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Having invested hundreds of million acquiring the Microsoft OS since 2010, the Chinese government is choosing to hang on and looking for Win XP-specific security products to protect user data.
The failure of UK government organisations to move off Windows XP before Microsoft stops supporting the OS has led to taxpayers picking up a £5m bill for extended support.
One Japanese banking group has beat Microsoft's April 8 support deadline for Windows XP but millions — potentially hundreds of millions — remain on the ageing OS.
That crisis will depend on how many of the world's ATMs, 95 percent of which have XP on them, can migrate to a newer OS that comes with support
Several tech vendors in China including Tencent and Kingsoft will offer Windows XP users technical aid related to system upgrades and security features, after Microsoft cuts the cord April 8. One quarter of China's computers still run on the OS.
The Chinese-language Ubuntu Kylin OS has been downloaded more than one million times since its launch last year as the country looks to replace the soon to be unsupported Windows XP.
Among the measures proposed by the data security branch of GCHQ to cut risks after Windows XP support ends is a block on government workers with the OS remotely accessing the network.
Windows XP may still be the second most popular OS worldwide, but Australians have already moved on from it a lot faster than US and UK computer users.
With Windows XP entering the final few weeks of official support, Microsoft executive Jay Paulus offers his take on the OS and explains why it's high time to move.
Microsoft support for Windows XP expires in April 2014. Tech Pro Research's recent survey uncovered future plans of organizations that use the venerable OS.
Even though the world won't end because of Microsoft's withdrawal of support for Windows XP, those left clinging to the OS after April's deadline still face a number of issues.
As Microsoft counts down toward the end of support for Windows XP on April 8, users still running the OS are getting a few more of their questions answered.
The pending release of Windows 8.1 might have you thinking about putting off your OS upgrades. But given that Windows XP is 12 years old, a virtual eternity in the computer industry, you've got to ask yourself one question: 'Do I feel lucky?'
With less than a year to go until support for Windows XP runs out, Microsoft warns Indian businesses they will have to pay hundreds of dollars per user for not migrating to a newer Windows OS.
With Microsoft’s cut-off date for support for Windows XP exactly 12 months away, the options are narrowing for the many organisations that have yet to carry out an OS upgrade.
The latest monthly OS share numbers from NetMarketShare show few surprises. XP continues to slide, Windows 8 is very slowly gaining traction, and Microsoft still dominates usage in the declining market for traditional PCs. But the numbers show a few unexpected trends.
At long last, Microsoft Windows 7 has overtaken the 11-year-old Windows XP on Netmarketshare's web-based tracking network, while Mac OS X is now a percentage point ahead of Vista. There are also new numbers for mobile operating systems and browsers.
The GitHub hosting service for software development revision control has released its first official Windows client, a year after a similar client for Mac OS X came out.The GitHub for Windows client, which was unveiled on Monday, works on XP, Vista, 7 and the pre-release version of Windows 8.
Windows XP's market share is falling, while Windows 7 is slowly rising. But it may not be until 2013 where the latest operating system overtakes the decade-old software.
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