Or what is actually termed as the final round. More depressing news, but we just had the latest round of Microsoft layoffs with the company releasing hundreds of employees across the globe. These are, of course, part of the 18,000 or so job cuts that were announced last year. Back when Microsoft completed the takeover...

Microsoft announced earlier in the summer that it would stop accepting new subscriptions for TechNet. And as scheduled, the technology titan stopped doing so on August 31. But despite calls from IT professionals to keep the program going, Redmond plans to shut down the service altogether when all existing contracts...

Ah, another fine morning and another fine Microsoft-commissioned research. Redmond contracted AMI-Partners to run a study of 538 IITMs working in small businesses in various countries. IITMs, is what the company calls ‘involuntary IT managers’. Smart. The study was conducted in Australia, Brazil, Chile, India and the...