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Dec 12, 20053 mins
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Microsoft plans one critical patch on Tuesday, 12/09/05

Microsoft is planning two software security fixes — at least one of them rated as critical — as part of December’s release of security updates.

Microsoft fined $32 million by South Korea, 12/07/05

South Korea’s anti-trust regulator fined Microsoft 33 billion won ($32 million) for violations of fair trade regulations and ordered the company to remedy alleged unfair trade practices on Wednesday, a Microsoft representative said.

Next Internet Explorer 7 pre-release bumped into 2006, 12/07/05

The next pre-release of Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP browser has been pushed into early next year, the company’s IE team said in a blog posting.

Ballmer: More software will come from Asia, 12/07/05

More software will be developed in Asia in the coming years, with China and India far outpacing the number of computer science graduates the U.S. produces each year, Microsoft’s CEO said Wednesday.

Microsoft digs deeper into storage, 12/07/05

Microsoft continued its roll into storage infrastructure yesterday with the introduction of Windows Server 2003 R2 . The upgrade to Windows 2003 Services Pack 1, includes a variety of storage features that allow IT to manage their storage capacity …

Microsoft to invest $1.7 billion in India, 12/07/05

Microsoft will invest $1.7 billion in India over the next four years, Chairman and Chief Architect Bill Gates said Wednesday in Delhi.

Foundry lands Microsoft for high-performance computing initiative, 12/06/05

Foundry Networks last month continued to build its case for high-performance computing by signing Microsoft to its HPC program and holding the …

Microsoft ships long-delayed CRM update, 12/06/05

Microsoft Tuesday plans to begin shipping Microsoft Dynamics CRM 3.0, finally releasing to customers the first major update to the CRM software Microsoft launched three years ago.

Microsoft releases Windows Server 2003 R2 update, 12/06/05

Microsoft Tuesday released to manufacturing a long-awaited interim update to the current version of Windows Server operating system, Windows Server 2003 R2.

SAP readies Mendocino for user testing, 12/06/05

SAP and Microsoft are about to release to 40 early-adopter customers the first version of their jointly developed integration product, codenamed Mendocino.

Layer 8: Child’s wish: Be Gates for a day, 12/09/05

Tune in to NBC tonight at 9 p.m. to watch a 10-year-old see his dream come true: He gets to be Bill Gates for a day. According to NBC, one…

Layer 8: No free XBox for Ballmer, 12/09/05

You think you hate compliance? See what funnyman Steve Ballmer has to say: “The Ballmer children do not have their Xbox 360 yet. I’m in the same boat as many…

Layer 8: MS sued over XBox 360, 12/06/05

Well, this was about as predictable as the XBox 360 “shortage.” A Chicago man who bought the console is suing Microsoft saying the 360 overheats and freezes up. Just like…