We've reached a point where we can have a fully functional Windows machine for cheap, with fast connections to peripherals and networks. That opens up a world of inexpensive, flexible, creative possibilities.
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Microsoft's Office for iPad, codenamed Miramar, isn't dead. In fact, it just might beat Microsoft's own touch-first Office implementation for Windows to market.
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.
Like any other enterprise, large educational institutions have existing computing infrastructures which are likely built around Windows networks. Adding Windows tablets to them is far easier than adding iPads or Android tablets
Pre-orders have opened for Nokia's 41-megapixel 1020 device, with all the major mobile networks to offer the Windows Phone 8 handset.
OpenJDK build for Windows Server in Azure is coming next year.
Hortonworks has released its open-source implementation of its Hadoop implementation for Windows, paving the way for Microsoft to deliver its own Hadoop software and services.
In an hour-long ZDNet webinar held on May 16th at high noon, Ed Bott explored Windows 8 implementation strategies for IT decision makers.
Spanish Linux group Hispalinux has filed a competition complaint with the European Commission over the implementation of UEFI Secure Boot for Windows 8.
Thanks to Microsoft's implementation of secure boot, installing Linux on Windows 8 PCs is tricky. Unfortunately, the Linux Foundation's plan to address this problem has been stalled.
Workday's 'mobile first' theme continues only this time its analytics that's getting the Big Data treatment. And yes, the have Windows 8 mobile UI in their labs. Looking forward, the company is committed to building a recruitment app.
Network security company Juniper Networks investigated 1.7 million mobile apps. It concluded that free apps cost us our privacy, expose us unnecessarily, and most app permissions are unjustified.
Mozilla is testing a new API designed to connect Firefox better with social networks while asserting that it is keeping privacy in mind.
Norton Hotspot Security is designed to hide public Wi-Fi sessions from eavesdropping software, encrypting sensitive data from prying eyes at hotspots nationwide.
Microsoft and Hortonworks' implementation of Hadoop for Windows Server hasn't disappeared or been cut. It's actually in private preview, according to a new Microsoft roadmap.
The Microsoft Surface RT tablet is an exciting entrant to the mobile space, with so much riding on how well Windows RT meshes with the tablet hardware. The public reaction to Surface RT will ride on the implementation of the OS and the apps.
Google has denied 'pre-preparing' the hard disk, shown to the UK's privacy regulator two years ago, that contained data scooped up from people's Wi-Fi networks by Street View cars.The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) decided not to punish Google over the practice in 2010, after looking at the drive's contents.
Security and privacy rights researcher Christopher Soghoian argues that the nation-state behind the Flame malware exhibited major short-sightedness with the decision to destroy trust in Microsoft's Windows Update utility.
The emerging Do Not Track standard should give web surfers privacy by default, Microsoft has insisted after the idea was turned down by the standard's working group.The working group at the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) represents a wide spectrum of players including advertising and analytics companies, social networks, browser-makers and others.
Security researchers have discovered that Windows Update is partly responsible for how the Flame malware spreads across networks and how it is able to infect fully patched versions of Windows 7.
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