November 2006 - Partners in Security
Microsoft looks to lock down a new market. Plus: Microsoft Visio 2003, Software as a Service, Microsoft Financing, and marketing tips galore.
U.S. judge tosses most of SCO Group Inc. claims over Linux code
The government issued an alert Thursday to U.S. stock market and banking Web sites about a possible Internet attack
U.S. companies will need to know more about where they store e-mails, instant messages and other electronic documents
Businesses get first crack at buying Microsoft's long-anticipated Windows upgrade.
A Romanian national was indicted on charges of hacking into more than 150 U.S. government computers, including NASA and Energy Dept.
EU report says that 50-80 percent of all e-mails are junk e-mails, with much of it coming from outside the EU nations.
Review of gas pedal patents by U.S. Supreme Court being watched closely by tech companies like Microsoft, others because of impact on software patent laws.
New software line-up, including a SharePoint Server update, aimed at improving business processes.
EU in process of certifying whether documentation complies with anti-trust order.
EU alleges that SWIFT violated data protection laws in transferring data to U.S. to aid in anti-terror investigations.
Microsoft follows product releases with new-generation certifications that focus more on job skills.
EU says Microsoft still short of supplying data to comply with 2004 order.
As expected, Microsoft today issued six patches for a variety of security issues, including an XML vulnerability considered to be "zero day."
Launch might exceed Windows XP expectations, says Redmond chairman.
Hundreds of potential jurors report for duty in Microsoft lawsuit.
Zune music player is Microsoft's latest entertainment foray
Small business customers will have access to OS early, much like enterprise businesses. Consumers still have to wait for January 30th.
Singapore teen faces 3 years' jail for tapping into another's wireless Internet.
Sun Microsystems releases its Java technology as open-source project.
Microsoft turns to musician Robert Fripp to create many of Vista's sounds, including signature start-up sound.
Advanced security bulletin refers to an XML flaw and five other Windows flaws deemed "critical"; unknown whether security rollup addresses recent Visual Studio flaw.
Windows Vista that will be delivered won't be a version "castrated" by EU or software rivals, says Microsoft chairman.
Windows Vista gold code now released to manufacturing.
In January, Indian mobile users will have access to Microsoft's search engine; service announced as part of Microsoft $1.7 billion investment in the country.
Security vendor, as well as competitors, will offer ways to defend against phishing sites and other Internet attacks.
Police nab suspects responsible for hacking into goverment sites in South America, Asia and United States.
Microsoft's newest suite released to manufacturing, with delivery to coincide with Windows Vista.
Analysis: Once bitter rivals now working on a peaceful relationship in business and desktop realms.
Longtime rivals will work to make Windows and Linux work more smoothly for business customers.
Ex-CEO of Computer Associates sentenced to 12 years in prison in accounting fraud.
Consumer version will hit shelves at end of January.
As a group, you certainly enjoy the links.
Microsoft Corp. and Cisco Systems Inc., Sept. 6, 2006
Fresh leadership insights from Harvard Business School Press.
Microsoft speakers at the SMB Nation conference talk up forthcoming releases,
drawing a mixed response.