Windows 8/RT


Windows Server 2012 Essentials RC Now Available

Microsoft on Monday released Windows Server 2012 Essentials release candidate.

Microsoft Kicks Off Window 8 'Upgrade Offer' Registration

Microsoft today opened registration for its limited-time Windows upgrade offer.

Microsoft Touts IIS 8.0 Improvements on Windows Server 2012

Microsoft highlighted this month why Internet Information Service 8.0 is a "no brainer" upgrade.

Windows 8 RTM Now Available to TechNet and MSDN Subscribers

Microsoft today issued the "release to manufacturing" version of Windows 8 to its TechNet and MSDN subscribers.

Windows Server 2012 Licensing Tips Outlined in Report

A new Windows Server 2012 licensing report was released this month by Directions on Microsoft.

Microsoft Cites Windows RT Ecosystem Success, Despite Partner Grumbling

Microsoft today announced success in creating a single Windows RT operating system release that supports multiple system-on-chip platforms.

Acer Reportedly Seeking Price Assurances on Microsoft Surface

PC-maker Acer is consulting with Microsoft after Redmond's announcement that it is building its own Surface tablets running Windows 8, according to a news report.

Microsoft Exchange Event Returns, Build 2012 on Wait-List Status

Microsoft revived and opened registration for its Exchange conference, while its Build 2012 developer conference got a quick sell out today.

Rumor: Office 2013 for Windows RT Will Lack Some Features

Microsoft reportedly will include a "preview" version of Office 2013 for Windows RT when those devices get shipped, but it's rumored that some features will get cut.

Is Microsoft Saying Goodbye to the Windows 8 'Metro' Name?

The "Metro" name, which is associated with the forthcoming Windows 8 operating system, may be dropped by Microsoft.

Windows Server 2012 Released to Manufacturing

Windows Server 2012 was released today to hardware manufacturers, along with the Windows 8 client.

Windows 8 Hitting Metal, Available as RTM Release Today

Microsoft announced today that Windows 8 is available at the release-to-manufacturing (RTM) stage.

Windows 8 Won't Be a Hacker's Paradise

Attackers will have to learn a new trick if they want to hack Windows 8.

Microsoft Acknowledges Possible Partner Strain Over Surface Tablet

The upcoming Windows 8 Surface tablet could strain relationships with its hardware partners, said Microsoft on Thursday.

Black Hat: Will Windows 8 Be a Hacking Killjoy?

During a presentation at this week's Black Hat security conference, security pros presented an argument on why Windows 8 may be the most secure OS Microsoft has ever released.

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