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Microsoft Surface Mini seems likely to ship soon
Microsoft may be prepping to ship a mini version of its Surface tablets within a month, based on an Amazon.com listing for a case custom made for the...
China working on Linux replacement for Windows XP
China is working on a Linux operating system that can replace the now-vulnerable Windows XP and protect the country’s networking infrastructure.
Windows XP's retirement turns into major security project for Chinese firm
Microsoft may have retired Windows XP, but one of China's leading security vendors is trying to keep the OS threat-free, and rolling out...
FAQ: Good-bye old pal, old paint, Windows XP
Today's the day: Microsoft will serve up its final public patches for Windows XP, the aging OS that's been around since 2001.
FAQ: What you need to know about the end of Windows XP support
Microsoft issues its final security update this week for Windows XP, the 13-year-old operating system that remains the second most used platform in...
Keys to success for a last-minute XP migration
For many, time has run out. Microsoft's long-anticipated end-of-life for Windows XP has arrived and not everyone is ready for it. But for those who...
Windows XP survival guide: How to upgrade (or not)
It's coming: XPocalypse--the end of Microsoft's support of Windows XP on April 8. Anyone who still has a PC with Windows XP is either...
The Windows XP upgrade question: Windows 7 or Windows 8?
Microsoft is ending support for Windows XP on April 8. While you're technically free to keep using the 12-year old operating system, doing so may...
China's unsupported XP machines hold the potential to become a massive botnet army
Unsupported Windows XP machines in China could pose a threat to the Internet in general if bot-herders round up significant numbers of them to use as...
Trial Microsoft software and services – for FREE!
Microsoft gives potential customers the chance to test drive some of its most popular software and services via free trials that ultimately make for...
Windows XP can put SOX, HIPAA, credit card security-compliance at risk
When Microsoft stops supporting Windows XP next month businesses that have to comply with payment card industry (PCI) data security standards as well...
3 ways to get a new Windows 7 PC in the Windows 8 era
If any word most accurately describes Windows 8, it's "divisive." Microsoft's finger-first, device-agnostic reimagining of Windows...
If you haven't retired Windows XP and haven't been fired yet, get busy
CIOs who haven't moved their companies from Windows XP by now ought to be fired, some people think, but those who haven't and are still on the job...
9 must-do's if you must stick with Windows XP
Without updates after April 8 Windows XP is expected to fall prey to any number of zero-day attacks for which Microsoft will provide no defense, but...
Can 200 million licenses be wrong? Windows 8 hits major milestone
Windows 8 isn't quite the next Vista after all.
Windows 8 Update: Microsoft wants Windows 8 to get small to run on more devices
Microsoft is aiming to slim down Windows 8 so it fits on smaller devices, the company's top marketing executive says.
Microsoft CEO Nadella wants to hit the road to meet customers, partners, investors
Microsoft's new CEO Satya Nadella will be spending a lot of time on the road over the next months meeting with customers, partners and investors to...
Satya Nadella and Bill Gates's apron strings
Newly minted Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has risen steadily over his 22-year tenure to arrive at the top, but it doesn't look like he's getting a lot...
Windows 9 rumors freeze corporate Windows 8 uptake
With Windows 9 rumored to be coming out early next year, there's little reason for businesses just transitioning off Windows XP to ever deploy...
Microsoft extends malware protection to XP foot-draggers
Microsoft ends support for Windows XP in April, but it will keep updating anti-malware software for the operating system for more than a year...