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Microsoft wants Windows 10 to boost its mobile play, but that's not the only battle the software giant will have to fight.
"Of course, if the dog has actually eaten it, Classroom can't help you," admitted one Google software engineer.
The software giant issued 8 patches to fix security vulnerabilities in Windows, including one considered "critical" -- the most severe rating.
With software-defined storage in Windows Server, you can get SAN features without paying SAN prices -- and the next release will challenge more high-end storage features.
The software helps users move files from their Android, iOS, and Windows devices to an Intel-powered laptop running the Chrome OS.
From secure containers to Docker support, to abstracted networking and storage, the most interesting features in the next version of Windows Server will come next year with a later preview and System Center beta.
Windows 10, which is expected to be the last of the traditional big bang launches, is likely to complete Microsoft's transition from a software licensing model to a cloud computing one.
You can install any modern Windows or Linux version, desktop or server, using Hyper-V in Windows 8.1. But you'll need to bring your own license and software for the base OS. Here's how to get that OS cheap or even free.
Trend Micro finds malware using Windows Software Restriction Policies to block security software from running.
The Chinese state media attack on US software and hardware continues, with China’s CCTV state network broadcasting a critical report suggesting that Windows 8 is being used to harvest data about the country’s citizens for use by the US government.
Microsoft's second-generation Kinect for Windows sensor will be available to developers, alongside a new software development kit, in July.
Most of the 24 updates are for Windows 8 and other recent versions. We can confirm that the new version of the Malicious Software Removal Tool works with Windows XP.
Yes, many of your Windows programs aren't available on Linux, but some of them are and there are Linux programs that can do just as well as your old XP software.
By combining the technology foundation of Schneider Electric’s StruxureWare Resource Advisor on the Microsoft Windows Azure cloud platform, customers across varied industries can now develop custom, cloud-based energy management and sustainability software.
Microsoft is introducing a Windows Enterprise Edition SKU available for the first time to those without Software Assurance.
The City of Munich, famous for dropping Windows for a Linux OS, has chosen open-source software to handle mail and calendar for its staff.
Starting March 12, Microsoft will begin charging customers for Oracle software running on Windows Azure. Here's how the pricing and licensing will work.
In line with their policy on antimalware signatures and software, Microsoft will continue to create and distribute the MSRT for Windows XP users until July 2015.
With Windows 8.1 just out the door, Windows 9 is slated for a late 2014 release. With little to go on except sheer creativity and a bevy of ideas, designers and enthusiasts have published what they think the next-generation desktop, notebook, and tablet software should look like.
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