Microsoft's second quarter was a mixed bag, with its cloud business showing strong growth and its OEM and device revenue down. as reported by the company today.
- By Scott Bekker
Microsoft told its computer hardware partners this week that they'll have to provide a Windows support notice to buyers of Intel Skylake-based PCs.
In wake of the acquisition of VMware parent company EMC by Dell, reports are coming in that the company has started mass layoffs.
Microsoft announced today that it plans to release the first technical preview of its Azure Stack solutions on Friday.
Microsoft has published a light software tool for IT pros that lets them compare Group Policy Objects.
Microsoft today published a list of Intel Skylake-based PCs that can run Windows 7/8.1 operating systems but will have truncated Windows product lifecycle support.
Microsoft today released SharePoint Server 2016 Release Candidate (RC), along with an RC of Project Server 2016.
Citrix Systems Inc., in the midst of a company restructuring effort, announced that former Microsoft chief Kirill Tatarinov is the new CEO.
Most organizations that have started Windows 10 migrations are planning to complete them by year-end 2016, according to a small, industry-sponsored survey.
Microsoft's product lifecycle support policies for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 could vary somewhat, based on a machine's underlying hardware and chip technologies.
A January security update from Microsoft apparently is adversely affecting some SharePoint Server 2013 deployments.
Microsoft plans to expand its Windows 10 upgrade push "later this month" in the U.S. market, with other markets to follow.
Last year saw the PC market continue its downward trend as it finished 2015 with the biggest decline in hardware shipment since 2008.
Microsoft's Skype for Business Online service will be getting future reporting and analytics improvements with the purchase of software made by Event Zero.
Windows 8 passed Microsoft's "extended support" milestone yesterday, which marks its continued use as a potential security hazard.
Microsoft is recommending that its older Internet Explorer browsers be upgraded to IE 11 first before "uninstalling" them to meet the Jan. 12 end-of-support deadline.
Microsoft plans to issue warnings to those Internet Explorer users who continue to run versions of the browser that have fallen out of support after a Jan. 12 deadline.
Microsoft this week provided a glimpse of how System Center Configuration Manager will show Windows 10 servicing details.
Microsoft indicated this week that it is seeing good adoption of its newly released Active Directory synchronization tool known as "Azure AD Connect."
The year 2016 will see the end of "extended support" for some Microsoft products.