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Four days after Google's Project Zero team disclosed an unpatched security bug in Windows, and drew rebuke from Redmond, another bug has exceeded Google's deadline and been made public.
The Redmond giant isn't exactly chipper after Google disclosed a Windows bug just two days before Microsoft planned to issue a fix.
[UPDATED 2X] A Google researcher found a privilege elevation bug in Windows. After 90 days he made it public. He gives no indication that he contacted Microsoft.
Microsoft's Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) tightens the security screws in Windows and applications. It's set up for enterprise deployment and management.
Microsoft will share more about the Windows 10 'consumer experience' at an event on January 21 in Redmond.
Microsoft's MDOP 2014 R2 set of management and deployment tools for Windows, adds new application and user-experience virtualization features.
Google is allowing users to run Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter on its cloud platform, and is now allowing them to run some of their licensed Microsoft enterprise apps on Google Cloud.
Google is gunning for a seamless user experience for its payment system and is open to partnerships. Does the company have the focus or skill to tackle Apple Pay?
Google can design pure Android all it wants but the reality is that managing a consistent user experience is a lot like herding cats given hardware partners all have their own overlays.
The former Qualcomm executive brings a wealth of experience, but Google reportedly wants his operational expertise in order to sign up even more cities to the high-speed Internet service.
Lift Labs has developed a high-tech spoon to replace frustration with fun for those who combat tremors and find eating a difficult experience -- and Google wants in.
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?
Google delivers a faster, better and more secure version of its Chrome Web browser for Windows. Indeed, the 64-bit version may just be today's best Windows Web browser.
On day two of VMworld 2014, VMware strengthens ties to Google and Microsoft Windows while beefing up its Desktop-as-a-Service offerings worldwide.
Talk about Chromebooks and the conversation will eventually turn to the threat they are to Microsoft and Windows 8. That is true, but the lowly laptop from Google may be a bigger concern for Intel.
BlackBerry said BBM for Windows retains the native user experience and modern design of the Windows UI.
Google has released beta version of 64-bit Chrome for Windows 7 and Windows 8.
Google dramatically reduced idle times in Microsoft Windows to make its Chrome browser seem "peppier" but the real result was shorter battery life on laptops, and the waste of unknown megawatts of power.
The PC industry worldwide sold 136 million desktop PCs last year, along with 160 million traditional notebooks driven by keyboards and touchpads. Those big numbers explain why Microsoft is feverishly improving the desktop experience for "the next iteration of Windows."
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