The declining global market share of Windows XP seems to have stabilized in October.
- By Scott Bekker
Dynamics CRM 2013, the latest release of Microsoft's on-premises customer relationship management (CRM) product, reached general availability today.
Microsoft had more than twice the revenue of other software vendors in the first half of this year, according to analysis by IDC.
Microsoft on Monday announced the "general availability" of Windows Azure HDInsight, the company's cloud-based distribution of Hadoop.
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.