Microsoft Posts Touchless SDK on Codeplex

A software project by a Columbia University computer science student to eliminate the need for multiple hardware-based touch interfaces is now on Microsoft's Codeplex site.

Microsoft Unleashes Tool For Web Developers

Web App Installer centralized management of ASP.NET and PHP-based open source Web apps.

Busy October Patch Cycle Comes Around with 11 Fixes

Security-minded admins have their work cut out for them, as Microsoft coughs up 11 fixes in its October patch cycle.

IMS/NGN Forum 'Plugfest' Eyes UC

The sixth IMS/NGN Forum interoperability "plugfest," and the first to be held since the organizations formerly merged this week, will drill down into the unified communications (UC) space.

Tech Stock Flameout Sparks Microsoft-Yahoo Rethink

Yahoo's stock plunge has some reflecting to a time when Microsoft had initiated an unsolicited takeover bid for the online advertising company.

Yahoo Fixing Zimbra Bug, Integrating With Exchange

Yahoo plans to resolve a password security vulnerability identified last week in its Zimbra open source e-mail and collaboration software.

WoW: Microsoft, Cisco Continue to Cozy Up

Windows Server on WAAS -- an appliance that merges Cisco's Wide Area Applications Services with Windows Server 2008 -- is available to order.

UPDATED: Browser-Makers Seek Clickjacking Fix

What is clickjacking? Security pros are trying to make sense of a new bug found by researchers that apparently affects various Web browsers, including Microsoft's Internet Explorer.

Becta Praises Microsoft's Stance on Interoperability, Licensing

The British Educational Communications and Technology Agency (Becta) appears to be heading toward a reconciliation with Microsoft.

Microsoft, IBM and EMC Team on ECM Interop Spec

An industry specification for content management interoperability services has been floated by three players in the enterprise content management (ECM) space.

Microsoft and Novell Roll Out Virtualized Linux Solution

As part of their interoperability partnership, both companies verified running Novell's SuSE Linux Enterprise Server as a guest OS on Windows and Hyper-V.

Sun Expands Virtualization Portfolio, Partners with Microsoft

Sun Microsystems today launched the latest salvo in the virtualization wars with the release of new and upgraded tools and services around its xVM technology.

September Patch To Fix Windows GDI Exploit and More

Redmond on Tuesday rolled out four critical fixes, as expected, for as many as eight remote code execution exploits for various Windows applications.

BizTalk Server 2009 To Arrive Before July

Microsoft described its next service-oriented architecture solution, which is "on track for availability during the first half of 2009."

Microsoft Starts Windows Ad Campaign, With Nod to Shareholders

Microsoft launched the first TV commercial in its new $300 million ad campaign that's designed to spur consumer interest in Microsoft operating system products.

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