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Salesforce is following Microsoft's lead by axing support for the outdated browsers, citing issues with both HTML5 compatibility and security.
A collection of notable security news items for the week ending December 5, 2014. Covers enterprise, controversies, reports and more.
Three updates are rated critical. The critical update for Office affects Office for Mac as well.
Microsoft's Azure RemoteApp service -- which will allow users to remotely access corporate applications on a variety of devices -- will be generally available starting on December 11.
Microsoft and Barnes & Noble officially are cancelling their Nook Media joint venture, with no new Windows or Windows Phone e-reading apps in sight.
Failing to navigate the tricky maze of Microsoft license restrictions has gotten plenty of IT pros in trouble. Be sure you understand the rules or you could be looking at some staggering penalties.
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Microsoft is building a new platform called Azure BizTalk Microservices that could be key to what's next for the company on the cloud platform-as-a-service front.
It's easy to touch-enable your existing Windows PC, and to do so without breaking the bank! Here are a few recommendations, along with pros and cons for each method.
Microsoft is working on its next preview releases of Windows 10 for desktops, mobile devices and servers. Here's the latest from tipsters about what to expect when.
Yes, you still can trick Microsoft into giving you security updates for Windows XP. No, it's not a good idea. You are not protected.
It's got good hardware, good software - so what does Microsoft need to do to make Lumia a success?
HP has announced an extension of its Office 365 relationship with Microsoft with new business services, as well as Exchange Online hosting capabilities in HP datacenters.
The software giant's new chief executive is still fresh behind the ears at less than a year into the top job. But he's already accomplished more than most would in that time.
Microsoft's Dynamics CRM 2015 releases, both the cloud and on-premises versions, are generally available as of December 1.
Microsoft has purchased email startup Acompli, which makes iOS and Android mobile e-mail applications, for an undisclosed amount.
Want to get take part in the 4K revolution but don't want to spend a fortune on hardware? Here's your chance.
We have a look at some hot products which did not live up to the hype after launching at CES. Some were simply far ahead of their time.
One of our audience members asked how to back up an Office 365 document locally. It actually turns out to be pretty simple. Read this guide for the step-by-step process (which works with other Exchange servers, too).
Steve Ballmer may be known as one of the more outspoken Silicon Valley chief executives. We look back at some of his best quotes during his 13-year tenure at Microsoft's helm.
The Nokia Lumia 2520 is an excellent tablet alternative to the iPad with Windows RT 8.1 serving well in the tablet role. Even without a keyboard, the Lumia 2520 is a great tablet to consider for the holidays.
And now, for your reading pleasure, the very worst from the tech world in 2013.
In Steve Ballmer's 13 years as CEO of Microsoft, we've seen that he's not afraid to attract attention - and he's not afraid to clown around.
Steve Ballmer said he's leaving his CEO position Microsoft in a year, but there's no real frontrunner for his succession. Here's our top 10 contenders.
Microsoft continues to roll out Office Mobile for different platforms and today we see the launch for Android smartphones. With the largest smartphone displays, Android is a perfect platform for working with Office files on the go.
It's probably a safe bet to say that the first year of Windows 8 didn't go as Microsoft had hoped or planned. So what went wrong? It wasn't just one mistake. Instead, a series of strategic missteps and bad bets got Microsoft's flashy new OS off to a very rocky start.
There is no argument that the Lumia 1020 is the best camera in a modern phone, but you are going to have to decide if you are willing to trade size for such power.
I made a trip to a local T-Mobile retail store and walked out with a $50 Nokia Lumia 925 yesterday. The hardware is fantastic and Windows Phone 8 looks to meet 98% of my needs.
Microsoft just released Office Mobile for the iPhone and after comparing it with what we see on Windows Phone, the capabilities are the same. There is no advantage going to Windows Phone in this case.
At long last, Microsoft has released a version of its Office suite for iOS. The new app targets the iPhone and closely resembles the Office app that’s built into Windows Phone 8. Here's what you'll find in the new app, which is available from the App Store immediately.
Many expect Microsoft to announce its next-generation Xbox (720 or Durango maybe?) but it could be missing one its best features - a projector which extends your video over an entire wall.
Before Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer, there were Cello, Viola, and Mosaic.
The household thermostat has always been difficult to program--wasting energy and driving up your utility bill. But ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das explains how new networking technologies will one day connect your thermostat and meter to your PC, so you are better able to track, monitor, and analyze the energy usage in your home.
At Macworld 2010, Gregg Fiddes and David Halpin of Quickoffice demonstrate the company's new mobile productivity application for Apple's iPhone. Users are able to read and edit Microsoft Word and Excel documents and access cloud services like Dropbox, Google Docs, and Box.net.
At CES 2010 in Las Vegas, Microsoft came with a few surprises. This skit with Seth Meyers of Saturday Night Live was one.
At CES 2010 in Las Vegas, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer takes the stage and highlights some of the key devices and technologies the company will be launching in the coming year. He demos a new slate PC from HP running Windows 7 as well as some new Windows Mobile phones. Robbie Bach, the company's president of Entertainment and Devices, also talks about Microsoft's plan for Natal and announces a ship date of Christmas 2010.
What were the top five stories that shaped 2009? From the launch of Microsoft's Windows 7 OS, to the departure and return of Steve Jobs to Apple, ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das and senior editor Sam Diaz share their views on the tech news that mattered most.
ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das and senior editor Sam Diaz discuss the new Droid phone set to release in early November. Diaz also previews the upcoming Salesforce.com conference and weighs in on whether consumers will buy Windows 7 during the holiday season.
At the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco, Yusuf Mehdi, a senior vice president at Microsoft, previews Twitter integration with Bing search results. One of the interesting features he introduces is "hottest topics." He explains that the Bing-Twitter search will aggregate information around the most popular links shared on any given topic.
At Microsoft's Silicon Valley Campus, ZDNet's Sumi Das talks to Microsoft's chief environmental strategist, Rob Bernard, about power-saving features in the new Windows 7 operating system. Bernard says Microsoft made energy efficiency a core design element, with better battery optimization, and Bluetooth and DVD features that won't be activated until necessary.
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- 2 Microsoft Surface Pro 3 review: Impressive hybrid tablet, but keyboard should be bundled
- 3 Microsoft's Windows monetization plan: Services are the new 'attach'
- 4 Surface Pro 3: Thinner, lighter, more flexible
- 5 Build a $7,000 'sky's the limit' PC