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- CIOs who haven't moved their companies from Windows XP by now ought to be fired, some people think, but those who haven't and are still on the job have options for saving their bacon.
1 day 2 hours ago
- F-Secure tells XP users how to maximize security and minimize risks as Microsoft ends support.
3 days 24 min ago
- Just a month after Satya Nadella took over as Microsoft CEO the executive inner circle is being overhauled, with two key leaders leaving the company and a third assuming significant new power.
4 days 19 hours ago
- Nokia's Android-based mobile phones are part of a strategy to grab more customers for Microsoft in countries that haven't been saturated yet with smartphones - the intent being to upsell them to actual Windows Phones over time, according to the pending head of Microsoft's phone division.
1 week 3 days ago
- Tim Greene wrote Microsoft Lync gathers data just like NSA vacuums up info in its domestic surveillance programMicrosoft's Lync communications platform gathers enough readily analyzable data to let corporations spy on their employees like the NSA can on U.S. citizens, and it's based on the same type of information - call details.
2 weeks 1 day ago
- Microsoft is accommodating Cisco conferencing systems and Android tablets to help make Microsoft Lync and Skype communications platforms able to connect any customers by voice, video, messaging and conferencing regardless of what device they use.
2 weeks 3 days ago
- Microsoft is issuing critical patches for flaws found in Windows 7, 8 and RT desktops as well as for the spam and malware filter for Microsoft Exchange server.
4 weeks 1 day ago
- Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has a long to-do-list that encompasses long-term plans that will take months and years to pan out, but there are some things he can jump on right away that will have a positive impact on the company and establish himself as a leader. Here are six.
4 weeks 2 days ago
- Businesses with large data centers stand to net big savings in capital, power, deployment and maintenance costs if they follow server blueprints being made public by Microsoft.
5 weeks 3 days ago
- Microsoft will let its foreign cloud customers decide what country their data is stored in as a way to avoid local laws that might compromise their data privacy, the company's top lawyer says.
6 weeks 1 day ago
- With Windows 9 rumored to be coming out early next year, there's little reason for businesses just transitioning off Windows XP to ever deploy Windows 8, experts say.
6 weeks 2 days ago
- Microsoft ends support for Windows XP in April, but it will keep updating anti-malware software for the operating system for more than a year afterwards.
7 weeks 1 day ago
- Renewing Microsoft enterprise agreements – the contracts businesses sign for bulk licensing of Microsoft products – may be an unnecessary ritual that costs businesses millions of dollars for products and services they likely won't need before the contracts run out, according to an expert who helps customers negotiate the agreements.
8 weeks 3 days ago
- Business customers of Microsoft's Dynamics CRM will be able to offer their customers more self-service options, at least that's the idea behind the company's plan to buy up Parature, which specializes in cloud-based customer engagement.
8 weeks 3 days ago
- 2013 was a busy year for Microsoft, which announced that CEO Steve Ballmer will leave the company after 33 years, upgraded its controversial Windows 8 platform, doubled down on its Surface tablets, reveled in the success of Office 365, and successfully tweaked Windows Server. But there's more to do in 2014.
9 weeks 2 days ago
- Like a juggler walking away with dozens of objects suspended in the air, Steve Ballmer is leaving his successor at Microsoft not only a tough act to follow but an even tougher act to continue.
10 weeks 4 days ago
- Some have suggested that Microsoft sell off its Xbox franchise as a way to cut losses and eliminate a distraction from more important things, but the video game console is an important part of the company's overall plan going forward.
10 weeks 5 days ago
- Nobody bats a thousand, and Microsoft is no different. Here's a quick look at five things Microsoft did right in 2013 and five it did wrong.
11 weeks 3 days ago
- Microsoft has waffled over the past few days about how long it will continue to sell Windows 7, initially stating that it had already stopped shipping the operating system to retailers and OEMs, but shifting the status over the weekend to "to be determined."
12 weeks 4 days ago
- Microsoft is wrapping up the year's Patch Tuesday bulletins next week with 11 more fixes, pushing the total for 2013 to 106, up from last year's total of 83.
13 weeks 23 hours ago
- In the midst of the NSA snooping scandal, Microsoft is talking up a three-pronged approach to keep customer data safe from the prying eyes of governments.
13 weeks 1 day ago
- Sensors tucked inside a bra can detect emotional states that lead to overeating in time to head off binges, according to studies assisted by a team from Microsoft Research.
13 weeks 2 days ago
- 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.
13 weeks 3 days ago
- 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.
13 weeks 4 days ago
- Tim Greene wrote Microsoft bulks up security; brings encrypted email to Office 365 Enterprise bundlesEnterprises sending email via Office 365 will be able to encrypt those messages starting next year at no extra charge, making it possible to send secure mail to people who are off the corporate email system.
14 weeks 3 days ago
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