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Dell is opening up its network operating system, one step toward a data-center OS that could help enterprises emulate cloud companies like Google and Facebook.
By Stephen Lawson | 21 January, 2016 07:16
The open source, Australian-developed secure microkernel seL4 has hit version 2.0.0, the project has announced.
By Rohan Pearce | 30 November, 2015 12:27
<a href="http://www.microsoft.com">Microsoft</a> will not begin using <a href="http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/features">Windows 10</a>'s multiple update tracks, called "branches" by the Redmond, Wash. firm, until later this year, analysts said, and in the interim will continue to push all updates to everyone at the same time.
By Gregg Keizer | 17 August, 2015 20:29
When Microsoft announced that it would be offering consumers a free upgrade to Windows 10, it got a lot of people talking. After all, the company charged US$199 per license for consumers to upgrade to Windows 7 Professional just six years ago. So clearly, a free upgrade to a new OS would have to have a big impact on Microsoft's business, right?
By Blair Hanley Frank | 15 August, 2015 02:55
Apple has updated both OS X Yosemite and iOS 8, probably for the last time other than for security fixes.
By Gregg Keizer | 14 August, 2015 23:44
Windows 10 has been one of the most anticipated Windows releases in Microsoft history -- especially given the <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/article/2948467/emerging-technology/good-riddance-windows-8.html">issues with Windows 8</a>, the result of Microsoft's decision to build an operating system that works on both touch and non-touch systems.
By Preston Gralla | 31 July, 2015 20:35
<em>This vendor-written tech primer has been edited by Network World to eliminate product promotion, but readers should note it will likely favor the submitter's approach.</em>
By By John Abbett, Director of Advanced Technology Services, CentriLogic | 06 June, 2015 01:07
Want to see Windows 10's log of your I/O usage -- the Data Usage app in Settings -- by simply clicking or tapping on the Desktop? Enable or disable your microphone with two clicks? Turn off your webcam? Manage your Wi-Fi settings? It's easy.
By Woody Leonhard | 03 June, 2015 21:17
By February 2017, Microsoft should have Windows 10 on more than 440 million personal computers, according to a new analysis of user share data and upgrade tempo.
By Gregg Keizer | 24 July, 2015 20:58
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