There's no question that today's Microsoft is a whole new company. Many of the changes announced under the leadership of CEO Satya Nadella were initiated under his predecessor, Steve Ballmer. But it's clear that it's a whole new Microsoft.
By Mike Elgan | 05 April, 2014 22:24
With its Enterprise Mobility Suite, Microsoft will make it easier for companies to manage a range of devices, including those running Apple's iOS and Google's Android. It's a smart move, says columnist Ryan Faas.
By Ryan Faas | 04 April, 2014 21:15
The end of Microsoft support is fast approaching, and the company still has a lot of machines running the old Windows operating system.
By J.F. Rice | 02 April, 2014 02:52
OSs will still matter to developers and engineers, but ordinary users are going to be more and more in the cloud, where their OS doesn't matter at all.
By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols | 24 March, 2014 10:37
More and more for Windows users, there's no OS like an old OS.
By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols | 24 February, 2014 17:46
While clinging to the 11-year-old OS after Microsoft issues its last security patch in April is defensible, the security risks are going to keep mounting.
By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols | 18 February, 2014 16:03
The choice of Satya Nadella as CEO suggests that the consumer-market party is over for the company, as it turns its attention to the unglamorous world of infrastructure.
By Jonny Evans | 05 February, 2014 12:28
Microsoft appears to be backing off on its biggest user interface fiasco since Microsoft Bob: In the Windows 8.1 update, the desktop rather than Metro reportedly will be the default interface.
By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols | 31 January, 2014 22:42
Today marks the 30th anniversary of the arrival of the now-iconic Apple Macintosh computer. Columnist Ryan Faas looks back over the past three decades at some of the highlights and lowlights of the Mac's -- and Apple's -- evolution.
By Ryan Faas | 24 January, 2014 20:53
Yes, Windows 8's been a failure. It's been worse than Vista. But is the solution really to push out a new operating system in double-quick time?
By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols | 16 January, 2014 16:26
What went wrong? The answer could keep your IT team from a similar design fiasco.
By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols | 13 January, 2014 11:36
Could the Chromebook knock out Windows on the desktop? Don't bet against it.
By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols | 02 January, 2014 20:04
Don't be fooled by the company's rocky 2013. There are strong signs that it has turned the corner.
By Jonny Evans | 30 December, 2013 10:52
Rumors about Apple building a very large iPad have been unavoidable for seven months. But does a giant iPad make sense?
By Mike Elgan | 28 December, 2013 12:03
Even as he heads to the door, Ballmer is changing how Microsoft will run for years to come.
By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols | 02 December, 2013 11:33
In the life of every device, there's a moment when you wonder whether it's finally obsolete. If you're wondering that about the original iPad, columnist Michael deAgonia has some advice.
By Michael deAgonia | 15 November, 2013 19:15
Is Windows 8.1 better than Windows 8? Yes. Is it any good? No.
By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols | 04 November, 2013 10:05
Alan Mulally is a savvy manager and a smart engineer. But Microsoft's big problem is vision, and that's where Mulally falls short.
By Preston Gralla | 21 October, 2013 10:04
Getting Windows Phone 8 Update 3, and eventually Windows Phone 8.1, on phablets is one thing, but getting a foothold in the low-end tablet market is a bigger opportunity.
By Jack Gold | 16 October, 2013 16:06
There are increasing calls for Microsoft to sell off Bing and walk away from mobile. Would those moves be good in the long term?
By Preston Gralla | 23 September, 2013 10:08
This whitepaper is the second in a three-part series on distributed denial of service attacks (DDoS) and multi-tier DDoS protection. This section details the design and capabilities of different forms of protection architecture designed for a variety of circumstances, while also providing alternative approaches. The paper also explains how to maintain availability, including network and application defense and DNS DDoS Mitigation.
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Due to a lack of consumer confidence and a subsequent drop in sales, all entities that handle credit cardholder information are being challenged to adopt more effective data protection measures. This paper provides information on available tools to help validate compliance with the latest version of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS).
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