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Microsoft app store gets a spring clean before Windows 10 launch

The changes aim to make it easier to find quality apps

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Android stutters while iOS shines during Q1

A slowing sales growth along with up and coming vendors that want their own user interfaces should worry Google

Synology patches serious flaws in its network-attached storage devices

One vulnerability could let attackers compromise NAS boxes and data stored on them

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Microsoft implores enterprises to help it test optional Windows 7 updates

Microsoft wants enterprise IT administrators to play guinea pig by deploying many more fixes to Windows 7 and Server 2012 R2, another step in getting customers to test patches before they're rolled out everyone.

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Review: Windows 10 Insider Preview -- a nearly finished OS

We look at the current build of Microsoft Windows 10 Insider Preview, which offers several improvements to what looks like a very promising OS.

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7 free Wi-Fi stumbling and surveying tools for Windows and Mac

These tools provide important details on known and unknown aspects of your WiFi network.

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Windows 10: Which classic Microsoft default apps should be killed?

Based on what we’ve seen in Microsoft’s Windows 10 preview editions, here’s our take on which classic apps should be kept and which should be killed when the final version of Windows 10 ships.

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Microsoft offers Windows 10 carrot, threatens with stick

Microsoft has extended the Windows 10 carrot. Later it will brandish the stick

Netgear and ZyXEL confirm NetUSB flaw, are working on fixes

The vulnerability could allow attackers to take over affected routers

Android stock browser vulnerable to URL spoofing

It's recommended that users install Chrome or another browser

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First look: Windows Server 2016 goes on a cloud diet

Under the familiar skin, Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 2 offers something very different

First software update for Apple Watch includes security fixes

The update patches 13 vulnerabilities and updates the trusted root SSL certificates

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Microsoft does something else right with Windows 10

By wresting control of Windows 10 mobile updates away the carriers, Microsoft continues to show that it's learned from decades of mistakes surrounding OS updates.

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Microsoft releases universal real-time translator for Skype

Skype’s tool, which is now available for Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 Technical Preview users, translates Italian, Mandarin, and Spanish in spoken word, and more than 50 languages in text, including Klingon.

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Microsoft not to give deal to pirates

Microsoft has retreated from earlier statements that owners of counterfeit copies of Windows 7 and 8.1 will receive a free upgrade to Windows 10 this summer.

Microsoft bars more enterprise devices from seeing Windows 10 upgrade 'nag' campaign

Microsoft has modified an update for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 PCs so that fewer business devices will see a campaign hawking the Windows 10 upgrade with on-screen ads.

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Microsoft introduces the many flavors of Windows 10

Microsoft recently went into detail on the many versions of Windows 10 - from Windows 10 Mobile Enterprise to Windows 10 Home.

Critical VM escape vulnerability impacts business systems, data centers

The vulnerability, dubbed Venom, affects systems usings the QEMU, Xen and KVM virtualization platforms

Microsoft fixes 46 flaws in Windows, IE, Office, other products

Companies should prioritize three security bulletins that are rated critical

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