The Microsoft Surface team fielded questions on Wednesday about the company's forthcoming Surface with Windows 8 Pro tablet.
Microsoft's new Office products will launch this March, according to the company.
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.
Microsoft released Security Configuration Manager (SCM) 3.0 last week, which adds support for Windows 8, Windows Server 2012 and Internet Explorer 10.
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.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
Microsoft announced a Windows Azure price decrease last week for its SQL Reporting Services, which is used for business intelligence-type applications.
Microsoft last week released an update to Office for Mac 2011 Service Pack 3.
Update 13 for Java 7 and Update 39 for Java 6 was released this afternoon by Oracle.
Microsoft will be pushing tablets and cloud services in 2013, according to expert analysis.
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.
Users of older Windows Phone 7.5-era devices are starting to see the promised Windows Phone 7.8 update.
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.
Microsoft this week announced the release of its My Server App for Windows 8 or Windows RT.
Microsoft's Exchange ActiveSync technology is getting a six-month reprieve for Windows Phone users integrating with Google Apps.
Microsoft made a few announcements today concerning its next-generation Office 365 products, releasing consumer, student and small business editions.
Cloud and virtualization vender VMware announced on Monday that the company would be instigating company-wide layoffs.
- By Michael Domingo
Microsoft announced on Friday of last week that it made some corrections to the Service Pack 1 binaries of System Center Configuration Manager 2012 and System Center Endpoint Protection 2012.
Microsoft quietly released Service Pack 1 for its Forefront Identity Manager 2010 R2 product earlier this month.
Intel Corp. is leaving the desktop motherboard-making business, according to information given to the press this week.
Microsoft reported largely positive earnings for its second fiscal quarter today.