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Microsoft Unveils Windows Phone 8 With 'Shared Windows Core'

Microsoft executives on Wednesday previewed Windows Phone 8, the company's next-generation smartphone operating system.

Stretching Surface Speculation to Security

Will Microsoft's Surface help to bring in good security practices into the tablet world?

Microsoft Reveals Windows 8 Surface Tablet

CEO Steve Ballmer unveiled Microsoft Surface, a fully-functional Windows 8 tablet, during a presentation yesterday in Los Angeles, Calif.

Microsoft Updates System Center 2012 SP1 With Windows Server 2012 Support

Microsoft on Friday released the second community test preview System Center 2012 Service Pack 1, which works with Microsoft's latest state-of-the-art products.

RemoteFX Named as Microsoft's New VDI 'Umbrella Brand'

Microsoft announced at TechEd this week that it has advanced RemoteFX as a brand that covers a collection of its virtual desktop infrastructure technologies.

Mobile Management with Intune Misses the Mark

Windows 8 on mobile devices will be managed with Microsoft's cloud-based management tool. Here's why that's a bad thing.

TechEd Day 2: Microsoft Outlines 'Enterprise Ready' Windows 8

Microsoft's Day 2 keynote today at TechEd focused on the basics of Windows 8, contending it will be ready for the enterprise when available.

TechEd Day 1: New Windows Intune, Enhanced Dev Tools Announced

Microsoft announced a few cloud- and developer-oriented tidbits today at its TechEd event, which is being held this week in Orlando, Fla.

Google Chrome Beta for Windows 8 Arriving, but Not for WinRT

Google announced on Thursday that its Chrome browser will be available for testing on the Windows 8 release preview.

Microsoft Talks Windows 8 and 'Ecosystem Convergence' at Computex

Microsoft's vision of a world of connected devices got a full airing at Computex today in Taipei, Taiwan.

TechEd 2012: A Turning Point?

As Microsoft prepares to release the most radical redesign of Windows in its history -- and bolsters its cloud computing platform -- TechEd 2012 will prep IT pros and developers.

Many Enterprise Developers Haven't Tested Windows 8

Despite the release of the Windows 8 release candidate, Microsoft may face an uphill battle in convincing the vast majority of enterprise developers to test it -- at least initially.

Windows 8 Release Preview and Windows Server 2012 Release Candidate Now Available

The "release preview" of Windows 8 and the "release candidate" of Windows Server 2012 were made available for download today by Microsoft.

Survey: Windows IT Pros Give Thumbs Up to Windows 8

According to a survey of approximately 1,400 IT pros, 20.7 percent said they were "very interested" and 40.2 percent were "somewhat interested" in Windows 8 for their companies.

Ballmer: Windows 8 To Have '500 Million' Users by End of 2013

Steve Ballmer, Microsoft's CEO, predicted on Tuesday that 500 million users will have Windows 8 devices by the end of next year.

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