Microsoft followed up on a "customer preview" launch of its next-generation Office 365 services this week by announcing the availability of preview trials of other 2013-branded products.
According to a Windows Team blog post made Wednesday, the official release date for Windows 8 will be October 26, 2012.
Paul Maritz will cede his four-year stint as CEO of virtualization company VMware on September 1.
- By Michael Domingo
A U.S. district court judge issued an order on Monday that halts Novell's lawsuit against Microsoft over the alleged hobbling of WordPerfect back in 1995.
Microsoft is under investigation by the European Commission for failing to fully abide by its commitment to provide Web browser choice screens.
Former Google executive Marissa Mayer has been appointed as Yahoo's new president and CEO, the company announced this week.
Microsoft executives today showed off the next version of the company's cloud-enabled Office 365 productivity suite that's based on Office 2013.
Microsoft on Thursday announced additional progress in its latest preview release of Windows Azure Active Directory.
The bring-your-own-device phenomenon likely will increase IT support costs for organizations that try to secure and manage mobile devices.
Yahoo today confirmed the exposure of 450,000 passwords and user names used for personal e-mail accounts.
A beta test version of Windows Server 2012 Essentials is available today.
Microsoft described a new "File History" backup-and-restore feature for use with personal files in Windows 8.
Microsoft released its monthly security rollout today, which includes three fixes rated "critical" and six designated "important."
Windows 8 will be generally available in October and will release to manufacturing (RTM) in the first week of August, according to a Microsoft announcement.
- By Scott Bekker
Microsoft announced today that two companies will pay it royalties for the rights to use technologies associated with Google's Chrome and Android operating systems.
Microsoft announced Monday that it is acquiring Perceptive Pixel Inc., a provider of large-scale, multi-touch technology, for an undisclosed amount.
An estimated 300,000 Mac and PC systems infected with the DNSChanger is set to lose their Internet connection at 12:01 a.m. on Monday.
Microsoft announced today that Windows Server 2012 will have only four editions: Datacenter, Standard, Essentials and Foundation.
Microsoft is readying three "critical" bulletins and six "important" items for this month's security update.
Customers running Windows 7, XP or Vista will be able to upgrade to Windows 8 Pro for $39.99, according to a Microsoft blog post.