report: Apple Dominates Tablet Market, Surface Sells 900K

IDC shared first-quarter tablet sales results today.

Linux-Based SUSE Cloud Gets Hyper-V Enhancements

Microsoft and SUSE on Tuesday announced improved Hyper-V hypervisor interoperability.

Microsoft Group Marks a Year Focused on Open Source

Microsoft Open Technologies celebrated its one-year anniversary last week.

Window Azure Now a $1 Billion Business

Microsoft's Windows Azure cloud computing solution has hit the $1 billion annual sales mark, according to a recent press account.

Court Trips Up Motorola's Patents Claims Against Microsoft

A U.S. district court judge on Thursday issued conclusions favorable to Microsoft in assessing Motorola Mobility's standard-essential patent infringement claims.

Microsoft CRM Brings in a Billion, but Trails Salesforce

Gartner Inc. today released details from a report on the customer relationship management software market, showing Microsoft Dynamics CRM in fourth place.

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