Microsoft indicated this month that Lync Server 2013 is now supported on Windows Server 2012 R2.
According to a Gartner analysis report released this week, total PC shipments worldwide are expected to decline by over 8 percent in 2013, compared to last year.
Enterprises mostly are using SharePoint Server 2010 and have been slow to move to Microsoft's cloud-based SharePoint Online service, according to recent Forrester Research survey results.
Microsoft's earnings for its first quarter of fiscal-year 2014 were mostly up compared with last year, as reported by the company today.
Microsoft updated Windows Azure this month to integrate with its latest flagship software offerings, rolling out some new services as well.
Microsoft announced yesterday that its premises-based version of its customer relationship management (CRM) offering, Dynamics CRM 2013, will become generally available for purchase on Oct. 31.
Microsoft today restored its Windows RT 8.1 update for download from the Windows Store.
Engineers that worked on Windows 8.1 carved out some time late last week to answer questions about Windows 8.1.
Microsoft published recovery media software today for Windows RT users whose devices got "bricked" by a recently released Windows RT 8.1 upgrade.
Microsoft achieved its "general availability" release milestone today for Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2 and System Center 2012 R2.
Microsoft has released its Windows 8.1 update today, which is a free download for Windows 8 users.
Google plans to extend security and patch support for its Chrome browser running on Microsoft's Windows XP until April 2015.
Microsoft today announced the availability of SQL Server 2014 Community Technology Preview 2.
A tool that blocks Internet Explorer 11 installations on Windows 7 machines is now available.
Windows Phone 8 Update 3 is on its way toward release.
Microsoft has restored some update controls for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012.
The PC market is continuing its decline in the third quarter, according to preliminary results from two analyst firms.
Veeam's latest update to its Management Pack connect the interoperational gap between Microsoft Systems Center Operations Manager and VMware.
- By Michael Domingo
While Microsoft is prepping for the release of Windows 8.1 next week for Windows 8 and Windows RT, details on whether or not the company's smartphone OS will also be receiving a refresh on the same scale has been scarce until this week.
SharePoint is just good enough and few love using it, but it's widely deployed and changing due to Microsoft's product development efforts on the cloud side.