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Microsoft Reports First 6 Months of Law Enforcement Requests

Microsoft released its first 2013 report that tallies global law enforcement requests for information on online services use by customers.

Microsoft Monitoring Agent Available for Dev-Ops

Microsoft has released a new app and system monitoring tool that can be used by developers and IT pros alike.

Windows Azure Multi-Factor Authentication Now Available

Microsoft's Windows Azure-based multifactor authentication service launched as a product today.

Outlook Has E-Mail Junk Problem on Exchange 2013

Microsoft's Outlook e-mail program has been sending regular messages into the junk bin, Microsoft noted this week.

Microsoft Updates Preview of Power BI for Office 365

Microsoft announced some updates today to its preview version of Power BI for Office 365.

Big Data Generating Interest but Few Deployments

A survey conducted this summer by Gartner Inc. found high interest in big data among organizations.

Microsoft Makes Keynote Debut at Oracle OpenWorld

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.

Novell Loses Appeal in WordPerfect Dispute with Microsoft

Novell had another setback in its legal dispute with Microsoft over WordPerfect and Windows 95.

Exchange Not Yet Supported on Windows Server 2012 R2

Microsoft indicated last week that Windows Server 2012 R2 can't properly run any versions of Exchange yet.

Microsoft Announces Surface Pro 2 and Next-Gen Surface RT Tablets

Microsoft held a launch event today to announce the newest line of its hybrid PC Surface tablets.

BlackBerry Agrees To Be Acquired for $4.7 Billion, Plans To Go Private

Smartphone and tablet maker BlackBerry Limited announced today that it has reached a preliminary agreement to be acquired for $4.7 billion.

Study: Windows XP Still in Use by 28 Percent

Less than a third of organizations still need to move off Windows XP, according to an industry study.

Microsoft Clarifies Its Restructuring at Financial Analyst Meeting

Microsoft explained nuances regarding its restructuring efforts at its annual Financial Analyst Meeting on Thursday.

Windows Azure Now Supports Juju for Ubuntu Server Workloads

Canonical and Microsoft announced this week that the open source Ubuntu Juju tool used for services orchestration now works with Windows Azure.

IE 11 'Release Preview' for Windows 7 Now Available

Microsoft today rolled out a "release preview" test version of Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7.

Microsoft Issues New Security Advisory on IE Flaw

Microsoft issued a security advisory today for all supported versions of Internet Explorer.

Microsoft Unveils Windows 8.1 Prices for New Purchasers

Microsoft described today how those not currently running Windows 8 can purchase the forthcoming Windows 8.1 operating system from online and retail stores.

Windows 8.1 Enterprise Edition RTM Available to TechNet and MSDN Subscribers

Microsoft today issued the release-to-manufacturing version of Windows 8.1 Enterprise Edition to its TechNet and MSDN subscribers.

Tips for Getting Windows Server 2012 R2 on the 'Cheap'

A report released last month by Directions on Microsoft offers a few suggestions on how to buy Microsoft's newest server.

Microsoft Touts IE 11's Speedier JPEG Processing

Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 8.1 displays JPEG graphics faster than previous IE browsers, Microsoft claims.

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