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posted in June 2011
Microsoft will tie Lync Online with the VoIP platform to make it easier for users of either service to communicate with each other.
With its new cloud-based suite, Microsoft is striking back at Google Apps. But consider these shortcomings in key areas.
If you're preparing to upgrade to Microsoft's cloud-based productivity suite, check out these seven tips for a smoother transition.
Big Blue isn't just pitching cloud technology, it's migrating its own apps to a shared, virtualized infrastructure. CIO Jeannette Horan shares her lessons learned to date.
Mahindra Satyam deal to do aerospace engineering for Saab points out Indian outsourcers' drive to move beyond routine software development.
The Finnish phone maker's first Microsoft-based device appears to be a modified version of the N9.
David Gurle, who led the development of Exchange IM while at Redmond, leaves with several other Skype execs after acquisition deal.
As tablets and smartphones go dual-core, C++ AMP aims to help more than a "select priesthood" of programmers build apps that can tap into that power.
Redmond is looking to ditch its scattershot approach to new platforms and deliver an end-user experience that is, for better or worse, uniquely Microsoft across all devices.
Microsoft CEO says the software maker is eyeing tighter control over hardware platforms to deliver a better user experience beyond the PC.
In interview last week, HP executive Ann Livermore said the services group was making progress. But not fast enough for CEO Apotheker, who just kicked her to the board.
Exclusive: Executive VP Ann Livermore says the company is ready to pull out the stops as it targets high-growth opportunities like application modernization, mobility enablement, and industry-specific solutions.
Users can find digital content simply by speaking the name of their favorite games, movies, or songs.
Detroit-area facility will allow the automaker to consolidate tech operations and cut related power consumption by 40%.
Redmond's purchase option automatically kicks in if a third-party offers $3.4 billion or more for tablet chipmaker's shares.
Microsoft says its new operating system will deliver cross-platform performance over multiple form factors.
Microsoft says its new OS will deliver true cross-platform app compatibility across many device types.
Microsoft preview shows that its next OS borrows heavily from touch-screen elements embedded in Windows Phone 7.
Stock exchange hopes to lure trading firms onto new on-demand computing platform.