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February, 2010

  • 5 February

    Microsoft wins dispute over bingnews.org

    Tech giant Microsoft won a dispute filed with the National Arbitration Forum over the domain bingnews.org this week. The company alleged that the name, which was registered by Prabhjot Singh, violated the trademark of its Bing search engine. Microsoft won the case because of its trademark on “Bing” and because …

  • 1 February

    How read Outlook mail via web

    Microsoft Outlook is a great desktop mail client for at home or in the office, but what if you are using a computer not configured for Outlook access and need to check your mail? When this happens, Outlook Web Access (OWA) is a good alternative. Originally called Exchange Web Connect …

January, 2010

  • 19 January

    Remotely managing your Windows web server

    Question: How do I setup remote management of an IIS 7 server on Windows Server 2008? Answer: By default, remote management is turned off. Therefore, you must turn it on before you can use any of its features. Although IIS is available for Vista and other versions of Microsoft Windows, …

December, 2009

  • 10 December

    Frontpage web hosting

    Frontpage is a WYSIWYG editor created by Microsoft. Though it is now legacy software, having been replaced by the company’s new Expression Web, there is still significant demand for Frontpage web hosting. The good news is most hosts still provide Frontpage extensions, the technology needed for the software to sync …

August, 2009

  • 24 August

    Microsoft Working with PHP

    Microsoft, which has long offered proprietary alternatives to open source web platforms and scripting languages, is now offering a toolkit that will make it easier for PHP developers to utilize it’s .NET data services. PHP, which stands for PHP Hyptertext Processor and is sponsored by the commercial organization, Zend Technologies. …

  • 19 August

    Microsoft Scores PSXBOX.NET in Dispute

    Microsoft is a company that needs no introduction, but for those who have been under a very low-tech rock for the past 20 years, they are the dominating software force in the PC market. Their operating system, Windows and their office suite are used on the majority of the world’s …

  • 17 August

    Microsoft to build outdoor data center

    In an effort to increase efficiency and reduce costs, IT companies will do anything to save a few pennies. Microsoft is ready to take things to a whole new level by building a data center with no walls or roof. Such an outdoor server room would not leave the hardware …

  • 10 August

    Microsoft joins the HTML 5 discussion

    Last month we discussed the current state of HTML 5, particularly regarding its video component. Not only were the major browser makers, Mozilla, Google, Apple, and Opera, all duking it out over what should be considered standard, but the largest browser maker, Microsoft, had barely contributed to the debate at …

  • 10 August

    Are mega data centers cost effective?

    In an attempt to save money, it has been the trend over the last few years for tech companies to reduce their existing data center inventory and invest in several large data centers. Perhaps the most famous instance of this occurring is HP, which cut its IT costs in half …

  • 7 August

    Microsoft acquires Office.com domain

    On Thursday Microsoft announced their purchase of Office.com, a domain previously owned by ContactOffice, an online office service. The next version of Microsoft’s office suite, Office 2010, reportedly includes a web-based version. The web-based version will be part of their Windows Live service and will be compatible with browsers other …