The rumors from earlier this spring turned out to be true: Microsoft is licensing its application virtualization technology to hosting providers, setting the stage for hosters to offer third-party software as a service.
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Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced to the troops on April 21 plans to overhaul the company's employee review and compensation system.
Microsoft is moving full-steam ahead with its healthcare push, while Google may be pulling back -- and possibly pulling out all together -- from the electronic medical records space.
It's been a bumpy ride for Silicon Alley dot-commers, but they aren't completely disillusioned. Plenty are optimistic about future job opportunities.
A "surprise" employee-only Town Hall meeting on benefits, the departure of a 24-year veteran Microsoft Technical Fellow and other tidbits round out this week in Microsoft news.
Microsoft officials weren't kidding when they said they were working on a services complement to just about every one of the company's software products. The latest to get a Software+Services (S+S) makeover: System Center.
Microsoft is moving a number of its healthcare products and people to a new health-focused joint venture it is forming with GE.
Microsoft has signed yet another patent-protection deal with an Android phone/tablet maker. This time it's Samsung which is paying Microsoft an undisclosed amount for licensing undisclosed patents.
Microsoft's new review and compensation system -- designed to help the company attract and keep tech talent -- is beginning to roll out. Will the new system slow or spur more Microsoft defections?
Microsoft is introducing a new philanthropy program aimed at youth outreach in which it is investing half a billion dollars over three years.