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Microsoft buys Parature to boost Dynamics CRM platform

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Self-service knowledge base and social media integration aimed at helping organisations to better connect with their customers
08 Jan 2014

Ford CEO Mulally rules himself out of race for top Microsoft job

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Microsoft will have to look elsewhere for a CEO as turnaround expert Mulally opts to stay at US car manufacturer
08 Jan 2014

Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and the "battle for the living room"

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Xbox One, PlayStation 4 - not really the productivity solutions some may have hoped for
08 Jan 2014

Plugging the IT Skills Gap Part Two: Microsoft's Apprentice

In Part Two of a three-part series we meet a college leaver turned Microsoft-trained IT project manager
06 Jan 2014

Skype and Snapchat embarrassed in New Year hacks

Syrian Electronic Army claims Microsoft social media tools are 'monitored' and information sold to governments
02 Jan 2014

Deloitte to issue touchscreen laptops but CIO still unsure on Microsoft’s Surface Pro

Lenovo's IdeaPad Yoga is in the frame as 'Big Four' firm moves to Windows 8.1
02 Jan 2014

Microsoft appoints Jim DuBois as CIO

Veteran with over 20 years at Microsoft to head up IT infrastructure
23 Dec 2013

Microsoft's CEO search to continue into 2014, according to John Thompson

Finding a suitably qualified replacement for Steve Ballmer proving harder than expected...
18 Dec 2013

Obama to meet with tech CEOs on NSA, HealthCare.gov issues

US President will seek advice from Apple, Google, Microsoft and Salesforce
17 Dec 2013

Microsoft considers making Windows Phone and Windows RT licence free

Will Microsoft make Windows Phone and RT free to device makers?
11 Dec 2013

EU rejects Cisco challenge to Microsoft's Skype acquisition

The merger does not restrict competition either on the consumer video communications market or on the business video communications market, say judges
11 Dec 2013

Top 10 devices stories of 2013

The most memorable device-related stories of the past 12 months
11 Dec 2013

Post-NSA governments need to regain citizens' trust - Microsoft VP Nadella

Microsoft's cloud and enterprise head Satya Nadella says people won't use tech if they fear repercussions
11 Dec 2013

Encrypting data will not stop government snooping

Tech companies are looking to encryption to protect their data from the NSA – but the truth is, if the government wants, the government gets. Danny Palmer explores the issues
10 Dec 2013

Eight tech firms call for changes to US government surveillance

The likes of Google, Apple, Microsoft and Facebook all involved in 'Reform Government Surveillance' alliance
09 Dec 2013

Microsoft, FBI and Europol deal blow to ZeroAccess botnet

Microsoft works with the authorities to disrupt cyber criminals committing fraud
06 Dec 2013

Gates and Zuckerberg pour $9m into US school broadband scheme

Cash will assist in speed-testing for school internet nationwide
06 Dec 2013

Microsoft to open up code to customers in a bid to repair damage of NSA revelations

'Enhanced transparency' of code part of a series of measures to repair damage wrought by NSA revelations
05 Dec 2013

Microsoft invests €170m in Dublin data centre expansion

Expansion to be completed by spring 2014, with 20 data centre roles created as a result
04 Dec 2013

Microsoft-Nokia deal approved by US Department of Justice

Acquisition of mobile phone manufacturer moves one step closer to completion
03 Dec 2013

Addison Lee selects jetNEXUS in drive towards Microsoft Exchange 2010

Existing partnership proved key in decision to go with ALB-X solution
03 Dec 2013

St. Edmund's College picks VMware over Microsoft and Citrix because of 'better functionality'

Hertfordshire-based school anticipates £63,000 of savings from virtualisation project
02 Dec 2013

TfL sees 500 per cent rise in employees tapping into BYOD scheme

Apple's iOS devices are most popular, Samsung is second most popular brand
28 Nov 2013

Microsoft to ramp up encryption to combat NSA surveillance

Microsoft executives meet this week to consider plans to protect customer data from the NSA
27 Nov 2013