Plus, Microsoft in a patching spat; PCI makes new rules; Facebook tricks.
- By Jabulani Leffall
More user interface tweaks and bug fixes are being carried out by the Windows 7 engineering team in preparation for the release candidate version of the OS.
Windows 7 will feature superior application compatibility over Windows Vista, according to a Microsoft announcement issued on Monday.
Microsoft is rolling out three security fixes today in its March patch release, with one item described as "critical" and two items labeled "important."
- By Jabulani Leffall
Mike Nash, Microsoft's corporate vice president for Windows product management, talks about the status of IE 8 RC1.
- By Doug Barney and Kurt Mackie
Microsoft will expand the list of "features" that can be disabled when the Windows 7 Release Candidate becomes available, including the ability to turn off IE 8.
Microsoft on Wednesday explained how the needs of enterprise users were considered in the early design stages of its new Windows 7 operating system.
Early versions of Windows Vista's successor could burnish the operating system's tarnished reputation in the desktop market.
Vista isn't a perfect OS, not by a long-shot. But that doesn't mean Microsoft's hold on the desktop is going to weaken any time soon.
Microsoft released a Windows 7 Beta client update that fixes problems that a small number of users were experiencing with Internet Explorer 8 on the new OS.
Microsoft released a cumulative update to its application virtualization solution, which now supports the Windows 7 Beta, according to an announcement issued by the company on Thursday.
Microsoft's chief finance head on Thursday answered questions about Microsoft's business plans at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference 2009 event in San Francisco.
Microsoft's technical team on Thursday reported progress on improvements to the beta version of Windows 7, assuring testers that the team really cares about user feedback.
Microsoft offers discounts on exams and other incentives to visit your local MCPLS center.
- By Michael Domingo
Microsoft plans to give the Windows Mobile a facelift which includes the launch of a Web-based sync service and a developer site.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz