A security contest found more bugs in Google Chrome and Firefox than in Microsoft's IE8 browser.
A study by Sandia Labs described limitations to current multicore processing speeds.
This release features good functionality plus a pleasant user interface.
Microsoft is projecting eight fixes for its December security patch arriving on Tuesday.
Microsoft will release Beta 1 of its latest operating system next month.
Microsoft is broadening access to its Service Pack 2 beta for Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008.
ISO/IEC on Tuesday published the Office Open XML (OOXML) file format standard, formally known as ISO/IEC 29500:2008.
Microsoft wants to get technical-community feedback before releasing its latest Web browser next year.
The company has outlined security best practices in tools and models for application developers.
Group seeks better interoperability and conformance for office-suite XML document format standard.
An online startup company migrated some of its operations into the cloud by using Microsoft Windows Azure services.
The service lets developers create testing environments on the fly.
Web App Installer centralized management of ASP.NET and PHP-based open source Web apps.
A rethink of the security feature will happen with Microsoft's next OS, expected in late 2009, at earliest.
Tokeener case study serves as an example of writing low-defect, highly-reliable code, researchers claim.
IT admins will see nearly a dozen security fixes on Tuesday, according to Microsoft.
A Microsoft talk fielded expert opinions on Vista upgrades and how system performance is affected.
Microsoft's database management system did well on the TPC-E processing test, but the competition doesn't use that benchmark.
A pre-beta of Microsoft's newest operating system will be available in late October at the developer event.
New Security Development Lifecycle tools and services will be available in November.