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Microsoft Revenues Up Across All Divisions in Q3

Microsoft today issued its fiscal third-quarter financial results, delivering positive earnings across all five divisions.

Microsoft Inks Android IP Deal with Hon Hai

Microsoft announced an intellectual property deal with Taiwan-based Hon Hai, the investment holding company for Foxconn Ltd.

42 Java Holes Fixed in Oracle Patch

Oracle released on Tuesday a critical security update for its Web-based Java programming language..

Microsoft Offers New IaaS Services To Compete With Amazon

Microsoft today rolled out infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) offerings on Windows Azure, positioning itself to compete with IaaS provider Amazon Web Services.

Microsoft Said To Be Making 7-Inch Surface Tablet

Microsoft is expanding its Surface line of tablet PCs with a 7-inch model, according to a report.

PC Shipments Hit Lowest Point, Microsoft Blamed

PC shipments in the first quarter of this year have hit their lowest level yet, according to data released on Thursday by IDC.

Microsoft Office Rumored to Have 'Gemini' Update Schedule

Microsoft may have a series of Office updates planned, code-named "Gemini."

Office 2013 Migration Advice Comes Under Fire

IT organizations may get "serious headaches" from following Microsoft's recommendations for migrating to Office 2013, according to a report.

Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack 2013 Now Available

The MDOP 2013 suite of tools can be downloaded today.

Microsoft Demos System Center and Windows Azure Services at MMS Event

The Microsoft Management Summit kicked off on Monday with a joke about the Internet service being down.

Microsoft's April Security Update Arrives with 'Critical' IE Fix

This month's Microsoft security update, released today, features nine bulletins -- two rated "critical" and seven "important."

Microsoft Releases SP2 Betas for Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010

Microsoft announced yesterday that Service Pack 2 betas are now available for testing with Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010.

Ericsson To Buy Microsoft's Mediaroom IPTV

Communications services provider Ericsson plans to acquire Microsoft's Mediaroom IPTV platform.

Windows Azure Active Directory Service Now Available

Microsoft announced today that its Windows Azure Active Directory service is ready for business.

Windows Azure Backup Service Available as 'Paid Preview'

Microsoft indicated today that it has released a "public paid preview" of its Windows Azure Backup service.

SQL Server 2000 Losing Security Support on April 9

SQL Server 2000 is at the end of its product lifecycle and will lose its "extended support" from Microsoft on Tuesday, April 9.

Office for Mac 2008 To Lose Security Support on April 9

Microsoft's so-called "extended support" phase for Office for Mac 2008 is set to end on Tuesday, April 9.

Report: OS Market Shifting With PC Decline

Traditional PC shipments will continue to decline over the next four years, even as global shipments increase for mobile phones, tablets and "ultramobile" devices, according to new first-quarter data announced today by Gartner Inc.

Exchange 2013 Cumulative Update 1 Now Available

Microsoft today released Cumulative Update 1 for Exchange 2013, enabling coexistence with older servers.

Windows Embedded 8 Industry Now Available

Microsoft released two editions of its Windows Embedded 8 Industry product today.

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