Articles By Elizabeth Montalbano

Microsoft tool lets old Windows apps run on Vista

Microsoft tool lets old Windows apps run on Vista

Microsoft has released the first public beta of a tool that solves one of the chief complaints businesses have with...

January 15th, 2009 Elizabeth Montalbano
Red Hat invests in open-source BI vendor JasperSoft

Red Hat invests in open-source BI vendor JasperSoft

Linux distributor Red Hat invested in open-source business-intelligence vendor JasperSoft on Wednesday as part of a US$12.5 million round of...

December 10th, 2008 Elizabeth Montalbano
One more time: Ballmer wants Yahoo deal

One more time: Ballmer wants Yahoo deal

Microsoft Corp. CEO Steve Ballmer again voiced support for purchasing Yahoo or its search business, hinting in a published report...

December 4th, 2008 Elizabeth Montalbano
Microsoft Windows Live takes on Facebook-like qualities

Microsoft Windows Live takes on Facebook-like qualities

Microsoft aims to turn its Windows Live portal into something more like a social-networking site with features it will add...

November 13th, 2008 Elizabeth Montalbano
SharePoint, Lotus battle for collaboration supremacy

SharePoint, Lotus battle for collaboration supremacy

Microsoft and IBM have been duking it out over e-mail and messaging software for years with their respective Outlook/Exchange and...

November 12th, 2008 Elizabeth Montalbano
PDC – Microsoft unveils Windows Azure cloud computing platform

PDC – Microsoft unveils Windows Azure cloud computing platform

Microsoft Chief Software Architect Ray Ozzie Monday revealed Windows Azure, Microsoft's cloud-computing platform that allows developers to build and host...

October 27th, 2008 Elizabeth Montalbano
Community Website falters during OpenOffice.org 3.0 release

Community Website falters during OpenOffice.org 3.0 release

The release of a new version of the OpenOffice.org productivity suite hit a snag Monday when the community experienced Web...

October 14th, 2008 Elizabeth Montalbano
Red Hat looks to mainstream markets for growth

Red Hat looks to mainstream markets for growth

Expanding Linux adoption beyond key vertical markets is an important driver for Red Hat's growth, which remains steady even as...

October 7th, 2008 Elizabeth Montalbano
Microsoft to alpha test Office 14 before end of year

Microsoft to alpha test Office 14 before end of year

Microsoft will begin alpha testing the next version of Office in November or December, according to a blog posting by...

August 19th, 2008 Elizabeth Montalbano
Microsoft PDC, WinHEC will be Windows 7 coming-out parties

Microsoft PDC, WinHEC will be Windows 7 coming-out parties

Microsoft has been fairly reticent about the development of the next client version of its Windows OS, code-named Windows 7....

August 14th, 2008 Elizabeth Montalbano