Microsoft News and Notes

Turn in Your Boss, Get Paid

03 Dec, 2009

Microsoft is hoping to recruit more end users to join its ongoing battle against software piracy. As part of this year's awareness push, yesterday was named Consumer Action Day by the company, with a ...More >

Add Lower Prices on Microsoft Cloud Apps to CIO List of Criteria

03 Nov, 2009

Prices for Microsoft's Business Productivity Online Suite and for Exchange Online are lower, as of today, as outlined in this InformationWeek article. At the same time, Microsoft announced both a ...More >

Business Communications and the Sidekick User

20 Oct, 2009

As the first data restoration becomes available today to T-Mobile Sidekick users who lost contacts, photos and other information stored on their mobile devices, Microsoft execs are applying the ...More >

Microsoft's Smart Energy Reference Architecture Ready for Utilities

14 Oct, 2009

The $4.5 billion assigned to smart grid project funding from the $700 billion-plus U.S. stimulus package has been called inadequate by some, given the size of the job. However, so early in the ...More >

Changes to Dynamics AX Reflect Industry-Specific Needs

25 Sep, 2009

In a couple of respects, Microsoft Dynamics looks different at the end of this week than it did at the beginning. Yesterday, Microsoft discontinued mobile access for Dynamics AX and Dynamics NAV. A ...More >

Analyst Likes Windows 7's Business Focus

02 Sep, 2009

Directions on Microsoft has created for its subscribers a 40-page report, "Windows 7: An OS for Business."   The October release of Windows 7 creates an interesting dynamic. While every OS ...More >

Gazelle Closer to Shutting down Browser Security Weaknesses

13 Aug, 2009

Researchers at Microsoft are set to send out more information this week on their work developing a browser/OS combo, the components of which are named Gazelle and ServiceOS. Head researcher Helen ...More >

SQL Server Team Points out Price

27 Jul, 2009

A post Friday on the Microsoft SQL Server News Blog takes the news that Oracle increased prices on some of its database management services by as much as 40 percent as an opportunity to point out ...More >

Microsoft Office 2010, Gazelle Projects Try to Balance Security, Performance

24 Jul, 2009

Microsoft Office, a target of a steady stream of vulnerability exploits, will get a set of new defenses in the 2010 release. Brad Albrecht, Senior Security Project Manager for Office 2010, writes on ...More >

Microsoft Attacks Spim with Lawsuit

17 Jul, 2009

Many Windows Live Messenger users are probably hoping that with its civil lawsuit against a company named Funmobile, Microsoft is just beginning an ongoing effort to reduce spim. Microsoft Associate ...More >

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