Mary Jo Foley

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    Microsoft to add a standalone Windows Enterprise SKU

    Microsoft to add a standalone Windows Enterprise SKU Microsoft is going to make Windows Enterprise available to those without Software Assurance coverage for the first time. Previously, only those volume licensees with Software Assurance (SA) were able to buy Windows Enterprise -10 http://www.zdnet.com/microsoft-to-add-a-standalone-windows-enterprise-version-to-its-business-line-up-7000026860/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+zdnet%2Fmicrosoft+%28ZDNet+All+About+Microsoft%29 Microsoft,Windows,Enterprise 2014-03-31 2014-02-27 16:25:18

    zdnet.com | Submitted: February 27, 2014, Expires: March 31, 2014

    Author: Mary Jo Foley

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    Microsoft is going to make Windows Enterprise available to those without Software Assurance coverage for the first time. Previously, only those volume licensees with Software Assurance (SA) were able to buy Windows Enterprise

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    Internet Explorer 11 to get new enterprise mode

    Internet Explorer 11 to get new enterprise mode IE11. according to my sources, EMIE will allow businesses to specify which sites should be loaded in IE8 compatibility mode and which don't need it. -10 http://www.zdnet.com/internet-explorer-11-to-get-new-enterprise-mode-7000025842/ InternetExplorer11,Microsoft 2014-03-31 2014-01-31 15:10:13

    zdnet.com | Submitted: January 31, 2014, Expires: March 31, 2014

    Author: Mary Jo Foley

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    IE11. according to my sources, EMIE will allow businesses to specify which sites should be loaded in IE8 compatibility mode and which don't need it.

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    Microsoft's Windows 8.1 Update release target is March 11

    Microsoft's Windows 8.1 Update release target is March 11 The target release date for Windows 8.1 Update 1 -- the relatively minor update coming to Windows 8.1 this spring -- is allegedly March 11, according to one of MJF's accurate and trusted sources -10 http://www.zdnet.com/microsofts-windows-8-1-update-1-rumored-release-target-is-march-11-7000025559/ Microsoft,Windows8.1,Windowsupdate1,windowsupdate,windows 2014-03-12 2014-01-24 11:57:45

    zdnet.com | Submitted: January 24, 2014, Expires: March 12, 2014

    Author: Mary Jo Foley

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    The target release date for Windows 8.1 Update 1 -- the relatively minor update coming to Windows 8.1 this spring -- is allegedly March 11, according to one of MJF's accurate and trusted sources

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    2014 to be the last year for TechED

    2014 to be the last year for TechED Internal sources are saying that 2014 2 will be the last year of TechED -10 http://www.zdnet.com/whats-on-microsofts-conference-calendar-for-2014-7000024767/ Teched,Microsoft,conference 2015-03-01 2014-01-03 16:19:05

    zdnet.com | Submitted: January 3, 2014, Expires: March 1, 2015

    Author: Mary Jo Foley

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    Internal sources are saying that 2014 2 will be the last year of TechED

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    Windows 8.1 to RTM on August 26th

    Windows 8.1 to RTM on August 26th Windows 8.1 to RTM on August 26th 80 http://www.zdnet.com/they-dont-make-windows-like-they-used-to-7000019390/ Windows8.1,rtm 2013-08-27 2013-08-23 15:04:08

    zdnet.com | Submitted: August 23, 2013, Expires: August 27, 2013

    Author: Mary Jo Foley

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    Windows 8.1 to RTM on August 26th

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    Mostly correct. RTM was announced on the 26th but the code was signed-off a few days prior.

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    External Ethernet support coming to Microsoft Surface RTs

    External Ethernet support coming to Microsoft Surface RTs Official support for external Ethernet adapters for Surface RT tablets is coming, according to sources close to the company 100 http://www.zdnet.com/external-ethernet-support-coming-to-microsoft-surface-rts-7000018999/ Microsoft,surface,surfacert,ethernet 2013-11-01 2013-08-06 08:39:55

    zdnet.com | Submitted: August 6, 2013, Expires: November 1, 2013

    Author: Mary Jo Foley

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    Official support for external Ethernet adapters for Surface RT tablets is coming, according to sources close to the company

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    Correct.

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    Windows 8.1 to be released shortly after RTM

    Windows 8.1 to be released shortly after RTM While new devices preloaded with the Windows 8.1 bits will probably not be out until late September/early October, I have heard that the general availability of the Windows 8.1 bits won't be held back this time around. I think users will be able to get the 8.1 bits simultaneously or very shortly after RTM. 0 http://www.zdnet.com/microsoft-confirms-windows-8-1-to-rtm-by-august-7000017769/ Microsoft,windows8.1 2013-09-01 2013-07-10 08:33:01

    zdnet.com | Submitted: July 10, 2013, Expires: September 1, 2013

    Author: Mary Jo Foley

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    While new devices preloaded with the Windows 8.1 bits will probably not be out until late September/early October, I have heard that the general availability of the Windows 8.1 bits won't be held back this time around. I think users will be able to get the 8.1 bits simultaneously or very shortly after RTM.

    Tracking Result:

    Incorrect, Windows 8.1 was held back until October.

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