News


Android Growth Eclipsing Microsoft Windows and Apple OSes

The worldwide market share for the Android operating system will exceed one billion shipments this year, according to Gartner Inc.

UPDATE: Microsoft Unveils Power BI Pricing

Microsoft has released pricing for its Power BI suite, which is currently available at the "preview" stage.

Microsoft Spills Details on Products and Services Licensing Agreements

Microsoft recently published some new documents describing its emerging Microsoft Products and Services Agreement (MPSA) licensing plan.

Expert Describes SQL Server 2012 Licensing Pitfalls and Strategies

Microsoft's new SQL Server 2012 licensing can come with some costly pitfalls, according to a licensing expert.

Jim DuBois Named to Microsoft CIO Position

Microsoft announced today that Jim DuBois is the new chief information officer (CIO) of the company.

Microsoft Broadens Office 365 Plan Switching

It's now possible to switch Office 365 plans across "product family" offerings.

Surface Pro 2 December Update Pulled by Microsoft

Microsoft announced on Wednesday that it pulled a Surface Pro 2 firmware update that was released earlier this month.

Microsoft Vows To Fix Windows XP Resource Hog Problem

The Microsoft Update team plans to work through this holiday period on a Windows XP resource-hog problem that has burdened some users for months, and even years.

Rumor: Windows Phone 8.1 Arriving in April

According to a report from The Verge on Monday, Microsoft will unveil the next major update to its Windows Phone 8 smartphone platform in April 2014.

UPDATE: Microsoft To End Sales of Forefront Unified Access Gateway Product

Microsoft today described two changes coming to its Forefront product line.

Appeals Court Affirms Microsoft's Claim Against Android

Motorola Mobility today lost an appeal regarding an Android legal dispute with Microsoft.

Power BI Gets Data Sourcing and Search Updates

Microsoft updated parts of its Power BI for Office 365 preview late last week.

Microsoft Unveils Georedundant Storage Option for Windows Azure

Microsoft this week rolled out a preview of a new georedundant option as part of its Windows Azure Storage service.

Office 365 Admin Apps Updated for Android and iOS Devices

Microsoft today released the latest Android- and iOS-based versions of its Office 365 Admin apps.

Court Rejects Cisco's Challenge to Microsoft Skype Buy

Cisco's challenge to Microsoft's acquisition of Skype was dismissed this week.

Dell Event Highlights Virtual Desktop and Management Solutions

Dell is showcasing its enterprise management software, virtual desktop infrastructure solutions and storage products as part of its Dell World event.

Microsoft's 'Threshold' Rumored To Be Three Windows SKUs

Veteran Microsoft watcher Mary Jo Foley today outlined more details about Microsoft's rumored "Threshold" product wave releases.

Windows 8.1 'Preview' To Expire Next Month

The Windows 8.1 "preview" beta release will expire next month, Microsoft noted this week.

Exchange 2013 and Exchange 2010 Updates Released

Microsoft late last month released updates to Exchange 2013 and Exchange 2010 Service Pack 3.

Microsoft Releases Group Management 'Preview' Capabilities in Windows Azure Active Directory

Microsoft rolled out a "preview" of two group management capabilities in Windows Azure Active Directory (WAAD) this week.

Redmond Tech Watch

Sign up for our newsletter.

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.