October 2007 - Sowing the Seeds
Microsoft's bumper crop of software for 2008--how partners can profit. Plus: courting the small and midsized business segment; Systems Center Operations Manager 2007
Microsoft filed federal lawsuits against 20 companies allegedly distributing "counterfeit or infringing" software.
A federal judge extends timeframe for considering several states' arguments for five additional years of oversight of Microsoft's competitive practices.
The software giant attributes strong first quarter to sales of Halo 3, Windows and Office.
Windows Live OneCare could be among the root causes of Microsoft's ongoing problems with unwanted automatic updates.
Microsoft has signed its first patent protection deal with a Linux vendor based in Asia.
Microsoft added a new server to its lineup today, this one aimed at the growing mobile technology market.
Microsoft agreed to obey key parts of a 2004 antitrust ruling upheld by EU appeals court, cutting royalties and handing information over to open source developers.
Redmond reveals that it's working on a stripped-down version of the Windows kernel that would dramatically reduce its footprint.
Four states press federal court to extend by five years oversight of the software company that began in 2002 as part of a landmark antitrust settlement.
The Windows Automatic Update might be a patch management and change control issue, observers say.
Upgrade exam for MCSEs contains material based on pre-release version of Windows 2008, according to Microsoft.
The points of change cited by the research firm include Web 2.0-style apps, SaaS, global-class computing, "consumerization" of IT and open source.
Microsoft's "Unified Communications" suite of products aims to blur the distinction between electronic and voice communications.
Two antitrust claims brought against Microsoft Corp. by Novell Inc. can proceed, a federal appeals court ruled Monday.
The Supreme Court rejected an appeal by Microsoft and a unit of Best Buy to dismiss a lawsuit alleging violation of racketeering laws.
Recently discovered security hole in Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 uses Internet Explorer (IE) 7 as the attack vector; fix is coming.
Microsoft rolled out six security bulletins on its "Patch Tuesday" today, one fewer than expected.
Windows Server 2008 is on its way. With the first release candidate in the pipeline, it shouldn't be long before release to manufacturing and general availability.
Microsoft expects to release seven security patches with four "Critical" and three "Important" bulletins as part of its upcoming Patch Tuesday release.
Microsoft yesterday announced the Get Genuine Windows Agreement.
Microsoft's SLP Services suite of programs are meant to help software developers and vendors control illegal use of their software.
Response Point is one of Microsoft's few hardware products, and is available only through OEMs
Microsoft Corp.'s Excel 2007 spreadsheet program is going to have to relearn part of its multiplication table.
Microsoft has decided to keep its forerunner, Windows XP, in sales and OEM channels for another five months.