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Microsoft Quietly Fixes Windows XP Resource Hog Problem

Microsoft has fixed a Windows XP resource-hog problem associated with SVCHOST.

Microsoft Extends Antimalware Support for Windows XP Systems

Microsoft announced today that it will continue to provide antimalware support for Windows XP even after that operating system hits its product lifecycle end on April 8, 2014.

Microsoft To Release Dynamics for Retail in April

Microsoft announced some forthcoming Dynamics for Retail features on Monday.

Windows 8.1 Preview Ends on January 15

Microsoft's Windows 8.1 "preview" test software will start to end after this Wednesday.

Rumor: Microsoft To Deliver Windows 9 in April 2015

Microsoft's next desktop operating system, purportedly called "Windows 9," will appear in April 2015, according to a press source.

GoDaddy Offering Office 365 Hosted E-Mail Service

Microsoft and hosting service provider GoDaddy today reaffirmed their partnership on providing hosted e-mail services to small businesses.

PC Market Showed 'Record Drop' in 2013

The year 2013 wasn't the best one for PC shipments, according to analyst firms.

Microsoft Offers Help on Windows XP to Windows 8.1 Migrations

Microsoft today offered a configuration "workaround" to its latest deployment toolkit that could help some organizations contemplating a jump from Windows XP to Windows 8.1.

Microsoft Buying Parature for Dynamics CRM Product Line

Microsoft announced today that it is buying Parature, a provider of cloud-based customer service solutions for organizations.

Android Growth Eclipsing Microsoft Windows and Apple OSes

The worldwide market share for the Android operating system will exceed one billion shipments this year, according to Gartner Inc.

UPDATE: Microsoft Unveils Power BI Pricing

Microsoft has released pricing for its Power BI suite, which is currently available at the "preview" stage.

Microsoft Spills Details on Products and Services Licensing Agreements

Microsoft recently published some new documents describing its emerging Microsoft Products and Services Agreement (MPSA) licensing plan.

Expert Describes SQL Server 2012 Licensing Pitfalls and Strategies

Microsoft's new SQL Server 2012 licensing can come with some costly pitfalls, according to a licensing expert.

Jim DuBois Named to Microsoft CIO Position

Microsoft announced today that Jim DuBois is the new chief information officer (CIO) of the company.

Microsoft Broadens Office 365 Plan Switching

It's now possible to switch Office 365 plans across "product family" offerings.

Surface Pro 2 December Update Pulled by Microsoft

Microsoft announced on Wednesday that it pulled a Surface Pro 2 firmware update that was released earlier this month.

Rumor: Windows Phone 8.1 Arriving in April

According to a report from The Verge on Monday, Microsoft will unveil the next major update to its Windows Phone 8 smartphone platform in April 2014.

UPDATE: Microsoft To End Sales of Forefront Unified Access Gateway Product

Microsoft today described two changes coming to its Forefront product line.

Microsoft Vows To Fix Windows XP Resource Hog Problem

The Microsoft Update team plans to work through this holiday period on a Windows XP resource-hog problem that has burdened some users for months, and even years.

Appeals Court Affirms Microsoft's Claim Against Android

Motorola Mobility today lost an appeal regarding an Android legal dispute with Microsoft.

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