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Mon, May 20, 2013 - A boutique system builder has bucked the industry trend of slumping PC sales by continuing to focus on selling Windows 7 machines.
Tue, May 14, 2013 - Microsoft says its coding practices and its corporate management structure both comply with an international application security standard to encourage secure software development.
Thu, May 09, 2013 - Many organizations exaggerate the difficulties of migrating from Windows XP to Windows 7 by over-estimating the importance of little-used applications, a survey from consultancy Centrix Software has suggested.
Tue, May 07, 2013 - The update to Windows 8 will be delivered across a variety of form factors and display sizes
Mon, May 06, 2013 - As part of Microsoft's loan of $2 billion to a group trying to buy PC maker Dell, the two companies must modify the payment terms of Dell's current agreements with Microsoft, a document filed with U.S. regulators said.
Tue, April 30, 2013 - Microsoft is rolling Skype in with its free Outlook.com email service, giving customers the ability to fire up VoIP calls directly from their mail inbox.
Thu, April 25, 2013 - Microsoft's failure thus far to significantly spark PC and tablet sales with Windows 8 has put high expectations on an expected 2013 refresh of the OS, dubbed "Blue."
Mon, April 22, 2013 - The easy upgrades from Windows XP are done, migration experts said, predicting that a sizeable number of large enterprises will still be running the aged OS even after Microsoft stops supporting it.
Fri, April 19, 2013 - Even though PC shipments were down 14% last quarter, Microsoft's Windows division yesterday posted revenue about the same as the last year, making up for slumping sales to OEMs with impressive growth in long-term licensing agreements sold to enterprises.
Tue, April 16, 2013 - Microsoft is adding to its Azure cloud service offerings and lowering prices in order to attract customers who may already have chosen another service provider, experts say, but it might not be enough.
Tue, April 16, 2013 - Microsoft is dropping prices for Azure Cloud Services and for Azure virtual machines to match those of Amazon Web Services and implies that it will cut the prices of other Azure offerings as well to match those of AWS.
Mon, April 15, 2013 - Cisco last week extended its data center product line to support Microsoft's Windows Server 2012 hypervisor and VM management features to more tightly align their respective data center and cloud architectures for joint customers.
Fri, April 12, 2013 - Microsoft today urged Windows 7 users to uninstall a patch shipped earlier this week that has crashed customer's PCs and crippled the machines with endless reboots.
Fri, April 12, 2013 - But Microsoft is likely to reap more revenue from the disappearance of XP than will system builders, as many customers will do in-place upgrades to Windows 7 on current hardware.