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Windows 8.1 Update Starts Arriving Today

Microsoft released its update to Windows 8.1 today, which will begin arriving to devices at some point through the Windows Update service.

Microsoft Halts Windows 8.1 Update for WSUS 3.2 Users

Microsoft has temporarily suspended the release of the new Windows 8.1 Update as delivered through some versions of Windows Server Update Services.

Microsoft Pulls SP1 for SharePoint 2013

Microsoft has removed the availability of its recently released Service Pack 1 for SharePoint Server 2013.

Windows Server 2012 R2 Update Now Available

Microsoft released an update to Windows Server 2012 R2 on Wednesday to its tech service subscribers.

Q&A: Microsoft Outlines Window 8.1 Improvements for the Enterprise

Microsoft's Erwin Visser, general manager of Windows and Windows Phone Commercial Marketing, took time out to explain some of the nuances of Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1 for larger organizations.

Microsoft Demos Windows Phone 8.1, Shows Off 'Cortana' Voice Assistant

Microsoft officially unveiled details on the first major update to the Windows Phone 8 platform during today's Build conference keynote.

Windows 8.1 Update Arriving April 8 with New Start Screen

Microsoft talked today about the coming Windows 8.1 Update, which is planned for delivery through a system's Windows Update service on April 8.

SQL Server 2014 Now Available

SQL Server 2014 and the SQL Server Backup to Microsoft Azure Tool both hit their "general availability" milestones today.

Longtime Office and Windows Exec Leblond Leaving Microsoft

Microsoft Executive Antoine Leblond, who held key roles in the Office and Windows product divisions, announced on Monday that he's leaving the company.

Splunk Releasing New App for Assessing Exchange Operations

Splunk plans to release its latest app next month for assessing Microsoft Exchange Server performance, operations and security issues.

Microsoft Adding Office 365 E-Mail Enhancements This Year

Microsoft plans to improve Outlook Web App e-mail experiences by adding two new features to its commercial Office 365 service offerings.

Microsoft Releases CU1 for System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager

Microsoft has released Cumulative Update 1 for System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager.

Microsoft Endpoint Protection To Get Faster Updates

Microsoft is accelerating the product update process for its Endpoint Protection security solutions.

Nadella Announces Office for iPad and Enterprise Mobility Suite Licensing

Microsoft's new CEO Satya Nadella talked company strategy today, along with announcing some new products, including Office for iPad and new licensing for organizations managing mobile devices.

Gartner Forecasts Tablet Shipments To Outpace PC Sales in 2015

Despite continual weak worldwide PC demand, total shipments of computing devices are on the rise this year due to the popularity of tablets.

Report: Organizations Finding Value in CRM, VDI and Unified Communications

Some IT technologies are gaining traction more than others in organizations, according to a Computer Economics study.

Microsoft and Dell Ink Licensing Deal on Android Use

Microsoft and Dell announced a patent licensing agreement on Wednesday.

Microsoft Turns on Windows Azure Service in China

Microsoft has launched its Windows Azure cloud computing service in China.

Asian Regulatory Issue Delays Microsoft-Nokia Deal

Instead of the projected closing window of late March, Microsoft's $7 billion acquisition of Nokia's device segment may not be finalized until sometime in April due to a regulatory holdup.

Microsoft Changing Name of Windows Azure to 'Microsoft Azure'

It's official. Microsoft is swapping out the Windows Azure name and plans to start calling it "Microsoft Azure" next month.

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