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Nadella: Microsoft's Focus Will Be Mobile and Cloud First

Newly named Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella laid out the company's vision today in a speech before customers, partners and Microsoft employees.

Rumor: IE 11 To Get 'Enterprise Mode' for Browser Compatibility

Microsoft is rumored to be planning an "enterprise mode for IE" feature for Internet Explorer 11 to address compatibility issues faced by organizations.

Microsoft Enhances High Performance Computing for Windows Azure

Microsoft announced a couple of high-performance computing enhancements this month.

Microsoft Phasing Out InfoPath Web Forms Product

InfoPath will make way for a future "Office forms" technology.

Lenovo Buying Motorola Mobility from Google

Lenovo will pay approximately $2.91 billion for the Motorola Mobility smartphone business owned by Google.

Microsoft To Roll Out Windows Intune Update Next Week

An update to Microsoft's Windows Intune cloud-based management service will appear sometime next week.

Microsoft Joins Open Compute Project, Releases Windows Azure Specs

Microsoft today announced that it has joined the Open Compute Project and plans to share some of its Windows Azure designs.

Microsoft Drops Lawsuits on Spy Request Reporting

Communications service providers now have a bit more leeway to disclose information about the secret information disclosure orders they receive.

Rumor: Windows 8.1 'Update 1' Slated for March 11

Microsoft isn't talking publicly yet about its next update to Windows 8.1, but a report published today suggests "Update 1" to the operating system could arrive on March 11.

Microsoft Cutting Windows Azure Storage Prices

Microsoft will cut Windows Azure storage pricing to match that of Amazon.

Microsoft Reports Q2 Revenue Rise of 14%

Microsoft reported positive financial results for the second quarter of its fiscal-year 2014 period.

BlackBerry Not Out Yet as Nokia Disappoints

The mobile platform race showed a bit of traction for BlackBerry this week.

Microsoft Explains IT's Role in Managing Office 365 ProPlus Subscriptions

IT pros have been questioning their control over the update process with Microsoft's cloud-enabled Office products.

Microsoft Issues Fix for Surface Pro 2 Sleep Problem

Microsoft released a January update to its Surface 2 Pro machines late last week that purportedly remedies an update that the company pulled in December.

Hortonworks Data Platform 2.0 for Windows Released

Hortonworks today released its latest suite of Hadoop components for clusters of Windows machines.

Windows Azure Hyper-V Recovery Manager Service Now Available

Microsoft announced this week that its Windows Azure disaster recovery service is generally available.

Windows Azure Gets Improvements and PCI Certification

Microsoft rolled out improvements to its cloud-based Windows Azure services this week.

Microsoft Allegedly Paying OEMs To Make Windows Phones

Microsoft may be throwing big money toward its smartphone hardware partners.

36 Java Flaws Fixed in Oracle's Security Patch

Oracle's quarterly patch arrived on Tuesday with new security fixes for 144 vulnerabilities in their products, including 36 fixes for Java Standard Edition 7 (Java SE 7).

Microsoft Creates Open Technologies Facility in China

Microsoft Open Technologies Inc. has opened an office in Shanghai, China.

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