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Hackers returning to Visual Basic downloaders: Sophos

Hackers are returning to a decade-old method for inserting malware into people’s machines, according to a recent report from security solutions...

July 9th, 2014 Candice So

Microsoft Windows 8 launch 2012

4 things Microsoft should do according to Ballmer

A few months before he’s supposed to step down as the chief executive of Microsoft Corp., Steve Ballmer said company...

September 20th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Visual Studio gets better Office app-building tools

Visual Studio gets better Office app-building tools

Microsoft Visual Studio has just acquired tools that will help its users create applications for Office 2013, Microsoft Office 365...

March 8th, 2013

Googlighting: Microsoft’s way of running for ‘Office’

Googlighting: Microsoft’s way of running for ‘Office’

You only had to watch the last federal election in Canada to see how effective attack ads can be. Prime...

February 22nd, 2012 Shane Schick

Google Apps, OpenOffice don

Google Apps, OpenOffice don

When evaluating possible office productivity software, IT departments may do the due diligence by piloting non-Microsoft alternatives such as Google...

June 2nd, 2011 Kathleen Lau

Microsoft bolsters Office 2003, 2007 security

Microsoft bolsters Office 2003, 2007 security

Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday beefed up security in Office 2003 and Office 2007 on Windows by adding a feature that...

April 15th, 2011 Gregg Keizer

Microsoft to boost Office 2003, 2007 security

Microsoft to boost Office 2003, 2007 security

Microsoft Corp. said on Tuesday that it would backport an Office 2010 security feature to the older and more widely...

December 16th, 2010 Gregg Keizer

Documents To Go: Microsoft’s missed chance

Documents To Go: Microsoft’s missed chance

Research In Motion Ltd. has confirmed that it purchased a significant portion of DataViz, along with the intellectual property and...

September 13th, 2010 tony bradley

Microsoft links Office to Facebook

Microsoft links Office to Facebook

Last month, Facebook overtook Google as the most visited site so it didn't take long for Microsoft to cosy up...

April 22nd, 2010 Maxwell Cooter