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Microsoft Aiming at $20 Billion Cloud Services Target

Microsoft used its Build event yesterday to entice investors, with lots of numbers to account for its business shift to the cloud.

Microsoft Bridges Windows to Android and iOS With New APIs

Microsoft's new Universal Windows platform aims to make it more easy for developers to extend their Android and iOS apps to the new operating system with its appeal lying in a code-base that extends from phones to Xbox, to PCs, tablets and even its new Holographic platform.

Microsoft Improves Windows 10's User Interface in Latest Preview Release

Microsoft issued the next build of its Windows 10 preview today.

Microsoft's Newest Browser for Windows 10 To Be Called 'Edge'

Microsoft announced today at its Build event that its next Web browser associated with Windows 10 will be called "Edge."

Microsoft Expected To Unveil Nano Server and PowerShell Vision at Build Event This Week

Microsoft likely will tell us more about its cloud-optimized next Windows Server product, including a new Nano Server component, at this week's Build event for developers.

Enterprise Mode for IE Gets Some Compatibility Enhancements

Microsoft this week announced a couple of improvements to its Internet Explorer browser compatibility solutions for organizations.

Windows 10 Preview Updated as Microsoft Ramps Up Build and Ignite Events

Microsoft released its latest Windows 10 preview (build 10061) yesterday to its "fast-ring" testers, warts and all.

Microsoft Q3 Revenue Up 6% in Bad PC Market

Microsoft reported its fiscal-year 2015 third-quarter financial results today that beat analyst expectations despite a poor PC market.

Mobile Version of Windows 10 Preview Gets Bug Fix Update

Microsoft released a "minor update" for its Windows 10 technical preview for smartphones on Tuesday.

Microsoft Releases Outlook for Android Native App

Microsoft today released Outlook for Android, its native e-mail client app for Android devices.

Microsoft Issues Updated Beta of New Identity Manager Product

An updated public "preview" of the forthcoming Microsoft Identity Manager (MIM) product was announced today.

Microsoft Rolling Out Improved Reporting for Office 365 E-Mail Troubles

Microsoft's Office 365 subscribers will soon get enhanced "nondelivery reports" designed to simplify e-mail troubleshooting.

Microsoft Rolls Out Azure Premium Storage Service

Microsoft announced various Azure cloud computing improvements this month, with some services hitting "general availability" status, including a storage service.

Windows 10 Launching 'End of July' per AMD

Windows 10 will launch at the "end of July," according to Microsoft hardware partner AMD.

Microsoft Expands Office 365 Message Size Limit to 150MB

Microsoft has increased the maximum size of an e-mail message that can be sent by an organization using its cloud-based Office 365 services to 150MB.

Yahoo and Microsoft Agree to Search Deal Modification

Yahoo and Microsoft on Thursday announced a change to its search partnership deal that was originally struck in 2009.

Microsoft Pulls SQL Server 2014 SP1 Due to Install Problems

Microsoft released SQL Server 2014 Service Pack 1 this week, but later pulled it after install errors surfaced.

Next SharePoint Server Product Now Expected in Q2 2016

Microsoft announced today that it will slip the general availability date for its forthcoming SharePoint Server 2016 product to next year.

Windows Patch Tuesday Hole Being Used in Zero-Day Attacks

Just one day after Microsoft released its monthly security patch, attackers had already reverse-engineered one of the bulletins and have been using it in active attacks.

Microsoft To Unveil Exchange Server 2016 Next Month

Microsoft is promising a "first look at Exchange Server 2016" at its Ignite conference coming up in May.

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