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Windows 10 'Best Enterprise Release' Arriving Fall 2015

Microsoft plans to release Windows 10 by "late summer" or "early fall" 2015.

Microsoft Enables Lync-to-Skype Video Calling

Microsoft has enabled video calling capability between Lync and Skype.

Barnes & Noble and Microsoft To End Investment Deal

Barnes & Noble gave notice today that its deal with Microsoft will be coming to an end.

Microsoft To Roll Out Azure RemoteApp Service Next Week

Microsoft plans to roll out its Azure RemoteApp service next week and it has announced the pricing for the service today.

Next Windows 10 Preview Release Coming January 2015

Windows 10's next iteration will be a "January technical preview" release that's expected to appear sometime next month, according to a press report.

IT Worker Pay To Rise 3 Percent Next Year

U.S. IT worker salaries likely will trend upward next year, according to recent analysis by Computer Economics.

Microsoft's Windows Phone Market Share Declined in 2014

Microsoft is set to end 2014 with a smaller share of the smartphone market than it did at the end of 2013, according to a data released by market analysis firm IDC on Monday.

Microsoft Buys Mobile E-Mail Startup Acompli

Microsoft today announced that it bought mobile e-mail app provider Acompli.

Microsoft Increases Support Costs for IT Pros

Microsoft quietly raised the price of its Professional Support services for its U.S. software customers to $499 per incident.

Windows 10 Management Options Coming With New Windows Store

Microsoft plans to add Windows Store management capabilities for organizations using Windows 10 apps "in the coming months."

Microsoft Offers Explanation for Its Azure Outages

Microsoft has published an explanation for its widespread Azure outages that lasted up to 11 hours on Tuesday.

Microsoft Azure Services Hit By Widespread Outages

Microsoft reported widespread "partial disruptions" of its Azure cloud computing services last night, although the issues are now listed as "mitigated."

Mozilla Firefox Leans Toward Yahoo Search Powered by Bing

Mozilla announced a five-year partnership deal today with Yahoo on browser search integration for the U.S. market.

Microsoft Starting To Preview Its Office 365 Video Service

Microsoft announced a preview today of a new video service for certain Office 365 subscribers.

Microsoft Identity Manager Preview Now Available

Microsoft announced the preview release today of its latest identity and access management product.

Microsoft Intune Updates Arriving This Week

Microsoft is rolling out November updates to its Intune device management service this week.

Office 365 ProPlus Users To Get OneDrive in January

Microsoft clarified a bit more when its OneDrive for Business service will arrive for its Office 365 ProPlus subscribers.

Analysts Highlight Microsoft Windows Per-User Licensing Nuances for Organizations

Organizations likely will need a little guidance with Microsoft rolling out its new Windows per-user licensing, coming next month.

Microsoft Releases Azure Operational Insights Preview

Microsoft released a preview of its Azure Operational Insights service today.

Microsoft Is the Second Richest Company

Due to strong stock growth and a massive slide in oil prices over the past few months, Microsoft's market cap surpassed that of Exxon Mobil Corp. when markets closed this afternoon.

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