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Microsoft wins $66M Navy contract for consulting support services

Microsoft has won a $66.4 million contract to provide the Navy with consulting support services.

Who won June's biggest contracts?

June brought another increase in the number of contract awards that we've covered during the month, marking the continuation of a trend we've followed since January. So who are June's big winners?

Microsoft's $412.2M DISA contract includes access to source code

Microsoft has won a $412.2 million contract for Microsoft Enterprise Technical Support Services for DISA, which includes revealing its source code and other proprietary resources.

Microsoft to expand cloud service into Australia

Microsoft plans on building two cloud computing centers in Australia.

Microsoft to combine Yammer, Office 365 sales teams

Microsoft has begun integrating the Yammer sales team of around 100 representatives into its Office 365 sales team.

Microsoft sets sights on Amazon with cloud offering

With Microsoft just launching its cloud service, some believe the company has mistimed the market; however, the company remains confident that its service will rival that of its biggest competitor, Amazon.

Is quantum computing the next big thing?

With companies like Lockheed, HP, IBM and Microsoft pumping money into quantum computing, and the CIA contributing millions to its development, can we be that far from a major breakthrough?

Is Microsoft Dell's $2B white knight?

Microsoft may invest $2 billion in Dell as part of a move to take the company private.

Inside Microsoft's $617M software deal with the DOD

Microsoft signs a huge licensing deal with the Defense Department. What does the agreement say about the way the government is buying technology?

Lessons from the 100 Best Companies to Work For

Fortune's annual list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For offers some good tips for building a culture that values employees.

Can Ballmer and Microsoft catch Apple and Android?

Steve Ballmer made his case before the Northern Virginia Technology Council on April 19, but is Microsoft just playing the "Me too" card?

Anonymous targets cyber bill supporters

New hacker campaign also promises in-person protests outside offices of supporters of Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act.

PowerPoint and a new generation of visual learners

Steve Kelman learns a few things about the power of images.

VA CIO sheds light on search for Microsoft alternatives

The Veterans Affairs Department is one of several federal agencies looking for alternatives to MS Office, says CIO Roger Baker.

VA looks for Microsoft alternatives

Microsoft Office is the government's dominant productivity suite, but the Veterans Affairs department would like to find a less expensive alternative.

Google stops suit against Interior

Company says Interior will consider them for future cloud solicitations, but the Interior says, 'not so fast.'

Google, Microsoft cloud crashes: Is this the new normal?

Recent outages for Google Docs and Office 365 add to a string of public clouds going dark.