Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Stuart J. Johnston

Stewart J. Johnston is a Datamation contributor.

Next Windows Server Ship Date Slips

Amid the hubbub surrounding the impending beta of Windows Vista Service Pack 1 this week, Microsoft (Quote) also quietly disclosed it is delaying the release of Vista's complement...

Microsoft Readies First Vista Service Pack Beta

After weeks of confusion over when the beta of Windows Vista's first service pack will see the light of day, Microsoft (Quote) finally announced a tentative schedule today....

Multi-touch Display Uses All Ten Fingers

Multi-touch screen technologies are the latest thing for high-tech gadgets, from Apple's iPhone to Microsoft's Surface tabletop computer. But to date, there has been a limit to how...

Exchange 2007 Service Pack Preview Ships

Microsoft announced Tuesday that it is shipping Beta 2 of the first service pack for Exchange Server 2007. With this beta, which is also being called a...

Datacenters: What’s That Giant Sucking Sound?

Our ever-evolving digital lifestyle has changed the way we do many things, from online banking to researching school papers to finding a soul mate to buying airline...

Look Out ‘Orcas,’ Here Comes ‘Rosario’

Talk about getting antsy. Microsoft (Quote) has only just begun Beta 2 of Visual Studio 2008, but it's already preparing the first community technology preview, or CTP, of...

Microsoft Ships New SQL Server 2008 Preview

Microsoft (Quote) this week shipped the second preview version of SQL Server 2008, and company officials said that the product is on track for release in the second...

Ozzie Talks About the Cloud

Microsoft's (Quote) new top technology visionary presented a more down to earth view of the company's growing software-plus-services initiative last week than he has to date, but it...

Office Open XML Standards Push Not Dead Yet

Like the Terminator – just when the monster machine seems defeated, it always somehow rises again – Microsoft's push for international standards status for its Office document...

Silverlight 1.0 About to Shine as ‘Release Candidate’

Microsoft (Quote) is quietly preparing to ship the first 'release candidate,' or RC, of the initial version of its Silverlight cross-platform media player technology, perhaps as...

Microsoft, Nortel Celebrate an Anniversary

Microsoft (Quote) and Nortel (Quote) are celebrating their first year "together" this week –- together as in unified communications, that is. A year ago this week, the software behemoth...

Microsoft: Growth Happens

REDMOND, Wash. -- As Microsoft gets ready to report its fiscal 2007 earnings next week, the company's seemingly endless building boom shows no signs of slowing, and...

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