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.

Windows 8, Windows 8 Server Betas Released

Operating systems available for x86/x64 hardware in 32-bit and 64-bit versions.

Microsoft Troubleshooting Tools for Outlook Released

Configuration analyzer and calendar-checking tool aid help desk personnel in proactively finding problems.

Automation Key Feature of Updated HP ProLiant Servers

Company refreshing entire line of services.

OpenStack HyperV Interoperability Not Impressive

The OpenStack community isn't impressed by interoperability of Microsoft's Hyper-V hypervisor with the OpenStack open source cloud project.

Apple Becoming Major Enterprise Force

Enterprises adopting Apple products in impressive numbers.

IBM, Intel, Google Report Earnings

IBM, Intel exceed expectations; Google's results disappoint.

Ballmer Highlights Magical Microsoft Metro UI, Phones, Kinect in CES Keynote

Rehash of old news makes for uneventful presentation, Microsoft's last at CES (at least for the present).

Green Hat to be Acquired by IBM

Big Blue wants to help enterprises cut testing costs without cutting corners.

Windows 8 on x86 Tablets This Fall?

Acer and Lenovo may release tablets in the third quarter of this year.

Little Impact from Microsoft's Enterprise Agreement Changes

No big surprises, consulting firm says.

Large December Security Patch Released by Microsoft

Of 13 items in release, 3 address remote code execution flaws.

Adobe Warns of Zero-Day Vulnerability

Attacks on Adobe Reader 9 exploit hole in compression file format.

Confusion Surrounds Windows 8 ARM Support for Desktop Apps

Company mum on rumors on Windows 8 plans.