Google has firmed up its support deadline for Chrome on Windows XP with the last security update set for the end of the year.
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Microsoft executives say the July 14, 2015, deadline for which it will end support for Windows Server 2003 is final and will not be extended, dismissing suggestions exceptions made for Windows XP will spill over to the enterprise platform.
The company's recent results suggest a slowdown in firms leaving the ancient OS behind and upgrading to new systems. Why won't they update?
The PC says that reports of its death have been greatly exaggerated.
The only real surprise I see is a good one having to do with Windows XP and Office 2003. There was other good news and lots of bad.
Yes, you still can trick Microsoft into giving you security updates for Windows XP. No, it's not a good idea. You are not protected.
Netmarketshare seems to have continued its rebalancing act, and today's numbers show Windows XP plunging again while Windows 8/8.1 continues its newfound success
PC sales are declining - despite the end-of-XP support bump - while Mac sales were up 18 percent in Q2 and 21 percent in Q3 of 2014. Why isn't the Mac declining along with Windows PCs?
Use of Windows XP fell dramatically last month, while use of Windows 8.1 grew dramatically, according to Net Applications' numbers published at Netmarketshare.com. Is this a fact, an erroneous blip, or a historical correction? You decide…
Microsoft made a mistake by extending XP Extended Support. Extending Win7 Mainstream Support some time past the intro of Windows 10 would be different.
Windows 10 will build in standards-based two-factor authentication to every device, effectively neutering most phishing attacks and password database breaches. The company also announced new features aimed at securing corporate machines from malware attacks and data leaks.
Cheaper notebooks are getting PCs selling again after a long lull.
A new report shows how Windows XP is figuring strongly in one ongoing large-scale botnet operation that's predominantly targeting US banks.
The capital of Piedmont has been lured to open source with the prospect of doing away with licences and delaying the refresh cycle.
Despite reaching end-of-support this year, Windows XP remains in second place behind Windows 8 and WIndows 8.1.
UPDATED. Google is consciously using their influence to push certificate authorities to advance security standards soon. Would you believe the problem is Windows XP SP2?
XP might be out of date but that doesn't mean it isn't still being used by many organisations. But research suggests another big deadline could be missed by some.
Microsoft withdrew support for Windows XP in April. That's been the cue for some in the developer community to work on new service packs for the elderly operating system.
The consensus says that Windows XP has boosted corporate PC sales and acted as a performance enhancing drug. There's an argument that enterprises may keep refreshing PCs because the installed base is ancient.
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