An alleged roadmap for Microsoft's two-year wave of coming Office updates implies Office for iOS and Android may be further away than many industry watchers thought.
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Mary Jo has covered the tech industry for more than 25 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 is rolling out new firmware and driver updates to its Surface RT and Surface Pro devices as part of April's Patch Tuesday.
Windows Blue isn't just a service pack. And it's not a precursor to some other version of Windows due out later this year.
Microsoft's Windows Azure Active Directory service is now ready for use in production. Its Linux and Windows Server virtual machines are likely next to move from test to general availability.
Microsoft is offering small and midsize business users a limited-time 15 percent price break on Windows 8 and Office 2013 in the hopes of convincing them to move off Windows XP.
Microsoft has sold off its 400-person Mediaroom IPTV business to Ericsson.
Microsoft is honing its public-cloud pitch, appealing to enterprise users, just ahead of its annual management conference.
A tale of two Microsoft updates: Windows 7 RTM version is on its way out (support-wise), while the latest update for Visual Studio 2012 is on its way in, downloadable now.
It's increasing looking like those with ARM-based Windows devices might get the option to put Microsoft's Outlook RT on them, after all.
A new version of Microsoft's tool for creating, publishing and maintaining Web sites and Web apps adds tighter Windows Azure integration and more.