Microsoft recently showed off some of the changes to Windows 8's Task Manager in Windows 8, which includes a new a color-coded "heat map."
Microsoft announced this week that the Microsoft Outlook e-mail program will be part of a free Windows RT 8.1 upgrade coming this year.
Windows 8.1 will be available as a preview version at the start of Microsoft's Build developer event on June 26.
Microsoft unveiled SQL Server 2014 on Monday and said the new version is designed with "cloud-first principles."
Trend Micro is reporting a sophisticated cybercrime ring that has already targeted and infected over 12,000 unique IP addresses worldwide with malware.
Microsoft this week released some insight on its "update rollups" process for Windows Server and Windows 8.
Microsoft will be releasing the Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) on May 28, a month after the free tool hit beta.
Microsoft announced on Tuesday a list of upgrades to its Office Web Apps, including adding Google Chrome browser support for mobile Android devices and improved collaboration capabilities, will be available soon.
A VMware survey found that making the move from Windows XP to Windows 7 has mean weekend work for IT pros and downtime for end users.
Strategy Analytics, a research and consulting firm, reported first-quarter tablet market-share results this week in its "Global Tablet OS Market Share: Q1 2013" report.
Dell announced this week an update to its Microsoft Exchange migration tool will arrive later this month.
Microsoft but pointed to software and hardware changes to come during Thursday's financials report.
Microsoft this week released a a set of infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) offerings on Windows Azure, positioning itself to compete with IaaS provider Amazon Web Services.
A rumored series of Office updates, code-named "Gemini,"are planned for release over the next year.
Microsoft has confirmed that its next generation of Office products will be generally available in March.
Microsoft has pulled back the curtain on it next-generation Office 365 products, releasing consumer, student and small business editions.
Microsoft issued a detailed apology and explanation for a two-day Windows Azure Storage disruption that occurred in December.
An out-of-band fix for a zero-day use-after free memory vulnerability in its Internet Explorer Web browser was released by Microsoft on Monday.
Some versions of Exchange and Windows Small Business Server may fail to install or run, and Microsoft is warning that it might be the newest version of Windows Management Framework 3.0 released back in September.
Google Synce will no longer be in sync with Exchange ActiveSync, as Google said it will be dropping support for some features.