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'Critical' Fixes for Internet Explorer, Silverlight in Microsoft's October Security Bulletin

Microsoft today released its October Security Bulletin, which includes eight bulletins that address 23 vulnerabilities -- with two bulletins labeled "critical" and six "important."

Office 2007 and SharePoint 2007 SP3 Expected This Year

In an announcement by Microsoft today, both SharePoint 2007 and Office 2007 will be receiving Service Pack 3 by the end of the year.

Q&A: Microsoft Talks SharePoint, BCS and Office 365

The senior director of SharePoint product management at Microsoft takes some time during this week's SharePoint Conference 2011 to discuss what's coming for the Web application platform.

Is PowerShell Really the Only Future for Windows Admins?

Whether or not the future of Windows administration will be the command line, you're doing yourself a disservice by not at least strongly considering this possibility (and preparing accordingly).

Survey: SharePoint Meeting IT and Business Needs

SharePoint largely has been meeting IT and business management expectations in organizations, according to a new survey by Forrester Research.

SPC 11 Keynote: Microsoft 'Investing Big' in SharePoint, SharePoint Online

Microsoft opened Day 1 of its SharePoint 2011 conference taking place in Anaheim, Calif. this week by talking about the what's coming next -- including a "major update" for SharePoint Online.

Study: SharePoint Costs High Due to Inadequate Skills

The use of Microsoft SharePoint is growing, but maintenance costs can be high especially given the lack of trained personnel, according to an industry study.

Analysts Outline Windows 8 Roadmap

The Directions on Microsoft consultancy team Thursday highlighted "Windows 8" and "Windows Server 8" roadmap changes from Microsoft's Build event last week.

PowerShell 3.0 Available in Windows Management Framework 3.0 CTP

Microsoft last week released a community technology preview version of Windows Management Framework 3.0.

Microsoft Releases Fix for Flawed DDL Update

Microsoft re-released Security Advisory (2607712) yesterday to replace a previous flawed update that failed to include all blocked Web certificates from a Dutch certificate authority firm.

Build 2011 News and Views Round-Up: Windows 8, Windows Server 8, Visual Studo 11 and More

Catch up with all the news and commentary from Redmondmag.com and our sister sites that came out of Build:

Windows Server 8 Emerges at Microsoft Build Event

Microsoft described improvements in its next-generation server technology, code-named "Windows Server 8," at its Build conference for developers today.

Mac Version of Microsoft Lync Released to Manufacturers

Microsoft Lync for Mac 2011 hit the release to manufacturing (RTM) milestone last week, with a projected wide release date set for sometime in October.

Microsoft's September Security Bulletin Will Lack 'Critical' Fixes

This looks to be a lighter patch month, with no "critical" items making it into in September's Microsoft Security Bulletin.

Microsoft's Sleepy E-Commerce Strategy

While competitors ramp up in a re-emerging space, Microsoft seems content to cede power in the market for e-commerce applications.

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