Just days before Microsoft retired Windows XP from public support, the company drastically reduced the price of custom support agreements that give large companies and government agencies another year of XP patches, experts reported today.
By Gregg Keizer | 17 April, 2014 00:08
Red Hat is looking to advance the Docker Linux container application for wider enterprise use.
By Joab Jackson | 16 April, 2014 07:34
As organizations move in-house systems to the cloud, Canonical wants them to consider switching their OSes as well.
By Joab Jackson | 16 April, 2014 02:36
Microsoft on Monday conceded that Google's Chrome OS and the Chromebooks the operating system powers are capable of doing real work, a reversal of its 'Scroogled' campaign that once blasted the laptops as worthless.
By Gregg Keizer | 15 April, 2014 21:49
Microsoft has revealed how it will squeeze Windows 8.1 onto devices with storage space as small as 16GB to fulfill a promise earlier this year that OEMs could produce low-cost tablets and laptops.
By Gregg Keizer | 14 April, 2014 20:35
The IRS acknowledged this week that it missed the April 8 cut-off for Windows XP support, and will be paying Microsoft millions for an extra year of security patches.
By Gregg Keizer | 12 April, 2014 05:05
Microsoft's demand that Windows 8.1 users install this week's major update was another signal that the company is serious about forcing customers to adopt its faster release strategy, experts said today.
By Gregg Keizer | 11 April, 2014 06:35
The looming threat of running an unsupported OS wasn't enough to save PC shipments from continuing their slide in the first quarter.
By Agam Shah | 10 April, 2014 08:25
Microsoft suspended serving Windows 8.1 Update to businesses that rely on WSUS (Windows Server Update Services), saying that a bug would prevent devices from recognizing future updates.
By Gregg Keizer | 09 April, 2014 21:44
This month's "Patch Tuesday" includes the final round of security fixes Microsoft will issue for Windows XP, potentially leaving millions that continue to use the OS open to attack.
By Joab Jackson | 09 April, 2014 06:20
Microsoft is due to deliver the much-awaited update to Windows 8.1, and with it comes a packed goody bag of treats for laptop and PC users.
By Juan Carlos Perez | 09 April, 2014 02:35
Windows 8.1 users have a narrow window to upgrade to Windows 8.1 Update, the refresh that begins rolling out to customers today, to continue receiving future bug fixes, patches and enhancements.
By Gregg Keizer | 09 April, 2014 01:41
Today's the day: Microsoft will serve up its final public patches for Windows XP, the aging OS that's been around since 2001.
By Gregg Keizer | 08 April, 2014 23:47
When Microsoft ends support for Windows XP on Tuesday, a security sinkhole will likely open and gradually widen, threatening hundreds of millions of PCs worldwide in homes, companies, government agencies and schools.
By Juan Carlos Perez | 08 April, 2014 07:51
For many, time has run out. Microsoft's long-anticipated end-of-life for Windows XP has arrived and not everyone is ready for it. But for those who are still migrating, there is still time to learn from the mistakes of predecessors and take advantage of the efficiency benefits this transition offers.
By Sumir Karayi, CEO, 1E | 08 April, 2014 04:22
Microsoft issues its final security update this week for Windows XP, the 13-year-old operating system that remains the second most used platform in the world despite the certainty that after April 8 it will rapidly become dangerously insecure.
By Tim Greene | 08 April, 2014 04:22
Microsoft has given customers a bare-bones peek at the future of Windows, saying that the next iteration after Windows 8.1 Update will restore a Start menu and let users run "Metro" apps on the classic desktop.
By Gregg Keizer | 05 April, 2014 23:56
An argument between developers of some of the most basic parts of Linux turned heated this week, resulting in a prominent Red Hat employee and code contributor being banned from working on the Linux kernel.
By Jon Gold | 04 April, 2014 07:54
Microsoft today said it will ship four security updates to customers next week that will include the final public fixes for flaws in Windows XP and Office 2003, both slated for retirement from security support on Tuesday.
By Gregg Keizer | 04 April, 2014 06:17
Apple has announced that its annual developers conference will run June 2-6, and that it's copying Google's method of assigning tickets through a random drawing.
By Gregg Keizer | 04 April, 2014 03:49
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