12 Windows 10 install issues -- and what to do about them

Having trouble installing and setting up Win10? You aren’t alone. Here are a dozen-plus of the most common problems, along with a few solutions

By Woody Leonhard | 08 October, 2015 14:00

Tags: Windows 10

Attackers target OWA for domain credentials

Why spend time targeting Active Directory for domain credentials when Outlook Web Application is just as good -- and far easier to compromise?

By Fahmida Y. Rashid | 07 October, 2015 19:43

Tags: Microsoft, exchange

Rogue Wave buys PHP technology leader Zend

The acquisition is expected to help accelerate Zend's push into large enterprises

5 things that Twitter's CEO needs to do now

Jack Dorsey is back as CEO at Twitter. So what should Twitter's CEO focus on? Analysts take on what they generally agree should be his top five tasks.

By Sharon Gaudin | 06 October, 2015 15:14

Tags: twitter

Windows 10: Adapt or die

Windows 10's faster update and upgrade tempo requires enterprises to discard habits acquired over decades, a painful change that can be managed.

By Gregg Keizer | 05 October, 2015 15:38

Tags: Windows 10

Microsoft's browser upgrade decree proves disastrous for IE

Market share is slipping. And projections by Computerworld, based on the the rate of decline in the up-for-retirement IE editions, now point to between 39% and 41% of those running a Microsoft browser in January being severed from security updates.

By Gregg Keizer | 02 October, 2015 21:25

Tags: Microsoft Edge

Apple devs: Don't let Apple's Xcode validation scare you

Apple told devs to validate their copy of Xcode using a simple procedure -- but unless you have Xcode version 7.0, your copy may not pass the test

By Eric Knorr | 24 September, 2015 13:45

Tags: Apple

Hey Apple, were you hosting hacked copies of Xcode?

Using the validation method recommended by Apple, a check of a Xcode 6.4 -- downloaded from Apple servers -- came up negative. Here's how to check your copy

By Peter Wayner | 23 September, 2015 23:43

Tags: Apple

11 cutting-edge databases worth exploring now

From document-graph hybrids to ‘unkillable’ clusters, the next generation of databases offers intrigue and innovation

Why Windows 10 is the most secure Windows ever

With Device Guard and Credential Guard, Windows enjoys unprecedented protection from malware and advanced persistent threats

By Fahmida Y. Rashid | 18 September, 2015 13:00

Tags: Microsoft, Windows 10

Microsoft's decision to pre-load Windows 10 upgrade sans consent is ill-advised

Microsoft has backed off the claim that its pre-loading of Windows 10 on devices whose owners had not reserved the free upgrade was "an industry practice."

By Gregg Keizer | 15 September, 2015 19:41

Tags: Windows 10

iPad Pro vs. Surface Pro 3: Two sides of the same coin

The pro-grade tablets from Microsoft and Apple may have some things in common, but the strategy behind them is quite different.

By Blair Hanley Frank | 10 September, 2015 04:08

Tags: Apple, Microsoft, iPad

Free upgrade gave Windows 10 a one-month boost

The free upgrade to Windows 10 initially kick-started usage of the new OS, but within a month of its release, gains fell below the threshold set by Windows 7 six years ago.

By Gregg Keizer | 08 September, 2015 21:24

Tags: Windows 10

Microsoft's new Edge browser: Boon, bust or both?

A growing portion of Windows 10 users last month ran the new Edge browser, according to one analytics firm. But another metrics vendor claimed the opposite, saying Edge usage had slipped. Both could be right.

By Gregg Keizer | 03 September, 2015 19:56

Tags: Windows 10

Google, Amazon push Flash closer to extinction

Internet users will get some respite from Flash-based attacks since Google and Amazon are stopping Flash ads from displaying

By Fahmida Y. Rashid | 28 August, 2015 20:27

Tags: Google

One billion people hated Facebook on Monday

For the first time, Facebook recorded more than a billion active users in a day: Monday saw about 15% of the world's population log in to watch cat videos, argue about politics, stalk ex-lovers, and publicly complain about bad service...

By Richi Jennings | 28 August, 2015 13:24

Tags: Facebook

Salesforce Aura ventures into open source -- to a point

Salesforce's Aura framework for designing business apps is open source, but you'll have to pay for its drag-and-drop design tools

By Serdar Yegulalp | 28 August, 2015 13:00


Apple's iOS 9 takes ad blockers to dangerous new heights

The ad-blocking wars were already damaging, but Apple is pushing it to an alarming level

By Galen Gruman | 28 August, 2015 13:00

Tags: Apple

New Windows 10 Insider build 10532 rolling out to those with build 10525

It’s official, there's a new Win10 Insider Preview build rolling out right now

KB 3081448, KB 3081449, and KB 3081452 arrive on Windows 10 sans documentation

If you're running Windows 10 RTM (build 10240), you just got Cumulative Update 5 and two other surprises with no pedigree -- and your machine will reboot tonight

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