Microsoft is working with the government to establish secure system settings that are expected to become the Federal Desktop Core Configuration for Windows 7.
- By William Jackson
Microsoft's new Windows 7 "upgrade option program" for consumers and small businesses has a catch: the offer is restricted to buying 25 PCs or less.
Microsoft on Thursday announced Windows 7 consumer pricing, an upgrade program for new PC buyers and a limited-time discount offer -- starting on June 26.
Microsoft has clarified its downgrade rights policies for Windows 7 purchasers when that operating system becomes generally available.
Plus: Microsoft's "Morro"; U.S. Senator ticked at cyber coordinator role.
- By Jabulani Leffall
Worldwide shipments of portable PCs surpassed desktop PCs in the first quarter of this year, marking the first time it has occurred, according to an IDC report announced on Thursday.
- By Herb Torrens
Microsoft executive Bill Koefoed answered some questions about the software giant's business prospects on Wednesday at an investment firm-sponsored technology conference.
Microsoft's Bill Veghte spoke at the UBS Global Technology and Services Conference on Monday, providing a general overview of the Windows 7 business plan.
A leaked memo from consumer retailer Best Buy has disclosed the start date for Microsoft's incentive program for Windows sales -- June 26.
Microsoft has announced that Windows 7 will be generally available on Oct. 22, 2009.
Microsoft changed course on its product marketing plans for the Windows 7 Starter edition and removed a restriction that critics said would have artificially "crippled" the operating system.
Windows 7's BitLocker to Go feature extends data protection to removable drives.
- By Joern Wettern
Microsoft executive Tami Reller fielded questions about the company's Windows business segment on Thursday in New York City.
IT pros can now get a package of remote server management tools that work with the new Windows 7 release candidate, which Microsoft released to the public on Tuesday.
Plus: Worms that start with Win; Facebook phishing.
- By Jabulani Leffall