According to a Microsoft document, mainstream support for Windows Phone 7.8 and Windows Phone 8 will end July 8, 2014.
Microsoft will start rolling out Windows 7 Service Pack 1 automatically via Windows Update to its customers, starting tomorrow.
Microsoft may release BizTalk Server 2013 in April, with pricing based on a new per-core licensing model.
Microsoft's opaque plans for Yammer shouldn't give pause to organizations deploying social networking solutions.
Microsoft this week released a hotfix rollup that addresses 90 issues with Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2.
Google today announced an executive shuffle that affects its highly successful Android mobile operating system efforts.
Tablets running Windows 8 and Windows RT will make some market gains over the next five years but will still badly trail Android- and iOS-based systems, according to research and consulting firm IDC.
Microsoft's monthly security update arrived today with seven bulletins that address 20 flaws across a myriad of products.
Microsoft released its latest Lync 2013 client app for Windows Phone 8 today, and promised that iOS clients would arrive later this week.
Microsoft will enable the Adobe Flash Player "to run by default" in Internet Explorer 10.
Microsoft is responding to a less than robust uptake of new Windows 8 devices by cutting the licensing costs for its original equipment manufacturing partners.
Microsoft announced on Wednesday that System Center Advisor is now a free service and that organizations don't have to have Software Assurance coverage on their servers to use it.
Microsoft reversed course on a transfer restriction on Office 2013 retail perpetual licenses.
Microsoft released its Exchange Server 2013 Deployment Assistant tool on Monday.
Microsoft got hit today with a €561-million fine from the European Commission.
Microsoft this week explained a little more about how the Adobe Flash Player works with Internet Explorer 10 on the Windows 8 operating system.
According to market research firm IDC, global PC shipments will continue to drop in 2013 for the second straight year.
Seattle-based cloud performance management company MetricsHub has been bought by Microsoft for an undisclosed amount, the two companies announced on Tuesday.
Despite the recent spate of headline-grabbing security breaches and accusations that foreign governments are sponsoring cyber-attacks, the head of Microsoft's Trusted Computing group, Scott Charney, remains optimistic about the future of IT security.
- By John K. Waters
Microsoft is continuing its Windows Azure management improvements.