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Windows 10 vs. OS X: Which gives sys admins more control?

Microsoft is adopting Apple's approach to PC management, while also keeping the familiar Configuration Manager

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How to fix Windows 10 printing problems

Although Windows 10 stability has been smooth across different installations, printer issues aren’t uncommon. Here are some tips for working around the typical gotchas for Windows 10 and printers.

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Nearly 370M IE users have just 6 weeks to upgrade

Nearly 370 million Internet Explorer users have just six weeks to upgrade their browsers or switch to one from a Microsoft rival, new data showed today.

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Microsoft's brand-new CRM boss takes the wraps off Dynamics CRM 2016

When Microsoft offered a peek at the next Dynamics CRM earlier this month, the software's longtime leader was still at the helm. On Monday, it was a brand-new CRM boss who released the new software to the public.

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SAP: Don't blame us for DHL's ailing logistics system

A languishing software upgrade project at Deutsche Post DHL Group has forced the German mail and courier company to take a write-off of €345 million, but software provider SAP is taking pains to make it clear that it's not to blame.

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Autodesk will bring digital designs into the real world with Microsoft's HoloLens

Autodesk and Microsoft have teamed up to bring virtual product designs into the real world using augmented reality. The two companies announced on Monday that Autodesk Fusion 360 -- software that lets users design, test, and...

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Hottest Cyber Monday 2015 tech deals on Apple, Android, Windows and other products

Big online shopping day fueled by deals on Apple iPads, Apple Watches, Windows 10 machines and more.

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9 hot Cyber Monday 2015 Windows deals

Windows laptops, tablets, and yes, even phones, are being offered at cut-rate prices this Cyber Monday 2015, led by Microsoft itself.

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6 nerd words everybody gets wrong

The language of technology is a moving target. As the technology changes, so do the usage models, business models and behaviors associated with it. So do the words.

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Is Microsoft making Windows worse to make it better?

Windows 10 is being presented as an OS in continuous development. We’re used to cloud services being a work in progress, but how well does that transfer to the an operating system?

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Microsoft acknowledges bug led to Windows 10 November upgrade stoppage

Microsoft has restored access to Windows 10's November upgrade from its download center after pulling the upgrade because of a bug.

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7 hot Microsoft Xbox Black Friday 2015 deals

Retailers are offering solid discounts on the Microsoft Xbox One console for Black Friday 2015, so if your 2005 Xbox 360 is showing its age or you’re just looking to dive into Microsoft’s gaming platform for the first time, here’s a...

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Microsoft's November Windows 10 update screwed up some users' privacy settings

Microsoft revealed Tuesday that an update to Windows 10 changed some users' privacy settings accidentally.

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What would the perfect Linux distro look like?

If I were to create my ideal Linux distro, what would go into it?

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6 CRM predictions for 2016

Experts in sales, marketing and customer relationship management share their thoughts regarding which CRM features and trends will be the most buzzed about in the year ahead.

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Microsoft yanks Windows 10 November upgrade from download site

Microsoft last week stopped offering Windows 10's November upgrade as a disk image, closing down the route many had used to skip the wait as the company slowly rolls out the refresh via Windows Update.

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Windows at 30: Microsoft’s biggest blunders

The first three decades of Windows has brought unparalleled frustrations -- and an undying hope that the next version will be the best one yet

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9 ways Windows 10 just got better

We rank the new features and tweaks to Windows 10 that were included in last week’s update.

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