On Thursday, Microsoft said it expects a higher effective tax rate from licensing shifts and revenue deferrals, along with lower-than-expected earnings per share (EPS), during its quarterly earnings report.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
Microsoft today announced free new educational resources for IT pros who may be coming to grips with Microsoft's cloud-centric shift.
In a blog posted on Friday, Microsoft announced that the final release candidate for SQL Server 2016 is now available.
Microsoft is continuing to issue consumer Skype bot client previews, adding new Mac and Web client support this week.
Today Microsoft announced the commercial availability of its Azure Container Service, while its partner Mesosphere announced the launch of a new open source DC/OS project.
Microsoft gave notice on its older Active Directory synchronization tools, giving IT pros almost a year to move to its newer Azure Active Directory Connect tool.
Microsoft is previewing Skype voice and video communications using its Edge browser without the use of browser plug-ins.
The popularity of Office 365 applications and services among organizations remains high, according to new survey results.
Microsoft gave notice this week that Exchange Server 2007 will be falling out of support in less than a year.
Microsoft announced some OneDrive for Business improvements coming this week and later this year.
Microsoft explained a bit more this week how its Edge Web browser will enable access without passwords.
Microsoft signaled the end of support today for its SQL Server 2005 product.
Microsoft now has a Windows 10 resource page describing current and future capabilities of the operating system.
Microsoft announced on Friday that Window 10 version 1511 had transitioned from a "current branch" (CB) release to a "current branch for business" (CBB) release.
Microsoft's Office news this week includes new "Calendar Apps" for Outlook, plus the rollout of Delve Analytics.
Microsoft is now selling its Cloud App Security service.
Microsoft inched away from Adobe Flash this week with a new "auto-pause" capability that's available in preview with the Microsoft Edge browser.
Microsoft today released a preview of its Windows 10 "anniversary update" to early testers.
Microsoft indicated late last week that it will build Hyper-V containers natively into Windows 10.
Microsoft gave a progress report this week on its relatively new Edge browser.