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IT News, April 16: MCP Program Retooled

IT News, April 16: MCP Program Retooled

April 16, 2012

Microsoft Retools Certification Program for Cloud Skills; Microsoft Tablet Market Share To Claim 4 Percent in 2012; Microsoft Beta Testing User Experience Virtualization, App-V 5.0; Mainstream Support for Windows Vista Ends; more. For details, check out the following links:

  • Microsoft Retools Certification Program for Cloud Skills
  • Microsoft Tablet Market Share To Claim 4 Percent in 2012
  • Splashtop Releases Window 8 Developer Test Solution for iPads
  • Microsoft Gets Legal Reprieve in Patent Dispute With Motorola
  • OnLive Relents but Fight Continues Over Microsoft VDA Licensing
  • Mainstream Support for Windows Vista Ends
  • Microsoft Beta Testing User Experience Virtualization, App-V 5.0
  • Dell To Buy Cloud Player Wyse Technology
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IT News, April 9: SQL Server 2012, System Center 2012 Released

IT News, April 9: SQL Server 2012, System Center 2012 Released

April 7, 2012

SQL Server 2012, System Center 2012 Released; April Patch Tuesday Preview; PC Sales Improving in 2013 Due to Windows 8; PC Sales To Dip in 2016; more. For details, check out the following links:

  • 6 Bulletin Items Announced Ahead of April's Microsoft Security Update
  • System Center 2012 Released to Volume Licensees
  • Report: Office 365 Not Always the Lowest Cost Option
  • Microsoft Rolls Out 'User Experience' and App-V 5.0 Virtualization Betas
  • SQL Server 2012 Released
  • Report: PC Sales To Improve in 2013 Thanks to Windows 8
  • Report: 'Personal Cloud' Eclipsing PCs in 2014
  • Report: Wintel PC Shipments Slowing as Mobile Devices Double by 2016
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IT News, March 16: March Security Update’s  One ‘Critical’ Item

IT News, March 16: March Security Update’s One ‘Critical’ Item

March 16, 2012

March Security Update's One 'Critical' Item; Microsoft Releases System Center 2012 CTPs; PC Sales To Improve in 2013 Thanks to Windows 8; more. For details, check out the following links:

  • Microsoft's March Security Update Arrives With One 'Critical' Item
  • Office 365 Prices Cut by 20 Percent
  • Windows Server 8 Beta Has Online Backup Service
  • Microsoft's Releases Beta of Script Explorer for PowerShell
  • Microsoft Releases System Center 2012 CTPs for Windows Server 8
  • Report: PC Sales To Improve in 2013 Thanks to Windows 8
  • Chrome Finally Falls in Pwn2Own Contest

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IT News, March 5: Windows 8, Windows Server 8 Now in Beta

IT News, March 5: Windows 8, Windows Server 8 Now in Beta

March 5, 2012

Microsoft Releases Betas for Windows 8, Windows Server 8, Fix It Center Pro, Skype; Outage Takes Down Windows Azure; Windows 7 Gains on XP; more. For details, check out the following links:

  • Microsoft Releases Betas of Windows 8 and Windows Server 8, and Opens up the Windows Store
  • Windows Server 8 Beta Arrives With Multiple Enhancements
  • Microsoft Beta Tests 'Fix it Center Pro' Service
  • Microsoft Outlook Troubleshooting Tools Now Available
  • Microsoft, Good Technology Work on Encrypted E-Mail for Windows Phones
  • Outages Hit Microsoft's Azure Cloud Platform
  • Microsoft Expanding Windows Phone in Developing Countries
  • Windows Phone's Skype App Hits Beta
  • Windows 7 Gaining on XP for Top Market Share OS

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IT News, Feb. 27: Mobile Privacy Pact from Big Three

IT News, Feb. 27: Mobile Privacy Pact from Big Three

February 27, 2012

MS, Apple, Google Sign Mobile Privacy Pact; Window 7, Vista Support Policies Unchanged; Microsoft Claims Google Bypassing IE Privacy Settings; Visual Studio 11 Beta Feb. 29; more. For details, check out the following links:

  • Windows 8 Preview, Visual Studio 11 Beta Set for February 29
  • Microsoft Claims Google Is Bypassing IE User Privacy Settings
  • Microsoft Says Windows Vista, Windows 7 Lifecycle Policies Remains Unchanged
  • Windows 8 Adding More Language Options
  • Microsoft Raises Motorola Dispute to EC Level on Essential Video Patents
  • Mobile Privacy Pact Signed by Microsoft, Apple, Google

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IT News, Feb. 20: Windows 8 Logo Revealed

IT News, Feb. 20: Windows 8 Logo Revealed

February 24, 2012

Microsoft Reveals Windows 8 Logo; Microsoft Ranks in Top 10 for Corporate Reputation; Microsoft Releases Beta of Exchange Bandwidth Calculator; more. For details, check out the following links:

  • Windows 8 Logo Goes Metro
  • Microsoft Cuts SQL Azure Storage Pricing
  • Microsoft Releases Beta of Exchange Bandwidth Calculator
  • Cisco Appeals to EC on Microsoft Skype Buy
  • Microsoft's Security Update IDs Google as Malicious Web Page
  • Microsoft No. 9 in Corporate Reputation, Apple Claims Top Spot
  • Microsoft Stock Price at 4-Year High

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