Microsoft's Online Services Division is taking a $6.2 billion goodwill charge for its fiscal 2012 fourth quarter that is largely attributable to aQuantive.
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Microsoft is expecting Web 2.0 and software-as-a-service (SaaS) to "have as profound an impact on the business market as on the consumer market," said Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, in an address to a group of 80 or so Microsoft-identified "IT Pro community leaders" on the Redmond campus on April 18.
While Microsoft is attempting to distance itself from other software-as-a-service (SaaS) players, the Redmond software company is trying to help other software makers move to the SaaS distribution model.
Opera 5.0 for Linux will have all the features of the Windows-based version, plus a couple extra. It is also very, very fast, according to the company
Microsoft quietly purchased WebAppoint.com in a move that should beef up its upcoming .Net suite of services. WebAppoint organises online scheduling for everything from car repairs to dentist appointments
Microsoft aims to raise its profile -- and more cash
Hewlett-Packard on Tuesday added two "e-services" to its small-business lineup
Corporate customers get Microsoft beta release
Microsoft's Internet Explorer 6 nears beta-status