Microsoft made Windows 8.1 available for preorders on Wednesday via the Microsoft Store.
Gartner Inc. offered a glimpse of 10 trends for IT professionals to pay attention to over the next five years.
Linux-based SUSE Cloud 2.0, which was released last week, now includes "full support" for Microsoft's Hyper-V hypervisor.
The Department of Justice on Monday rejected motions by Microsoft and other service providers on disclosing national security requests.
Microsoft's Internet Information Services 8.5 Web server will be arriving soon and bringing a few new improvements.
Microsoft and Oracle have released previews of virtual machine images that enable Oracle workloads to run on Windows Azure.
Microsoft announced today that it plans to merge its Microsoft Management Summit event into its TechEd event next year.
Microsoft released its first 2013 report that tallies global law enforcement requests for information on online services use by customers.
Microsoft has released a new app and system monitoring tool that can be used by developers and IT pros alike.
Microsoft's Windows Azure-based multifactor authentication service launched as a product today.
Microsoft's Outlook e-mail program has been sending regular messages into the junk bin, Microsoft noted this week.
Microsoft announced some updates today to its preview version of Power BI for Office 365.
A survey conducted this summer by Gartner Inc. found high interest in big data among organizations.
A Microsoft executive delivered a keynote presentation for the first time to an Oracle OpenWorld audience Tuesday, unveiling the fruits of a partnership between the two software giants announced last summer.
- By John K. Waters
Novell had another setback in its legal dispute with Microsoft over WordPerfect and Windows 95.
Microsoft indicated last week that Windows Server 2012 R2 can't properly run any versions of Exchange yet.
Microsoft held a launch event today to announce the newest line of its hybrid PC Surface tablets.
- By Scott Bekker, Jeffrey Schwartz
Smartphone and tablet maker BlackBerry Limited announced today that it has reached a preliminary agreement to be acquired for $4.7 billion.
Less than a third of organizations still need to move off Windows XP, according to an industry study.
Microsoft explained nuances regarding its restructuring efforts at its annual Financial Analyst Meeting on Thursday.