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Flexera Outlines Tools for Windows XP Migrations and App Tracking

Flexera Software updated FlexNet Connect and described its Windows XP migration tools.

Intel Names New CEO and President To Replace Otellini

Intel's next CEO will be its current COO, the company announced on Thursday.

Windows 8 Seeing Low Adoption Rates Six Months Out

Windows 8 adoption inched forward in April, marking a slow progress for Microsoft's newest desktop operating system.

Q1 Report: Apple Dominates Tablet Market, Surface Sells 900K

IDC shared first-quarter tablet sales results today.

Linux-Based SUSE Cloud Gets Hyper-V Enhancements

Microsoft and SUSE on Tuesday announced improved Hyper-V hypervisor interoperability.

Microsoft Group Marks a Year Focused on Open Source

Microsoft Open Technologies celebrated its one-year anniversary last week.

Window Azure Now a $1 Billion Business

Microsoft's Windows Azure cloud computing solution has hit the $1 billion annual sales mark, according to a recent press account.

Court Trips Up Motorola's Patents Claims Against Microsoft

A U.S. district court judge on Thursday issued conclusions favorable to Microsoft in assessing Motorola Mobility's standard-essential patent infringement claims.

Microsoft CRM Brings in a Billion, but Trails Salesforce

Gartner Inc. today released details from a report on the customer relationship management software market, showing Microsoft Dynamics CRM in fourth place.

Google Chrome Beta Can Open Microsoft Office Files

Google announced a Chrome beta this week that lets users view Microsoft Office files directly in their browsers.

Microsoft Adds Windows Azure VPN Improvements

Microsoft announced virtual private network improvements to Windows Azure today.

ISV: Nearly Half of Organizations Not Off Windows XP

About 45 percent of organizations haven't started migrations to Windows 7 or Windows 8, according to a software vendor.

Strategy Analytics: Windows Tablets Q1 Market Share at 7.5 Percent

Microsoft appears to have a bigger chunk of the tablet market than earlier analyst estimates have suggested.

ZTE Inks Android IP Deal With Microsoft

ZTE signed an intellectual property agreement with Microsoft that's associated with Linux-based operating systems fostered by Google.

Dell Unveils Updated Migration Manager for Exchange

Dell is releasing an updated Microsoft Exchange migration tool this month, along with other tools for IT pros.

Condusiv Releases Physical Server Environment Tool

Condusiv on Monday released V-locity Server for physical server environments.

Office 365 To Get More Frequent Updates

Microsoft is starting to talk more about its accelerated update cadence shift planned for Office 365.

Gartner Sees Gains for Google in Cloud Office Battle

Google Apps have become a growing threat to Microsoft Office predominance, according to Gartner Inc.

Microsoft Points to New Windows 8 Devices To Come

Microsoft acknowledged market shifts affecting its Windows business, but pointed to changes to come.

Intel Addresses Down Market with Talk of $200 Notebooks

Intel this week reported earnings results for its fiscal first-quarter totaling $12.6 billion, while also fending off questions from financial analysts.

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