Time and again we write about security breaches that would have been prevented by two-factor authentication. What are the ways people do this in the real world?
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Will the just-announced lower-power/higher-battery-life version of the Intel core 'Ivy Bridge' chip make it into the Microsoft Surface Pro devices which are due to ship by the end of January 2013?
There's more than one way to chip away at Google's search share, according to Microsoft. Mobile apps offer another avenue, says head of Redmond's AppEx team.
Microsoft still isn't talking about Windows 8 on Intel/AMD system-on-a-chip devices. But Intel has started to open up.
More details have been released on the first version of Windows to be tailored to ARM's chips, which will have a number of restrictions for app developers
I say the Linux netbook was rubbed out by Microsoft with an Intel chip in the CFO's office.
The chip leaders have pulled out of the BapCo industry benchmark, after years of complaints by AMD that the application performance evaluation favours Intel
Preparing Windows operating system to run on ARM's chip architecture "necessary" to help Microsoft, which hasn't been major mobile player, compete better with Google and Apple, market analysts note.
The low-cost ServerSwitch hardware marries modifiable server and control software with a programmable Asic, which Microsoft says can be used to test datacentre networks
Software maker has announced at CES 2011 that the next Windows will support SoC architectures and has demonstrated its OS running on both ARM and x86 processors.
Microsoft's move to support ARM-based system-on-a-chip architectures was predicted by One Laptop per Child head Nicholas Negroponte almost two years ago.Negroponte told ZDNet UK in 2009 that he expected Microsoft to develop a version of Windows for ARM architecture.
The software maker has announced at CES 2011 that the next Windows will support SoC architectures and has demonstrated its OS running on both ARM and x86 processors
At CES in Las Vegas today, Microsoft Windows boss Steven Sinofsky announced support for System on a Chip (SoC) architectures from Intel, AMD, and ARM.
Microsoft has purchased for an undisclosed amount the technology, people -- and perhaps most importantly, the intellectual property -- of chip maker Canesta, according to a press release issued by Canesta on October 29.
The partners have signed a new licensing deal covering ARM's chip architecture used in portable devices and handsets, such as smartphones running Windows Phone 7
ARM, IBM, Samsung, ST-Ericsson, Freescale and Texas Instruments have set up a new company called Linaro to help developers optimise Linux distros for ARM's architecture
Microsoft is making a slew of virtualization-related announcements on March 18 -- including one that will be welcome by customers who've been stymied by the chip-level virtualization requirements for running Windows 7 in XP Mode.
There's a new look for News to Know and in this first post, we look at Intel's latest upgrade to its Xeon server chips and report from Microsoft's Mix event, where Windows Phone 7 is a hot topic.
What's a SiArch and who's on it? Those are just a couple of the questions spurred by this week's revelation that one of the key developers of Sun's SPARC architecture, Marc Tremblay, has joined Microsoft as a Distinguished Engineer. Tremblay will work on the SiArch (Strategic Software/Silicon Architectures) team at Microsoft.
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