Ultrabooks in the mainstream

Ultrabooks are gaining tremendous levels of popularity in the consumer and enterprise space. They offer the best of both worlds...

August 29th, 2016 Chris Lau

Microsoft Cloud and Mobility solutions

Microsoft’s Wim Coekaerts on open source: “The days of a closed Microsoft are over”

When someone widely known as “Mr. Linux” decides to up and go work for Microsoft Corp., you know that we’re...

August 26th, 2016 Ryan Patrick

A T-Shirt wearing supporter at the recent Red Hat/North America Partner Conference in Toronto

Happy 25th birthday Linux! Times have changed as Microsoft and Linux no longer IT rivals

In a week where the venerable Linux operating system celebrates its 25th year in existence, two former rivals took the stage together at...

August 25th, 2016 Chris Talbot


Microsoft Accounts may leak credentials, says researcher

A researcher has warned in a blog that a long-known vulnerability in Windows' single-sign on capability for accessing Office 365,...

August 3rd, 2016 Howard Solomon

Windows 10 feature

Microsoft rolls out its Windows 10 Anniversary Update to the enterprise

Microsoft on Monday shared details on how enterprise customers can transition to its new Windows 10 Anniversary release. By Tuesday,...

August 2nd, 2016 Ryan Patrick

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

Microsoft’s cloud computing business is on the rise

Wondering just how well Microsoft is doing in the IT cloud? The technology giant this week announced its results from fiscal...

July 22nd, 2016 IT World Canada Staff

Data breach notification in Canada

Microsoft paper raises issue of who researchers should report bugs to

In the fight against cyber attackers one of the contentious issues is how much information should defenders disclose and to...

July 6th, 2016 Howard Solomon

From left: LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, and LinkedIn cofounder and controlling shareholder Reid Hoffman in a promotional image released after the companies announced that Microsoft would be acquiring LinkedIn on June 13.

SEC documents reveal how Microsoft acquired LinkedIn

It turns out Microsoft Corp. wasn't the only tech giant interested in acquiring LinkedIn Corp. A document filed with the...

July 4th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

A T-Shirt wearing supporter at the recent Red Hat/North America Partner Conference in Toronto

Microsoft, Red Hat deepen their IT alliance

TORONTO – The Microsoft/Red Hat partnership became one of the more attention-grabbing alliances of 2015. The two became chummy after...

June 27th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto