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Microsoft Issues Rebate Program for Consumer iPad Office 365 Subscribers

Microsoft has established a refund offer for qualifying iPad Office 365 consumer edition users.

Microsoft Releases Preview of Office Apps for Android Tablets

Microsoft released a preview of Office apps for Android tablets today, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

Office iPad and iPhone Users Can Now Create and Edit Docs for Free

Microsoft has broadened Office apps privileges today for Apple mobile device users.

Samsung Claims Microsoft Voided Android Deal with Nokia Buy

Samsung has filed its response Microsoft's breach-of-contract legal claims.

Microsoft Adds Per-User Software Assurance and VDA Licensing for BYOD Scenarios

Microsoft has established new per-user licensing options for its Windows Software Assurance (SA) and Virtual Desktop Access (VDA) licensing plans.

Microsoft and Dropbox Announce Office Product Integration

Microsoft and Dropbox have established a strategic partnership that will enable Microsoft Office and Dropbox's cloud storage service to better integrate.

Microsoft Releases Preview of Internet Explorer as a Service

Microsoft released a preview this week of a new free service that delivers the latest Internet Explorer browser across Windows, Android and Apple platforms.

Windows 8 Market Share Grows, XP Drops

Operating system market share figures released this week by Net Applications found the month-over-month drop in Windows XP's share has continued.

Microsoft's New Azure Security Service Released with Virtual Machines Scanning

Microsoft released a new antimalware solution for its various Azure services, including Virtual Machines.

Microsoft Releases New Outlook for Mac for Office 365

Microsoft released new Outlook for Mac software for its Office 365 subscribers today, and announced future roadmap details for Office for Mac.

Microsoft Adds to Gen-2 Open Compute Project

Microsoft is contributing to the Open Compute Project's second-generation Open CloudService specification.

Microsoft Expanding IE 11 Backward Compatibility Options

Microsoft plans to expand the backward compatibility options enabled by the Enterprise Mode feature in Internet Explorer 11, starting next month.

Microsoft Unveils New Health Platform and Microsoft Band Product

Microsoft this week announced the creation of a new cloud-enabled health platform to support apps and devices.

HTML5 Now Finalized as a W3C Recommendation

The Worldwide Web Consortium published HTML5 as a Recommendation this week.

Microsoft Planning To Disable SSL 3.0 Support in December

Microsoft gave notice today that it will disable Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) 3.0 support in its Internet Explorer browser and in its Online Services, starting on Dec. 1, 2014.

Microsoft Unveils New Office 365 Management and Security Controls

Microsoft today announced some forthcoming Office 365 management and security improvements, including data loss protection (DLP) and mobile device management (MDM) controls.

Microsoft Ending Windows 7 Sales to Consumers This Friday

Retail sales of consumer editions of Windows 7 and Windows 8 are coming to an end this Friday.

Office 365 Subscribers Now Getting 'Unlimited' OneDrive Storage

Microsoft has announced that it is delivering "unlimited" OneDrive cloud-based storage for all of its Office 365 subscribers, starting as early as today

Microsoft Releases Test PowerShell DSC Module for Exchange 2013

Microsoft late last week released an experimental solution for maintaining Exchange Server 2013 configurations.

Amazon Releases Active Directory Gateway to its Cloud

Amazon Web Services has released a new cloud-based identity management solution this week.

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