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Fri, December 06, 2013 - Microsoft has quietly ended retail sales of Windows 7, according to a notice on its website.
Tue, December 03, 2013 - China says it wants Microsoft to extend support for Windows XP because that will help it in its fight to stop proliferation of pirated Microsoft software.
Mon, December 02, 2013 - Midsize companies should get ready this month as Microsoft introduces a new purchasing scheme that changes the way it deals with its volume licensing customers.
Mon, December 02, 2013 - Windows 8's uptake stalled in November, while the now-aging Windows 7 continued to gain ground, a Web metrics company said Sunday.
Mon, December 02, 2013 - Even as he heads to the door, Ballmer is changing how Microsoft will run for years to come.
Thu, November 21, 2013 - Administrators can now monitor the status of their Office 365 services via their Windows Phone 8 devices. The Office 365 Admin application is available starting today via the Windows Phone 8 Store.
Mon, November 11, 2013 - A very genteel coup d'etat is playing out in Redmond, where Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer is being hustled, ever so politely, into retirement.
Thu, October 31, 2013 - Microsoft representatives said Wednesday that the company will not turn on Windows Defender for unprotected PCs, contrary to what executives said earlier in the week.
Wed, October 30, 2013 - Microsoft yesterday again but the scare into Windows XP users, telling them that after April 8, 2014, the chance that malware will infect their PCs could jump by two-thirds.
Tue, October 29, 2013 - The launch of Windows 8 last year was the biggest product launch in the industry's history. How do the company's previous Windows launches stack up? Follow the timeline of Microsoft's operating system releases in this infographic.
Tue, October 29, 2013 - As Microsoft makes another push to get users off of Windows XP, the company says that it will begin turning on Windows Defender.
Thu, October 24, 2013 - Microsoft has upgraded its Windows RT tablet: The new Surface 2 offers a well-built case, better performance, a great display and the same old operating system.
Wed, October 23, 2013 - Microsoft's head of communications took shots today at Apple's decision to give away its iWork productivity software, calling the move "an attempt to catch up."
Mon, October 21, 2013 - Microsoft yesterday published instructions for resurrecting a Surface RT that had been bricked by the Windows 8.1 update, along with a recovery image that must be loaded onto a USB flash drive.