Windows 8 is Microsoft's most critical launch since 1995 as it unifies mobile and PC computing.
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One in five small firms are still using Microsoft's antique operating system despite the security risks.
Microsoft officials admit they're contemplating whether to bring Microsoft's Cortana personal digital assistant technology to non-Windows platforms. Are the tradeoffs worth it?
Today's updates address 66 vulnerabilities, but 59 of them are memory corruption vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer
China doesn't trust Windows, Europe might not trust Google, and nobody trusts the phone giants [Government IT Week]
China seems to think Windows 8 is a threat (no news on whether they're trying to run Metro). Europe demands Google delete some of our data, and Snowden is still in the news.
Microsoft's second-generation Kinect for Windows sensor will be available to developers, alongside a new software development kit, in July.
Event triggers are a handy and free way to alert IT staff of potential Windows server problems. There’s a saying in IT that your users should be the last ones to notice when a critical system or...
Two of the seven are for at least one critical vulnerability. One of these affects an unusually broad collection of products.
Microsoft's investment partner Nook Media is working with Samsung on a new Android-based Nook tablet. Is there still a place for Microsoft in this arrangement?
XP is slowly dying, Windows 8 is slowly gaining, but the almost five-year-old Windows 7 was the real desktop operating system winner in May as it went over the 50 percent mark for the first time.
It's looking like Microsoft's new 'mini' Start Menu for Windows 8.x won't be part of Windows 8.1 Update 2 as rumored. Instead, it's sounding like a 2015 deliverable now.
There are over a billion Linux end-users in the world in 2014. Yes, that's right, a billion.
Microsoft's Internet Explorer team is going public with the status of some of the features it is hoping to support in the next version of IE.
The first Windows Phone 8.1 handset packs most standard smartphone features — except a front-facing camera — into an attractive and affordable package.
Is Microsoft planning to turn Windows into a subscription service akin to Office 365? Some leakers say yes. My sources say no. Here's why.
[UPDATE: Microsoft response] A single registry setting makes Windows Update think your XP system is Windows XP POSReady, which will receive updates for another five years.