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Microsoft's DNS Patch Flawed, Security Official Says

A March DNS security patch doesn't work on compromised servers, according to nCircle.

Windows 7 Is "Rescuing" Apps, Microsoft Says

Windows 7 will feature superior application compatibility over Vista, according to a Microsoft announcement.

Microsoft Reveals Strategy for Mobile Developers

Microsoft today revealed plans to offer tooling and guidance on its developer portal.

Q&A: Microsoft's Nash Explains IE 8's Enterprise Advantages

Mike Nash, Microsoft's corporate vice president for Windows product management, talks about the status of IE 8 RC1.

IE8 Will Be Removable From Windows 7

Microsoft plans to expand the list of features that can be turned off in its Windows 7 Release Candidate.

Getting Directions for SharePoint

.NET developers face adjustments as they start coding for Microsoft's high-flying workflow and collaboration platform.

Three Security Fixes Expected on Patch Tuesday

The fixes will address spoofing and remote code execution attacks.

IT 'Negligent' in Patching Worm Hole, Halbheer Says

Microsoft's chief security advisor blamed the spread of the Conficker worm on laggard IT staff.

RC2 of ASP.NET MVC Released

Microsoft this week unexpectedly issued a second release candidate of its ASP.NET Model View Controller.

Infragistics' New Tools for Picturing Data in Silverlight

New data visualization tools are available for those developing on the Microsoft Silverlight 2 Web multimedia platform.

Adobe Says Flex-Based Component Tools Coming, IBM's ILOG Upgrades Elixir Suite

Look for a third-party market of component tools that allow developers to build business applications based on Adobe's Flex rich client programming platform to emerge this year.

Microsoft Issues Windows 7 Beta Update To Fix IE8

The patch addresses reliability problems with the version of Internet Explorer 8 that runs on Windows 7 Beta.

VSLive!: Four Rich Client Platforms

VSLive! San Francisco showcased applications developed with Redmond's four rich client technologies: Windows Presentation Foundation, Silverlight, Windows 7 Touch and Surface.

VSLive!: Expert Describes Windows Workflow 4.0 as a Vast Improvement Over Prior Versions

When Microsoft releases the 4.0 version of Windows Workflow Foundation (WF), it will be providing the first truly usable version of the technology since it debuted more than two years ago

Microsoft Pitches Surface to Developers at VSLive!

Microsoft officials this week tried to convince developers to build applications for its Surface -- the company's multi-user, multi-touch technology that turns a specially designed table top into an interactive multi-touch interface.

Release Candidate of Vista SP2 Now Available

The near-final Service Pack 2 for Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 was released by Microsoft on Wednesday.

Excel Bug Prompts Microsoft Advisory

The bug drops a Trojan-horse binary when users open an affected Excel file.

Visual Studio 2010's New Look Unveiled at VSLive!

In the keynote on Tuesday, Microsoft's Jason Zander showcased advances in the new VS 2010 user interface for the first time to VSLive! attendees.

Solution Provider Talks Up ALM Features Coming In VS 2010

MDC session laid out the key advances from an ALM perspective

Researchers Say Gazelle Browser Offers Better Security

The browser prototype uses its own operating system to separate processes and control security.