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- With new OS, Microsoft will try to put Windows 8 era behind it
- 'Critical point' for Windows starts on Tuesday
- Microsoft expanding Windows on Devices program
- Fewer Australian govt requests for user data, Microsoft reports
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Analysts today will be closely monitoring Microsoft's Windows event to hear how, or even whether, the firm can reconcile its fast-paced release cycle with the more conservative needs of enterprises.
By Gregg Keizer | 30 September, 2014 23:53
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella wooed India's government and banks on Tuesday with an offer to host cloud services including Azure and Office 365 in the country.
By John Ribeiro | 30 September, 2014 21:45
Aware that the "if you build it, they will come" principle doesn't always apply to newly deployed IT systems, Microsoft has developed a website to help companies promote Office 365 usage among employees.
By Juan Carlos Perez | 30 September, 2014 08:11
Microsoft will offer some Windows 8.1 users a free upgrade to the next edition, tentatively labeled as Windows 9, a notorious spiller of the company's secrets said today.
By Gregg Keizer | 30 September, 2014 07:18
Today is the final Microsoft Patch Tuesday for 2010. It has been a busy year for Microsoft when it comes to security bulletins, and December is no exception as Microsoft closes out the year with a record 17 security bulletins. With only a week or so until many IT admins plan to kiss 2010 goodbye and break for the holidays, it is important to understand and prioritize the latest patches for quick implementation.
By Tony Bradley | 15 December, 2010 07:13
Microsoft is holding a press briefing Tuesday to broadly discuss the future of Windows, but the expectation is that the company will also introduce specifics of Windows 9, including features such as Cortana and virtual desktops.
By Tim Greene | 30 September, 2014 00:07
Don't mistake Larry Ellison's decision Thursday to step down as CEO of Oracle as a big change.
By Patrick Thibodeau | 19 September, 2014 21:57
By making Windows 9, aka "Threshold," free, Microsoft will be able to push more than half of all Windows 8 users to the upgrade within a matter of months, an analysis of user share data shows.
By Gregg Keizer | 05 September, 2014 03:42
Windows 8's uptake came unstuck last month and shoved into a forward gear for the first time since May, but the OS trailed Windows Vista's tempo of six years ago, according to data published Monday.
By Gregg Keizer | 02 September, 2014 22:05
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