Sure, Microsoft finally brought Office to the iPhone, but was it just lip service or something substantial?
Microsoft's launch of Office Mobile for the iPhone will be a "game changer that will shift momentum back on the Redmond giant's side," predicted Tony Bradley, an independent analyst and Forbes contributor.
Long after rumors first surfaced about the possibility of Office 2013 making its appearance on iOS devices, Microsoft this week finally released a version of Office for iOS.
At its annual developers conference this week, Apple unveiled the beta version of its iWork mobile worker productivity suite for the iCloud, which will enable remote access to iWork with the functionality offered in a web client.
The vast majority of Window 8 devices will come with a touchscreen by 2014, according to Microsoft.
Enterprises are likely to embrace changes being made in Microsoft's Windows 8.1 update, also known as Windows "Blue," which is shipping at the end of June, according to a number of analysts.
Microsoft has implemented the first phase of its integration of the Lync unified communications platform and the Skype VoIP service, announced earlier this year.
The enterprise telephony market took a nosedive in the first quarter, dropping 10 percent year-over-year to $1.8 billion, according to the latest stats from Infonetics Research. Enterprise PBX spending, which includes TDM, hybrid and IP-based PBX systems, declined in the first quarter to its lowest point since mid-2009.
Google researcher Tavis Ormandy has discovered a new zero-day Windows vulnerability, and has published full details of the security issue, including a proof-of-concept exploit code.
Close to half of employees said social tools help increase their productivity, and close to one-third said they would spend their own money to buy social tools for work, according to a survey of 9,908 information workers in 32 countries conducted by research firm Ipsos on behalf of Microsoft.