Elizabeth MontalbanoIDG News Service

Microsoft: Outlook Will Replace Entourage in Office for Mac

Microsoft on Thursday said that starting next year it will include Outlook in its version of Office for the Mac platform, replacing Entourage.

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Microsoft, Nokia Team to Put Office Apps on Mobile Phones

UPDATE: Microsoft and Nokia describe their plans to put a version of Microsoft's Office productivity applications on Nokia handsets.

Microsoft, Nokia May Strike Apps Alliance Wednesday

Microsoft and Nokia will unveil an alliance Wednesday that will likely reveal a plan to deliver Microsoft Office applications on Nokia handsets.

Opera, Chrome Not Officially Supported by Office Web Apps

Microsoft has left the Opera and Google Chrome browsers off of the list of those officially supported by its Web-based Office applications.

Microsoft to Charge Office Live Customers Domain-renewal Fee

Microsoft beginning Oct. 1 will charge customers who signed up to its Office Live Small Business service before February of last year to renew domains.

Facebook Confirms DoS Attack Same Day as Twitter

Popular social-networking site Facebook was hit with a distributed denial-of-service attack Thursday.

Twitter Taken Down by Denial-of-service Attack

The Twitter service was hit with a denial of service attack Thursday that rendered the site unavailable for users.

Microsoft Acknowledges Linux Threat to Windows Client

Microsoft for the first time has named Linux distributors Red Hat and Canonical as competitors to its Windows client business in an SEC filing.

Software for Virtualizing XP on Windows 7 Now Available

Microsoft Tuesday released software that allows people to run applications in Windows 7 as if they are running in Windows XP.

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Microsoft Details How to Port IPhone Apps to Windows Mobile

Microsoft has published a case study detailing how to port an iPhone app to Windows Mobile as it prepares to launch a mobile apps store.

Microsoft Details How to Upgrade Between Windows 7 SKUs

Microsoft on Friday let users who want to upgrade from one version of Windows 7 to another know how they can do so.

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Ballmer Surprised by Market's Reaction to Microsoft-Yahoo

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said Thursday he was surprised that Wall Street reacted negatively to Yahoo's plan to give up its search business.

Bing Was Tipping Point in Microsoft-Yahoo Deal

Microsoft's re-release of its search engine as Bing was likely the event that tipped the scales in favor of Yahoo agreeing to a deal, analysts said.

CEOs: Devil Was in Details of Yahoo, Microsoft Search Tie-up

Microsoft and Yahoo took so long to reach a search agreement because they considered factors beyond the deal's key financial considerations.

Microsoft Signs Search Deal With Yahoo

Microsoft and Yahoo struck a long-anticipated search deal Wednesday under which Microsoft's Bing search engine will power Yahoo's search site, and Yahoo will...