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Internal Security Lapse Seen in Fannie Mae Case

Insider threats to data security via theft or sabotage are sure to rise, especially as companies increase employee layoffs during a bad economy.

Chips (and Revenues) Are Down for AMD

Things went downhill fast for the world's second largest chipmaker in the fourth quarter of 2008 when revenue slipped to $1.162 billion, 33 percent lower than the fourth quarter of 2007, according company's earnings report.

Outsourcing Uptick May Be Ahead

Amid the current economic uncertainty, some businesses will probably opt to kill existing outsourcing arrangements to cut costs, but some in the industry expect the economic downturn to result in a net gain for outsourcers.

Vista Installation (Exam 70-620)

Working with Windows PE

Microsoft Security Director Steps Down

Redmond's security team is undergoing a revamp with the announcement that Andrew Cushman, director of Microsoft's Security Response Center, will be stepping down to be replaced by group manager Mike Reavey.

Microsoft Lays Off 1,400; More Coming

Microsoft announced lower than expected earnings for its second fiscal quarter said that it will eliminate 5,000 jobs over the next 18 months.

Microsoft Consolidates Two Online Services Teams

Microsoft is reorganizing two of its online teams -- Live Mesh and Live Services -- by centralizing them under a Windows segment, according to reports from Mary-Jo Foley and Todd Bishop published on Friday.

PC Sales Shrink, but Netbooks on the Rise

Gartner's fourth-quarter 2008 report on the PC market, announced last week, reported shrinking global and U.S. sales for the top computer makers.

Microsoft's Workforce May See Pink in Their Future

Pink slips at the world's largest software provider may become a reality soon, according to several reports published this week, citing unnamed sources.

Microsoft's Workforce May See Pink Slips

Pink slips at the world's largest software provider may become a reality soon, according to several reports published this week, citing unnamed sources.

Microsoft Taps Schools To Test Exchange 14

Microsoft has begun ramping up the dialog about its upcoming Exchange 14 mail server solution, which is slated to become the successor to Exchange Server 2007.

Outsourcing: Where the Jobs Are

When the going gets tough, it's the jobs that get going -- increasingly overseas.

Microsoft Promotes Bob Muglia to President of Server and Tools

Bob Muglia, a Microsoft veteran of 21 years, has been named to the newly created position of president of Microsoft's Server and Tools Division.

Microsoft Mum on Rumored Layoffs

Bloggers and analysts on Monday poured cold water on rumors that Microsoft plans to lay off a substantial number of its employees.

Vista Security (Exam 70-620)

Distributed File System (Exam 70-642)

Windows 7 Beta Available in January 2009

Microsoft executive Bill Veghte answered a few questions about Microsoft's business strategies for the Windows product line at the Credit Suisse Technology Conference.

Command Performance

The Get-Command cmdlet reveals all that you need to know about PowerShell.

Windows 2008 Backups (Exam 70-642)

Credential Caching (Exam 70-642)

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