August 2006 - Strike It Rich
Brand new technologies in Microsoft's upcoming product wave could spell opportunity for creative partners. Also: Getting a handle on virtual project management; how to be a Microsoft supplier; Microsoft Operations Manager 2005
Microsoft to charge $239 for Windows Vista through retailer Amazon.com's Web site.
Starting Monday, Google will offer Google Apps for Your Domain, a free package of programs for businesses, universities and other organizations.
In a move that has shaken up the e-learning community, Blackboard Inc. has been awarded a patent establishing its claims to some of the basic features of the software that powers online education.
EMC Corp. has spent $7 billion buying companies and assets in the past three years, topped by this summer's $2.1 billion deal for RSA Security Inc.
Japan's trade ministry ordered Sony and Dell to investigate trouble involving Sony-manufactured laptop batteries.
When Microsoft filed a federal copyright infringement lawsuit against braindump site Testking.com, many hailed the action. But the suit explores uncharted legal waters, with unpredictable results.
Microsoft considers discounts or other promotions during holidays to entice consumers to upgrade PCs to Vista, months before it may hit stores.
Microsoft has filed three lawsuits against "cybersquatters" who hope to profit from typo-misdirection-based pay-per-click advertising.
Microsoft to release four versions of Windows in South Korea that comply with antitrust ruling.
Microsoft is disputing claims of a zero-day flaw in its PowerPoint application that could allow remote code execution.
Dutch auction brings in only $3.8 billion, far short of $20 billion the company was hoping to repurchase.
World's top computer seller still places faith in Sony batteries.
Storage vendor cites strong demand in China among reasons in beating Wall Street estimates.
Dell's newest line of servers and desktops will expand its use of the Intel CPU alternative.
Scant details available for two new exams for mobile and embedded device developers.
Microsoft hints at structure of Exchange Admin track of exams, currently in development phase.
World's biggest PC seller to replace 4.1 million notebook computer batteries made by Sony Corp. because they can burst into flames.
Delta Air Lines Inc. asked a bankruptcy judge Tuesday to let the nation's third-largest carrier use IBM Corp. rather than its own employees to maintain its computer systems.
Microsoft will be releasing 12 patches for Windows and Office this coming Tuesday as part of its monthly 'Patch Tuesday' cycle.
Microsoft Corp. was hoping new voice-recognition software would impress an auditorium full of financial analysts, but a glitch turned the demonstration into a bit of an embarrassment.
Microsoft Corp. said Wednesday a Norwegian journalist fabricated an interview with Bill Gates.
Microsoft Corp. has given the European Union more documents in response to a 2004 antitrust order, but regulators said they do not know yet whether the company will avoid additional fines.
Star Trek, the Sopranos, Seinfeld and ... the Smurfs?
Microsoft Certified Architect makes its officiial debut at launch event.