Microsoft has extended the carrot. Later it will brandish the stick.
By Gregg Keizer | 23 May, 2015 03:16
Microsoft has released another update for Windows 10, but warned users with an Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) graphics chipset to expect "frequent crashes" of the new Edge browser.
By Gregg Keizer | 21 May, 2015 06:18
By Paul Krill | 20 May, 2015 23:53
Although Apple has done a better job of moving its Mac users along with each new operating system than has rival Microsoft, the Cupertino, Calif. company has been unable to eradicate fragmentation as it accelerated upgrades to an annual cadence.
By Gregg Keizer | 19 May, 2015 23:38
Microsoft should have Windows 10 on more than 410 million personal computers within 18 months of the new OS's release, an analysis of user share data and upgrade tempos shows.
By Gregg Keizer | 19 May, 2015 06:01
Microsoft on Friday retreated from earlier statements that owners of counterfeit copies of Windows 7 and 8.1 will receive a free upgrade to Windows 10 this summer.
By Gregg Keizer | 18 May, 2015 20:09
Microsoft on Wednesday laid out the list of Windows 10 editions it will sell this summer, adding a new academic SKU, or stock keeping unit, and one for smartphones and smaller tablets in the enterprise.
By Gregg Keizer | 14 May, 2015 23:39
A critical vulnerability in code used by several virtualization platforms can put business information stored in data centers at risk of compromise.
By Lucian Constantin | 14 May, 2015 02:07
To meet its goal of putting Windows 10 on a billion devices within three years, Microsoft will have to turn every personal computer now running Windows 7 onto the new OS, then find even more to migrate, calculations from recent statistics show.
By Gregg Keizer | 07 May, 2015 06:50
Google's Chrome browser broke the 25% user share mark last month, putting it in the position that Firefox briefly attained but quickly lost.
By Gregg Keizer | 06 May, 2015 06:51
Microsoft last week asked a federal court to let it serve a subpoena on Verizon to force the Internet provider to identify those behind a two-year scheme that allegedly activated hundreds of copies of Windows 7 illegally.
By Gregg Keizer | 06 May, 2015 00:10
Microsoft yesterday announced Windows Update for Business as one way enterprises can manage the accelerated update and upgrade cadence of Windows 10 after it launches this summer.
By Gregg Keizer | 05 May, 2015 22:03
Microsoft has launched a broader-based public preview of Office 2016 for Windows, expanding on the March sneak peek that was available only to subscribers of select business-grade Office 365 plans.
By Gregg Keizer | 05 May, 2015 04:19
Users of the upcoming version of Windows will be able to call on its Cortana voice-driven virtual personal assistant to help them parse their organization's business intelligence data.
By Joab Jackson | 05 May, 2015 03:06
Microsoft last week said it would defer revenue from the sales of Windows 10 licenses, a move that will affect its financials and trigger a meeting later this year to explain the ins and outs to Wall Street.
By Gregg Keizer | 05 May, 2015 00:35
Microsoft executives last week further fleshed out the firm's "Windows as a service" strategy, an effort to shift money-making from the traditional practice of licensing the OS to one more reliant on revenue from search, games and apps.
By Gregg Keizer | 04 May, 2015 20:24
A security flaw in a common Unix software component remains unpatched in one of the most popular Linux distributions, more than a year after an official fix was published.
By Jon Gold | 01 May, 2015 06:34
Microsoft yesterday updated Windows 10 with the third refresh in the last 30 days.
By Gregg Keizer | 01 May, 2015 04:28
It's no secret that Microsoft has had little success competing against Google Android or Apple iOS. But the PC software giant will give it another try with tools enabling developers to use code written for Android and iOS on Windows 10 devices.
By Paul Krill | 30 April, 2015 20:09
Axon wanted to win more business by reaching out to CIOs and key technology decision makers with more flexible, affordable and easy-to-manage disaster recovery solutions.
Organizations across the globe are finding disaster recovery increasingly important for a number of reasons. This white paper explains how virtualization technology can solve the cost vs. time dilemma traditional data recovery solutions pose, enabling organizations to quickly and cost effectively recover all server workloads.
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