The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
Microsoft claims said both Internet Explorer 10 and its predecessor, IE9, have been under attack by hackers exploiting an unpatched flaw in the browsers.
By Gregg Keizer | 14 February, 2014 13:51
Windows XP's disappearance and Windows 8's march toward some kind of success were both put on hold in January, after a December when the former's user share plunged and the latter's swelled, a Web analytics company said.
By Gregg Keizer | 02 February, 2014 15:08
The PC industry finished 2013 down about 10 per centcompared to the year before, research firms IDC and Gartner said. But both are optimistic that the death spiral will weaken this year.
By Gregg Keizer | 10 January, 2014 11:31
Windows 8 surged in December to end the year with almost 12% of the user share of all Windows personal computers, while the destined-for-retirement Windows XP restarted its decline after a two-month pause, a Web analytics company Net Applications said Thursday.
By Gregg Keizer | 02 January, 2014 15:32
Lowering the price of an operating system upgrade boosts its uptake five-fold, but pushing it out for free speeds uptake as much as 12 times, data from an analytics company shows.
By Gregg Keizer | 04 March, 2014 20:48
By offering their latest operating systems for free, Microsoft and Apple have accelerated the adoption pace of their newest OSes, according to data released by analytics firm Net Applications.
By Gregg Keizer | 03 February, 2014 18:17
Microsoft's support for WIndows XP ends in less than four months, and the company has warned users repeatedly that it's time to move on. But a lot of them are sticking with the aged OS. And for Microsoft, that's a problem.
By Gregg Keizer | 18 December, 2013 20:43
Windows 8 last month fell even further behind the historical adoption pace of Windows Vista, Microsoft's 2007 flop, new statistics showed today.
By Gregg Keizer | 01 April, 2013 17:13