December 2006 - Marching Orders for 2007
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The Microsoft Learning Group plans to take no time off during the holidays, with work continuing this week on beta testing for several exams.
Spanish police arrests 6 suspects for allegedly hacking financial data.
Hard-disk drive manufacture makes move into online data storage.
Upgrade exam for MCDST certification holders goes through testing rigors in next two weeks.
Systems administrator alleged to have planted logic bomb that could have wiped out critical patient data.
UCLA breach latest among several universities to have student records hacked. Breach went undetected for more than a year, affects about 40,000 students.
Lawyers show videotape deposition of Bill Gates in class-action lawsuit against Microsoft.
Worm hits some systems using Norton Antivirus, even though company issued patch back in May.
Payless ShoeSource, Burlington Coat Factory pay up for using unlicensed software.
Exam discounts are back and "second-shot" offer returns in a new form, dubbed "Exam Insurance."
Now that the company's past the pretexting scandal, company returns to work on last year's plan to cut 14,500 jobs and overhaul its retirement packages.
As Windows Vista becomes more secure against known threats, it's what hackers and cybercriminals devise in the next generation of attacks that keeps Microsoft on its toes.
Long-awaited update to Microsoft messaging platform goes RTM; security suite also gets rolling.
Microsoft, Hewlett-Packard and other companies are preparing to push for data-privacy legislation next year.
HP stock unscathed by scandal, but $14.5M settlement highlights legal woes.
With last week’s release of Office 2007, early adopters who work in heterogeneous system environments -- in business marketing organizations, for example -- are likely to experience some short-term angst.
Trio resold sharply discounted educational versions of software to nonacademic customers.
Microsoft issued an Advance Bulletin today stating it will release six fixes for various flaws next Tuesday as part of its regularly scheduled "Patch Tuesday" update.
As businesses start to kick the tires on Windows Vista, Office 2007 and Exchange 2007, and consumers get ready to gear up for Vista in particular, Microsoft understandably is preparing for the inevitable onslaught of support calls.
Microsoft puts four new exam in front of testers.
Embattled former and current HP execs expected to settle state lawsuit over pretexting scandal
Ecma International approves Microsoft Office format as international standard for data.
Dell and Microsoft Corp. announced Wednesday that the PC maker is shipping a unified, networked storage system based on the software giant's Unified Data Storage Server 2003.
Still trailing the iPod, Zune still selling better than expected for company, say officials.
A newly disclosed flaw in Microsoft Word could let malicious hackers take control of victims' computers by sending them e-mail with a Word document attached.
Novell Inc. announced this week that its edition of the OpenOffice.org office productivity suite will offer support for Microsoft's Office Open XML format by the time the consumer release of Office 2007 ships at the end of January.
Gates deposition from 1998 tobe used in case in lieu of appearance that would "cause disruption."
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