Windows 8/RT


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 8 Won't Be a Hacker's Paradise

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

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.

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.

Microsoft Build 2012 Dev Event Slated for October

Microsoft's next Build developer event is scheduled to take place the week after Windows 8 ships.

Microsoft Looks To Be On the Right Track With Surface

Brien lays out why he is optimistic about Microsoft's Windows 8 tablet, and why you may be ditching the iPad for the Surface.

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