Microsoft has laid off 'hundreds' of its employees, many of whom worked in the company's IT division, in what may be the last wave of the 18,000 job cuts it announced last July.
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Mary Jo Foley has covered the tech industry for 30 years for a variety of publications, including ZDNet, eWeek and Baseline. She is the author of Microsoft 2.0: How Microsoft plans to stay relevant in the post-Gates era (John Wiley & Sons, 2008). She also is the cohost of the "Windows Weekly" podcast on the TWiT network. Got a tip? Send her an email with your rants, rumors, tips and tattles. Confidentiality guaranteed.
Microsoft officials confirm the company will deliver the second tech preview of Windows Server 2016 in May.
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Microsoft is discontinuing manufacturing Kinect for Windows sensors and, instead, advising developers and customers to use those for built for Xbox One.
Microsoft is bringing its Office Lens scanning app to iOS and Android in a continuation of its cross-platform productivity push.
Microsoft's Skype for Business client and online service will begin rolling out April 14, while the new Skype for Business Server 2015 will be downloadable starting May 1.
Microsoft is targeting enterprise developers with changes it is making to its Visual Studio 2015 pricing and version line-up.
Microsoft's coming Surface 3, an Intel Atom x7-based Surface, is the new little sister to the Surface Pro 3.
Microsoft has released to testers a new Windows 10 Desktop preview build, the first to include the coming new 'Project Spartan' browser.
Microsoft is looking for iOS users to test a new Microsoft expense-tracking application, codenamed Project Phoenix.
Microsoft will be rolling out its promised, free subset of mobile-device-management features to Office 365 commercial customers over the next four to six weeks.
Microsoft's Corporate Vice President of its combined OneDrive and SharePoint team, Chris Jones, is moving to a new role inside the company's Applications and Services Group later this year.
Microsoft and Yahoo have another month before they'll announce whether their 10-year search pact will continue as it currently stands.
Microsoft's next Windows 10 Mobile test build, expected around early April, will support a lot more Windows Phone test devices than the first build did.
Microsoft has bought another productivity company. This time it's LiveLoop, a vendor of collaboration plug-ins and tools for Microsoft Office.