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Google's Android Head Steps Down

Andy Rubin, although leaving his current position, is still staying with the company.

Five-Year Forecast Shows Windows Tablets Lagging in Market

Windows 8 tablets are expected to perform much better than their Windows RT counterparts.

Microsoft Slashes Windows 8 Cost to OEMs

Windows 8 adoption rates have fallen even below Windows Vista.

Microsoft Fined by EU for Not Offering Browser Alternatives

Microsoft says it was an oversight that resulted in a deleted browser choice screen for more than a year.

Build Apps for Office with the New Microsoft Tool Suite

Microsoft recently released Office Developer Tools for Visual Studio 2012, a downloadable suite for creating apps for Office and SharePoint.

Internet Explorer 10 Comes to Windows 7

The release lags IE 10 for Windows 8 by many months.

Are Cyber Attacks on the Rise?

Microsoft becomes the latest victim of a spate of intrusions.

Xamarin 2.0 Extends Visual Studio Support for Mobile Platforms

A new IDE, Xamarin Studio, is also part of the release.

Microsoft: Give Windows 8 Time to Find Its Stride

CFO Peter Klein took questions at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference in San Francisco.

Windows Blue May Be More Than the Next Microsoft OS

Another aspect of Blue could be a kernel update that eases interoperability between Windows 8/Windows RT apps and Windows Phone apps.

Microsoft Launches Web Site Optimization Tool Modern.IE

The tool aims to reduce testing time, leaving more time for development.

Mobile, Cloud are Focuses of Microsoft's 2013 Roadmap

Possible products include a Windows 8/RT interim release, and a SQL Server Parallel Data Warehouse update.

Microsoft Cuts Cost of Using SQL in the Cloud

Latest cuts are seen as a response to reductions in Amazon cloud offerings.

Market Reaction to Surface Tablet 'Muted'

The PC market is declining or staying flat as well, analysts are reporting.

Microsoft Releases New Visual Studio 2012 CTP

Microsoft today announced the release of the Community Technology Preview (CTP) 2 of Visual Studio 2012 Update 2, with some major upgrades related to application lifecycle management (ALM).

Microsoft Embraces Git in Visual Studio, Team Foundation Service

For the first time, Git support and integration are baked in.

Microsoft Pushes Out New Office 365 Versions

Non-small business editions are coming in about a month.

Skytap Automation Pack Brings Testing to the Cloud

The product combines on-premises TFS testing with the speed and agility of the hosted cloud.

Windows Helps Microsoft Beat Earnings Predictions in Q2

Windows retakes its place as the top revenue producer for the company. Business and Entertainment divisions see a dip in performance.

Microsoft Slams Failing Test Results for Security Essentials

Redmond claims AV-Test methodology is flawed.

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