Microsoft may be poised to launch its long-rumored Surface Mini tablet in May.
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Mary Jo has covered the tech industry for 30 years for a variety of publications and Web sites, and is a frequent guest on radio, TV and podcasts, speaking about all things Microsoft-related. She is the author of Microsoft 2.0: How Microsoft plans to stay relevant in the post-Gates era (John Wiley & Sons, 2008).
Microsoft has reissued Service Pack 1 for SharePoint 2013, which the company withdrew earlier this month after reported problems with the update.
Microsoft has made available for download a preview version of its Remote Desktop app for Windows Phone 8.1.
What comes after Windows 8.1 Update? Sources say a second update is on its way, and that Microsoft's unified OS group is picking up the delivery pace.
Microsoft has added a new, promised 'basic' tier to its Azure cloud pricing structure.
Motorola Solutions is the latest company to sign a patent-licensing deal with Microsoft covering devices that run Android and Chrome OS.
Microsoft is signing up testers for a soon-to-be-released preview of "Office Mix," which is a new, interactive presentation application.
Microsoft's $7.2 billion Nokia acquisition will be finalized on April 25.
Microsoft is highlighting some of its big-data and analytics projects at this week's TechFair research fair.
Microsoft enterprise users now have until August, instead of May, to move to the 'Update' versions of Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 and Windows Embedded 8.1 in order to continue to receive future fixes and updates.