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Guthrie To Replace Nadella as Microsoft Cloud and Enterprise Group Head

Microsoft has tapped Corporate Vice President Scott Guthrie to replace Satya Nadella as the head of Microsoft's Cloud and Enterprise group.

Windows 8.1 Update 1 Arrival Now Expected April 8

Microsoft's next update to Windows 8.1 may arrive in April instead of next month, according to a published account.

Microsoft Broadens Windows Device Discounts to U.S. Schools

Microsoft announced an expansion of its U.S. school device discount program today.

Windows XP's Popularity Holds in January

The decline of Windows XP hit a snag last month, according to Web stats.

Access Apps for Office 365 Ready for Production Use

Access apps have reached Microsoft's "general availability" milestone.

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.

BlackBerry Not Out Yet as Nokia Disappoints

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

Microsoft Reports Q2 Revenue Rise of 14%

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

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.

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