Elizabeth Montalbano

How the Netherlands is leading the EU toward its tech future

Dutch emerging-tech companies get record-breaking venture funding

Dutch emerging-tech companies get record-breaking venture funding

An initiative backed by a Dutch prince and pandemic-fueled demand for ubiquitous connectivity and remote-working technologies have spurred a venture capital windfall for emerging-tech companies in the Netherlands, with cloud,...

MS Office battles Google in the cloud

When Microsoft releases the next version of its productivity suite, Office 2010, it will be into a very different competitive landscape than the one Office 2007 faced in late 2006.Back then Google Apps had limited availability, and...

MS Office battles Google in the cloud

When Microsoft releases the next version of its productivity suite, Office 2010, it will be into a very different competitive landscape than the one Office 2007 faced in late 2006.

Does Microsoft complicate its licensing on purpose?

Navigating Microsoft's complex rules and programs for software licensing has been notoriously difficult for businesses -- a pain point not lost on the company, which for years has said it is trying to simplify the process for...

Does Microsoft complicate its licensing on purpose?

Navigating Microsoft's complex rules and programs for software licensing has been notoriously difficult for businesses -- a pain point not lost on the company, which for years has said it is trying to simplify the process for...

Samsung, HTC offer first Windows Mobile 6.5 phones

HTC and Samsung are at the head of the line of U.S. handset vendors offering Windows Mobile 6.5 phones, the first smartphones based on Microsoft's new OS that are meant to finally give Microsoft-powered phones features that are on...

Samsung, HTC offer first Windows Mobile 6.5 phones

HTC and Samsung are at the head of the line of handset vendors offering Windows Mobile 6.5 phones, the first smartphones based on Microsoft's new OS that are meant to finally give Microsoft-powered phones features that are on par...

Former Microsoft open-source chief joins cloud startup

Former Microsoft open-source chief Sam Ramji has joined cloud-computing startup Sonoa Systems, taking over product strategy and business development at the Santa Clara, California-based company.In his last job at Microsoft, Ramji was...

Ballmer: Windows 7 worth the investment

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer put on his sales hat Tuesday and made a case for why businesses should upgrade to Windows 7, despite an economy in which many IT budgets have been frozen or are lower than in years past."It's a different...

Ballmer: Windows 7 worth the investment

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer put on his sales hat Tuesday and made a case for why businesses should upgrade to Windows 7, despite an economy in which many IT budgets have been frozen or are lower than in years past.

Microsoft aims to spark new business for Web developers

Microsoft has launched a program that gives Web development professionals the chance to get free software and technical support to help them get new businesses off the ground.Web development companies with less than 10 employees can...

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