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Blackphone super-secure communications app had serious flaw

A vulnerability in the bundled encrypted messaging app would have allowed attackers to execute malicious code on the device

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Windows 10: The best tips, tricks, and tweaks

Windows 10 may still be in beta, but it already has some fun and handy, hidden new features worth exploring. Check 'em out here.

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Microsoft finally does the right thing, makes Windows 10 a free upgrade

The company has finally learned that gouging your most loyal customers is not good for business.

Adobe pushes critical Flash Player update to fix latest zero-day

Users with automatic updates enabled in Flash Player have already started receiving the new patch

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Microsoft to release Office 2016 later this year

Even as Microsoft pushes Office 365, it will keep the classic product the same.

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Microsoft touts $7-per-user monthly pricing for Windows subscription packages

Microsoft has released details on the first-ever per-user Microsoft Windows subscription.

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Microsoft touts two next-gen Office editions for Windows

Microsoft set a loose release date for its next iteration of Office on the desktop and announced that the long-awaited touch-enabled Windows apps will launch around the same time.

Windows Phone 10 tries to become the smaller side of Windows 10

Microsoft wants to lure mobile app developers with the promise of writing for the entire Windows family including desktops

Adobe fixes just one of two actively exploited zero-day vulnerabilities in Flash Player

Internet Explorer and Firefox users with Flash Player enabled remain at risk

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Microsoft gets its Windows mojo back

Microsoft today showed off more of its still-under-construction Windows 10, focusing on features like the voice-activated Cortana digital assistant and its "universal" app model to put the same apps on PCs, tablets, smartphones and...

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Windows 10: The 10 most important new Consumer Preview features

From Cortana to Xbox streaming and the audacious Windows Holographic, these are the biggest announcements from Microsoft's Windows 10 Consumer Preview event.

Atlassian fixes critical vulnerability in development collaboration products

The flaw can be exploited to execute malicious Java code on servers

Satya Nadella: Articulating a vision for Windows 10

When asked Wednesday for a clear vision statement users could rally behind, Microsoft's CEO responded: There's a billion-and-a-half users

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Uh oh, Google, here comes Microsoft's HoloLens

Less than a week after Google said that it would stop selling prototypes of its Glass wearable, Microsoft announced that it's coming out with its own computerized headset.

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Windows 10's new features: Cortana on the PC, a new 'Spartan' browser, and more

Microsoft showed off new, consumer-focused features for Windows 10.

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So you think you know Windows

As Windows 10 grabs headlines, take our quiz and test your knowledge of Windowses past.

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Windows 10 to be free upgrade for many during its first year

Microsoft made the announcement at an event being held in Redmond to pitch the upcoming OS to consumers

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Here's how much those 'free' Windows licenses actually cost

It's no secret that Microsoft is practically giving Windows 8.1 licenses away to tablet vendors, but now we know exactly how much the company makes.

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