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Microsoft Plans MSDN Revamp

Microsoft is finally tuning up its Microsoft Developer Network site and promises to resolve long-running frustrations developers have encountered working with it.

Imagine Cup '08 Heads to Los Angeles

Software development competition finalists compete to move on to global finals in Paris, France.

Vista Credential Inching Toward 20K

Windows Vista might be getting dinged in the press lately, but it's not stopping anyone from seeking the MCTS: Vista -- Configuration certification. In fact, the title appear to be one of the hottest of the new-generation MCP exams.

Report: Another Windows Exec Exits

All About Microsoft's Mary Jo Foley reported Monday that William Poole, one of the Windows executives who oversaw the development of Vista, has left the company.

Vista Credential Inching Toward 20K

Microsoft's latest tally of MCPs shows MCTS: Vista-Configuration to be one of the hotter certifications.

Microsoft's Bid Goes Hostile, but Yahoo Stands Firm

Yahoo's board of directors got a letter from Microsoft's CEO Steve Ballmer over the weekend about Yahoo's slow response to Microsoft's proposed takeover bid.

Driving VMware

The virtualization stalwart's product guru, Raghu Raghuram, helps the company set its sights on next-generation products and services.

A Dozen SQL and Developer Exams To Be Retired in 2009

Microsoft blogger lists 12 exams for SQL Server 2000 and Visual Studio .NET 2002 and 2003 that will retire soon after support for those products ends.

Gates to Congress: Improve Math, Science Education

Microsoft chairman implored Congress and the President to "act decisively" to ensure that the country maintain global leadership in technology innovation.

Windows 2008 Exams Go Live

Microsoft releases three new exams for its newest network operating system in March.

Computer Science Enrollment Down, but Turnaround Expected

A computing research organization said that enrollments and degrees at United States-based computer science departments dropped further in 2006 and 2007.

Gates Falls to No. 3 on List of World's Billionaires

After spending 13 years as the richest person in the world, Microsoft chairman Bill Gates has dropped to No. 3.

Microsoft Creates IT Job Portal for Students

Microsoft's Students to Business portal pairs U.S. college students working toward IT careers with companies who are looking to fill entry-level IT positions.

Microsoft Giving Away Visual Studio, SQL 2005, Expression to College Students

Microsoft Corp. to give away Visual Studio 2005 and 2008, SQL Server 2005, Windows Server Standard and other software to college students worldwide.

Microsoft Reshuffles Web Execs

Microsoft announced the recent promotions of 14 executives, seven to senior vice president positions and seven others to corporate vice president.

Microsoft To Pilot 'Intellectual Property Rights Education' Curriculum

Following on the heels of its newly released survey on illegal downloading among students, Microsoft this week announced that it will launch a new curriculum for middle school and high school students focusing on intellectual property.

Yahoo's Semel Steps Down as Chairman

Terry Semel stepped down as Yahoo Inc.'s chairman Thursday, severing his ties with the slumping Internet icon 7 1/2 months after he resigned as chief executive under shareholder pressure.

MCP Exam Second-Shot Extended

Microsoft Learning Group continues popular program another three months.

Microsoft To Expand Partners in Learning

Microsoft this week said it intends to redouble (or retriple) its commitment to education through its Partners in Learning program.

Windows 2008 Exams On Last Leg of Development

Microsoft's Learning Group closes beta testing on several new Windows Server 2008 exams, with release soon after the software launches next month.

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