Open XML Support Coming in Office 2013

Microsoft promises wider file format support in next version of Office suite.

MED-V Not the Solution for Windows XP Migrations

MED-V won't help you avoid Windows XP's expiring life cycle support, Microsoft says.

SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2 Released

Main issue addressed: format problems with SQL Server reporting services.

Microsoft Offers Sneak Peek at Updated Office 365

Cloud-based application supports features of Office 2013.

Yahoo Confirms E-Mail User Names, Passwords Exposed

Hack reveals lack of basic security standards.

Windows 8, Server 2012 Due in October

RTM in August foretells Fall availability of two key Microsoft products.

Password Breaches at LinkedIn, eHarmony

LinkedIn userIDs not compromised in leak of nearly 6.5 million (mostly now unencrypted) records.

Microsoft EULA Revisions to Strip Customers of Class-Action Lawsuit Option

Company forces customers to accept artibration instead of lawsuits to use its software.

Moving from XP to Windows 7 Can Save IT Money

Ten-year-old O/S costly to IT says IDC study funded by Microsoft.

VDI Licensing More Complex in Windows 8 Enterprise Edition

Enhanced Software Assurance licensing may be more expensive or may restrict existing benefits.

Conficker Tops Security Concerns in Microsoft Security Report

Conficker worm will continue to trouble IT despite lack of new variants in two years.

Microsoft To Buy AOL Patents

Patents may be from AOL's Netscape unit.

Microsoft Releases SQL Server 2012

SQL Server 2012 now available for purchase.

Personal Cloud Will Overtake PCs by 2014, Gartner Predicts

PCs fade as primary digital device for most users in just a few years.