February 2007 - Preaching Convergence
Microsoft lets partners get in on unified messaging; joining the Small Business Specialist community; forming your own grassroots group; inside Windows Vista; more
Ray Ozzie says Microsoft will answer with plans that more than mimic its rivals successes.
Massachusetts man is alleged to have defrauded Cisco of millions through a scheme involving orders of 'defective' hardware.
Alleged thieves try to replace credit card readers to steal customer information.
Extortion, illegal computer access among charges against quartet who claimed to have MySpace-monitoring software that could be used for nefarious purposes.
Microsoft puts Tech Spec exam for developers through beta testing paces.
Google will begin selling an online suite of software that treads on technological turf traditionally dominated by Microsoft and IBM.
The Redmond giant says security issues are of concern with Vista Basic and Home Premium users, but Business and Ultimate licensees can run virtualized safely.
Stolen laptop traced through its use as an ET-hunting machine; no arrest has been made amid ongoing investigation.
Following Office 2007 suite, Microsoft officially launches Business Certification Program that tests information worker skills.
The company said it earned $1.55 billion, or 55 cents per share, for the quarter ended Jan. 31.
A potentially devastating hole in Google Inc.'s prevalent desktop search product could have exposed personal files on users' computers to data thieves.
More than 1,700 state workers recently learned that some of their personal information had been inadvertently posted on the Internet.
Malaysian authorities have begun raiding computer retail outlets offering pirated software amid concerns that illegal copies of Windows Vista are already on sale.
Microsoft delays release of some of its new-generation MCP exams for Vista in favor of retesting; exam 70-624 gets a Valentine's Day debut.
Nagging antitrust case in Iowa draws to a predictable close. Settlement details will be ironed out in a different court hearing.
Worms being identified on systems based on speed of proliferation, which in turn is allowing easier containment, say university researchers.
Change in Daylight Savings Time this year may cause many software programs to malfunction, warns software makers.
FBI losing an average of three to four computers a month, some with highly sensitive information.
Microsoft Corp. plans a launch this spring of its next-generation operating system for wireless devices, Windows Mobile 6.
Robert Metcalf, inventor of Ethernet, among honorees.
New Windows 2003 Web Hosting exam now available, as well as new certification track aimed at hosting providers.
VeriSign will spend more than $100 million in a massive infrastructure upgrade to combat a new wave of computer attacks and manage a surge in online activity.
Google Inc.'s e-mail service is almost ready to accept all comers after nearly three years of beta testing.
Keeping information secure in this age of laptop-lugging workers is the tech industry's most formidable challenge, Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates said.
Hackers briefly overwhelmed at least three of the 13 computers that help manage global computer traffic Tuesday.
Microsoft said it had no role in Russia's investigation of a school principal on charges of buying pirated Windows software.
Police cannot secretly search suspects' computer hard drives over the Internet, a German court ruled Monday.
The judge due to rule on Microsoft's appeal against the European Commission's antitrust order hopes to publish his decision before he leaves office in September.
Apple is urging some iPod/iTunes users to hold off on upgrading computers to Windows Vista.
A portable hard drive that may contain the personal information of up to 48,000 veterans may have been stolen.
Executive who oversaw Zune development plans to leave Microsoft.
"I'm a Mac, I'm a PC" ad campaign that takes swipes at Windows Vista goes into overdrive.
Microsoft chairman in Romania to help open up new technical support center that will emply 600 to provide support to European customers, particularly in France and Germany.
RCP invites readers to a first-time event in Florida.
Microsoft and HP partner to challenge IBM in the market for enterprise services.
For every dollar Redmond gets, partners see about 18 more.
Update on the Microsoft Certified Architect Program