Hortonworks Data Platform for Windows was commercially released today.
Global research firm Forrester released a report citing that due to high levels of enterprises just now making the move to Windows 7 from Windows XP, Microsoft's latest OS will continue to go largely ignored.
Google this week sent a cease-and-desist letter to Microsoft this week that demanded the removal of the YouTube app for Windows Phone 8 over violations of Google's Terms of Service.
According to the latest figures from research firm Gartner, Microsoft's share of the smartphone market has not improved from last quarter.
Microsoft's Tami Reller confirmed that the upcoming Windows 8 update, code-named Windows "Blue" will be called Windows 8.1.
Microsoft this week explained a bit more about "update rollups" for Windows Server and Windows 8.
Microsoft's May Security Update arrived today with 10 bulletins, two of which related "critical," that are aimed at fixing 33 flaws in various Microsoft software products.
U.S. IT job growth has been in a downward slump so far this year.
The city of Boston is moving its 75,000 employees and education users from Microsoft Exchange to Google Apps.
Microsoft announced on Monday that it has eliminated its "hybrid voice" feature from its Lync Online service.
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 this week talked up Yammer prospects.
Microsoft may be considering buying Nook Media LLC for $1 billion, according to a Wednesday press report.
Microsoft's new corporate chief financial officer is Amy Hood, effective immediately.
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.
Microsoft plans to release "Windows Blue" before the holiday season this year, according to a press account.
Microsoft "soon" will be delivering its updated SharePoint Online service.
Microsoft may be readying a future Windows desktop-as-a-service project, rumored to go by the code name "Mohoro."
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 Software updated FlexNet Connect and described its Windows XP migration tools.